How I Am Merging Fitness and A Standing Height Desk

When I first started at Workwell Partners in early 2014, I began hearing a lot of “buzzwords” for the trends and products in the commercial furniture industry. Some of these have been featured on this blog in the past few months, including “activity based working“, “collaboration”, and “benching“. But none have hit as close to me personally as the concept of height-adjustable workstations, one of the most widely discussed product categories and concepts in the industry now. Workwell’s offices feature a variety of workstations – from private offices to more open panel based systems and benching applications. My designated work area is located on a bench, where I sit with 7 other individuals at standard sized 30″ x 60” workstations. While I love sitting with my coworkers and find it vital to our work as a team, I often grab my laptop and go work at a standalone height-adjustable desk we have in our showroom. While I’ve been using the Stir […]

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Workwell Hosts Event Celebrating Innovative Height Adjustable Desk

On Wednesday, March 18, Workwell hosted a party to showcase the latest and most innovative height adjustable desk on the market, the Stir Kinetic Desk M1. The M1 is driven by software that not only makes programming and adjusting the height of the work surface extremely simple, it recognizes the user and adapts to their preferences. With nearly 100 in attendance, guests were able to test out three M1 desks and chat with the team from Stir, including CEO, Founder & Designer, JP Labrosse. JP, a former Apple engineer who worked on the early iPod development teams for the iPod Classic and iPod Shuffle Shuffle and iPod Classic, is the leading force behind the creation of the Stir M1. In addition, JP has founded multiple companies, the most recent of which created technology which is now used in the majority of new solar electric capacity being built in the United States. The highlight of the evening was a talk with […]

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Stir Brings Height-Adjustable Desks To The Next Level

As awareness of health concerns related to a sedentary position during the day becomes more apparent for those who are working in traditional office environments, furniture manufacturers are creating solutions to improve worker health. However, one company in particular has revolutionized the world of height-adjustable desks in ways we’ve never seen before. Stir, creators of the Stir Kinetic Desk, have created one of the most innovative products to hit the commercial furniture industry in years. With the launch of the Stir Kinetic Desk M1, offices can utilize the smart technology in each desk to enhance focus and improve the health of their associates. What makes the M1 special compared to other height-adjustable desks on the market? There’s a word I like to use to describe why it’s unique: it’s “intuitive”. The desk is driven by software that not only makes programming and adjusting the height of the work surface extremely simple, it recognizes the user […]

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