10 crucial desk exercises for designers

desk exercises

The right desk exercises can do wonders for your posture if you spend long hours working at a computer. Many artists and designers spend a lot of time at a screen, and perhaps even more so during periods of lockdown. You might not consider stopping to do desk exercises when you're busy working on a project, but all that time hunched over a screen can spell bad news for your posture and for the overall health of your back.

Taking regular breaks from the screen is vital, but protecting your back and your posture requires more than just a quick pause. With many creatives likely to continue working from home even as lockdowns start to ease, it's time a good time to invest in upgrading your setup, for example by using the best office chair and the best desk you can afford or using one of the best standing desk converters

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Rosie Hilder

Rosie Hilder is Creative Bloq's Deputy Editor. After beginning her career in journalism in Argentina – where she worked as Deputy Editor of Time Out Buenos Aires – she moved back to the UK and joined Future Plc in 2016. Since then, she's worked as Operations Editor on magazines including Computer Arts, 3D World and Paint & Draw and Mac|Life. In 2018, she joined Creative Bloq, where she now assists with the daily management of the site, including growing the site's reach, getting involved in events, such as judging the Brand Impact Awards, and helping make sure our content serves the reader as best it can.