Susan Taylor, an interior designer who has worked on offices for advisers, has an interesting take on desks: She doesn’t like them, at least for this profession.

Desks convey the person behind it as an authority figure, which isn’t conducive to a relaxed discussion about personal finances, Taylor says.

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