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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." Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times