The rise of the high-back sofa
Top ten office high-backs
In recent years, the open plan office has seen a big increase in informal meeting spaces. Partly as a response to loss of desk ownership and the need to support flexible working, but also to alleviate pressure on formal meeting rooms.
High-back sofas, when positioned facing each other, provide semi-private spaces with surprisingly good acoustic qualities. The market is awash with every major manufacturer providing a version, including options that close off one end and include fixed tables and fitted AV.
Here’s our top ten (in no particular order!):