3 Important Things to Consider When Choosing Desks

May 6, 2015 by admin

Having the wrong desk for a job can cause frustration, inefficiency, and can even cause long-term physical problems. To avoid this, you need to keep a few things in mind when selecting desks for your office or workplace. Here are the top three factors that make a difference in whether a desk will be a […]

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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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Executive desks, a critical working and relational business tool

September 19, 2013 by admin

Executive desks are an investment that has a decisive influence on the success of your business. Indeed, they’re both a working and relational tool. How to choose the executive desk that best fits your business and your role in your company is an essential part of your efficiency. Sometimes it takes a design desk, other […]

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Slide Your Toboggan Around the Office for Random Collaboration?

April 12, 2013 by admin

We all know that the big office buzzword for the last few years has been collaboration. But most organizations are still trying to figure out how to support the serendipitous encounters that are supposed to deliver so much value for modern businesses. Knoll is attempting to fill this support role with the Toboggan sled desk/chair […]

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The Standing Office Goes Too Far?

March 31, 2013 by admin

In the United States, we always like to think we are ahead of the curve. But the fact is that we aren’t always first adopters of new ways of doing things. Nor do we always take new concepts further than anyone else. In some ways, that’s a good thing. For example, the standing desk trend […]

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Sit-to-Stand to…Jump Desk?

August 3, 2012 by admin

By now, we’ve all been educated about the benefits of working at a sit-to-stand desk. But what if you added a little jumping to the mix? We’ve all had days at work that feel like a series of hurdles. The white collar workers in this ad video just take that feeling to a very literal […]

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Could Computer Monitors Disappear from Office Desks Altogether?

June 26, 2012 by admin

That’s an intriguing thought. Perhaps one day, we will all use virtual or holographic computer screens like the ones in Minority Report. We’ll be able to interact directly with “there, but not there” style monitors that we can call up out of thin air at any time. It’s not so farfetched – we’ve seen similar […]

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Are Office Desks Becoming Simpler?

June 20, 2012 by admin

According to one Wall Street Journal article, office furniture in the Bay Area is undergoing a radical metamorphosis. Gone are the days of the ornate wood executive desk. Even modern workstations with storage capacity, tool rails, and other accessories are on the way out. In today’s tech office culture, employers and employees are reinventing what […]

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Do Employees Really Want to Walk at Work?

April 5, 2012 by admin

You’ve probably heard about the Steelcase treadmill desk at this point. But is this a piece of office furniture employees would actually use? There’s anecdotal evidence that workers actually do enjoy walking while they work. Phone workers at Aetna’s call center in New Albany are apparently lining up to get their turn on a small […]

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Are You Mad for This Office Desk?

March 8, 2012 by admin

The hit TV series “Mad Men” is coming back for yet another alcohol and cigarette infused season. It’s a great example of how television impacts the fashion and design world. Everything from apparel to furniture is being given a Mad Men spin these days. Some of the styles of the 1960s (like the constricting rubber […]

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Getting the Most from Your Sit-to-Stand Workstation

February 23, 2012 by admin

Do you have a sit-to-stand workstation? Are you thinking about buying these ergonomic solutions for your employees? Height adjustable worktables, desks, and cubicle worksurfaces are all the rage right now. But for this trend to stay relevant, employees need to know how to make this ergonomic technology really work for them. We’ve seen what happens […]

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