Standing desks for designers: 12 months later
The day after I turned 30, I tore my meniscus.
It was a sign from the knee gods that I was now old and ready for death.
But before I climbed into a hole in the ground and waited for the worms to get me, I decided to buy a standing desk.
When I first began my long mend, sitting at my desk was a particularly upsetting activity. My knee would seize, and I'd make sounds like an old lighthouse door every time I stood up.
Enter the confusing and slightly cultish world of standing desks.
After far too much research, I was convinced that the answer was a sit-stand system to keep me moving - and TL;DR, it helped massively.
This was precisely a year ago, and in that period, I've had plenty of time to ponder how a standing desk has affected my workflow as a designer.
I'll be getting right into the weeds about the theory behind the sit-stand movement, so limber those joints up, have a giant swig of cod liver oil and let's get stuck in.
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