Sources: Furniture

1. Waiting won’t feel so tedious anymore thanks to Encore’s Clipse Lounge Series. Integrate functional accessories such as power and data units with optional USB connectivity, and pick from a variety of base options such as fixed legs, castors, or swivel. Base finishes are available in standard Metallic Silver, Graphite, Satin Black, and Chrome. Add on a tablet that rotates 360 degrees.

2. Rally modular furniture from Sauder Education is a renewable lounge configured with the Sauder Smart Design System that secures components with hidden interlocking metal fasteners. It also features multiple arm styles and a variety of foot, leg, and base options.

3. Three H’s sit-stand program, Upside, is truly unique in its proprietary custom design that integrates movable work surfaces cleanly and efficiently within its 1-inch panel system, without the need for base feet. It gives designers the ability to incorporate casegoods with workstations, freeing up space and heightening usability.

4. CH88 from Coalesse is a stacking chair with style, designed by Hans J. Wegner. Available with a wood or upholstered seat (Carl Hansen & Son fabric or leather) and metal legs with black paint, chrome, or stainless steel finish, the chair can stack four high. The chair's dimensions measure 30.25 inches (height) by 22.5 inches (width) by 17.5 inches.

5. Add an edge to libraries, corridors, lobbies, and beyond with Moss 3 and Moss 3 Curves seating from Thonet. Designed by QDesign, the line features six standard shapes for sitting or perching on the back, as well as the Quik-Kinect device that allows the furniture to be changed up without tools. It also offers a wide range of reconfiguration options.

6. Effective collaboration requires more than just benches and lounges. The Dewey Connection Cart from Izzy+—designed by Joey Ruiter, like the rest of the Dewey collection—transforms spaces into connection points that matter by offering tackable, writeable, or technology-supporting configurations with a variety of customization capabilities.

7. Mio collaborative tables from National Office Furniture support the flipped classroom with their work surface grommets, projection options, and technology trough. Students can bounce ideas off one another in a variety of tabletop shapes, at standard or bar height.