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You can see Caretta Workspace products at our Showroom and Factory at 635 Enterprise Drive, Lewis Center, OH 43035. We are open Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm, or by appointment. (877) 422-1088. Click More Info to get a map.

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About the Designer

About the Designer

Larry Tracewell is the Founder of Caretta Workspace and Designer of all of the beautiful and functional desks, tables, led lamps and other unique Caretta products. 

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Here you will find News, Press Releases, Photos, Ideas, Tips, Things to Share, and other fun things going on in the world of Caretta Workspace.

Are You Shopping For A New Desk?

May 10, 2018

Are You Shopping For A New Desk?

We know you shop around when deciding to purchase a new piece of furniture, especially centerpiece furniture such as a desk which may have a higher price tag. That’s okay. There are some very nice offerings at stores such as Pottery Barn and Cr

Achieve Your 2018 Wellness Goals With The Wellston Sit-Stand Desk

February 19, 2018

Achieve Your 2018 Wellness Goals With The Wellston Sit-Stand Desk

It’s the start of a new year and that means it’s time to set your wellness goals for 2018. Many people make plans for a New Year Resolution, but don’t follow through on it. The Wellston Executive Sit-Stand Desk is a one-of-a-kind wo

Tools in Our Workshop: SawStop Table Saw Highlights Commitment to Safety in Wood Shop

January 15, 2018

Tools in Our Workshop: SawStop Table Saw Highlights Commitment to Safety in Wood Shop

Each Caretta desk, table and accessory is designed with safety in mind. Whether its the lifting columns in our Wellston Sit-Stand Desk or the cable management system built into each desk, safety is always a concern for us.

NEW!! - Introducing the Wellston Executive Sit Stand Desk!

November 1, 2017

NEW!! - Introducing the Wellston Executive Sit Stand Desk!

We call our Wellston desk the “Executive Sit-Stand Desk”, because that’s what it is. It’s a highly engineered, precision crafted, solid hardwood adjustable standing desk that raises and lowers between 29" and 50" with the flick of a wrist.

What's in a Name? ...or size description "Petite and Full"

September 6, 2017

What's in a Name? ...or size description

Our desk names have always been called Type 1 or Type 2 depending on the size desired by you, our customers. Well it was time for a change, and we want you to be the first to know! Our desks and tables will now be offered in a “Petite” and “Full” size.

Nine Caretta Essentials for Organizing your Workspace

August 22, 2017

Nine Caretta Essentials for Organizing your Workspace

At Caretta Workspace, we love designing and manufacturing products that help to take the stress out of organizing. We may not have invented the concept of organization, but we did add a luxurious and contemporary element. All our products mentioned above are easy to assemble and help complete the perfect workspace or room.

Tools In Our Workshop: Our Steel Threaded Inserter Helps to Take the Headache Out of Desk Assembly

August 2, 2017

Tools In Our Workshop: Our Steel Threaded Inserter Helps to Take the Headache Out of Desk Assembly

We decided to use steel screws over wood screws for one main reason, wood screws lose their grip after being assembled and reassembled a few times. The machine in our factory that makes this all possible is the Steel Threaded Inserter.

What’s Special about “Real” Cherry Hardwood?

July 21, 2017

What’s Special about “Real” Cherry Hardwood?

Cherry hardwood has a timeless quality to it, with a beautiful natural color and unique grain pattern. It’s durable, easy to work with and has a soft smooth finish.

Forward Thinking Design for Modern Office Furniture

June 30, 2017

Forward Thinking Design for Modern Office Furniture

The hallmark of great design is found in products that are both simple and elegant, yet highly functional. Every Caretta luxury desk has been thoughtfully designed with these principals in mind. Combining a desk that is designed for the latest comput

Benefits of Cable Management and Integrated Power Strip

March 15, 2017

Benefits of Cable Management and Integrated Power Strip

A desk that has power strips and precise places for wires and cords built right into the desk. No more tangles, no more unsightly cables hanging down from your desktop, no more tripping over cords every time you go to sit down, no more power strip power outages.

The Value of Caretta Workspace

February 6, 2017

The Value of Caretta Workspace

At Caretta, we strive to design and manufacture the highest quality, most functional and attractive desks, tables, bookshelves, and other furniture available for office and home.

