OFFICE CUBICLE DESIGN TRENDS
Collaborative Design Trends of 2013
ATrend Towards Collaboration
•	 Companies are choosing a more open 			
	workspace
•	 Individual work space has decreased 	...
•	 Office cubicles have had to adapt to a 	
	more collaborative workplace culture
"Do you care about your company culture?...
What makes a collaborative work environment?
•	 Team members often work together and share ideas
•	 Meeting rooms are equi...
•	 Projection boards are moveable and can be wheeled
	 into different spaces
•	 Workstations are facing one another
•	 Interactive virtual workspaces, like Haworth's Bluescape, 	
	 allow employees to easily collaborate and share
	informat...
The Office Cubicle of the Past
•  Layout neglected space for meeting areas throughout
•  High paneled walls
•  Stock/facto...
The New and Improved Office Cubicle
Low panel walls
or
Glass walls
creates a more open environment
Designer fabrics...
...FELT is in
Ergonomic task chairs
	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 •  Lumbar support
	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 •  Casters for mobility
	 	 	 	 	 	 	 	 •  Ability...
Clean studio desking
	 Ample space for a laptop, tablet and phone
Adaptable furniture
•  File cabinets on casters
•  Moveable walls
•  Portable white boards
Eco-friendly furniture and accessories
• Recycled wood and metal components
•  LED lighting
•  RaisedAccess Flooring
Touch down stations for mobile workers
Multi-purpose, LED task lighting
Featured: LIM
Adjustable desks for standing breaks
Curved furniture and layout
Curves, rather than sharp edges, are linked to
positive emotions and enhanced creativity (sour...
• Lots of windows
  for natural light
• High ceilings
• Glass office walls
Allow for plenty of light and open space
Beyond the Cubicle
Breakout areas for team brainstorming and
informal meetings
Featured: Workware/ToDo by Haworth
Helps establish
good relationships
between team mem-
bers
Provides "distraction"
times in
between times
of focus
Social sp...
Featured: Haworth Windowseat
Private areas
• Phone booths for personal calls, with sound-
   proofing material
•  Hooded c...
Collaboration Technology
• Integrated technology like Haworth's Workware
For more office design ideas, visit
www.facilitec-inc.com
And to learn how you can design a collaborative office
environme...
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  1. 1. OFFICE CUBICLE DESIGN TRENDS Collaborative Design Trends of 2013
  2. 2. ATrend Towards Collaboration • Companies are choosing a more open workspace • Individual work space has decreased over the past few decades (International Facility ManagementAssociation) 90 ft²  75 ft²
  3. 3. • Office cubicles have had to adapt to a more collaborative workplace culture "Do you care about your company culture? If you do, then the office matters." -Jason Freedman, founder of 42Floors
  4. 4. What makes a collaborative work environment? • Team members often work together and share ideas • Meeting rooms are equipped with collaboration technology (like Workware) • Small “breakout areas” are incorporated into the office cubicle layout • Employees have social spaces to build relationships and camaraderie • Layout and furniture is flexible and able to adapt to change
  5. 5. • Projection boards are moveable and can be wheeled into different spaces • Workstations are facing one another
  6. 6. • Interactive virtual workspaces, like Haworth's Bluescape, allow employees to easily collaborate and share information
  7. 7. The Office Cubicle of the Past • Layout neglected space for meeting areas throughout • High paneled walls • Stock/factory desks and chairs • Desking designed for computer tower and bulky monitor • Standard low-back seating with little attention to ergonomics
  8. 8. The New and Improved Office Cubicle Low panel walls or Glass walls creates a more open environment
  9. 9. Designer fabrics... ...FELT is in
  10. 10. Ergonomic task chairs • Lumbar support • Casters for mobility • Ability to recline • Side-to-side torsional flex Featured: Very Task chair
  11. 11. Clean studio desking Ample space for a laptop, tablet and phone
  12. 12. Adaptable furniture • File cabinets on casters • Moveable walls • Portable white boards
  13. 13. Eco-friendly furniture and accessories • Recycled wood and metal components • LED lighting • RaisedAccess Flooring
  14. 14. Touch down stations for mobile workers
  15. 15. Multi-purpose, LED task lighting Featured: LIM
  16. 16. Adjustable desks for standing breaks
  17. 17. Curved furniture and layout Curves, rather than sharp edges, are linked to positive emotions and enhanced creativity (source) Featured: V Series/Unigroup Too by Haworth
  18. 18. • Lots of windows for natural light • High ceilings • Glass office walls Allow for plenty of light and open space
  19. 19. Beyond the Cubicle Breakout areas for team brainstorming and informal meetings Featured: Workware/ToDo by Haworth
  20. 20. Helps establish good relationships between team mem- bers Provides "distraction" times in between times of focus Social spaces with lounge chairs
  21. 21. Featured: Haworth Windowseat Private areas • Phone booths for personal calls, with sound- proofing material • Hooded chairs for quiet, personal time
  22. 22. Collaboration Technology • Integrated technology like Haworth's Workware
  23. 23. For more office design ideas, visit www.facilitec-inc.com And to learn how you can design a collaborative office environment, download our free white paper.

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