Invest in a high-performing hybrid environment

The demand for a hybrid work model is continuing to grow, requiring companies to invest in hybrid furniture designs to support in-office and remote collaboration. Below are the following recommendations for top convertible furniture sold by Southern California’s leading dealers, bkm OfficeWorks and Steelcase. Our designs are inspired by flexibility to successfully support inclusivity, sustainability, and high performance in any hybrid work model.

Recommended Hybrid Office Furniture

Hybrid Homebase

Hybrid Homebase is a collaborative area for team and individual work. The adjacent space is designed for co-creation amongst teams while privacy screens offer individual users control over their own workspace. The furniture is adaptable, including height-adjustable desks, docking stations, lighting, and mobile storage to promote productivity within the space.


The DeskWizard compliments the Hybrid Homebase space. It empowers employees to choose how and where they want to work. The Deskwizard is a reservation system for shared workspaces; team members reserve a desk for solo or collaborative gatherings. The system is intuitive. Users can easily book a spot day-of, in advance, or on-demand through their mobile phone. Features include:

  • Flexibility: DeskWizard can be placed anywhere on the desk space.
  • Adaptability: DeskWizard is a user-friendly system that is easy to install and manage.
  • Integrative: DeskWizard integrates easily with other reservation systems.

Backyard Hub

The Backyard Hub is where collaboration and nature meet. Employees can sit, stand, or lounge in Steelcase’s hybrid outdoor furniture. Teams can host a variety of functions in this flexible space — indoors or outdoors. Integrated technology is found throughout this design to keep productivity at an all-time high.

Personal Oasis

A getaway spot that restores balance to the workspace. This private office invites comfort through warm lighting, light-scale seating, and a height-adjustable desk. Teammates can easily personalize the space and access resources through open storage and a tackable surface. The comfortability and privacy of Personal Oasis creates a great place for one-on-one connections with remote colleagues.

Garden Retreat

Nature-inspired elements promote relaxation and organic collaboration. In-office and remote teammates can share ideas through integrative tools such as worksurfaces, power, and markerboards. Boundary elements such as the Overhead Tent offer light privacy in a co-creation space.

Overhead Tent

An architecture-inspired tent with a sheer layer for privacy and visual appeal. This unique tent can be used in seating areas, providing comfort for socializing in open spaces. The design is open and airy, increasing ventilation and versatility for the space. Features include:

  • Aluminum frame: A flexible frame to create a wave-like aesthetic.
  • Easily movable: The tent is lightweight with handles for easy movability.
  • Intuitive assembly: No tools are required. Two people can quickly assemble the tent.
  • Connectors: Connectors are strategically placed to support the structure of the tent.

Team Huddle

Team Huddle promotes connection with colleagues regardless of where they are located. This design is a highly flexible hybrid space that promotes focus, learning, and collaboration. Team Huddle is a flexible space that includes products such as Steelcase Flex Perch Stool, AMQ Team Carts, and a Steelcase Flex Media Cart.

Steelcase Flex Perch Stool

This stool engages the mind and body, enhancing focus. The sleek and lightweight design is stackable, saving space when it is not being used. In addition, the Perch Stool is the first furniture product that reduces the use of fossil resources and is 100% recyclable.

Steelcase Flex Media Cart

A mobile cart that keeps up with people, projects, and organizations on the move. The Steelcase Flex Media Cart is customizable. It is available in an array of colors and finishes to best suit an office space. The cart has wheels for easy movement, can support up to a screen of 65 inches wide, has optional USB outlets and much more for ultimate hybrid functionality.

Work-Life Nook

The Work-Life Nook blends seamlessly into the comfort of home, but offers the professional flair of the office. The Coalesse Potrero415 desk and sleek Steelcase Karman chair support the efforts of remote work while remaining an aesthetically pleasing piece for the home.

Steelcase Karman

The Steelcase Karman chair has industry-leading comfortability and sustainability. It is designed to soothe pressure points for maximum comfort and support during the work day. The Karman chair is customizable as well. It is available in 13 proprietary colors and lux finishes.

Team Basecamp

The name says it all. This design has an extensive focus on hybrid collaboration. It is an enclosed project room that can quickly be reconfigured to meet the changing needs of the team. Co-creation is supported through marketboard space, varied seating heights, multiple monitors, and mobile power.

Additional Hybrid Furniture Design Options Worth Considering

Kontrol BioCloud

Bring peace of mind into the office by providing real-time viral and pathogen detection. Kontrol BioCloud increases the health and safety of in-office employees. This wall-mounted unit analyzes the quality of the air and quietly notifies key personnel when a concern is detected.

On the QT

On the QT phone booths create privacy in a collaborative environment. People can take a quick call in this comfortable and sound-secure booth, rather than resorting to a stairwell. QT can quickly be converted into a small office to take video calls, do focused work, or for a brief unwinding.

Steelcase Flex Personnel Spaces

The dynamic Steelcase Flex Personnel Space designs are coming in early 2022. Teammates will gain privacy and control in an open floor space through dynamic and versatile solutions. Desks have privacy wraps to support high-performing remote collaboration and individually focused work.

Are you looking to enhance your workspace? Visit San Diego’s trusted office furniture vendor to create your hybrid design today.