Standing Desks

Best Standing Desks for 2020

Best Standing Desks for 2020

By far the most populous category of sit-to-stand products, electric standing desks are powered by precision, linear motor drives and easily change in height with the press of a button. They have a distinct advantage over most manually-operated desks in speed, convenience, and pe…

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Best Quick-Install Standing Desks

Between all our expert staff reviewers we’ve assembled literally hundreds of standing desks in our evaluation labs over the past decade, so to parrot J. K. Simmons “we know a thing or two, because we’ve seen a thing or two” when it comes to how these mechanisms go together. Out o…

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Best Made in USA Standing Desks Reviews

The Best Made-in-USA Standing Desks

When it comes to standing desks and standing desk converters, nothing beats made-in-America for component quality, precise machining tolerances, technology features, customer support and overall value over the lifetime of the product.

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iMovR Omega Everest Standing Desk

How We Conduct Standing Desk Reviews

In our efforts to find the best in office fitness furniture and ergonomic office products, we’ve developed a unique evaluation process that provides the most exhaustive analysis of any given product. Every aspect is put under our microscope, and this helps us create the most comp…

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COVID-19’s Dramatic Impact on the Office Fitness Industry, and Standing Desk Suppliers in Particular

In this article we examine the impact on both the supply side and demand side of this market multi-billion dollar market segment.

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The Best QuickShip Standing Desk Options

This first thing that needs to be said on this subject is that the age-old adage applies. "You can get it fast, cheap or good—pick any 2." In other words, if you want the highest quality desk that's customized to your exact space, decor and other requirements, it might take a wee…

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Best Compact Standing Desk Reviews

While 95% of standing desks sold are 30 inches deep there are times when that's just too big for your available space, and what you really need is a desk with 24 inches of depth.

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Best Solid Wood Standing Desks Reviews

Best Solid-Wood Standing Desks

When standing desks first came into popularity, the kinds of materials used for desktops and the selection of shapes, sizes and colors were very limited. Fast forward to today and an online shopper can now find an absolutely overwhelming array of choices, from ultra-cheap to ultr…

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Best Reclaimed-Wood Standing Desks Reviews

Best Reclaimed-Wood Standing Desks

Shopping for reclaimed wood desktop options is an entirely different process than shopping for desktops made of virgin hardwood. The quality control and stability (resistance to dimensional movement, warping and cracking) of these materials is highly variable, and thus we strongl…

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L-Shaped Standing Desk Reviews

Because adjustable-height L-desks are bigger investments than standard 2-legged standing desk our advice is to go with quality components that are sure to last a long time. One indication of quality is the warranty term a manufacturer provides on their product. Jarvis, UpLift and…

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Best Manually-Adjustable Standing Desk Reviews

The Best Manually-Adjustable Standing Desk Reviews

If you're in the market for an adjustable-height desk and are willing to put in 20 seconds of elbow grease each time you want to switch from sitting to standing, then a manual desk will save you some coin. Unlike the more common electric-adjustable standing desks, manually-operat…

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Best Sit-Stand Desks Under $800 reviews

The Best Sit-Stand Desks Under $800

Our standing desk expert review staff has selected the top offerings in the market between $400 and $800 - check out these summaries and click through to our detailed lab test reviews of each of these top-rated desks.

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Best Stand Up Desks Under $400 Standing desk reviews Ikea bekant Autonomous SmartDesk 2

The Best Stand Up Desks Under $400

As we frequently get requests from readers for a short list of the best budget sit-stand desks to consider, we asked our editors to compile their top picks for standing desks under $400.

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iMovR Lander Standing Desk

iMovR Lander Standing Desk Review

In keeping with their reputation as the most innovative standing desk manufacturer, Seattle-based iMovR spent more than two years developing the Lander Desk. Their simple aim: to eliminate the #1 hesitation people have about switching to a standing desk, the hassle of assembling …

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iMovR Lander Lite Standing Desk Review

The new Lander Lite fills a gaping hole in the market today. It offers premium, American-made quality and advanced technology at a price just slightly higher than the Chinese-sourced, commodity-quality standing desk you’ll most commonly find online.

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The Quad-Modal Office Fitness DreamStation: Sit, Stand, Walk and Pedal While You Work

This sit-stand-walk-cycle workstation as pictured here would price out at about five thousand dollars, but its lucky owner would have four positional modalities to choose from without ever having to move their computer, for the ultimate in office productivity and health.

