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How the Traditional Office Desk Has Changed over Time

October 16, 2014 by admin

The traditional office desk has seen many changes in its history. Back in the days of papyrus scrolls and parchment, desks were built much like drafting tables. The beautifully illuminated, handwritten manuscripts produced in times of antiquity called for an artistic approach to the furniture that supported these endeavors. According to Mitchell at Cubicles.com, the […]

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Best Under-Desk Gadgets for Work

August 20, 2014 by admin

What’s tucked away under the desks at your office? Is that space going to waste? Here are several cool under-desk gadgets that take up little room but that can make a big difference in the average workday. Webble Footrest The Webble is like a balance board—but not as dangerous. You don’t have to stand on […]

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Should Office Employees Lie Down on the Job?

June 12, 2014 by admin

The last thing employees want to see on their annual performance review is an accusation of being lazy. But spending some time in a horizontal position at work isn’t necessarily a problem. It might actually help people be more productive. Let’s see how more work could get done when employees lie down on the job. […]

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Will Anything Do for an Office Desk?

November 29, 2012 by admin

Do you enjoy using your iPhone for work when you are away from the office? Are you less than thrilled about the prospect of composing emails on that tiny screen? Would you like the convenience of touch typing without having to tote a whole keyboard around with you? Now there’s an app for that. The […]

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Five Things That Should Never Take Up Desk Space

October 11, 2012 by admin

Nate Lanxon delivered quite a diatribe against the telephone in Wired magazine in August. He makes a compelling case for banishing this outdated contraption from the office desk forever. After all, almost every office worker now has a cell phone and can be easily reached whenever necessary. Long distance charges for US calls are pretty […]

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Can’t Stand the Standing Trend?

September 26, 2012 by admin

Are you annoyed when you see the umpteenth article making the Twitter rounds about how sitting at work is akin to a death sentence? You are not alone. TreeHugger describes this backlash against the standing desk “mania” in an entertaining article here. Apparently, some people are treating this furniture like a fad. They experience lots […]

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Tips for Buying an Antique Office Desk

December 9, 2011 by admin

Last week, we took a look at some of the features of antique office furniture that deserve to make a 21st century comeback; but what if you want to buy an actual antique for your office? Thankfully, there’s a wiki over at lovetoknow.com that can help you make the right decision. This helpful guide to […]

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