Sir Winston Churchill penned most of his famous wartime speeches at a standing desk in his home, Chartwell. (Image: Getty Images)

As we’ve mentioned previously, the standing desk is not a new concept. In fact, many famous writers (such as Ernest Hemingway, Charles Dickens and Virginia Woolf) and statesmen preferred the standing desk to what we now consider the “typical” office desk and chair. One such statesman was also one of the most important figures of the 20th century, whose legacy and affinity for standing desks made him the namesake for Innovative’s new sit-stand desktop converter – Sir Winston Churchill. [ Read more ]

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The UPLIFT 900 vs the UPLIFT 925: Which Do I Need?

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One of the many great features on our most popular desk base, the UPLIFT 900, is that it can telescope to fit a variety of top sizes, from 43″ to 90″ wide and 28″ to 36″ deep. That works well for many customers, but what about those who have smaller desktops they’d like to place [...]

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How To Configure a Treadmill Desk w/ Limited Space

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While treadmill desk work stations are on the rise, the space required for them may be a little more than everyone can accommodate. If you are looking to have a sitting and walking solution, we usually suggest you get at least a 72″ wide top to use with our base to allow a side by [...]

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The Human Solution: Work Hard, Play Hard

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Here at The Human Solution, when we’re not hard at work promoting ergonomics and standing at work, we also know how to have a good time. It’s the time of year when companies have their holiday parties, but when you work for a company whose regular workday can involve accidentally blowing up the internet with [...]

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Guest Blog: My Experience with the UPLIFT Desk

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From time to time, we like to reach out to our customers and hear about their experience with our ergonomic products. Here’s one such customer’s story about her UPLIFT 900 Solid Wood Desk. A few months ago, I got an UPLIFT 900 Solid Wood Desk for my home. I was initially intrigued by the ability to sit [...]

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Introducing the New Steelcase Think Chair!

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Think you know all about the Steelcase Think chair? Think again! The new Steelcase Think brings updated style and a number of all-new features to the classic ergonomic chair. Originally designed to meet the evolving needs of the “mobile workplace” in 2004, the new Think chair has been redesigned to utilize new ergonomic technologies as well [...]

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Ordering UPLIFT Standing Desks and Accessories for the Holidays

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The holiday season is in full swing, and if you’re like me, you’ve procrastinated on gift-buying this year. If you’re planning to give a loved one the gift of better health in 2015, you’ll want to take notice of shipping dates in order to get your shipment by December 25th. UPLIFT desks ship via freight [...]

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Demystifying the Assembly of the UPLIFT Keyboard Tray

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Are you one of those people who hates reading assembly instructions? Do you learn better by watching? Are you thinking of adding a keyboard tray to your office set up? If you answered yes to any of those questions, we have a video just for you! Assembling a keyboard tray is definitely easier than I [...]

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Accessorize or Die: Desk Accessories That Nobody Should Live Without!

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Setting up the perfect ergonomic desk can be a complicated process. There are many products to choose from that provide more comfort and advanced adjustments. We are here to help you make the best decision for your needs, so as you read and look around, feel free to reach out to us if you’d like us to recommend [...]

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