Standing and moving throughout the work day are recommended to ward off negative health effects. Adding a standing desk to your office can make it that much easier to do both, all while still staying on task. There’s also a lot of research that suggests, in addition to health benefits, individuals also become more focused and more creative when they incorporate a standing height desk into their workspace. If you do choose to take the step of adding either a brand new standing desk or a height adjustable desk, you’ll be in good company. Here are a few famous and creative individuals who also worked at a standing desk.


Benjamin Franklin

It’s true! The founding father often used a standing desk. We can only assume that he spent the time at his standing desk either writing, reading or editing!


Winston Churchill

As one of the most quoted individuals in history, Winston Churchill often used a standing desk during his time as Prime Minister.


In addition to Franklin and Churchill, even more brilliant,creative and influential people used standing desks as they worked. The list includes Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Jefferson, Donald Rumsfeld, Leonardo Da Vinci, Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens.


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