The corporate world is changing in an ever faster pace. In modern day offices, flexibility and optimal use of space have high priority. Cleverly designed furniture fits in this trend.
Modular office seating systems allow workers to adapt to various workspace settings and situations.
The office and its infrastructure faciliatates the people who work there, not the other way round.
1. Jaan Bench
The Jaan Bench from designer EOOS offers double-sided seating with configuration options galore.
Minimalist design meets sleek chic to bring a modern touch to anywhere from the office to boutique hotels.
Covered in soft, cool leather with a wooden frame, this bench fits into corners, entryways, or wherever you need some extra seating.
2. Block Party Lounge
The Block Party’s quirky name is utterly delightful, but what’s even more impressive is its versatility in the face of hundreds of other seating systems.
The Block Party Lounge uses softened rectangular shapes to create a multi-functional lounge sofa that fits the décor of just about any venue while providing comfortable seating in a busy corporate grind. Your work day just got a whole lot more manageable.
Who knew office meetings could be cozy? The PodMeeting seat and sofa from o4i Design Studio makes it possible.
With high, padded walls and comfortable seating, the PodMeeting sofa envelopes you in your own private meeting space while still providing you with the essentials for an effective meeting: a whiteboard, power outlets, a lamp and a table with seating for four.
The Moon Chaise Longue is a modular and multi-functional furniture with a contemporary design consisting of two foam units which together form a seat or a low table.
The fabric is removable and washable and available into many modern colors. Suitable for many applications both indoors and outdoors. Hit up Italian home design web store LOVEThESIGN for details.
Designer Patricia Urquiola has successfully designed versatile office furniture in a work environment that is constantly changing.
The Openest furniture collection is a series of pieces, including a sofa, convertible armchair/pouf, and a sprig table, that caters to those searching for multi-functional yet stylish office equipment.
Plume screens are included to help maximize privacy while still providing an open design.
6. Jaxx Zipline
The Zipline Chair with Ottoman is a nice and functional centerpiece for any room. When stacked the ottoman in the seat you have a large seating pad or table.
Chair and ottoman are made from comfortable and highly durable foam and available in five colors. More ifo and purchase at Amazon.
Adding some funky feng shui to the mix are Brackets for Kokuyo, a collaborative product of designers Oki Sato and Nendo.
Much like the Opera Chair from Softline, the high back provides quiet space to concentrate, but Brackets has a backrest for extra support, taking the aches and pains of office chairs out of the equation.
Brackets can be fitted into multiple seating arrangements to suit any space.
Sometimes what your office needs from its furniture is not only comfort, but simplicity.
Ophelis Docks, an array of futuristic-looking office chairs and couches, answer the call in a harmony of colors and options for add-ons, complete with electrical outlets for maximum productivity.
Add-ons include noise-cancelling partitions as well as connected side tables big enough to work on.
9. Modular Ø Bench System
Plush cushions and soft, rounded corners make you feel all cozy inside. One is tempted to lie down on the Modular Ø Bench System instead of use it for work, and you can if you’re not at your place of employment.
Its three pieces can be separated or put together to form one big sofa; the possibilities for configurations are enough to get anyone excited. It’s perfect for a meeting space or your living room at home.
Hit up Kilo Design Studio to learn more.
For those in need of more versatility, Dilim from Koleksiyon’s designers Oberfell and Wertel offers a collection that’s bound to satisfy any demand.
Not only are the color options in abundance, but the size options are in good taste too.
Ranging from narrower single seating to wider lounge chairs, Dilim fits into any layout, and you can use it for just about any occasion.
What sets the Mosaic seating system from Pulse Design apart are the quarter circle cushions that allow for optimum flexibility in office seating arrangements.
These cushions make it possible to form these sofas and chairs into a circular formation, square, rectangular, or even one that snakes its way around other furniture.
It makes fitting into odd spaces a breeze.
12. Opera Sofa and Chair
The Opera Sofa and Chair from Softline meets both the needs for privacy and workspace.
Whether you need a quiet place to concentrate on projects or an area to huddle for a group meeting, Softline provides comfort and versatility in the form of a high back chair and sofa.
Put two or several together to create your own private meeting space.
