Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table

The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table is a walnut veneered desk with sculptural legs created by swaging (pressure curving) metal tubes. Designed by George Nelson in 1958 as an exploration of how to make table legs more fluid, the Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table uses a minimal combination of tabletop and stretcher elements to give the table structure while keeping the eye focused on the beauty of the legs.

The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has a width of 54” | 137.2 cm, depth of 36” | 91.4 cm, and overall height of 29.4” | 74.7 cm.

Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has a height of 29.4” | 75 cm.
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has an overall height of 29.4” | 75 cm, width of 54.0” | 137 cm, and depth of 36.0” | 91 cm.
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has an overall height of 29.4” | 75 cm, width of 54.0” | 137 cm, and depth of 36.0” | 91 cm. The seat height of the Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table is set at with arms at .
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has an overall height of 29.4” | 75 cm, length of , and depth of 36.0” | 91 cm.
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has an overall height of 29.4” | 75 cm, length of , and depth of 36.0” | 91 cm. The seat height of the Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table is set at .
Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table have an overall length of and width of 54.0” | 137 cm. Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table have an overall area of 13.5 ft2 | 1.3 m2.
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has an overall height of 29.4” | 75 cm, length of , and depth of 36.0” | 91 cm. The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has a seat height set at and an arm height of .
The average Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has an overall height of 29.4” | 75 cm, withers (shoulder) height of , and body length of . A typical Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table weighs between and has a lifespan of roughly 1958.
The typical Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has an overall height of 29.4” | 75 cm and body length of . An average Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table weighs between and has a typical lifespan of 1958.
Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has a width of 54.0” | 137 cm and height of 29.4” | 75 cm.
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has a height of 29.4” | 75 cm, width of 54.0” | 137 cm, and a depth of 36.0” | 91 cm. The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table was released in 1958.
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has a height of 29.4” | 75 cm, width of 54.0” | 137 cm, depth of 36.0” | 91 cm, and weighs . The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table was released in 1958.
Set of dimensioned drawings of the Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table measuring desk height, width, and depth

The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table is a walnut veneered desk with sculptural legs created by swaging (pressure curving) metal tubes. Designed by George Nelson in 1958 as an exploration of how to make table legs more fluid, the Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table uses a minimal combination of tabletop and stretcher elements to give the table structure while keeping the eye focused on the beauty of the legs.

Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
What is the Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table?
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table is a George Nelson designed (1958) walnut veneered desk with sculptural legs created by swaging (pressure curving) metal tubes.
How tall is a typical desk?
Desks have an average work surface height between 28”-30” (71-76 cm) from the floor.
How big is the Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table?
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table is 54” (137.2 cm) wide and 36” (91.4 cm) deep with an overall area of 13.5 ft2 (1.3 m2).
How big is a desk?
Desks are designed with a range of styles and sizes with common overall widths between 30”-60” (76-152 cm) and depths between 20”-36” (51-91 cm).
What is the work surface height of the Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table?
The Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table has a walnut or laminate work surface set at a height of 29.4” (74.7 cm) from the floor.
What is the seat height of a desk chair?
Desk chairs, or office chairs, have seat heights that vary between users with standard seat heights that range from 16”-21” (41-53 cm).

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Height: 
29.4” | 75 cm
Width:
54.0” | 137 cm
Depth:
36.0” | 91 cm
Length:
Weight:
Materials
Chrome steel legs, walnut or laminate top
Designer
George Nelson
Year
1958

Drawings include:
Nelson Swag Leg Rectangular Work Table front elevation, front (objects), side, plan

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