Skip to main content

Why High Quality Office Furniture is Important

The relationship between high quality office furniture and productivity of employees has just recently been discovered so that is why more companies are designing/redesigning their work environment. It is important to understand that the type of furniture in your office will play a vital role in enhancing potential and productivity of your employees; here are 5 reasons why your office furniture is important.


1. Good posture and support increases productivity so ergonomic chairs are vital to cater to different sizes and builds of employees. Even desk and monitor height, keyboard placement and how close your monitor is can have an important impact on the way you work.



2. Your office furniture can impact employee moods and the way they work. Different layouts/furniture are helpful in creating collaborative or private work environments and can also allow natural light or easy navigation for clients and visitors, making them have a positive experience in your office. Adding in bright colors can also influence employee attitudes so modern office furniture is being designed more with bright colors to lift the mood of employees.

3. It is important for your office furniture to be practical with adequate storage and provide options for storing different sizes of materials. Whether it be the layout of your work surface or the size of your filing unit, with the proper furniture, you could be hindering your ability to work, ultimately affecting productivity.

4. Health. The use of poorly designed office chairs can cause health problems such as back pain, neck-related headaches, stress, and the list goes on. Sitting for many hours in a single day can cause fatigue, especially during busy work days, so ergonomically-friendly furniture will reduce fatigue and employees can work without feeling the monotony of work.

5. Lastly, your office environment should be one you enjoy coming to everyday! Office furniture can play a role in company culture, so if your office isn't somewhere you like to be then it's not going to make you feel satisfied in your job. Your employees want to feel comfortable, positive and motivated...I know we do!





Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Home Office Happiness

Where my Homies at??!!! My work from Homies that is. We can help! What a great way to start the week, having a client share pics of their new home office provided and installed by Interscape Commercial Environments. When Bryon Kamay of the Knights of Columbus contacted us for a new home office, we were anxious to assist.  Since Covid hit, Mr. Kamay has worked nearly 100% remotely.  As he puts it, “I have been bouncing around the house, attempting to work in every nook and cranny there is, all while dodging two distant learning boys and a wife with a home photography business. I spend most of the day on audio and video calls with colleagues and partners around the country in space not conducive to doing so. My environment was not allowing me to do my job efficiently and it was taking it’s toll on my overall wellbeing.” Kamay’s requirements for his home office were having a dedicated office space, great acoustical isolation, proper ergonomics and a great value.  Challenge accepted! We id

Creating Privacy Within the Workplace

As employees return to the physical workplace, it is almost certain that there will be more demand for privacy. What will the "post-COVID workplace" look like? The  workplace will feature more barriers, space and sanitation to protect employees as we transition into our new normal. Every business will set their own privacy standards and each employee will have their own set of boundaries. With these important measures, know that Interscape is here to help you with innovative and unique solutions to establish a safer workplace. Demountable Walls Demountable, glass walls can be customized and installed in any office space to create instant divisional privacy. Teknion offers a large selection of architectural walls with various options. The glass exterior will keep the area open while utilizing natural light and providing a soundproof space. Phone Booth Phone booths were introduced to the market prior to COVID-19 because they are one of the most effective ways to create instan

The Mindful Office Design for Employee Well-Being

T he impact that design can have on our well-being is important and understanding the relationship between our physical environments and our well-being would improve the spaces that we create and design. The WELL Building Standard is the 'premier standard for buildings, interior spaces and communities seeking to implement, validate and measure feature that support and advance human health and wellness.' The standard focuses on seven concepts of building performance: Air, Water, Nourishment, Light, Fitness, Comfort and Mind. Even if you have no plans or the budget to become WELL Certified, companies are still utilizing the principles to help create a healthier environment. The more comfortable we are at work, the more productive we actually are and that is good business! Here are a few ways to implement these concepts at work and even now, in your home office. Air Indoor air quality can have a major impact on the health, comfort and well-being of your employees. Here