Once seen as nonessential, a home office is now a must. The movement towards ‘working from home’ has increased the need for an ergonomically pleasing and modern home office for many people. If you already work from home or are planning to, you can use this article to help you design the perfect home office.
Turn your office into an ergonomic wonderland, one optimised for productivity, efficiency and wellbeing. Read on to find out how!
The addition of standing desks to your office will not only improve productivity but overall employee wellness. Experience a happier, healthier office today!
Adjust the way you work and improve your health with standing desk converters. Read on to find out how you could benefit by swapping out your regular desk for a sit-to-stand desk today!
Interior living and working spaces mirror the values, culture and personality of those who own and use them. In corporate terms, it’s possible to create an office design statement that offers an insight into your company culture, business values, character and vision. Organisations, like people, have personalities, values, and behaviours that are reflected in the social and psychological working environment. This can be termed “culture” and it determines the flow of interaction, conflict management, rewards [...]
Productivity in the workplace is every business manager’s concern. An office worker’s ability to focus, and remain focussed, is crucial for their work productivity. A more productive office means that more work gets done, and at a higher quality. Whether that means closing more sales, designing better marketing strategies, assisting more clients, filing taxes sooner, or even just keeping the office tidier, a business that accomplishes more, benefits more. If you are worried about dropping [...]
Whether you work from home in an office that doubles as your kitchen or your broom cupboard, or your commercial office space is becoming too cramped for your expanding business needs, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are ways to make a small office space work for you. The Best Furniture Options and Designs for Small Offices Corner desks A corner desk is usually triangular and fits into a corner or nook with a [...]
Starting or shifting your business premises isn’t something you have to do at the beginning of the year (though you’ll probably do it at the beginning of the month, for leasing purposes). So regardless of whether it is February or August, you can still make the move. Your reasons may be influenced by an increase (or decrease) in business size or staff volumes. Your organisation may have grown so large you want more floor space [...]
First impressions are formed in the first few seconds of meeting a person. The same can be said about your business. What your customer or client sees when he walks through your doors is the impression of your business he will form. It literally takes seconds. Long before he has even realised what he is seeing, he has formed an impression. Businesses are often led to believe that the price, the speed and convenience of [...]
You don’t pay a lot of attention to your office desk. Chairs, yes, because after we’ve sat on the wrong ones for a while, our backsides begin to protest. Sometimes our backs hurt as well, which is why we spend so much on memory foam and lumbar support. At the other end, sinking into a comfy armchair can feel like curling up in a piece of heaven. Even in your home, your sofa gets more [...]
Whether you’re about to furnish your brand new office premises or are looking to revive your existing office space, new office furniture can make a huge difference. There are many things to consider when buying new office furniture, from the practicality and comfort of your selection to their style and appearance. Here’s a guide on how to weigh up your choices when buying office furniture. Appearance Appearance may sound like a superficial factor to consider, [...]
Office furniture accessories can make the difference between a functional office and an office that promotes better functionality and productivity. Apart from the essentials of a desk and chair, an office can benefit from a few additional furniture items. If you favour a minimalist office design, furniture accessories can be sleek and space-saving while adding a touch of sophistication to the space. More creative or busy office spaces can use furniture accessories to add form, [...]
Efficient Office Storage Solutions Add functionality and convenience to your office with our efficient office storage solutions. When the office needs to store a wide range of items, which type of storage unit do you choose? A bookshelf, for example, may have the perfect height shelving for your lever arch files, but may not offer the bulk storage volume you need, and is impractical for storing stationery or equipment. Filing cabinets are great for storing [...]
In With the New: How a Remodelling Can Boost Productivity in the Office Is your office space feeling dull and uninspiring? Whether the problem is a lack of decoration or that you’re tired of staring at the same shelving unit above your desk day in and day out, an office redecoration may be the perfect solution. Studies on workplace productivity have shown that the most important factor contributing to an office worker’s ability to focus [...]
The Benefits of Sit-to-Stand Desks Sitting too much is known to be bad for your health. Frequently sitting for extended periods of time has been linked to an increased risk of diabetes, weight gain, heart disease, and circulatory problems. This is a major concern considering most office workers spent most of their week sitting at a desk. Fortunately, sit-to-stand desks offer a solution. What is a Sit-to-Stand desk? Also known as sit-stand or height-adjustable desks, [...]
Finishing Finesse - How to Choose Your Office Chair Fabric and Upholstery Office upholstery is an important consideration when choosing your office furniture. Fabric texture and colour are two key features to look for. Upholstery textures should not be coarse or rough, as this can cause discomfort for office staff. Colour choice is about so much more than simply making an office look attractive. Certain colours can stimulate productivity and creativity, enhancing the mood and [...]
Choosing the Best Office Table For Your Office Space Are you growing tired of your current office table? Perhaps you’re finding it cramped for space, without drawers or shelves or just that extra bit of surface space for all your essentials. Maybe your table is shared or pushed against a co-worker’s and the elbow bumping is getting to you. Whatever your reasons, a new desk can bring new life to an office, and not just [...]
Office Trends for 2019 Office design trends are fluid and ever-changing. Keeping up with these trends, and deciding whether they work for your office, can be easy. The new year is a great time to revive and reimagine your office space, so why not take the opportunity to choose some of the hottest designs and features while you do so? Before we usher in the new year, let’s take a look at some of the [...]
Office Design that Makes Teamwork Easier If teamwork is vital to the success of your business, you must create an office environment where teams can thrive so selecting the right furniture and design for the office space is key. Office furniture doesn’t just provide employees with a place to sit and work and make your office look good; it is also vital to employee productivity and continuous workflow. By choosing the right pieces of office [...]
What to Look For in An Office Chair Online Whether it’s for the executive office or the typist in the corner cubicle, a good office chair is essential. A good office chair should be comfortable as well as attractive. A prudent solution to choosing a good office chair online is to invest in a quality chair that will allow office workers to perform their work in comfort, and in style. Studies have shown that comfortable [...]