Humanscale® Float Sit/Stand Desk - White Base

  • Contract Grade

Select Size: 48" Desk

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$1,749 $1,899
  • Unlimited Flat Rate Delivery

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The Float Desk is a revolutionary standing desk that brings effortless operation to traditional sit/stand products. Using a patented counterbalance mechanism that replaces older technology, it encourages an active work place without interrupting workflow.

  • A hand pedal attached to the desks makes the table simple to adjust.
  • Desk adjust up or down without having to remove your desktop accessories.
  • Provides 20" of near effortless adjustment from 27" to 47" high.
  • Unique counter-balance mechanism and weight indicator.
  • Desk height is adjustable for ergonomic use.
  • The average American spends about 95% of the workday seated.
  • Standing three hours a day burns an extra 750 calories per week.
  • Standing for 15 minutes every hour invigorates mind and body.
  • Frequent standing helps to minimize injury and improve long-term health.
  • Made of steel and aluminum.
  • Top is made of kiln-dried solid wood with veneer.
  • No obstructive crossbeam.
  • Imported.
Dimensions & Care


  • Small: 48" wide x 24" deep x 27"-47" high
  • Height adjustable from 27" to 47"
  • Top: 60" wide x 30" deep
  • Handles up to 130 pounds of desktop weight.
  • Large: 60" wide x 30" deep x 27"-47" high
  • Height adjustable from 27" to 47"
  • Top: 60" wide x 30" deep
  • Handles up to 130 pounds of desktop weight.


Shipping & Returns


In-stock items will usually ship within 7-10 business days for the cities listed below:

  • San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Chicago, Detroit, Columbus, New York City, Baltimore, Boston, Cromwell, Atlanta, Raleigh, Charlotte, Tampa, Fort Meyers, Orlando, Miami, Fort Lauderdale. For other areas, your items will be delivered within 2-3 weeks.

Unlimited Flat Rate Shipping

For one low, flat fee per trip, we will*:

  • Deliver every eligible piece to the room of your choice – regardless of number of items
  • Unpack and assemble each piece
  • Remove and recycle the packaging

You can schedule delivery as soon as all items are ready. White glove service includes a two-person crew. Delivery fee varies by zip code and order total. Eligible items will show “Unlimited Flat Rate Delivery” on the product page.

White Glove delivery is only available in the contiguous 48 states. Delivery is by appointment Tuesday – Saturday in most major metropolitan areas, with Monday delivery available in some areas. Service to outlying areas may be restricted based on geographic location. Our delivery service will contact you to arrange a delivery date and confirm the appointment timeframe.

*Exceptions include outdoor patio structures, marble or stone sink consoles, lighting, mirrors, rugs, headboards attached to a metal frame and any items requiring home installation or wall mounting.

View the complete Shipping and Delivery Information page.


You can return eligible item(s) within 30 days of receiving an order or 7 days for Quick Ship upholstery items for a refund of the merchandise value. An original receipt or gift receipt is required. Monogrammed items and Made to Order furniture or rugs are not eligible for returns. Review the full list of ineligible items and our refund policy below before starting the process.

Easy Ways to Return:

  • Stores - You can return most non-furniture items to your local Pottery Barn store for free.
  • Bring to UPS Location (under 70 lbs) – See our full Easy Returns Policy to start the process.


Ineligible Items

Items non-eligible for returns or exchanges:

  • Monogrammed items
  • Mattresses
  • Gift cards
  • Made to Order items, including custom rugs and furniture
  • Final sale items (with prices ending in $.X7 or $.X9)
  • Items damaged through normal wear and tear

Questions? See our full Easy Returns Policy.

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