Today, many architects use them to plan and draw blueprints. They come in many different varieties and have many advantages. Some are just desks that slant towards you so that you do not have to bend over your work for a longer period of time. The tables come with drafting chairs, which can be adjusted in height to also avoid slouching. Sometimes they can be bought together but most of the time they are sold separately.
If you are someone who sits at all day working on sketches or painting, you probably get tired easily because of the way you are sitting. The point of these Height Adjustable Desks that they are designed specifically with you in mind and to help that problem. If you are into art as a hobby and do not spend all of your time working on art, then it is nice to have a separate table just for your supplies. Can you imagine trying to paint or draw on a table full of papers, pens, and important documents? That could get messy. The table has a perfect amount of room for all of your supplies as well as the project you are working on so do not worry about getting your work and art things mixed up.
Some of the tables come with a portion that has a light under it. That way if you want to trace something, you do not have to guess where to draw the lines. Whichever kind you would like, they are available at most furniture stores or art supply shops and you can get them made in any kind of material such as wood.
Some are made so that they can be folded and in that case, you probably would not be using it that much. If you are planning to use it every day or almost every day then one that is not foldable is probably the best option unless you were planning on taking it to other places often. Depending on what you are working on, the size of your project should be a huge factor in what you buy. You do not want to be using a table that is way to small.