Workplace Trends: Touchdown Spaces

The New Work Trend: Touchdown Spaces 

In today’s workplace, touchdown spaces are the new trend. If employees are coming into the office, they expect to get something out of it, so the office must be both comfortable and productive. However, what this means can vary by employee. Some employees may need a space to collaborate with their team, while others may need a calm place to focus solely on their work. Depending on the nature of their work, a lounge could bring comfort to one employee while another may need the privacy that a workstation or cubicle could provide.

Two women sitting, working on their computers

What is a Touchdown Space?

A touchdown space can be a private room, lounge space, conference room or collaborative area. The main goal of a this space is that the employee can use it to easily work from their laptop away from an assigned desk. A touchdown space allows employees to quickly respond to emails or make a call in-between meetings or other tasks. With an on-the-go workforce, traditional assigned spaces are being replaced by more touchdown spaces that are activity-oriented and results-driven.  

How To Create Productive Spaces

As an employer, you want your employees to be efficient and perform their best. As you think through your office furniture and space, think of ways to incorporate touchdown spaces into your design:   

Computer with a phone charging on top of it.

Waiting Areas

Waiting typically wastes time, but it doesn’t have to with touchdown spaces. Make it more than just a set of seats by integrating power plugins to recharge devices, as well as tables or desks guests and employees can use to easily work on their computers.   

Dedicated Touchdown Space Outside of Conference Rooms

Waiting for a meeting space also can waste time, especially when meetings go on longer than expected. Give your employees the opportunity to be productive while they wait by outfitting the areas near conference rooms with touchdown spaces. 

Two employees sitting down, working together.

Private Rooms or Booths 

Sometimes, employees need more privacy. Consider creating areas for small confidential meetings or personal phone calls. Furniture and chairs that easily fit all shapes and sizes allow for quick use of space without major adjustments. 

Modular and Flexible Furniture  

Flexible options that allow for easy collaboration are key. Furniture that can be easily moved around a space allows colleagues to work together effectively, no matter what tasks they are looking to accomplish. 

Interested in Touchdown Spaces for your Oklahoma office? Contact Sundance at or 918-252-4100 and let our team provide a free consultation! 

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