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Is Your Desk Awesome?

We asked readers to share the quirks that make their work spaces uniquely fun shrines to productivity. Let's talk about teak performance.

  • <p>Office dinosaurs, apparently. Click to the right for more productive and fun desk ideas and share your own by sending a tweet to @fastcolead with the hashtag #myawesomedesk.</p>
  • 01 /14
    | What Makes Your Desk Awesome?

    Office dinosaurs, apparently. Click to the right for more productive and fun desk ideas and share your own by sending a tweet to @fastcolead with the hashtag #myawesomedesk.

  • 02 /14
    | A dose of Artistic Inspiration
  • 03 /14
    | A "Killer" Piece Of Decoration
  • 04 /14
    | the great outdoors
  • 05 /14
    | A Little ( a lot) of Celebration
  • 06 /14
    | A place to eat, a place to work, a place to . . . dump stuff
  • 07 /14
    | A coffee mug with an attitude
  • 08 /14
    | A cool keyboard, legos, and more
  • 09 /14
    | Drinks, anyone?
  • 10 /14
    | A piggy companion
  • 11 /14
    | Confetti and Color Coding
  • 12 /14
    | Boundless walls, and (another) piggy
  • 13 /14
    | Sriracha sauce . . . just in case
  • 14 /14
    | Toys, toys, and more toys

What makes your desk awesome?

That's exactly what we asked you last week, in an effort to compile some of the best (and most awesome) desks across the world. The inspiration for our question comes from the article "5 Things To Make Your Desk (And Job) More Awesome," wherein Fast Company's Drake Baer explored everything to do with making your work space awesome—plants, collaboration-encouraging seating arrangements, and, of course, cat posters.

Feeling too cold is a physical distraction: Your body tries to solve the problem of keeping warm rather than solving the problem on your computer screen. Artificial light dims you down: You need a daily dose of sunlight to ward off sleepiness.

But if you don't control the office thermostat and you can't teleport your desk to beside the window, what can you do to make your workspace feel more wonderful? Work with your desk itself.

If you're one of the many who responded with the hashtag #myawesomedesk, you might find yourself on our Pinterest board or this slideshow.

If you think your desk is (more) awesome than any of those shown above, don't hesitate to let us know. Send us a tweet at @FastCoLead with the hashtag #myawesomedesk, and you could find your work space on our Pinterest board.

Slideshow Credits: 01 / Twitter User @0nthefritz; 02 / Twitter user @ceslessness; 03 / Twitter User @jjiloty ; 04 / Twitter user @coveDC; 05 / Twitter user ‏@postcardmania; 06 / Twitter user @addythebaddy ; 07 / Twitter User @sarsinbars ; 08 / Twitter user @Kiteaton ; 09 / Twitter user @heyfeifer; 10 / Twitter user @jesshullinger; 11 / Twitter user @martiello; 12 / Twitter user @CirkloMX ; 13 / Fast Company Instagram; 14 / Twitter user @CreativeGroup;

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