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Indesign in focus: Furniture for the modern workplace

We all know that the traditional office space has evolved to accommodate a more fluid and intuitive solution to productivity. Our Indesign In Focus list is fit for the shift in working behaviours across the commercial industry.

  • Work With Me is a series of booths, pods and lounges, available from Zenith.

As the modern workplace continues to evolve, so too does the furniture we use in it. Simple cubicles and generica desks are not enough to inspire and satisfy a workforce more privy and sensitive to design than ever. This list of contemporary office furniture is the remedy for the dull workplaces of the past. This is office furniture, in focus…

Moving Wall by Flinkspace

Moving Wall Flinkspace Indesign in Focus furniture modern workplace

Moving Walls is made up of an A-frame whiteboard, powder coated in a unique, patented powder minimising the need for cleaning chemicals and the occurrence of memory or staining.


Linea from Planex

Linea shelves planex indesign in focus furniture for the modern workplace

A freestanding structure that can be used to define work areas, Linea is a storage hub, a sound-break and an anchor point.


Agapecasa Cavalletto Storage System by Angelo Mangiarotti from Artedomus

Shelf System Artedomus Indesign in focus furniture modern workplace

Designed by Angelo Mangiarotti in 1953, Cavalletto is a modular system of stackable vertical elements and shelves. This versatile and functional system features Mangiarotti’s signature and timeless gravity joints in which shelves and drawer units can easily be interlocked. Cavalletto is made from birch plywood, available in natural or dark oak finishes and with optional storage units.


Slab Standup from Luxxboxx

Slab Standup Desk Luxxbox Furniture Modern Workplace

Setting the bar high is what this table does. Lockable castors make this movable work surface right at home in any flexible workspace. Adapt spaces to work where you need them, with the added bonus of increased ergonomics.


Dunas Collection from ownworld

Dunas ownworld idnesign in focus furniture in the modern workplace

Characterised by a sophisticated design, with sleek lines and essential elegance, Dunas offers an extensive collection of chairs and armchairs of transversal use. Ultimate flexibility originates from the combination of two seat options, a chair or armchair, with a wide variety of bases, allowing endless possibilities of use in all types of contexts and spaces.


Box Sofa from Tables Chairs and Workshops

Box Sofa Tables Chairs and Workshops Indeisng in focus furniture for the modern workplace

The Box Sofa provides a quiet and visually secluded cover from the surrounding noise and movement. Generally, this problem can be found in open-space offices and public spaces. The Box Sofa can also be used as a room divider and is available in different colours to match your interior.


Cesta by ECC Lighting & Furniture

cesta by ecc lighting & furniture indesign in focus furniture for the modern workplace

This enchanting, handcrafted lamp has been shaped using traditional steam-bending techniques and is delicately polished and sturdily put together. It consists of a subtle cherry wood structure that holds an opal-shaped glass shade.


WWM from Zenith

WWM Flexible Workspaces indesign in focus furniture for the modern workplace

Work With Me (WWM) is a collection of flexible workspaces that screen you from sight and sound. Designed with a softer aesthetic and the ability to be customised, the collection consists of work pods, meeting booths, conference booths, work booths and lounge pods.


Balance Acoustic Tiles from Woven Image

Balance acoustic tiles woven image indesign in focus furniture for the modern workplace

Balance Acoustic tiles are both beautiful and functional and will transform commercial interiors into calm, soft spaces. Once installed the timeless chamfered edges create shadow filled grid lines


Aeron Remastered from Living Edge

Aeron remastered chair living edge indesign in focus furniture for the modern wrokplace

When Bill Stumpf and Don Chadwick designed Aeron, they combined a deep knowledge of human-centred design with innovative, never-before-seen technology to deliver a chair unlike any other. Now Aeron has been remastered—ergonomically, functionally, anthropometrically, and environmentally—for today’s work and workers.
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