employees spend 8 hours a day, 5 days a week in the office. This totals over
1900 hours every year spent at work. The atmosphere you create within your
workspace, can either have a positive or negative influence on your team. Therefore,
the office furniture you choose to fill your space, is an integral part of producing
a functional workspace that inspires high levels of productivity. Whether
you’re upgrading an existing workspace or building from the ground up, here are
4 things you need to consider when selecting the right office furniture for
When speaking about comfort in the
workplace, Ergonomic designs must be considered. You can help mitigate health risks
such as carpal tunnel syndrome; lower back pain; muscle tension and fatigue across your team.
Your desk should provide ample space both above and below the
surface. Ergonomic studies have shown that prolonged seating can cause back problems,
as well as, leg disorders due to poor circulation. To counteract this a sit/stand
desks such as the Float by Humanscale should be considered. The Float
seamlessly adjusts between sitting and standing postures without interrupting workflow
or the use of power-sapping motors.
Our FREE E-guide breaks down all you need to know
about creating an Ergonomic work environment for your team.
3. Brand Identity
When designing your office space, it’s important to think about the
message you hope to convey to your team as well as external parties. Reflecting
your company’s culture and values within the workspace can make your team feel
appreciated and inspired by their environment. Consider incorporating bold colour
palettes; interesting design elements or casual zones where team members can
interact. Reflecting your brand identity within your workspace also intrigues
potential clients and employees.
The right office furniture should go beyond aesthetic and comfort.
Choosing high quality materials and a reputable supplier, will secure your
investment and can save you thousands of dollars on furniture repairs and
replacements. Here’s what to look for:
Posted by Massy Applied Imaging at 06/28/2016 06:37:25 PM |