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  • 208 pages 
  • 27.5cm x 21cm 
  • Published in Amsterdam, 2020 

Zooming in on one mundane yet infinitely enigmatic object at a time, every issue of MacGuffin combines scrupulous research with design geekery to present a thick volume of illuminating, satisfying reading.

Time to get serious in 2020 with MacGuffin Nº 8, an issue devoted to that most studious of objects: the desk.


Winner of Editor of the Year at the 2019 Stack Awards


In this issue:


  • Pulling open desk drawers
  • Surveying a succession of clean desks and messy desks
  • Radical desks and resolute desks
  • Makeshift desks and talk show desks
  • The fine art of office pranking and presidential doodling

For a deep dive into the world of The Ball, get MacGuffin issue 6 here.

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