What’s on your desk, Alice Newcome-Beill? - The Verge News
Alice Newcome-Beill describes herself as "currently commerce / deals writer for The Verge, 35 years old, Scorpio, chaotic neutral." Here’s what her home workspace is like.
As Alice Newcome-Beill describes herself, she’s currently the “commerce / deals writer for The Verge, 35 years old, a Scorpio, and a chaotic neutral.” With the other members of the commerce team, she helps handle The Verge’s daily deals posts and newsletters in addition to maintaining the “best deals” announcements and other buying guides across the site.
Tell us about the two desks in this space. Where did you get them, and where in your home have you placed them?
The desks aren’t anything special, really. They’re both identical versions of the Alex desk from Ikea and an attached drawer. They could stand to be a little more durable, but they get the job done for the most part. The secondary desk was my fiancé’s workstation before she got a job that required her to be largely on site, so it currently serves as something of a junk repository.
Tell us about your chair(s).
My chair is an older model of the Secretlab Titan Evo that has accumulated its fair share of cat scratches over the years. While I’ve wanted a slightly more luxurious chair for some time, I’m often reminded that we live with several animals that will happily destroy or shed on any available surface.