Arranging your office to suit your needs

July 10, 2012

No two firms are exactly the same. Every organisation has its own agenda, ways of operating and so on. It’s no surprise then that the layouts of different working environments vary considerably. After all, it’s important that office furniture and the general design of these spaces reflects the precise needs of the enterprises that use them.

The good news is, there is now more choice than ever before when it comes to chairs, screens, desks and so on. This means that if you are on the lookout for new products to help alter the way your environment looks and functions, you shouldn’t struggle to find what you’re after.

Collaborative working

For example, you might be eager to stock up on new meeting room tables in order to encourage more communal working among your employees. Indeed, according to an article by PSFK, businesses are embracing a more communal attitude when it comes to office design.

The firm suggested that this is an effective way to “cater to the shift toward mobile work styles and to encourage greater workplace transparency”. It added: “By removing walls and cubicles in favour of more open floor plans, businesses are hoping to stimulate productivity and innovation in a communicative environment where spontaneous interactions can happen across disciplines and teams. This new approach to office flow is also meant to empower individual employees by giving them the flexibility to work wherever, however and with whomever they choose.”

A case in point

It pointed to a newly renovated office occupied by internet phone company Skype that features a series of shared spaces designed principally for collaboration. The premises contains a series of shared activity spaces at its core, with quieter “concentration zones” out towards its perimeter. These areas are quieter.

Sourcing the perfect items

Of course, if you’re to realise your design ambitions and create the ideal space for you and your workers, it’s vital that you’re able to get your hands on the right furniture.

Here at Furniture At Work™ we pride ourselves on offering a wide range of items and should have just what you need. Whether you’re keen to get your hands on flat pack or assembled office furniture, we can help.

Perfect solutions for open plan areas

For example, if you want to make the most of open plan working but require flexibility to transform spaces into smaller, private workstations, you may wish to take a look at the array of screens and dividers we have to offer. These can be moved around and used as and when you require them.

Free thinking

By opening up your mind to the various possibilities and thinking freely about how you can best use the space available to you, you may be able to provide your firm with a real boost.

Making sure that your personnel have access to the ideal equipment and furniture and that they feel stimulated by their environments could make a huge difference to productivity and to the general success of your business.


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