The Complete Guide to Choosing (or Building) the Perfect Standing Desk

Standing desks are popular, but choosing a good one is no easy task. You could go with a motorized, whole desk replacement, or DIY a simple solution. You could even buy an adjustable attachment to go on top of your existing desk. Let's talk about what you may need in a standing desk, what you can get for your… »1/28/15 3:57pm1/28/15 3:57pm

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 motorized 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! »10/30/14 5:02pm10/30/14 5:02pm

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. »10/22/14 8:45pm10/22/14 8:45pm

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. »7/15/14 5:10pm7/15/14 5:10pm

You Can Customize This Desk's Modular Cages In Countless Ways

If something I own is not in my direct line of sight, it's likely that I won't remember it exists; this is a common excuse I use for why my apartment is never particularly tidy ("I need to see everything, all at once!"). This also might be why I love the look of this Grid System by Ying Chang, where what you pile in… »7/01/14 5:40pm7/01/14 5:40pm

Stir's Kinetic Desk, the smart sit-and-stand hybrid that learns the way you work and adjusts its hei

Stir's Kinetic Desk, the smart sit-and-stand hybrid that learns the way you work and adjusts its height based on your habits, will now connect seamlessly to your FitBit. The two devices will communicate about how many calories burned while surfing the web all day long. [Stir Kinetic Desk] »6/05/14 11:00am6/05/14 11:00am

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… »4/16/14 5:00pm4/16/14 5:00pm

A Better Desk Design Lets You Access Multiple Drawers At Once

Keeping a stack of desk drawers organized isn't always easy, particularly when one is open and completely blocks access to the drawer below it. Sure, it might not be one of the most pressing issues facing humanity today, but it's a problem that's thankfully been solved thanks to Colors' Cartesia Desk featuring drawers… »4/02/13 12:09pm4/02/13 12:09pm

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… »3/15/13 3:20pm3/15/13 3:20pm

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. »2/11/13 4:00pm2/11/13 4:00pm