Tyde is a minimalist design created by France-based designers Ronan + Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra. Most stand-up or sit-down tables are only available as standalone desks, but Tyde is able to bring the best of both designs into a consolidated double workstation. The desk includes a cable channel and technical beam that can hold utensil trays, file boxes, adapters for monitors and table lamps.

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The designers took into consideration various challenges and details that many other open-planned workstations struggled with. One particular issue was to address an acoustic noise issue that affected many of the heigh-adjustable tables. As a solution, the Bouroullec brothers decided to include a quiet electric motor that would operate the height adjustments. In addition, the motor is concealed underneath a sound-proof polyester fleece.

The desk currently has three height-adjustment variations: an electric motor for stand-up/sit-down tables, a hand crank, or a manual locking mechanism for seated variations. There are also add-on options available such as monitors, CPU holders, and technical beam accessories. Electric outlets can be accessed directly on the surface of the desk.

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