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ZipDesk Desk-in-a-Box Standing Desk Review

When you need a desk as fast as possible, and are willing to pay a little bit more to not have to worry about product quality, reliability, durability or lack of cutting edge features. What you trade off is size and color personalization, but those desks take longer to built-to-o…

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iMovR Lander L-Shaped Standing Desk Review

The many innovations in this new Lander L-Desk from iMovR have definitely redefined the category. While competitors merely added a third leg and a second, cross-grain desktop to their standard 2-legged desks, iMovR has redesigned the L-shaped desk from the ground up. In iMovR's t…

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iMovR Energize Stand Up Desk

iMovR Energize Standing Desk Review

The iMovR Freedom™ standing desk line shines by offering what, up to this point, has been missing on the market – a quality American-made option priced competitively with popular standing desks built on commodity Chinese-made bases. The Energize is a twin in nearly every way to i…

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Anti Collision Detection in Standing Desks

Anti-Collision and G-Force Detection in Standing Desks

The obvious reason for detecting a collision between your desk and some object during height adjustment is to avoid costly damage to either. Examples of collision objects include door knobs, low shelves, trash bins, file cabinets, and armchairs. The circuitry typically works …

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iMovR Cascade Stand Up Desk

iMovR Cascade Standing Desk Review

The iMovR Freedom™ standing desk line is what the market has been waiting for – a quality American-made option that is priced competitively with popular standing desks built on commodity imported bases. The Cascade is identical in every other way to iMovR’s more conventionally-to…

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iMovR Cascade Corner Standing Desk

iMovR Energize and Cascade Corner Standing Desks Review

An expansive array of size, color and even thickness choices, added to iMovR's popular UpTown and Olympus desk lines. Stable enough to be used with walking treadmills, these two-legged desks offer exceptional ergonomics, decor options, and cost effectiveness.

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Why Your Gaming Desk Should be a Standing Desk

With the video game industry topping 100 billion dollars in revenue in 2017, it’s little wonder that standing desk manufacturers are trying to carve out their slice of the pie by creating "gaming desks," which are, for the most part, standing desks with decals on the work surface…

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Humanscale Float Manual Adjustable-Height Standing Desk

Humanscale Float Table Stand Up Desk Review

There's something almost seductive about a Float table. Innovative counterbalance technology makes these desks fast, easy adjusters. While Humanscale had some growing pains first bringing this desk to market, they appear to have thoroughly resolved their packaging and shipping is…

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Why Some Standing Desks Shake More Than Others

Early generations of sit-stand, height-adjustable desks were a shaky lot, but the technology has improved significantly over the past two decades. Makers of standing desk bases have made continuous improvements over the years, upgrading materials and using more advanced tooling …

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uplift v2 commercial stand desk review

UpLift V2 Commercial Standing Desk Review

For all the fanfare of "V2," the enhancements over the prior version of the Jiecang base are just not that meaningful. In terms of desk performance, barely detectable. The accessory mounting points are clever but most users won't find a significant benefit from them, and while th…

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UpLift V2 Standing Desk Review

UpLift V2 Standing Desk Review

For all the fanfare of "V2," the enhancements over the prior version of the Jiecang base are just not that meaningful. In terms of desk performance, barely detectable. The accessory mounting points are clever but most users won't find a significant benefit from them, and while th…

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Jarvis Stand Up Desk Review

The Jarvis is popular, there is no doubt about it. Sleekly marketed and with low entry-point pricing on all-Chinese componentry, Fully generates a lot of sales. But the componentry is unspectacular, marketing claims are overwrought, and the warranty doesn't include the desktops. …

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Autonomous SmartDesk 2 Review Standing Desk

Autonomous SmartDesk 2 Standing Desk Review

The Autonomous SmartDesk is the cheapest desk you can buy, in every sense of the word. Read our expert reviewer's reasons for being skeptical about the company's many hyberbolic marketing claims.

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IKEA IDÅSEN Standing Desk Review

IKEA IDÅSEN Standing Desk Review

It's a good thing IKEA standing desks come with ten year warranties but this scenario has been unfortunately common with the underpowered IKEA and Galant standing desks to date. In this review we'll examine whether the new IKEA Idasen standing desk will have a better chance of of…

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