The Pinterest.com/SmallBusiness board below, devoted to examples of standing desks, should convince you that we’re obsessed fascinated with the merits and long, proud history of standing desks. We’re always seeking the better mousetraps of stand up desks—especially those that come up with a new twist to the preferred desk of great thinkers and writers like Jefferson and Hemingway. Also, it’s great if the new idea makes having a standing desk more affordable and easy to store.

Follow SmallBusiness.com’s board Standing Desks / Stand Up Desks on Pinterest.

We think we’ve now seen the most creative, affordable and easy to transport-and-store-away standing desk idea ever, the Oristand.

According to Vancitybuzz.com, Ryan Holmes, the founder of Hootsuite, created the Oristand with Steve Suchy and Nathan Martell. Holmes decided to create an inexpensive, simple option after experiencing back pain.

Features and specifications

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Material | made from industrial-weight cardboard
2 lbs. | Total weight
Sturdy | Can support weight of laptop and keyboard
5′ to 6′ | Works for people between five and six feet tall
Easy Assembly | Easy to set up or take down
Portable | Made to move around
Inexpensive | One for $25, 5 for $100)


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“Many companies want to provide stand up desks as an option to enhance the work environment and promote the overall health and well-being of employees, however cost is a big barrier. The investment is simply not feasible for many small-to-medium sized businesses. We wanted to create a product that would solve this problem for both companies and employees.” –
 Ryan Holmes


Suggestion: To understand the clever design of the Oristand, watch this short video.

Oristand on Vimeo.

via: VancityBuzz


(Images via Oristand.com)

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