'On your mark, get set, roll!' In June more than 150 people in Japan have taken part in the Grand Prix competition of racing while sitting on office chair. Teams see who can complete the most laps of a 200-meter course during a two-hour span. And the reward for the winners? 90 kg of rice.
Would you rather buy a luxury car or a first-class chair? And what role did Charles Darwin play in the evolution of office furniture? (Hint: A very important one.) You’d better seat yourself firmly in your chair — where you spend about a third of your waking life anyway — because what you’re about to read might make you fall out of it.
Back in 2015 Daniel Puglisi, a Swiss designer and web developer, just finished setting up his own “minimalist" home office desk and he was curious about how other people set up their personal workspaces. “But after some quick Google searches I didn’t came across anything useful. So I decided to take things into my own hands,” he said. That's the origin of DeskHunt.com - a website where inspirational workspaces meet stories about focus, ergonomics and self improvement. “I’m on a journey on finding the most inspirational desks and people behind them,” describes Daniel. Take a look at some of desks (mostly home offices) where freelancers work! See more of them at www.producthunt.com.