Your employees spend at least 8 hours of the day in the office. Either sitting on their desks or in meeting rooms, the office is where they spend most of their time. Maintaining productive employees depends on many factors, the office atmosphere, their passion for the job, and how much they engage. The perfect formula for productivity does not exist, but a vital element that corporate offices can control is the office atmosphere with office furniture.
When it’s time to choose your corporate office furniture, here are some things to take into consideration:
Before choosing office furniture, it’s essential to have a solid layout. All offices must have a balance between visual privacy, co-worker engagement, and noise distraction. It’s necessary to think, which offices need to be closer to each other and which should be a little bit further away from the noise? Aim for a layout that provides people with space to engage while not taking away their privacy and strategically placing departments.
Desk and Workstation:
Desk and workstations are where employees will spend most of their time working, which must be comfortable and practical. The desk must be designed to provide good spacing between the desktop and the employee. It decreases eye discomfort, headaches and eye strain. Storage is a big plus in workstations; give your employees enough space to put their personal belongings and office materials.
Conference rooms are the heart of the office, representing their professionalism and office style. The furniture will set the tone for the room and what will happen there. Do you want people slouching, bored and uncomfortable, or will they be ready to brainstorm, write notes and make decisions? A conference room must meet the needs of a big meeting with remote workers, a smaller staff meeting and casual presentations.
Storage is a big problem in most companies; employers must be alert that cluttered and disorganization can genuinely affect employees’ productivity and mood. Where will the important documents be stored, how easy will it be for employees to access them, will it be open to the public or private? Those are all questions that have to be taken into consideration. Clutter has been proven to affect employees’ mood and productivity, so the storage area must be a vital part of the office design.
Office Furniture + productivity
Even though there is no perfect formula for employee productivity, business owners must be aware that their office furniture can truly impact. In our introductory office visit, we design the office with you and explain how each piece will peacefully work with the next and keeping in mind all the elements mentioned above. Our goal is to create corporate offices that promote productivity and result in business growth.