By Ben Bowers
on 7.20.10

There’s a reason people submit to the torture test that is building IKEA particle board furniture — and it has nothing to do with Swedish meatballs. Instead it’s the schnazzy and clever design factor the company consistently provides for a rock bottom price. The Vika Viene Table Top ($99) is just another example of this value proposition in action thanks to its integrated cable outlets and cord organizers hidden underneath a spring hinged top. The bottom of the table top lid is also lined with felt, allowing it to pull double duty as a message board for pinning papers while still muffling sound. In other words it’s the jack-in-the-box office those short on space have always wanted.

Buy Now: $99

ADVENTURE IS ONE CLICK AWAY

Subscribe to GP for a daily dose of the best in gear, adventure, design, tech and culture. 5pm sharp.