Bowfront desk shell is part of the Lorell Ascent Series Laminate Furniture with contemporary-style laminate and raised floating tops. Mahogany laminate top and side panels are 1" thick for durability. The top is supported by aluminum brackets to provide the floating top look. Use the two grommet holes in the top for easy cord routing. The recessed, metal 3/4 modesty panel on the desk is punched and has a silvery-gray, powder-coat finish. 72" design also includes 3mm PVC edges and adjustable floor glides for stabilization.