Two New Flexible Standing Desk Options

To sit or to stand? Oristand's flatpacked cardboard design versus NextDesk's motorized set-up

If you’ve made a New Year’s Resolution to get up and be active more often, switching to a standing desk makes for a reasonable action item. As it turns out, standing up all day in the office doesn’t work for everyone, so it’s wise to find a flexible option that allows for smooth, swift changes in position—at a moment’s notice. Here are two new, quite …

Artifox’s Hardwood Standing Desks

Adjustable walnut or maple personal workspaces made in the USA

While St. Louis, Missouri’s Artifox design studio notes that they’ve drawn inspiration for their standing desks from traditional writing desks, there’s definitely more to these than that. Their new Maple Standing Desk 01 and Walnut Standing Desk 01 are beautiful, but they’re also crafted in their St. Louis studio—from wood drawn from a sustainable forest in Missouri. On top of that, there are plenty of …

Level Brings Motion to Standing

Whether you’re sitting down or standing at your desk, body pain caused by your job is often created by one thing: stagnancy. In order to introduce movement back to our bodies, Joel Heath has developed the Level: a skateboard-shaped, rocking footbed that encourages subtle balancing movements to stay upright. So far, the Level has been shown to increase heart rate by 15% and range of …