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Most Standing Desks Are Not Ergonomic: Here's Why

October 30, 2014

With one new standing desk being launched on Kickstarter every week, interest is at an all-time high. As a retailer of standing desks in Singapore, we are glad to see growing awareness of the benefits of standing at work but are concerned about the marketing spiel that has invariably resulted*.   So let us say this once and for all - ergonomics is not a marketing term. Put another way, just because it’s a standing desk does not mean it’s ergonomic. In fact, excessive standing or a desk that promotes the wrong posture can actually lead to health problems. Ergonomics means the design and arrangement of items people use so that the people and items interact most efficiently and safely.... Continue Reading →

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