Home Decor Tips: 4 Small Changes that Can Make a Big Impact

January 31, 2017

Home Decor Tips: 4 Small Changes that Can Make a Big Impact

If there’s a place that should offer you respite from the hustle and bustle of daily life, then that’s definitely your home. But when it’s not precisely the eye candy you’d wish for, it’s time to shake things up a bit.

Caretta Workspace Gives Back In 2016

December 27, 2016

Caretta Workspace Gives Back In 2016

In addition to the many desk, tables, hutches, bookshelves, and other fine wood products that we have made here at Caretta Workspace in 2016, we also recognized the importance of giving back. We were honored to support some causes that are near and dear to our hearts including our ongoing commitment to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology.

5 Reasons Why Buying American Products Helps the Economy

November 30, 2016

5 Reasons Why Buying American Products Helps the Economy

When Americans hear about the troubles facing the economy, they want to take an active role in the solutions. With so many issues facing the economy that active role seems out of reach to many regularly Americans. However, there is something everyone

Customizing Desks for Alumni and Fans - Our College Desk Series

October 19, 2016

Customizing Desks for Alumni and Fans - Our College Desk Series

We are very proud being to be the first company to manufacture and sell desks with officially license logos of some of the finest universities in America.

From The Best Materials to Excellence in Manufacturing - Our American Made Story

September 2, 2016

From The Best Materials to Excellence in Manufacturing - Our American Made Story

All of the materials found inside of Caretta’s manufacturing plant are American made.Caretta believes in innovation, and their high quality wood desks and furniture with precision, fabricated, heavy-duty metal and high quality manufacturing standards is what sets them apart from the competition.

Website and Product Naming

October 6, 2014

We have updated our website!Product Information: With the new site you will find it much easier to navigate through our products, and there are lot of new data-sheets to download. The site will continue to evolve with new content added continually.New Products: We have added a few new products to or offering. There will be a lot more about this to come. There is a new Loft Series of desks with accessories, a new Traditional Desk, and a bunch of new monitor arms.Shopping Cart: The functionality of the shopping cart has been updated, including a new tool to get shipping rates.Updated Product Naming: With the launch of the new site, we have updated the naming conventions of our products. We have dropped all of the "Type" names of the products in favor of product families. This should make it much easier to understand.

Home office furniture in limited space should be functional and attractive: The Cleveland Plain Dealer covers Caretta Workspace

March 12, 2014

In the March 9th, 2014 edition of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, an article titled "Home office furniture in limited space should be functional and attractive", journalist Jill Sell examines Caretta Workspace and some of the new products that they are offering, including the new line of stand-up desks.

Innovative Ohio Company Expands Product Line to Meet Growing Demand for Innovative, Modern Office Furniture

March 4, 2014

Lewis Center, Ohio – Caretta Workspace(www.carettaworkspace.com) is a home office furniture and corporate office furniture manufacturer that specializes in creating configurable workspaces that integrate technology, conservation and beauty. They are using traditional materials in a new way to create a desk that is made for today’s technology. The company has expanded its product offerings from the traditional computer desks to include standing desks, conference tables, a contemporary and colorful desk made of composite materials, High efficient LED Desk lamps, and many other products to complete a beautiful modern office.Caretta desks integrate modern computer technology with attractive design. Their desks, tables, and accessories transform offices from areas cluttered with messy computer wires and power cables to productive, inspiring, attractive workspaces. Incorporated into their desks is a system of cable trays and large integrated power strips that literally cleans up all of the computer wires and cables. A lot of accessories, such as monitor arms for multiple monitors, USB ports at the desktop, computer shelves, and file cabinets can be added to configure the perfect desk for any type of user. Each Caretta product is a one-of-a kind, functional work of art, with a numbered badge included on the piece.Caretta has put a great deal of thought and attention to detail into every element of the desks and other products they manufacture. Caretta desks are made of solid, premium Ohio-grown Cherry hardwood, hand-selected for unique grain patterns and finished with a durable, bright, natural cherry finish and a bull nose edge that provides comfort. The artistic shaped legs provide a clean, stylish look and finish to what really is a beautiful piece of functional art. The desks can include custom-engraved wood panels that incorporate a customer’s logo or other area of interest to further personalize the workspace. From the precision fit wood joinery, smooth hand-sanded finish and micro-suede lined locking drawers, to the large cable trays, integrated surge-suppressing power strips, ease of assembly, and soft yet durable writing surfaces, Caretta products are truly world-class.Customers buy direct from Caretta’s manufacturing facility in Columbus, Ohio, over their website or from their factory showroom. Caretta Workspace manufactures the best home office furniture and corporate office furniture on the market. Customers span North America, from Canada to Hawaii and everywhere in between.Caretta Workspace is an American owned and operated company based in central Ohio. By constantly evolving its products and allowing the customer to configure a workspace based on their individual needs and habits, Caretta Workspace has successfully combined innovation and functional art. The company is dedicated to sustainability, using products and processes that protect the environment, including Ohio hardwoods from local suppliers who carry the Forest Stewardship Council ™ (FSC®) Chain-of-Custody certification from the Rainforest Alliance’s SmartWood program. Caretta Workspace is named for the endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtle (scientific name: Caretta Caretta), a creature perfectly adapted to its environment. For every desk sold, Caretta Workspace makes a donation to the “Save the Turtles” Sea Turtle Conservation Fund through the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbus, Ohio. For more information on the Caretta story or to learn about its products, visit www.carettaworkspace.com or call 877-422-1088.

