Framery One in an open plan office providing a quiet space for remote meetings.

What to Know When Buying an Office Pod

There’s a lot to consider when buying an office pod. The office pod industry has exploded in recent years.In 2022 there were over 100 manufacturers offering some kind of office…

There’s a lot to consider when buying an office pod.

The office pod industry has exploded in recent years.
In 2022 there were over 100 manufacturers offering some kind of office pod across the globe. With such a large range of pods and booths on the market, it can be easy to get lost in it all.

The right pod makes all the difference.

Every manufacturer is different.
Office pods come in a variety of shapes, sizes, layouts, colors, design, material, and quality. That’s why you should look beyond the manufacturer, and find the pod that best suits your workspace. Because the right pod makes all the difference.

Framery pods are the highest quality pods on the market.
Every detail of every Framery product is carefully considered and perfected to ensure it contributes to creating a more successful workspace. We are constantly developing new features, layouts, and technologies that transform your office into an ideal space for every type of work.

Buying an Office Pod

Framery One, a quality office pod in an open plan office.

Consider these factors when buying an office pod.
There are many factors that have a hidden impact on the value of your pod and the effectiveness of your purchase.

It’s important to look beyond the price tag if you want to get the best value for your money.

Pods should meet the needs of your people.
Pods must be designed with usability in mind – the more comfortable the pod, the more use it will get.

Pods should meet the needs of your office
An office pod needs to be functional, aesthetically pleasing, and make the office a more inviting place to work.

Pods should meet the needs of your business.
A pod that’s built to last provides more value and has a higher return – so you get more bang for your buck.

Here’s what you should focus on when you are buying an office pod.

1 | Design & Features

Framery One's adjustable table for increased comfort and better working ergonomic.

A well-designed pod is used more often by more people.
Pods must be equally convenient and inviting to use as a work desk or a home office. If a pod doesn’t provide an appropriate and secure atmosphere for users – people won’t use it.


Sound engineering should allow people to hear you clearly – and make sure that those who shouldn’t hear you don’t.


Ventilation minimizes health risks for users by circulating air and regulating temperature and CO2 levels within the pod.


Effective workspace lighting balances spread and color temperature to create an effective and safe working atmosphere.


A thoughtful layout maximizes the footprint of the pod – so it provides more value while taking up less floor space.


A pod’s ergonomics determine how comfortable it is to use – and how valuable it is to the user.  


The pod industry is under constant development – as are the safety requirements they must adhere to.

2 | Quality of Engineering

A properly-engineered pod will stand the test of time.
Well-engineered pods are the result of endless hours of research and development. The result is a highly technical piece of equipment that only seems simple.

Sustainability Efforts

High-quality pods can help companies do their part to create a safer, healthier environment for everyone.

Material Durability

Durable, sustainably sourced materials improve the lifespan of a pod – so less time, money, and resources are used to replace the product.

Product Lifecycle

Pods built with recycled and recyclable materials reduce waste at both ends of the life cycle – and replacement parts offered by the manufacturer extend the life cycle even further.

Environmental Impact

A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) certification helps to quantify a pod’s environmental impact

Energy Consumption

Pods should feature an automatic “standby mode” and not consume more than 10–15 W of electricity when in use.

3 | Advanced Functionality

Framery One's control panel that allows the adjustment of lighting and ventilation.

A pod with more capabilities brings more value.
Office pods should come stocked with everything you need in order to work effectively, efficiently, and safely. The newest generation of pods feature internet connectivity and digital services that provide tools and insights to optimize pod usage, placement, and quantity.

4G Connectivity

Connected pods keep your pods working better through advanced insights about usage, placement, and quantity.

Intuitive Design

Users must be able to step into a pod and start working right away – without even having to put down their coffee.

Product Continuity

Soundproof pods of all sizes should work together to create a unified look across your entire fleet – and harmonize with your entire space.

Pod Movability 

Movability kits are a valuable feature that give you more flexibility of where to put your pod and how to use it.

Customizable Colors

A comprehensive range of interior and exterior color schemes allows you to align your office pod with your office environment.

4 | Manufacturer Influence

An experienced manufacturer is reliable at every step.
Experienced manufacturers work closely with local ordinances, and have an understanding of global standards, in order to ensure pods are installed safely and properly.

Continued Maintenance

Experienced pod manufacturers continue to provide support, additional services, or replacement parts when needed.

Compliance Friendly

Every pod needs to meet or exceed local and international building codes & safety standards. 

Safety Certifications

Standardized tests and certifications are required from the manufacturer  to prove that pods are safe and compliant.

Focus on Quality

Features of Framery One: video conferencing light, adjustable table and the control panel.

Framery Pods are more than just a pretty space.
Every detail of a Framery pod is crafted to contribute to our mission of creating a more successful workspace. We are constantly developing new features, layouts, and technologies that transform your office into an ideal space for every type of work.

Framery Pods are Designed to be Beautiful

Our entire line of products are designed to be aesthetically pleasing and blend harmoniously with each other – and your office space.

Framery Pods are Designed to be Used

Our pods have customizable features and technology that lets them integrate seamlessly into your space and adapt to the way you work.

Framery Pods are Designed to Last

Our high-quality products are developed through high-quality engineering and built with high-quality renewable and recycled raw materials.