We all know by now that standing while working is healthier than sitting. But if you don’t have the cash for a whole new desk, check out rldh’s walnut and birch stand, which gives you a perfect standing work platform for your laptop and external keyboard on a budget.
A motorized standing desk that not only can automatically adjust its height, but its built-in tablet provides fitness and health feedback, and also works as an AI-powered digital personal assistant which can interact with other smart devices. Full tech specs and dimensions here.
MOVI lets you convert standard desks into standing desks. Its electronic lift can be adjusted in 0.5″ increments and go up to 18″ high. You can save your preferred height on the control panel, which also has a USB charging port. Its 45″ wide surface is made of bamboo.
Stay focused and discreet while working with Uplift Desk’s Acoustic Privacy Panel. It’s a dense polyester fiber board that clamps on the back or sides of your desk to dampen noise. It can also be used like a corkboard. It comes with clamps that fit on desktops up to 1.75″ thick.
Say goodbye to your cheap knockdown IKEA desk, and replace it with this substantial piece of home office furniture from What We Make. It’s handbuilt from reclaimed hardwoods and steel, has a large 72″ x 30″ work surface, three drawers, and a printer cabinet w/ roll-out tray.
A brilliantly simple alternative to big standing desks, the compact (25″ x 15″) Deskview laptop desk uses giant suction cups to instantly cling to any smooth surface. Slap it up on a window for an instant office with a view – assuming your office manager doesn’t freak out.
Lian Li’s DK-04 electronic standing desk doubles as a gaming PC chassis. It has tons of cooling, room for an mATX or ATX motherboard, GPUs up to 320mm long, and up to eight 3.5″ or 2.5″ drives. Its height can be adjusted from 27″ to 46″. Drops 5/10/16 for $1500.
Jonathan Morrison put together a modern, minimalist and crazy expensive desk setup that fits the style of fellow tech reviewer MKBHD. Skip to 4:39. The highlight is definitely the angular Furtif desk. Check out the video’s description for links to the showcased products.
Kagen Schaefer makes complex wooden puzzles. One of them is a desk that has over 20 puzzles and hidden compartments, which when solved give you pieces of sheet music. Put that together, play the notes on the built-in pipe organ and you’ll open a final secret drawer.
A smart, space-efficient take on the standing desk, the modular wooden StandCrafted hangs on your wall, freeing up floor space. It holds any display with a VESA mount, has a keyboard and trackpad/mouse tray, a laptop holder, a place for gadget charging and even a cup holder.
Vintage Industrial’s adjustable height desk is impressive, handbuilt from heavy gauge steel with a solid hardwood top. It’s base is held together by over 200 rivets and bolts, and a turn of either iron crank raises its top from 30″ to 42″. In 96″ x 40″ or 120″ x 48″ sizes.