Cubicle Terminology

A resource to help you learn the language of cubicles.

We have provided some definitions of basic cube-related terms to help you during the buying process. Topics include storage, shelving, and other cubicle terminology, as well as industry terms. Roll your cursor over the terms to read more.

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Cubicle Terminology

Basics
  • Work Surface
  • Trim
  • Kick Plate & Metal Bases
Cubicle Configurations
  • In-Line Cubicles
  • Back-to-Back Cubicles
  • Stand Alone Cubicles
Storage
  • Box-Box File (BBF) Pedestal
  • File-File (FF) Pedestal
  • Lateral File Cabinet
  • Binder Bin with Lock
Shelving
  • Full Height Shelf
  • Half Height Shelf
  • Center Drawer
Electricity & Lighting
  • Base Feed
  • Power Pole
  • Task Light
Accessories
  • Tackboard
  • Keyboard Tray
Industry Terms
  • Herman Miller
  • Action Office II/AO2