Today’s classroom barely resembles the classroom most of us grew up with. Gone are the chalkboards and in their place are computer monitors. Manufacturers are maneuvering to design the best solutions for the modern classroom, and that often means in place of a traditional desk and chair, a chair and arm tablet with all the bells and whistles.
Steelcase had the student in mind when designing this mobile chair and desk pod. With a strong base in research driven design, the Node addresses how students and classrooms work and sit.
This 2012 introduction from Knoll supports the active classroom where students aren’t merely sitting for hours facing the front of the class. Toboggan allows students to collaborate and move within the learning environment.
Another mobile chair/desk pod, Opti+ Cruzer allows for a modular classroom with comfortable students.
Vivid is a clever table that incorporates a puzzle of chairs and desks for a new take on temporary student seating.
This simple beauty works in higher education settings where the number of chairs shouldn’t clutter the classroom.
Ergonomics is the key to inspiration for students, according to Allsteel with this ergonomically sound tablet seat.
KI knows education and the Learn2 series of educational seating addresses the needs of both student and designer.
With an eye for aesthetics, Webster brings contemporary details into the tablet seat, and fresh izzy+ colors into the education palette.
While this isn’t technically a chair and desk in one, the Oti+ operates as a unit. The elevated height allows for a more active learning experience.
Just one member of the extensive Us Chair Family, the tablet arm version of this versatile chair fits right in with the crowd with its straightforward lines and functionality.
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