Smartdesks Unveils Combination Mobile Sit-Stand Conference Table Component
Smartdesks has launched a new conference table component that will allow an
use it sitting or standing. At the same time, it can be used as a desk
single student or as part of a conference table.
The Quark2 sit-stand mobile
collaborative learning conference table is the most recent iteration of
company's computer classroom furniture.
Designed to give the look of
a swiftly moving shuttlecraft, the Quark2 component rides on five
casters, meaning it can be moved from place to place and locked in one
when required. The support column is adjustable with 12 increments
ratchet adjustment. When used for sitting, it can be adjusted to as low
30.375 inches high and, when used while standing, it can be adjusted to
as 39.875 inches.
The work surface measures 35
inches across and 33 inches deep. It has an optional laptop port with
and one power outlet permanently mounted.
The Quark2 can be used as a
stand-alone desk or in more than one configuration with others. It can
docked along a wall so that a number of students can either sit or
to one another as they work. Likewise, it can be docked with a
unit that can allow as many as five people to join in a discussion.
in that case, up to four people would sit while the fifth would be able
stand and lead the discussion.
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.