Office Furniture 2020: 10 Things To Expect This Year

Posted by OfficeAnything on Jan 2nd 2020

Thanks to innovative brands, taking your work environments to the next level will be easier than ever in 2020. From advanced smart chairs that respond to your movements, to cutting edge tables designed for improved collaboration, this year is going to be packed with awesome ways to create, refine, and remodel professional interiors.

1.) Smart Chairs

powerfit chair

The smart chair movement started a few years back with the RFM Preferred Seating Verte chair. When first released, it was way ahead of its time. In 2020, new smart chairs like the Powerfit from Eurotech Seating are taking things to a whole new level. This ergonomic chair with a bluetooth enabled seat might just become the industry standard before we know it!

2.) Universal Power Modules

ki isle module

Nearly every reputable office furniture and seating manufacturer on the planet is now offering a variety of universal power modules designed to bring workers and visitors closer together with the ability to showcase presentations, charge devices, and so much more. Check out innovative new products like the Isle module from KI to see what we mean.

3.) Gray Laminate Finishes

jamestown furniture by bush

Laminate office furniture finishes like Cherry, Maple, and Mahogany will always have a place. That being said, Gray has absolutely taken over the market as the preferred choice of consumers and interiors design teams alike. New office furniture collections for 2020 like Mirella from Safco and Jamestown by Bush Business Furniture will help you design on-trend work environments that earn the compliments they deserve.

4.) Modular Lounge Seating

modular lounge seating

Tired of the same old sofa and lounge chair configuration in your waiting room? We feel ya! This year it will be easier than ever to think outside the box with connectable components that create unique layouts designed to maximize square footage and guest interaction. Check out collections like River and Wind Linear from Global to see what we mean.

5.) Cubicle Alternatives

collaborative benching

If you're ready to kick those old school high wall cubicles to the curb, there's no better time than now. In 2020, benching systems will further takeover the market. Why you ask? They're open, collaborative, and typically more affordable than traditional cubicle layouts.
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6.) Active Seating

thrive stool

Those who have made the switch to standing and height adjustable furniture in the workplace will love the 6th item on our list of things to expect in 2020. Ergonomic active stools provide extra support without restricting your ability to change posture and move regularly while working. Popular models like the Thrive from Bush Business Furniture are also available for well under $200.00.

7.) Standing Furniture

standing conference table

Based on the last item we showcased, you might have guessed that standing furniture would make the list. It's definitely the way of the future! Standing furniture encourages continuous movement in the workplace while simultaneously reducing fatigue. Popular standing tables and desks make it easy to stay active throughout task filled days.

8.) Space Saving Solutions

nesting tables

We all know that space is at a premium. It's for this reason that today's top brands have made it their mission to craft innovative furniture that helps you make the most of your available square footage when not in use. Take a look at all of the flip top nesting tables for sale on the market today from brands like Safco, Global, Enwork and KI. In addition to tables you'll see space saving chairs with flip up seats. Just because you're limited on space, you don't have to be limited on functionality!

9.) Industrial-Modern Desks

mirella desk

Everywhere we look we're seeing more industrial-modern desks. This emerging trend is showcased to perfection by the best selling executive office desks for sale from the Safco Mirella collection. A blend of laminate surfaces and unique metal accents make for totally awesome interiors with wow factor to spare.

10.) Collaborative Tables

v shaped table layout

The number one word you'll hear in 2020 when referring to office makeover projects is "collaboration". More than ever businesses are looking for ways to spark creativity and get those good ideas flowing. From benching to powered conference tables, collaborative workplace solutions are nothing short of awesome.