A fall front refers to a type of desk, cabinet, or storage piece that has a hinged front panel that folds down to create a flat work surface. When closed, the front panel typically covers and conceals the contents of the furniture. This design allows for easy access to the interior storage compartments or writing surface when needed, while also providing a neat and organized appearance when closed. A drop lid or drop front, as in a cabinet-desk or piano. Slant front.