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Right now, you may be part of a locally remote team, or you may be part of a remote team that’s spread across the country. Regardless, the challenge of recreating something that truly makes a team click—collaboration—is prevalent no matter where you are or what time it is, given these challenging circumstances. 

Right now, you may be part of a locally remote team, or you may be part of a remote team that’s spread across the country. Regardless, the challenge of recreating something that truly makes a team click—collaboration—is prevalent no matter where you are or what time it is, given these challenging circumstances. 

Commercial lounge furniture is having its moment. Once relegated to a few comfortable chairs (or even a sofa!) in a reception area, these pieces are making their way into office spaces well beyond a company’s front door. 
There are a number of factors driving this change, from the rise of stylish, highly designed co-working spaces to the need for open office environments to offer more than row after row of workstations. And best of all, lounge furniture encourages something every company wants: collaboration.
 

As recently as 2017, nearly three percent of the American workforce was working from home. The number of employers offering a work-from-home option has hovered around a 40–50 percent annual growth rate over the last five years, as well.

But as you now know, things have changed rapidly.

A rising tide has changed the way companies across the United States think about their office spaces.

And it’s not solely about the space itself, but what it’s used for.

Companies are thinking bigger. The new generation of workers wants to work for a business that has his or her best interests in mind, and has thoughtfully created a space that promotes collaboration and flexibility.

“An increasing number of companies have adopted this new mindset,” said Lindsey Schulke, Director of Public Sector Sales for The HON Company.