Although a cubicle system can seem like Death Valley for an office environment, cubicles were originally designed to empower people back in the ‘60s. They paved the way for large corporate spaces — as seen in pop culture TV shows and movies such as “Office Space” and “Mad Men” — to fit many employees into one small space. Five decades later, the cubicle has transformed with all the new technology readily available.
Cubicles no longer need to be the drab fabric in the middle of a large office. With dividers, shelf storage, and adjustable-height technology, cubicles can be brought into the modern workplace, allowing for smooth integration with today’s trendy open office floorplan style.
With conflicting studies on the productivity benefits of the cubicle, it can be difficult deciding whether cubicles would be beneficial or detrimental to your existing office environment. At CBI Group, we’ve seen many office trends come and go over the last 30 years, so we’ve modernized the traditional cubicle. Get the pros and cons of cubicles in offices, and see how they can transform your office layout.
Modernizing the “Cubicle” With Dividers
CBI Group helps transform workstations into modern cubicles with our wide selection of dividers to separate employees’ workspaces. Each divider complements our wide selection of office furniture, which you can see for yourself at our expansive office furniture showroom.
We offer the following dividers to enhance workstations:
Pros of Cubicles
Cons of Cubicles
When predicting the potential cons a cubicle can bring — boring environment, restricted workspace, dated furniture, etc. — keep in mind that these can be combated with a wide selection of CBI Group’s office furniture. Along with our workstation dividers, we offer various workstation storage options, including Sliding-Door Hutches, Double-Sided Hutches, and more, all available in multiple finishes.
It’s important to take your employees’ preferences and general work schedules into account when deciding between cubicles. Would your business benefit from an open floor plan? Is privacy a necessity? Our team at CBI Group can help select the best cubicle and workstation option for your business.
Visit Our Office Furniture Showroom
Our office furniture team has years of experience working with a variety of San Antonio area businesses, and we can assist in finding the best selection of office furniture for you. Contact us to schedule your free consultation or stop by our Northeast San Antonio office furniture showroom to view our modern cubicle designs yourself. CBI Group continues to stay on top of the latest trends in office planning and revamping traditional designs.