Cafe style curved tables with coordinating curved benches provided the perfect blend of flexibility for a small student group or meeting space. Soft seating was added through the space to provide quiet spaces for reading.
This Welcome Zone is a functional and mobile zone. The Stowaway Personal Tech Cart creates a space for the librarian or moderator along with Mobile Book Trucks to hold returned books until ready to file back into the collection.
This Cafe Style Collaboration KIT consists of Indy Tables with Carlo Stool, Full Time Halfback curved lounge seating with Derby Beanie shaped table and Blox Seating.
The Drift Mobile Shelving KIT includes Full Time Halfback lounge seating with Orbit Occasional table and BLOX seating.
Soft mobile seating at the end of book runs provide quiet quick-stops for readers and can also easily come together for group discussions.
Dock mobile storage units were added in a couple heights and provide the convenience of storage, snap together for larger work surfaces. Porter tables have height adjustable tops that also flip to store. Sturdy Edison tables with butcher block tops are durable when there’s the occasional pounding of a hammer. The dreamer cart with storage, marker board and an adjustable work-surface provides the perfect addition for brainstorming.
Flex Lab includes Work+Box Docks, Carlo stools, Edison Tables, Hannah Chairs, and Porter Adjsutable height tables. The Dreamer cart is shown paired Orbit table and Blox and Full Time round mobile ottoman. Creating a wonderful Brainstorming KIT.
Grade 4 Commons Area includes Rockford Reatsel tables, Blox Seating, Dotti stools and Shroom Stools.
Grade 1 Commons Area includes Rockford Reatsel and Round tables, Blox Seating, Dotti stools and Shroom Stools.
Grade3 Commons Area includes Rockford Reatsel tables, Blox Seating, Dotti stools and Shroom Stools.
Grade 6 Commons Area includes Rockford Reatsel tables, Bella Chairs, Push Pop stools with Orbit table, Blox seating and Shroom Stools.
Grade 6 Commons closeup of Orbit Cafe Table with Push Pop Stools.
Customer requirements and requests
Reading or quiet zones, at least 5
Cafe style seating, 1
Collaborative zones 4-5
Independent study zones, 3
Must have mobility
Curved, mobile shelving
1 Librarian monitor space
Soft seating at least 10, mobile
Cohesive design through out the school
Multiple commons for different age groups
Fun and inspiring
Accommodate all grade levels
When designing this new elementary school, collaboration was key. Through frequent virtual meetings we were able to coordinate products and materials to show continuity thought the spaces and make changes quickly.
Mobile stools at the end of shelving runs add extra space to read quietly or move together for impromptu collaboration. A personal tech cart provides a work surface for the librarian or moderator.
ES- Commons Areas
Commons areas were created as breakout zones for collaboration. Furnishings were selected based upon height and fun shapes that would inspires students. Using virtual meeting we were able to coordinate materials with adjacent classrooms creating a cohesively designed environment.
ES- Flex Lab
The Flex Lab needed to accommodate all grade levels, from 1st through 6th grade. It required flexibility and storage.If you like the finish pallet, please reach out to [email protected] to request a sample of each.