"Our people need privacy! Can you surround them completely in fabric screens? Just don't let it look like a workstation because that makes people feel terrible.
Wait, but they also need to collaborate. So the screens can't be too tall. Maybe we need 87 conference rooms?
While the above might be just a tad exaggerated, everyone who comes through our doors these days does seem to have their own slight variation on this list of requests. As furniture ninjas, we know what they're actually asking for is an environment that strikes that oh-so delicate balance of fostering creativity and innovation for both individuals and groups.
Oh yeah, and we also want to be like Google, so can you suggest a nice ping pong table and a sectional sofa?"