Drywall, glass and doors have traditionally defined private spaces in the workplace but the move to open floor plans has knocked those walls down. Now we have a need for space that provides different levels of privacy for collaboration and personal focus. How can you offer your workers the privacy they need with desire to maintain the flexibility of an open office?

Here are our Top 4 favorite space defining furniture pieces that can help…

The open office doesn’t have to mean zero privacy, noise canceling headphones or never-ending distractions. With a few creative solutions your open office can be the retreat workers need. Looking for ways to foster creativity and collaboration in your work space while not losing sight of the need for focus in your work place.


Author Matt Thompson, OpenSquare A&D Manager

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Matt joined OpenSquare as the Architectural and Design Manager in February 2019. He spent the last 6 years as the VP of Sales at Choke Industries, LLC. a leading apparel and gift line based in Seattle WA which he co-founded in 2008. Before heading to Choke full-time you may remember Matt from his past roles as the Architectural Product Specialist at BiNW (now Catalyst Workplace Activation), Healthcare Specialist at MRG (now Workpoint) or as an interior designer at NBBJ in the Healthcare and Hospitality studios. Matt is excited to be back in the furniture and design world and looks forward to connecting with new and familiar faces. In his free time you’ll find Matt hanging out in Capitol Hill where he lives, or volunteering at Woodland Park Zoo as a Zoo Ambassador helping educate guests on the zoo’s amazing work with animals and animal conservation.