We ran across XTable, e design envisioned by studio KiBiSi for furniture brand Holmris, which contributes to the working and standing trend. Based on the idea that a modern day of the office could be less unhealthy if the employees get up once in a while, this type of table could just be the next wave. We appreciate its elegance and simple maneuvering system and thought of sharing it further with you guys. Moreover, the project has a highly modern appearance, making it easy to integrate in various contemporary cribs. According to the designer’s official description, “XTable is a manually height adjustable desk. A piece of office machinery that accommodates multiple working positions and daily reshuffling“.
“XTable uses manual kinetic power instead of electricity for height adjustments – saves energy and keeps users active. All technical features are constructively integrated in the table top. It uses a century old principle known from carjacks, ironing boards and other iconic tools. The principle coupled with a desk is a radical redesign of the traditional office desk. XTable is designed with an optional storage solution for office supplies and other belongings“. Do you consider this table to be a good alternative to the common desk design? What effects do you believe the new working&standing trend will have in the world of design?
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