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Flexibility and customisation – designing the breakout rooms of tomorrow

As the modern workspace continues to change and evolve – from hot desking to ergonomic design –breakout rooms have solidified themselves as an essential aspect of work design. But how are these spaces themselves changing?

In 2020, offices are faster, more adaptable and funkier than ever. Employees are looking for more than a paycheque when it comes to workplaces – the atmosphere, workplace design, and proper breakout rooms can do a lot for keeping employees happy and productive.

To entice and retain high-flyers of all skillsets, companies across the country are constantly looking for ways to add value to their workspaces as a means of providing ideal and super-productive environments. The modern work environment is often broken up into a number of very specific zones to suit all the different gears a team will cycle-through on any given day – from collaborative work areas and quiet areas for focused work, to breakout rooms and dining spaces – every detail is considered.

The recently re-branded Infinity Commercial Furniture takes enormous pride in offering furniture pieces with a vast array of options and versatility. Not content with standard house greys and black fabrics that are smeared across every office suite, Infinity supplies a range of options that would rival the wardrobe of even the greatest diva.

Voluptuous and stylish, a highlight of Infinity’s offering for workplaces are the low-back-single and three-seater Mello lounges, with enough variations to never see two alike. The arrival of the Mello lounge on the furniture scene has caused builders, designers and architects alike to include them in their plans. Within the first four months of Mello’s arrival in Australia, these super-comfy, marshmallow inspired couches have swaggered into offices from Barangaroo to Bourke Street in Melbourne and Queen Street in Brisbane – in rich vibrant velvets through leather and suede – there’s a Mello for every space.

The simplicity and elegance of the Mello allows it to be inserted into any style of workspace, contrasting perfectly with the hard lines of coffee tables, workstations and desks alike. Combined with the right colour, Mello can deliver a level of fun and warmth often sought out to enliven the breakout rooms of any office.

Photography: Mello has been featured in Expedia project by Inscape.

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