standing desk

Solid standing desk doesn’t break the bank [Review] ★★★★☆


Fezibo All-in-One Standing Desk★★★★☆
This Fezibo standing desk gets the job done nicely -- and on the cheap.
Photo: David Snow/Cult of Mac

When I moved to a new place recently, I decided to get serious about an expanded and ergonomically healthy computer setup — including a solid and surprisingly affordable electric standing desk from Fezibo.

Better-known standing desks often go for $600 or more, but my spacious, handsome and practical desk cost me just $261. And so far it’s reliable, with just a couple of small caveats.

Sometimes the best cable organizer is your desk mat [Setups]


We don't feature a ton of iPad-driven setups, but that's not actually the cool thing we're obsessed with in this photo.
We don't feature a ton of iPad-driven setups, but that's not actually the cool thing we're obsessed with in this photo.
Photo: Fernando Silva

We love it when unfamiliar gear in a computer setup cropping up on social media makes us go, “what the hell is that thing?”

It happened with today’s featured setup, which is bit unusual because it centers on an iPad Pro rather than a desktop computer or laptop. But the unfamiliar item turned out to be a desk mat with a cool trick using metal pieces to tame cable clutter.

Wee standing desk and cute displays make an easy-stash UK office [Setups]


A small, table-top standing desk, tiny monitors and right-angle adapters save space in a cramped London flat.
A small, table-top standing desk, tiny monitors and right-angle adapters save space in a cramped London flat.

Folks often endure work-from-home situations where space is at a premium. Maybe they have a big house full of kids and pets. Maybe they live a tiny studio apartment in a big, expensive city. In either case, sometimes the whole computer setup sits where they eat, and it has to go away at dinnertime. Today’s setup solved the problem by turning a dining table into an easy-stash U.K. office.

Win It Wednesday: Win the ultimate Apple workstation [Deals]


Enter to win a free standing desk with an Apple Thunderbolt monitor, wireless keyboard and more.
Enter to win a free standing desk with an Apple Thunderbolt monitor, wireless keyboard and more.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Tired of hunching over your laptop and typing like a T-rex? Feeling limited by having a single screen? Boy have we got a deal for you. This is your chance to win a high resolution 27″ Apple Thunderbolt display, along with an Apple wireless keyboard and mouse, all set upon an adjustable 30 x 48” standing desk by Evodesk that’ll keep your posture proper.

Give me some skin! Standing desk company introduces customization


This standing desk cover will make you feel like you are working in a field of sunflowers.
This standing desk cover will make you feel like you are working in a field of sunflowers.
Photo: Evodesk

We can customize our iMac desktops with a favorite photo. Why not the desk itself?

Evodesk, in addition to getting us to stand up for our work, now offers graphic inspiration with a durable second skin that envelops the desk with a wide selection of photos and patterns to keep creatives happy and productive.

Transform your regular desk into a healthier standing one with this sturdy add-on


Testing in a the real world is always best.
Testing in a the real world is always best.
Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac

Best List: Sit-Stand Desktop Workstation by Ergotron

I’ve got a love/hate relationship with standing desks. While I love the health benefits of standing, I seriously cannot stand at my desk all day every day. It needs to be easily adjustable.

Also, not all of us have the space for yet another desk in our homes or offices. Most of us have a regular, plain old desk. If you’re looking for a standing solution – you can convert that plain desk super easily with this Sit-Stand Desktop Workstation. It’s a heavy-duty, solid piece of work, and it sits right on top your regular desk. There’s room to strap on a monitor or two, or even just place your Macbook on top with an external keyboard and mouse below.

Stir’s M1 is the smartest standing desk yet


A standing desk Jony Ive would love? Photo: Stir Works

Sitting is bad for you. A quick Google search shows tons of research on how standing throughout the day will make you significantly healthier and possibly even extend your life.

Thanks to the scientific community’s heightened focus on sitting’s negative side effects in recent years, there’s no shortage of standing desks to choose from for just about any situation.

We’ve reviewed our fair share at Cult of Mac, like the NextDesk Terra, the NewHeights, and the Ergotron WorkFit-A. But the new M1 from Stir Kinetic Desk is not only as elegant and high-quality as anything we’ve seen, it’s way smarter.

HumanScale’s HealthKit desk tells you when you’re being lazy at work


Photo: Buster Hein/Cult of Mac
The standing desk gets HealthKit. Photo: Buster Hein/Cult of Mac

LAS VEGAS — I’ve had a standing desk for two years now, and while it’s practically the greatest piece of furniture to ever enter my life, I somehow forget to actually stand at it while working.

Cult_of_Mac_CES_2015 HumanScale is all too familiar with lazy people like me using their ergonomic desks without reaping the full benefits, so the company teamed up with Detroit startup Tome to create a standing desk solution called OfficeIQ that syncs with HealthKit to tell you when you’re being too damn lazy.

This gorgeous and elegant bamboo gadget will turn any desk into a standing desk



If you’re anything like me, you’re probably interested in trying a standing desk… but not quite so committed to the idea of standing all day that you’d be willing to throw out your office chair.

Which is why I’m so interested in the Lift. Now on Kickstarter, it’s a gorgeous and elegant wooden desk gadget that allows you to convert your existing desk to and from a standing desk at will.

Rebel Desk makes standing or sitting at work easy and optional


Photo: Rob LeFebvre, Cult of Mac
Photo: Rob LeFebvre/Cult of Mac

Sure, the health benefits of not sitting all day are substantial, even if the positives of standing all day are inconclusive. The trick, it seems, is to change position often, or maybe even to walk while you work.

The Rebel Crank-Up 1000 standing desk is a boon to those who want to be able to work in an erect posture but still sit down when they need to; sitting improves fine motor control and lessens leaning, for example.

As I stood at the review unit Rebel Desk sent my way, I couldn’t help but feel cooler, hipper, and more upright than I had in various office jobs over the years. Whether I’ll lose any weight from standing all day or not is debatable — one study showed an extra 50 calories burned per hour of standing — but at least I’ll have less time in the saddle than I used to. That can’t be a bad thing, can it?

The Rebel Desk makes all of this standing and sitting again super easy with a thick tempered glass top (it comes in a Teak model, too) and some seriously sturdy desk legs. This is one solid piece of office furniture.

NewHeights Electric Standing Desk Is Good For Your Health, Hard On Your Wallet [Review]



Several months ago I decided that I needed to change the way I work. Like most bloggers, I spend the majority of the day at my desk. I’m 6’2″ and over the years I’ve developed not-so-great posture by hunching over my computer screen. The back and neck pain eventually got so bad that I realized I needed to change up my workspace.

NewHeights by Beyond The Office Door
Category: Standing desk
Price: starts at $1378

I’d heard a lot about standing desks, so I decided to look into getting one. After researching, I zeroed in on the NewHeights electric desk. I’ve been using it for the past several months, and now I can never go back.

The NextDesk Terra Standing Desk Is Perfect For Health Conscious Apple Fans [Review]



When it comes to home furniture, computer desks are pretty much the least exciting thing on the market. Even coffee tables are more exciting. That’s kind of all changed over the last 12 months as standing desks have become a sort of fad with studies showing that switching to a standing desk can improve your health tremendously.

Half of our time as humans is spent sitting down at work, watching TV, or driving a car. Something needs to change, so I sought out to find the best standing desk on the market that abides by Apple’s design principles, and the NextDesk Terra was the winner.