Cupboards + Cabinets

Universal Storage

by Steelcase
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    Universal is a complete storage family consisting of medium- to high-capacity cupboards made from sustainable materials.


    Creating Spaces

    Universal cupboards in different heights help set boundaries and define space, providing people with varying levels of acoustic and visual privacy.

    The design blends with an extensive range of furniture, making it a comprehensive and flexible element to structure and optimize spaces that support both focus work and collaboration.

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    Make It Yours

    Express your personality and culture with a broad array of aesthetic choices. From a range of dimensions and materiality to a wide variety of colors and different handle options – Universal Storage makes customization easy for designers.

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    Open collaborative space

    This inviting collaborative space encourages active collaboration and facilitates conversations, promoting creative work.

    The Universal Storage provides boundary and separation between spaces, ample storage for team supplies as well as space for analogue notetaking aside the Microsoft Surface Hub.

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    Team Workspace

    This team workspace provides a focused work area for a resident team with convenient supply storage, technology support and worktools.

    The adjacent Universal Storage island and Flex Whiteboards provide an informal space to connect and collaborate with peers while also providing additional storage for a team library or project supplies.

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    Private office

    This enclosed and owned private office facilitates deep workflow by promoting fluid transitions between task, standing and lounge postures.

    The Universal Storage Wardrobe Unit provides an organized, lockable space for personal items and documents used throughout the day.


    Life Cycle
    LEED Contribution



    Designing for Sustainability

    We believe the only way to provide the best office furniture solutions is to ensure they’re the best products for the environment. That’s why every step of the way – through design, manufacturing, delivery and product lifecycle – we consider the impact of our work on people and on the environment and uncover opportunities to make things better.

    Universal Storage is a fully sustainable metal product, designed free of PVC and produced with eco materials and manufacturing processes.

    30 %

    Up to

    recycled content by weight

    99 %

    Up to

    recyclable by weight

    Life Cycle

    Life Cycle


    • 30% recycled materials, by weight (6% pre-consumer + 24% post-consumer).
    • Wood from European sustainably managed forests.
    • 30% recycled cardboard and 30% recycled LDPE film in packaging.


    • Made in Madrid (Spain) by Steelcase.
    • Uses powder-coat paints: VOC-free and free of heavy metals.


    • Made in Europe, close to customers.


    • Designed for a long product life, with replaceable parts.
    • Materials meet stringent health and indoor air quality criteria.
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    End of Life

    • 99% theoretically recyclable by weight.
    • 100% theoretically recyclable cardboard and LDPE film for packaging.
    • Quick and easy disassembly.
    • Plastic parts clearly labelled for easy sorting and effective recycling.
    • Designed to ensure responsible end of use strategies – refurbishing, charitable donation or recycling.

    LEED Contribution

    LEED Contribution

    Steelcase helps customers seeking LEED certification to identify products and programs that can contribute to LEED criteria in the categories of Materials and Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality and Innovation (Ergonomics Training, Sustainability Training, Product Innovation).

    Learn about Steelcase’s direct and indirect contributions to a project’s pursuit of LEED certification across LEED’s three categories:

    • Building Design + Construction
    • Interior Design + Construction
    • Operations + Maintenance

    Since the USGBC and its certification partner, GBCI, evaluate each project individually, the role our products play in achieving LEED certification is unique to each project.



    Certifications can help you choose products that are environmentally sustainable and just right for your project. Universal Storage has achieved the following certifications:

    EPD – Environmental Product Declaration
    PEP – Product Environmental Profile
    NF Environnement
    NF Office Excellence Certifié
    Indoor Advantage Gold
    AENOR Ecodiseño


    Options + Dimensions
    Surface Materials
    Global Availability

    Options + Dimensions

    Options + Dimensions

    Tambour Doors

    H715, 850, 1000, 1300, 1500, 1700, 1980 mm
    W800, 1000, 1200 mm
    D450 mm

    Internal fittings: metal shelves or file frames

    Hinged Doors

    H715, 850, 1000, 1300, 1700, 1980 mm
    W800, 1000 mm
    D450 mm

    Internal fittings: metal shelves or files frames

    Drawer Units

    H1000 mm
    W1000, 1200 mm
    D450 mm

    Drawers: 3U (150 mm), 6U (300 mm) with drawer of files frame

    Sliding Doors

    H1000, 1700 mm
    W1200 mm
    D450 mm
    Internal fittings: metal shelves


    H1700, 1980 mm
    W600, 800, 1000, 1200 mm
    D450 mm

    Fronts: Tambour or hinged doors

    Internal fittings:

    • Single (1 Lock)
    • Single + metal shelves
    • Double (2 Locks)
    • ½ wardrobe + ½ metal shelves
    • Telescopic hanging rail or magnetic hooks

    Surface Materials

    Surface Materials

    Tambour Doors

    • Tops: metal or laminate
    • Fronts: polypropylene

    Hinged Doors
    Tops and fronts available in metal or laminate.

    Sliding Doors
    Tops and fronts available in metal or laminate.

    Drawer Units

    • Tops: metal or laminate
    • Fronts: metal

    Tops and fronts available in metal or laminate.

    Carcass, handles and shelves are made of metal.

    Global Availability

    Global Availability

    This product is available in the following regions:

    • Africa
    • Europe
    • Middle East
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    Work from Home

    While teams are working from home, we’re working to keep them comfortable. You can lean on Steelcase as your one trusted point of contact for products that blend performance with design.

    Due to local regulations, select products are available in the UK.

    Work from Home Program

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