<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000120" title="Togo" href="/topic/international/togo-PLGEO00000120.topic">Togo</a> told Johansson he wanted a desk that could be moved when the office had to double as a guest bedroom. The designer foraged a North Hollywood airplane parts warehouse for pieces to fabricate a rotating desk. The contraption swivels on a steel axle and floor-mounted post; the desk top, a section of bowling lane, can swing closer to the wall or extend out for a view of the canyon.  "You learn about L.A. when you work with Lory," Togo says of their forays to offbeat destinations. "It's like having the best design Sherpa."

( Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times / April 11, 2014 )

Togo told Johansson he wanted a desk that could be moved when the office had to double as a guest bedroom. The designer foraged a North Hollywood airplane parts warehouse for pieces to fabricate a rotating desk. The contraption swivels on a steel axle and floor-mounted post; the desk top, a section of bowling lane, can swing closer to the wall or extend out for a view of the canyon. "You learn about L.A. when you work with Lory," Togo says of their forays to offbeat destinations. "It's like having the best design Sherpa."

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