Building a Standing Cherry Wood Desk: Woodworking Network covers Caretta Workspace

February 4, 2014

In their January 31, 2014 article , Woodworking Network reporter Matt Schumake looks into some of the history of people using standing desks, and some of the recent news In their January 31, 2014 article Building a Standing Cherry Wood Desk: Caretta Workspace, Woodworking Network reporter Matt Schumake looks into some of the history of people using standing desks, and some of the recent news in the popularity of standing desks, such as the recent article in "Popular Science" titled "Sitting is the new Smoking."

Innovation Meets Art with Caretta Workspace

December 10, 2013

Innovation Meets Art with Caretta Workspace

A central Ohio company has taken the clutter out of workspaces by creating a world-class desk design that is part artwork, part innovation. Caretta Workspace integrates technology, conservation and beauty while minimizing the clutter of cords on and around the desk.

Columbus Business First features Caretta Workspace

December 4, 2013

On Friday, November 29th, Columbus Business First ran a feature article featuring Caretta Workspace. In the article titled “Caretta desks hide wires fashionably,” reporter Melissa Dutton writes about Caretta Workspace Founder Larry Tracewell and his reasons for starting the company.

The Columbus Disptach features Caretta Workspace

August 15, 2013

On Sunday, August 11th, The Columbus Dispatch ran a feature article Caretta Workspace in their Business section. In the article titled “Caretta Workspace mixes design with technology,” business reporter Dan Gearino tells the story of the history of Caretta and it’s founder and designer Larry Tracewell.

The Metropreneur writes about Caretta Workspace

December 19, 2012

The Metropreneur, which is an online business news magazine, featured Caretta Workspace in an article titled "Caretta Workspace furniture a mix of technology, traditional materials."In the article, they interview Larry Tracewell, the founder and product designer for Caretta. They discuss topics ranging from the inspiration and initial product development for Caretta Products, to what sets Caretta Apart from its competition.

The October 2012 Photo Blog is complete!

October 31, 2012

Our Photo Blog for October 2012 is complete!You can see it and our other Photo Blogs and galleries any time from the website. A link to it can be found at the extreme bottom left of every page.

Testimonials

October 25, 2012

Here are what some of our customers are saying about their new Caretta office.

A Caretta Workspace customer talks about his office.

October 9, 2012

Devious Media has created over 100 interactive television (ITV) applications across just about every genre. It's a given that they use a lot of technology in their workspace. That's why when it came to updating their office, they turned to Caretta workspace.

MacWorld and PCWorld Readers

April 3, 2012

Hey MacWorld and PCWorld readers! Look for our new ad in your May issue.MacWorld gets shipped to subscribers on April 5, and will be available on news stands April 10. Our ad is in the Marketplace on page 93.PCWorld gets shipped to subscribers on April 12, and will be available on news stands April 17. Our ad is on page 53.Check it out!

From Homefixated.com : Caretta Workspaces Organize Your Wires and Give You a Rock Star Desk

March 22, 2012

Thank you to our friends at HomeFixated.com for writing a nice article about Caretta workspace!

Hello Pinterest Fans!

March 14, 2012

Hello Pinterest Fans! If you see anything that you like from Caretta Workspace, Feel free to Pin It!

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