5 Inspiring Higher Ed Designs to Take You Back to School

The school year is now in full swing, and we thought it was time to get inspired by our surroundings and the start of a new season with a look at some beautiful, student-centered spaces at colleges and universities in the Central PA region.

Dickinson College Library – Carlisle, PA

The multi-story windows in the library at Dickinson College flood the peaceful, quiet space with ample light for students working hard on their next assignment in this comfortable seating option by Allsteel called Reflect.

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Elizabethtown College’s Myer Hall – Elizabethtown, PA

The residents of Myer Hall on the Elizabethtown College campus have plenty of comfortable places to choose from when it comes time to study or spend time with friends thanks to the new lounge furniture, updated paint and flooring, and college student-friendly amenities like a new TV room and game room that were installed in 2018.

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HACC Harrisburg Campus Cooper Student Center – Harrisburg, PA

The centerpiece of the Cooper Student Center at the HACC Harrisburg Campus is this stunning floor-to-ceiling glass fireplace. And the bright and comfortable Kimball Villa Lounge Seating surrounding the fireplace is the perfect place to relax, chat with friends, or get some work done.

Bright pops of color in the rest of the Kimball furniture throughout the Center are a fun and energizing contrast to the neutral tones of the space.

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Shippensburg University – Shippensburg, PA

Can you guess what Shippensburg University’s colors are? Take one look at the furniture, and you will figure it out! Bright reds and blues, coupled with the other fun accent colors in their Allsteel furnishings, help incorporate Shippensburg’s brand and school pride into the built environment.


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York College of Pennsylvania’s Kinsley School of Engineering Sciences and Technology – York, PA

Cool, contemporary, and peaceful, the Kinsley School of Engineering Sciences and Technology at York College is housed in a building formerly occupied by a manufacturing company. The clean lines of the furniture are the perfect accent to the industrial feel of this beautiful space.



Inspired by what you see? Learn more about the contract furniture products and services available to colleges and universities in the Central Pennsylvania region from our Benjamin Roberts Ltd Office Interiors team of experts at www.benjaminrobertsltd.com!