Eric BlairSeptember 17th

It’s safe to say that no matter whether you’re in the middle of a mammoth  study session, a long day at work or a marathon revision binge we’ve all wanted to escape under our desks for a little kip at some time or other.  

Well, the wonderful people at Uplift Desk have made that dream very much a reality with their brilliant new office accessory in the form of an under-desk hammock. Genius.  

The hammock, which costs £44, is specially designed to attach to Uplift’s custom standing desk, with the company advising you to ‘rethink how you rest’.


Uplift say: “Instead of a gallon-a-day coffee habit, you could be catching some z's whenever you please. The Under Desk Hammock clips in right under your UPLIFT V2 Standing Desk, providing you with a quiet little cocoon in the shade of your desktop.

“And you don't have to sleep in the hammock, necessarily. Your coworkers and friends will want to know more when they see you catching up on email from the comfort of your hanging hideaway. Be sure to show them how it works - and tell them where they can get their own!”

The hammock is currently available in two colours - blue or grey - and comes complete with its very own storage bag, making it easy to throw over your shoulder after a tough day’s snoozing.


But if you think this is just your run-of-the-mill everyday hammock, let me tell you, you’re sorely mistaken. 

This is your basic hammock’s futuristic second cousin, coming with its very own ‘Connect mobile app’ which allows you to adjust its height, making it easy to get in or out when you're ready to lie down or stand back up.

Uplift say: “If you already take advantage of the functionality added by the UPLIFT Desk Connect Dongle and the Connect mobile app, you know that you can change the height of your desk from your smartphone or tablet.

 “Our product designers thought this might also be the perfect way to get in and out of the Under Desk Hammock.


“Just lower the desk, so that the hammock rests on the ground, get in, and use the Connect app to raise the hammock up. Reverse this procedure when you're ready to get out.“If you're looking for a place to store your phone or empty your pockets while you're lying down, simply use the hammock's storage bag. It stays attached (so it won't get lost) and hangs down at your side. 

“When it's time to put the hammock away, roll it up and stow it in its matching storage bag.”

Is there anything these guys haven’t thought of!?

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