Product Watch: Ratio by Herman Miller

Herman Miller introduces Ratio, the latest in sit-stand desking

Herman Miller’s long commitment to studying how people work has resulted in many world firsts in helping people feel and work better – from the pioneering Action Office to the ground-breaking Aeron chair.

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This record of innovative design continues with the addition of Ratio to the Herman Miller furniture portfolio. Ratio, a new height-adjustable desk, makes moving from sitting to standing, and back again, a natural part of a person’s day, and encourages people to be more active and healthy while at work.

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With its clean lines and lightweight design, Ratio has been designed to blend into the modern office environment. It can be single or back-to-back desks in unlimited clusters. It is available with two kinds of electric height adjustment including programmable pre-sets for use at assigned desks; a user can adjust their desk to exactly the right height for them at the touch of a button.

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Senior Ergonomist at Herman Miller, Lillian Antonio says: “Research has shown us that the average worker spends between three and eight hours a day at their desk, and a sedentary lifestyle can increase our risk of diabetes, obesity, heart disease and some kinds of cancer. Height-adjustable desks support moving from one posture to another throughout the day, which we know is beneficial to our health.”

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