Standing Desks to Check Out this 2022 (review)

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If you’re looking for a significant improvement in your health without making any drastic change that might be tough to sustain, standing at work is one of the best small changes you can make. Standing can help you break your sedentary routine at work. It can add mobility to your day, help you focus on tasks better, and minimize body pain.

Enhance your work lifestyle this 2022 by standing more. Invest in a standing desk. Find a desk that is sturdy, adjustable, and able to handle your day-to-day work needs.

Below we take a look at some of the top standing desks in the market today.

See if there’s one that’s perfect for you.

When shopping for a new desk, consider your available space, the equipment you have, and the feel you want to create in your space. Below are some of our top standing desk picks:

Vari (formerly Varidesk) Standing Desk

If you’re looking for a sturdy desk that can handle most of your office equipment, the Vari Desk is the way to go. It has a straightforward design that makes handling it—from setting up to operating it—very easy.


High Points:

  • Strong frame and steel legs that will not wobble even at its tallest height setting
  • Wide surface area capable of holding a wide range of office equipment
  • Despite its bulk, it’s relatively easy to install with just a few steps involved
  • Comes with built-in cable management device that helps organize all your cords

Low Points:

  • As mentioned, it is quite bulky and can take up a lot of space
  • There have been mentions of the desk being slow when moving up or down
  • Limited customization options

Uplift Standing Desk

The Uplift desk stands out when it comes to its reliability and responsiveness. It offers more than just the basic function—it also helps you create a space you’ll love.

uplift v2

High Points:

  • Offers a wide range of customization options, from the desk top to the frame and even the keypad
  • Designed to accommodate different extra accessories for even more customization
  • Comes with a reinforced frame for added strength
  • Up to 51” in height, perfect for tall users

Low Points:

  • While it’s ideal for tall users, it’s not built for shorter users

Motion Series Standing Desk

A versatile desk that can handle a wide range of heights and users—this is the advantage of the MotionGrey desk. It is a highly adjustable desk that operates quietly and with ease.

motiongrey desk

High Points:

  • Generous height range, from as low as 23.6” to as high as 49”, great for both tall and short users
  • Lifting speed of 1.5”/sec and noise level of 45dB—fast and quiet, perfect for daily use
  • Warranty of up to 8 years, one of the longest in the market

Low Points:

  • Limited customization options in terms of the desk top

Jarvis L-Shaped Desk

If you want a wider area for your office equipment and you have enough space, you might want to consider the L-shaped desk from Jarvis.

jarvis desk

High Points:

  • The desk shape ensures you have enough space for all your office equipment
  • Accommodates a wide range of users, with its highest setting reaching up to 50.75”
  • Built fully customizable—adding cable organizers, storage, and even monitor arms is easy

Low Points:

  • This model ranges on the pricier end, going over a thousand bucks

Seville Classics Mobile Standing Desk

We’ve added this desk in our list for those individuals who are looking for something lightweight and more mobile. Although different from the rest in the list here, this one has its own appeal.

seville classics

High Points:

  • A rolling desk that will allow you to work standing anywhere in your building or space—it’s easy to move around with this desk
  • Minimalist and practical, perfect for your desktop or laptop
  • Lightweight and space saving, and also very affordable

Low Points:

  • Needless to say, this desk doesn’t offer much space, only the bare minimum
  • It’s not electric, although the design makes manual adjustment easy

Whether it’s a sturdy and permanent desk that you are looking for or one that is lightweight and mobile, the standing desks in this list will give you a few options to consider. Find the one that will meet your needs best, and start your way to a healthier work lifestyle this year.

About Us

MotionGrey is a Canadian standing desk company that specializes in ergonomic furniture. We supply and install only the best quality standing desks and ergonomic chairs in the country.

Our products are designed with wellness as the focal point. From our electric standing desks to our office and gaming chairs, we deliver best value by putting your health, safety, and comfort as top priority. Boost your creativity and level up work performance. We want you to create great outcomes so we’re providing you only the best tools to make them possible.
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