The “sitting-standing” desk trend is spreading in Italy, too. As confirmed by the turnover of the companies producing it and by Linak, leading producer company in electric linear actuators. Italy is discovering the advantages of the adjustable height desks, which was the theme we already dealt with in some of our previous articles.
A few companies- Kinnarps, Estel, Sedus, Emme Italia- have recorded a rise in sales ranging from 10 to 30% and their remarks help us investigate this new request coming from the market.
In the pictures electric linear actuator by Linak.
The sensibility to the wellbeing theme is the most interesting fact, a real “cultural swing” in Italy.
In the pictures high adjustable desks by Sedus.
When we speak of Ergonomics, today we think of the workplace in its entirety, not just of the task chair. Actually in desk sharing offices and in companies focused on the employees‘ wellbeing.
In the pictures high adjustable desks by Kinnarps.
Now let’s come to the drawback pointed out by Gensler: to what extent does the electrical control affect the cost compared to the fixed desk?
In the pictures high adjustable desks by Estel.
The percentage increase for a standard desk ranges from + 38% to more than the double.
In the pictures high adjustable desks by Emme Italia.
In Italy the prices for a standard adjustable height desks (no accessories included) are:
From 700 to 900 euro Kinnarps.
From 1000 to 1500 euro Emme Italia.
From 1000 to 1700 euro Sedus:
Up to 1300 euro Estel.