by Steelcase

Elective Elements is a freestanding office system designed to address the changing workspace requirements in today’s private and open-plan environments.

 Elective Elements supports the needs of the individual, without sacrificing performance and aesthetics. 


Steelcase and outside experts conducted countless hours of research and user-observation to learn more about the changing work landscape within the private office. They studied how people work and identified new ways the work environment could better support the different ways they work. Those insights provided both the inspiration and foundation for Elective Elements, making it an industry leader in addressing the changing workspace requirements in today’s private and open plan office environments.

 Design: Inspired performance. Beautifully appointed. 

A broad range of rich materials options including composite wood veneers, glass storage and modesty panels, metal paint finishes and fabrics create an array of aesthetic options

Elective Elements worksurfaces can be height adjusted (worksurfaces have a range of 3″ in ½” increments), and come in a range of top shapes and edge profiles designed to support today’s work styles

 Open storage, and layered worksurfaces provide piling surfaces for anticipated work

One-high lateral files specified with cushion tops maximize space and provide an alternative seating solution. Lateral files can also be specified with wood or laminate tops

Application flexibility includes a clean, simple technology interface that allows users to customize their workspace to their individual needs

Mobile workers are accommodated with convenient plug-and-play capabilities. Hinged grommets disguise desktop access to power and data

Built on a 6″ module

Universally compatible with systems panels for Montage, Answer and Privacy Wall GS

16 wood finishes


Elective Elements can be applied in a range of settings including private office freestanding, wall-attached private office, open plan freestanding, and open plan panel-attached


Wood Overview Brochure

Clarity Wood Finish

Environmental Profile

SCS Indoor Advantage

Level 2 Certifcate

C2C Ceriifcate