Tag: Office Furniture

The Evolving Office: Will the Action Office or Activity Based Office Win Out?

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cubicle layout in a standard office has been fairly uniform for many decades.

Office Desk with active work area

And whatever your personal feelings are about having your office space enclosed within walls, things might be changing in the design of how an office is organized. Much of that could be the result of a massive cubicle redesign through an office concept introduced decades ago.

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Branding Your Company with the Right Office Furniture

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As a small business owner, the work environment you create says a lot about you.

Wooden Office Chair with Sherwin-Williams Resonant Blue Paint

Wooden Office Chair with Sherwin-Williams Resonant Blue Paint

That means you need to provide a great work area that offers the right office furniture and atmosphere. Knowing what office furniture to choose depends on a variety of different factors.

Choose Office Furniture to Fit Your Brand

What do you notice when you first walk into an office space you’ve never visited before? Do you look at the wall color, the décor, the flooring, the furniture? Would you notice a jar of pickled pigs’ feet sitting on a desk? According to a 2013 survey by The Creative Group, that’s only one of many strange things that people have been known to have in their office space.

You spend money on marketing your company, on presenting a brand to consumers. You want your office space – right down to the office furniture – to reflect a similar image. It may be practical or fun, contemporary or traditional. Whatever style you choose, it needs to be consistent throughout and echo the image you want to share with the world. (continue reading…)


How to Maximize Ergonomic Comfort With Office Furniture Use

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We’ve all heard a lot about the importance of ergonomics. Keyboards are now curved with two groups of keys. A computer mouse could take the form of a tracking ball. We’re encouraged to take breaks often and not spend the entire day sitting at our desks. But for those of us who do need to spend a lot of time sitting in front of a computer screen, it’s important to know the best possible arrangement of office furniture to reduce repetitive stress injuries or conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome.Ergonomic Office Chair with Headrest

Chair adjustment

Though many office chairs have an option to recline, upright posture is important for the health of your back. Raise your chair so your feet rest flat on the floor, but consider putting a foot stool under your desk so blood doesn’t setting in your lower extremities. If you have arm rests, make sure they’re adjusted to support your arms in a resting position while your shoulders are lowered. Arm rests that are too high can cause headaches and if they’re too low, what’s the point of having them there at all?

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Tips for Arranging Office Furniture In a Small Space

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Small Space Office DeskIf you are moving into a new office and plan to update your office furniture, one of the first things you have to do is figure out how you can best arrange your office workspace.  If you have a limited amount of space to work with, it can be even more of a challenge. Fortunately, there are some tips for arranging office furniture in a small space that can make the process less stressful.

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