Desk Systems

Answer Fence

by Steelcase
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    Create an open and social workspace with Answer fence, an office desk barrier.

    Get Inspired

    See how Answer fence and the entire family of Answer solutions support both individuals and groups, with the flexibility to adapt and evolve as the needs of your organization, your people and your culture shift.​

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    Flexible Solution

    Simply Smart

    Answer Fence expands the possibilities for varied, easy-to-change work settings that feel more open and inviting.

    Smart Design


    With its low profile and open base, Answer fence lends a light, clean aesthetic. It is available in a variety of paint finishes to blend in or stand out.


    Fence blends with the other Answer family products to create a complete open-plan solution. View the animation below to see Answer fence’s valuable position in a blended Answer floorplan.

    Integrated Power

    Answer fence is a freestanding spine that delivers quick, flexible access to power and data throughout a space. Answer fence provides standard-capacity and high-capacity data options as well as an option to omit power altogether. These features allows Answer fence to meet your power and data needs.

    Answer Family

    One Solution. Endless possibilities.

    Answer Fence is part of a family of products designed to support both individuals and groups, in resident and nomadic settings, with the flexibility to adapt and evolve as the needs of your organization, your people and your culture shift.

    Answer fence, beam, panel system and freestanding furniture offer a range of applications, aesthetics, technology integration and privacy, optimizing creativity and performance.​

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    Answer Beam

    Answer Beam offers a collection of supporting elements that connect and integrate at a lower elevation to complement an open floorplan. This allows for access to daylight, encourages collaboration and offers an updated feel.

    Learn more about Answer Beam

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    Answer Panels

    Answer Panels are designed to create spaces within the open floorplan that help organizations balance collaboration and privacy, support mobility and optimize real estate, through the broadest range of applications.

    Learn more about Answer Panel

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    Answer Freestanding

    Answer Freestanding features desks, tables, storage units that create individual workstations, private offices and team spaces, all with a consistent aesthetic.

    Learn more about Answer Freestanding


    Life Cycle
    LEED Contribution




    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.

    70 %

    Up to


    44 %

    Up to

    recycled content

    Life Cycle

    Life Cycle


    Up to 71% recyclable
    Made up of up to 44% recycled content
    PVC-free edge banding available
    PVC-free power available


    Manufactured using Clarity™ wood finish process

    LEED Contribution

    LEED Contribution

    Steelcase supports the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED certification system with products that can contribute to LEED Building Design + Construction (BD&C), LEED Interior Design + Construction (ID&C), or LEED Operations + Maintenance (O&M) certification criteria.

    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.

    answer fence LEED Contribution

    • Recycled content
    • Regional materials
    • Rapidly renewable materials
    • Certified wood
    • Low-Emitting materials
    • Daylight and views
    • Sustainable purchasing



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

    ANSI/BIFMA level Certified

    Level 1

    System SCS IAQ Gold



    Dimensions + Components
    Global Availability

    Dimensions + Components

    Dimensions + Components


    Junctions + Connections

    • 24”W, 30”W, 36”W, 42”W, 48”W, 60”W, 72”W Horizontal Packages
    • Steel Covers
    • 27-1/2”H End of Run, Inline, L, T, X, V & Y Junctions
    • Fence Foot


    • Fabric Screen – 13-1/2”H, 19-1/2”H; 24-96”W
    • Glass Screen – 13 ½”H, 19 ½”H; 24-72”W
    • Laminate Boundary Screens – Single-Sided, Spanning; 42”H, 48”H; 27”-75”W
    • Wood Boundary Screens – Single-Sided, Spanning; 42”H, 48”H; 27”W-75”W

    Desks + Tables (Freestanding – Fixed + Mobile)

    • Straight – 18-7/8”, 24”, 30”D; 24”W-96”W
    • Tapered – 18-7/8”/24”, 24”/30”D; 48”-72”W
    • Corner – 24”, 30”D; 36”-48”W
    • Corner 120 – 24”, 30”D; 36”-48”W

    Height Adjustable Desks

    • Migration
      • Rectangular 29”D, 35”D; 46”-70”W
    • Ology
      • Rectangular 23”D, 29”D, 35”D; 34”-76”W
      • Tapered 23”D/29”D; 58”-76”W
      • 90-Degree Corner 23”D; 52”-76”W
      • 120-Degree 23”D; 34”-64”W


    • Mobile Pedestal (BF, FF, BBF)
    • Open Side Tower
    • Full Front Tower
    • Vertical Drawer Tower
    • High Density storage cabinet
    • Personal Console

    Global Availability

    Global Availability

    This product is available in the following regions:

    • North America
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