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Standing Desks Are ‘Fashionable’ Without Any Real Benefits, Says Research

Standing desks are the latest way to trade comfort for the moral high ground, and their health benefits have always been dubious at best. Following an analysis of studies into their benefits, researchers have come up with a loud, resounding “meh”. Read More >>

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IKEA Sit/Stand Desk Review: I Can’t Believe How Much I Like This

Standing desks are not cheap. Or at least, the extremely handy motorised ones aren't. That's why everyone—including this desk-agnostic blogger—freaked out when IKEA announced that it would sell a sit/stand desk powered by electricity for less than £500. Finally, a healthy desk option for the masses. Finally! Read More >>

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This New Ikea Desk Goes From Sit to Stand With the Push of a Button

Sitting is comfy, but hours (and hours and hours) on your rear-end isn't great for your bod (even though it probably won't kill you). Standing is good, but tiresome after a while. Hybrid desks can be pricey but Ikea is betting on Bekant, a workspace that raises and lowers on two telescopic legs with a button push. Read More >>

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An Under-Desk Hammock for Your Feet is the Best Office Upgrade

Laying in a hammock while wrangling a simple book is often a challenge, which explains why hammocks replacing desks in offices never caught on. Here's a nice compromise, though: A compact hammock for your feet that hangs under your desk and raises or lowers to put you in a working or slacking mood as needed. Read More >>

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This Undulating Desk Top Has Specially Carved Crevices for Your Tech

From a distance, this desk look beautifully organic: an undulating and natural surface, rich with character. Get up close, though, and you'll realise that there are, in fact, cracks, crevices and electronics lurking within it designed especially for your tech. Read More >>

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This Desk Keeps Your Cords in Order and Has a Built-In Whiteboard

Man it feels good to sit down at a desk where everything is in order—or so I've heard. Mine is always a disaster, what with the cords and cables and scattered reminder notes I've scrawled on bits of paper that will undoubtedly get lost in the shuffle. But this lovely specimen from Artifox looks like it would seriously help whip things into shape. Read More >>

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Starck’s Dog Desk Will Actually Help Kids Do Their Homework

In a surprising turn of events, students around the world might soon be crediting their dog for actually helping them complete their homework, instead of using man's best friend as a scapegoat. But that assumes that every student has access to this adorable dog desk designed by Philippe Starck. Read More >>

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A Desk Designed to Accommodate all Your Everyday Tech

Do you ever sit there and wish your desk were better suited for your many gadgets? Seriously, that standard flat piece of wood you've been sitting at for years was not designed for computers, much less tablets or phones. But the SlatePro is. Read More >>

diy
I Want This DIY Mission Control Desk So Bad

Jeff High Smith is probably the best dad in the world. But it's OK other dads, you can take a shot at the king if you too build a mission control desk as incredible as this. What are you waiting for? Read More >>

design
This Giant Wave-Like Super Office Desk Seats 125

When it was time for the NYC ad agency, Barbarian Group, to design a new office, they wanted to do something different. The agency wanted something more open, less inhibiting. So architect Clive Wilkinson built them an "endless table." Read More >>

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Jony Ive’s One-Off MacBook-Like Desk Headed to Auction

Remember Jony Ive's Leica camera? It won't be the only item the Apple design guru puts together for the (RED) charity auction. Next up is this minimalist (RED) Desk, made with help from his pal and equally-esteemed design luminary Marc Newson. Read More >>

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This Desk-Bed Makes Snoozing at Work a Cinch

The mid-afternoon lull is a common problem. But if you often find yourself dribbling upon your keyboard during a short power nap at work, maybe you need something like this convertible desk, designed for specifically for snoozing, in your life. Read More >>

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What Do You Think Of Standing Desks?

I'm really of two minds about standing desks. On the one hand ugh. I don't wanna. Too perky, too enthusiastic and soooo much, you know, standing. On the other hand we Brits are not a healthy bunch. We need to pull it together. And all this driving, cubicle-sitting and blogging is not helping us get going. So maybe it's for the best? Read More >>

design
Gorgeous School Furniture That Teaches Kids Good Posture

Turns out, sitting hunched over a desk for eight hours a day isn't all that great for a kid's posture, and the spinal contortions needed to lean over a flat desk certainly do nothing for a student's ability to focus on the day's lessons. However, this rolling chair from Dublin-based industrial design firm Perch aims to keep kids upright, comfortable, and engaged through the magic of deforming plastic. Read More >>

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Remind Yourself That Nature Still Exists With a Terrarium Work Desk

If your 9 to 5 has you yearning for a little more nature while you sit behind a computer screen all day, consider trading up your jungle desktop wallpaper for Daniel Zeller's custom Terrarium Desk. Tucked away inside is a miniature jungle lit with soft LEDs that's visible through a plexiglass window on top. Read More >>