Founding Story

StandStand Bamboo Face

The StandStand Story: An Iterative Process

One morning during a meditation session, the thought crossed my mind that I could make a portable standing desk, something I could carry as easily as my laptop and set up on any table and desk. Since tables and desks are found everywhere, I only needed to raise my computer about twelve inches.

I made my first prototype within a week. I thought a trapezoid would give stability, but it pivoted back and forth a lot. When I added two sticks to brace it, that was already six pieces—too many to carry easily.

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Using StandStand Outdoors with Luke Leafgren

8 Product Features That Define StandStand

Sitting is deadly! In recent years, scientists have found that the more you sit, the earlier you die. In fact, sitting is “more dangerous than smoking.”

I started getting nervous because my work and hobbies have me sitting at the computer for many hours every day. I thought about investing a lot of money in a standing desk, which have been shown to improve your health, burn more calories, and even make you 10% more productive.

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