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No back-ache with MyStandesk

Interior design
MyStandesk is a low-budget solution for those wishing to work while standing up, produced and sold by a Warsaw family firm.

Using MyStandesk prevents hunching allowing the user to place the screen and keyboard at eye and hand-level.

The recycled cardboard construction is also easily flattened and folded away.

The idea for MyStandesk came to me during lockdown when my wife and I were forced to work from home. We don't have the luxury of height regulated desks so we thought a cheap practical solution would be best to replace a pile of books. We also realised that many people and in particular those with back problems, prefer to stand up when they work, which is also not so easy to organise at home. There is also the problem of video conferencing. We are difinitely doing a lot more of it than before the pandemic and making sure the camera is set up at the right angle is often a problem.
Mark Twomey, the co-creator of My Standesk

This is the first product Mark and his wife have produced to sell online. It is produced and distributed in Warsaw.







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schedule 27 February 2024
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Panattoni has handed over Panattoni Park Lublin IV. The project is a two-building complex with a combined area of 52,000 sqm, built within the Świdnik Economic Activity Zone. The first tenants are now starting their operations in the complex.

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schedule 27 February 2024
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schedule 27 February 2024
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schedule 26 February 2024
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schedule 26 February 2024
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schedule 23 February 2024
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schedule 22 February 2024
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schedule 22 February 2024
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schedule 22 February 2024
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schedule 22 February 2024
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schedule 22 February 2024
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schedule 22 February 2024
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schedule 22 February 2024
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schedule 21 February 2024
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schedule 21 February 2024
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schedule 19 February 2024
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schedule 19 February 2024
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CTP has fully leased CTPark Weiden ahead of its completion. The latest tenant is Josef Witt, an international textile trading company based in Weiden.

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schedule 19 February 2024
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schedule 16 February 2024
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schedule 15 February 2024
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schedule 23 February 2023

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schedule 10 January 2023

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schedule 05 December 2022

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schedule 07 November 2022

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schedule 08 July 2022

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schedule 11 February 2022

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schedule 21 October 2021

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schedule 30 June 2021

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schedule 17 March 2021

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schedule 02 February 2021

No back-ache with MyStandesk

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schedule 19 January 2021

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schedule 30 December 2020

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schedule 26 November 2020

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schedule 10 August 2020

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schedule 29 July 2020

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schedule 13 March 2020

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schedule 13 March 2020

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schedule 13 March 2020

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schedule 10 March 2020

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