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Small Business and Startups

More is more with Knoll for growing companies and startups.

Looking to energize your new office with design that endures? Seeking an exciting workplace with the flexibility to help your business grow?

Small businesses require spaces and furniture that serve a variety of functional needs.  Learn how Knoll can support teams of 8, 80 or 800, serving your company as it grows. Whether you need cost effective workstations, ergonomic seating or technology support, our award-winning line-up is ready to meet your business needs.


Small businesses often inhabit open spaces that must serve a variety of functional needs. Knoll workstations are equally capable of supporting teams of 8, 80 and 800, and can expand when your company goes from the former to the latter.

Across companies of all sizes, workstations are transforming to support changing demographics, evolving technologies and an ongoing shift to “distributed work" that combines personal focus with group collaboration.

Knoll offers an unmatched range of systems products, work chairs, multipurpose seating, and accessories for creating productive, adaptive workstations.

Private Offices

In small offices, where is space is of a premium and conference rooms don’t always exist, it’s important that private offices support not just individuals, but can be the site of focused collaboration.

With smaller footprints, private offices have a higher need for efficiency and performance. Through combining functional and technology support needs with innovative aesthetic forms, our private office portfolio delivers the refined, performing spaces that both support and inspire work.

The depth of Knoll offerings for the private office ensures the right look, arrangement, and price can be met for any private office needs.

Activity Spaces

In today's world, work takes place everywhere. Enabled by technology, work is no longer tethered to individual workspaces.

Organizations of all sizes are becoming more open and collaborative to better foster innovation and productivity, especially small businesses where teamwork is critical and hierarchy is less apparent. New generations of employees in particular are embracing these changes, creating a more social, diverse workplace of tomorrow.

Knoll offers numerous product solutions that may be combined in infinite ways to furnish Activity Spaces, offering refuge for one or two, enclaves for three or four, and team meeting spaces, assembly, and community spaces for larger numbers – all that encourage collaboration and enhance productivity.

Knoll Essentials

Knoll Essentials for Your Workplace

Whether you are furnishing an office for one or a workspace for many, our functional, user-friendly furniture and work tools offer the timelessness of good design with the enduring qualities of careful workmanship and practical materials. Through our Knoll Essentials program, most are ready to install in just four weeks!

Featured Small Business Research

  • Ten Tips for a Healthier Workspace Infographic

    Research January 16, 2017

    Making even small tweaks to office furnishings or work habits can make you more comfortable.

  • The Rise of Co-working

    Research August 23, 2016

    Expanding from its beginnings as an experimental office concept for entrepreneurs and technologists, co-working has quickly emerged as an effective workplace strategy for a growing number of corporate organizations.

  • A Look At Co-Working Spaces

    Research October 30, 2014

    Writer Wesley Verhoeve shares four different inside perspectives on the growing co-working movement, from individuals across different demographics and creative fields.

  • Activity Spaces Infographic

    Research June 14, 2013

    A visual summary of the Knoll Research paper "Activity Spaces: A Variety of Spaces for a Variety of Work"

  • Future-Proofing the Startup Office

    Research April 15, 2013

    To capture the best practices of growing startup office environments, we spoke to a diverse set of stakeholders including founders, employees, facilities planners, operations directors, venture capitalists, architects, designers, and real estate professionals. | White Paper


Featured Small Business Project Profiles

  • Lowe Campbell Ewald

    Project Profile April 27, 2015

    The advertising and marketing agency moves to an open office in a former Detroit warehouse, choosing Antenna® Workspaces to achieve a flexible, collaborative environment.

  • 1776

    Project Profile November 17, 2014

    This co-working space in Washington, D.C. features Antenna® Workspaces and ReGeneration by Knoll® seating.

  • Validas

    Project Profile March 12, 2013

    This project for a Sugarland, Texas based technology start-up features Antenna® Workspaces.

  • BETA A Shared Workspace

    Project Profile October 09, 2012

    This project for a coworking space in New Orleans features Antenna® Workspaces desks and storage and Dividends Horizon® panels.

  • Wunderman

    Project Profile April 24, 2012

    This project for a marketing and advertising firm in Irvine, California features Antenna Workspaces®.

  • Kasian

    Project Profile November 08, 2008

    This project for an architecture and design firm in Toronto, Canada features AutoStrada® workstations and private offices.