How To Create Natural Light In A Windowless Workspace

I recently moved my office desk right in front of the windows and I love it. Many articles will site that doing this creates more distraction, but for me, it is energizing and inspiring. Especially on days where the sun is shining and the birds are chirping. Sure, when it’s a gray and rainy, I’d rather curl up on the couch under a blanket and catch up on my Netflix shows because …Read More

How To Select The Right Office Furniture Fabric For Your Business

It’s easy to become overwhelmed when selecting fabric for your office furniture. There are an infinite amount of options when it comes to color, texture and pattern. To make the process a little bit easier, ask yourself these questions to help guide you to the right office furniture fabric selection: What kind of business environment? The most important question to answer is in what environment will this furniture be used? It’s …Read More

Outdoor Break Rooms Help Employees Relax And Recharge

Break rooms are an essential part of an office design and yet they are often under appreciated and underutilized. In office design, break rooms should be more than a place to eat your lunch or grab a cup of coffee. Just as the name suggests, break rooms should be a place where employees can take a break from the office cubicle. It should offer a place where people can develop …Read More

How To Avoid And Overcome Distractions When You Work From Home

They say it takes 23 minutes to refocus once you are distracted away from your task at hand. If that is the case, it’s no wonder I can’t get anything done. Between the phone calls, text messages, the kids (this should be bolded and underlined two times), my bladder, my growling stomach, household chores, knowing that the next episode of your show is available to view on Netflix, a possible …Read More

Retain Employees With The Right Office Furniture And Office Design

Have you ever been offered employment but turned down the job after you saw WHERE you would work? I was once offered a technical administration position where my desk was located in a window-less storage room with a very small desk shared by two people. Walking in there during the company tour was depressing and I knew that 40 hours spent in that hell hole would suck the life right …Read More

Key Features To Look For When Selecting Healthcare Furniture

Nobody likes to take a trip to see the doctor and most people find a hospital visit very intimidating. Anything that can be done to make the experience less stressful should be top priority for medical facilities and hospitals. In order to make patients and guests feel comfortable, hospital facility managers should consider many factors when selecting healthcare furniture. Ease of cleanliness and safety should be of utmost importance.  In addition, choosing stylish …Read More

Standing or Seated Office Desks. Which Is Right For You?

Choosing the right office furniture can be an overwhelming task for any facility manager. With so many choices in the market today, it’s hard to know what trend to choose. Every year there are new and innovative achievements in office design within the industry. One such innovation that continues to gain popularity is the standing desk. Standing desks have continued to be a prevalent option of many progressive businesses because they …Read More

5 Steps To Deliver Presentations Without Anxiety

Public speaking sits atop the “14 Worst Human Fears“ list. What’s weird is that you are probably quite skilled at having a one-on-one conversation with somebody but somehow those skills desert you when you get up to speak in front of a group. While public speaking can be nerve-wracking, there are some things you can do to help make the butterflies go away and deliver presentations without anxiety. Here’s how: Step 1: …Read More

Survive The Open Office Workspace With These 5 Etiquette Tips

Many businesses are tearing down their office cubicle walls and opting for a more open office workspace. The goal of an open office is to create an environment that is flexible and encourages conversations easily between colleagues to facilitate better communication, faster problem solving and decision-making. But, inevitably more conversation can lead to interruptions to your concentration. Combined with the distractions of impromptu meetings and background clatter, the noise level …Read More

Easy Ways to Design the Perfect Office

Every business is looking for a boost to productivity. Today, there are many apps and services to help keep you organized and stay on task. There are books, articles and entire websites that focus on helping you work more efficiently. But did you know that one of the biggest influences to productivity is the actual design of the office you work in? So, what can you do to make sure that your office space …Read More