Parade Seating from Emergent Crown brings contrasting tones and contoured seating together in an infusion of bold colors.
Parade Seating’s complimentary rolling stools fit neatly against each seat to create group seating, or you can use each individually and convert the stool into a table.
Sliding chair legs make rearranging seating quicker and easier, with no damage to your flooring.
With Teknion DNA seating, your office’s lounge area is transformed into a comfortable workspace designed to both please the eye and improve your productivity.
Separate electrical outlet cushions conjoin each seat so you can share plugins while still maintaining your private space, and Teknion’s revolutionary design keeps your office’s interior modern and appealing.
15. #002 WorkSofa
Prooff’s #002 WorkSofa looks like a colorful jigsaw puzzle, with the intent of providing seating for any social activity and interaction.
Its designers went great lengths to study the best seating options for productivity, with this optimized seating arrangement as the result.
High-backed chairs and solid wooden frames give your office a striking appearance that’s sure to inspire the energy and creativity needed for projects.
16. #006 SideSeat
Prooff’s #006 SideSeat combines all the best aspects of an office chair and desk.
Sturdy but flexible, this work station has seating that moves with you. It allows you to turn from being seated at the desk and spin into a more leisurely mode, with the table at your side.
SideSeat also comes with storage shelves built in to keep your work desk free of clutter.
17. To Gather
To Gather from Studio Lawrence has, perhaps, the most eclectic design. Fitting together like puzzle pieces, the options for seating arrangements become endless.
To Gather’s burst of color fills the room with buzzing energy and makes meetings more fun and inspired. Studio Lawrence’s bold, innovative design makes it a steep competitor in the world of office decorating.
18. PARCS Causeway
PARCS Causeway by Bene not only offers seating options, but the design also lends itself to standing and leaning positions often used in the workplace. It’s comfortable for everyone!
Different combinations of pieces can either give privacy by using the higher screens or encourage open discussion with lower bench seating and joining side tables.
Stacked geometrical shapes in Howe’s Manhattan seating module form three different heights in this design from Morten Nicolajsen.
Each height creates a different seating experience, and the hexagonal design defies the traditional meeting circle, encouraging new ideas with a unique shape for office furniture.
The Manhattan’s varying levels and movable pieces allow for different arrangements to change up your space depending on your needs for that day.
20. Bi Silla
Settle into your comfort zone with Bi Silla squares from Silvia Cenal Idarreta.
With warm and inviting textures and colors, Bi Silla isn’t your typical office chair. A high panel conformed to the chair provides your own personal enclosure where you can concentrate and work without distraction.
Scoot several of these chairs together, and you have an informal, collaborative workspace.
Offecct’s Smallroom collection is more toned-down in color, but it makes up for it in functionality.
Strategic spacing between pieces lets Smallroom give you privacy while staying connected to others through a window effect.
Sofa options include having the seat set to the right or left, as well as a block designed into the furniture for storage or workspace.
Confluences by Ligne Roset stands apart from most modular office furniture because of the absence of clean lines.
This doesn’t lessen its appeal, however. On the contrary, the furniture morphs together like liquid to create seamless integration of other pieces.
Confluences allow you to connect more and more pieces with ease and fluidity to make your interior design flow.
The POP Sofa, designed by Patrick Bengtsson and Pierre Sindre, relies on calmer, cooler pastel colors for a more relaxing office environment. Components mix and match to form endless design possibilities that fit into just about any layout.
Accessories include side tables that function as both separate furniture and integrated desks, with conjoining seat cushions and sound-absorbing back panels.
24. Hub Modular Seating
Your office is always a hub of activity, but now you can have a seating area that rises to the challenge and finds a place for everyone.
Hub Modular Seating is an inventive and powerful seating system that brings your office community together while giving each person their own space, complete with a cupholder for morning (or afternoon) coffee.
25. Q5 Bench Collection
This futuristic configuration isn’t an alien lifeform, nor is it from the vast reaches of outer space. The unusual aesthetic is all part of designer Jonathan Prestwich’s plan to dominate his industry through functional, modern design that sparks the imagination and entertains while staying completely still.
Several variations give you plenty of options for including the Q5 Bench Collection and table system in your home or office, including eye-popping colors and optional table components.