Most furniture is pretty damn one-note. That chair? It just suspends a relaxed rear. A table? Wow, my food is totally not going anywhere now. Hey, lamp — do you do anything besides just glow? Luckily, architectural designer Jacob Douenias and industrial designer Ethan Frier decided that the lazy-ass desk could not only provide a flat surface for income-based drudgery — it could also house bioreactors that grow food without the massive carbon footprint of conventional agriculture.

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