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The Standing Desk: Why Hasn't It Caught On?

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Herman Miller Archives That's DJ Depree, the man behind Herman Miller, trying out a standing desk from the action office of 1964. Why did they build it? Designer Bob Probst wrote in 1968, in The Office: A facility based on change: The most serious health problem in offices is the sedentary nature. Compelled by lack of choice, we are forced to conduct most office activity in a sitting position. The result, as medical studies and insurance data make clear, is a steady decline in vitality, energy, and general body tone. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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