Desk Systems

Answer Panel Systems 

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    Answer desk privacy panel solves any workspace's needs with the flexibility to adapt as those needs change. ​

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    See how Answer panel and the entire Answer family of 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 Design

    Answer panel settings are created from a dynamic frame that allows you to change your space as your needs change.

    The Answer panel frame supports extensive integration of storage and worksurfaces to efficiently support you and your work in exactly the footprint you need.

    An Answer for Every Space

    Answer panel features a broad range of materiality options, allowing you to express your brand, reinforce culture and protocols, or support the sharing and recording of ideas.

    Answer panel supports the creations and sharing of analog and digital content on writable surfaces and integrated monitors.

    Answer panel includes extensive support of power and data routing and access for individual workstations as well as collaborative spaces.

    Answer Family

    One Solution. Endless possibilities.

    Answer Panel System 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.

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    Answer Fence

    Answer Fence offers freestanding, light-scale space division, while providing power and data distribution and access. The fence was designed as a complementary element to plan with height-adjustable and freestanding desks to create a simple and complete solution.

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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.

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    Designing for Sustainability

    We create products that are good for people, and good for the world. Our products and operations are designed around a commitment to reduce climate change, reinforced by sustainable practices across our value chain.
    Our Sustainable Design framework ensures our products are designed with consideration of life cycle thinking and cradle-to-cradle principles:

    • Source materials responsibly
    • Minimize global warming and other life cycle impacts
    • Ensure material health
    • Enable end-of-use strategies

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    Answer Panel Components

    Junctions + Connections

    • Horizontal Frame Packages: 18″–72″W
    • End-of-Run, In-line, L, T, X, V, Y, Wall Start and Off-Module
    • Junctions: 30″–78″H
    • Stacking Junctions: 12″–24″H
    • Panel Foot


    • Fabric: 12″–60″H; 18″–72″W
    • Steel, Markerboard, Back Painted Glass: 12″–36″H; 18″–72″W
    • Laminate and Wood: 12″–36″H; 24″–48″W
    • Glass Windows: 12″–24″H; 24–96″W
    • Slatwall: 12″–24″H; 24″–48″W
    • Technology: 6″–18″H; 24″–72″W
    • Frameless Glass: 6″–18″H; 24″–96″W

    Height-Adjustable Desks

      • Migration: 23″–35″D; 46″–70″W
      • Ology: 23″–36″D; 34″–76″W

    System Worksurfaces

      • Straight: 18″–30″D; 24″–96″W
      • Transition: 18/24″, 24/30″D; 36″–60″W
      • Tapered: 18/24″, 24/30″D; 48″, 60″, 72″W
      • Taper-Flat: 18/24″, 18/30″, 24/30″D; 60″, 72″W
      • Corner (flat front, dual, curved front): 18″–30″D; 36″–60″W
      • Extended Corner: 24″, 30″D; 60″–72″W
      • 120° Corner: 24″, 30″D; 36″–48″W
      • Spanner: 25½”–37½”D; 51″, 63″W
      • Bullet Peninsula: 24″, 30″D; 48″–72″W
      • Jetty: 24″, 30″D; 66″–78″W
      • Bubble Jetty: 24″D; 30″–48″W
      • Visitor: 24″, 30″D; 24″–48″W
      • Transaction: 15″D; 23″–53″W

    System Supports

    • FrameOne Legs for Universal: 24″, 30″D

    Overhead Storage

    • Overhead Storage Bin (sliding door, flat, radius): 24″ –72″W
    • Shared Overheads (sliding door, open)
    • Shelf: 24″–72″W
    • Personal Shelf: 24″–48″W
    • Slim Shelf: 24″–96″W



    • Fixed Pedestal (FF, BBF): 18″–30″D
    • Mobile Pedestal (BF, FF, BBF): 18″, 24″D
    • Lateral File: 30″–42″W; 18″, 24″D; 16″–65½”H
    • Open Side Tower: 24″W; 24″, 30″D; 47½ –65½”H
    • Full Front Tower: 24″W; 24″D; 52″, 65½”H
    • Vertical Drawer Tower: 24″W; 24″, 30″D; 52″, 65½”H
    • Combination Cabinet: 30″–42″W; 18″, 24″D; 52″–83½”H
    • Storage Cabinet: 30″–42″W; 18″, 24″D; 28″–83½”H
    • Bookcase: 24″–42″ W; 15″D; 28″–83½”H

    Media:Scape Components

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    • Monitor Mount Assembly
    • Tapered Shared Worksurface: 42″, 48″D; 48″–72″W
    • D-Shaped Worksurface: 48″D; 54″–72″W


    • Answer Boundary Screens (Single-Sided, Spanning,
      Split, L): 27″–72″W; 30″–54″H
    • Universal Privacy/Modesty Screen: 26″H; 42″–66″W
    • Universal Privacy Screen: 13.5″/19.5″H; 24–72″W
    • Universal Boundary Screens: 24″–72″W, 15″–54″H
    • Divisio Side Screen

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    Global Availability

    Global Availability

    This product is available in the following regions:

    • Central America
    • South America
    • North America
    • Middle East
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