How to choose office furniture?
HOW TO CHOOSE OFFICE FURNITURE
Spending eight hours or more a day sat on an uncomfortable chair, with a PC balancing precariously on a worktop that’s small, unstable and cluttered, is hardly conducive with productiveness. It’s long been established that the right office furniture plays a central role in boosting employee productivity, staff retention and ultimately influencing company turnover.
If you are wanting to exchange furniture in the office that is well past its sell-by date, take a look the following advice on how to choose office furniture that could be an influencing factor is the success of the business. Office furniture reflects the investment in your staff but it has to create the right impression. Not to over the top expensive but also not too cheap!
MAKE COMFORT A PRIORITY
Comfortable chairs and spacious work desks should be at the top of your office furniture shopping criteria. It stands to reason, if employees are suffering from neck ache, stiffness, or any other ailments due to uncomfortable furniture, they are unlikely to work at their optimum.
By contrast, comfy, spacious office furniture will help keep the workforce relaxed and geared up for work.
OPT FOR FURNITURE THAT REFLECTS YOUR BRAND
Office furniture should be reflective of a company’s personality, image and brand. For example, contemporary, vibrant and fashionable office furniture is likely to ‘work well’ in a trendy, new creative agency.
Be aware that you furniture reflects your business. Too ‘posh’ and clients might think you’re expensive, too cheap and you might look the same!
CONSIDER STORAGE AND SPACE
Offices are natural generators of hordes of paperwork and as a consequence require somewhere to store massing amounts of filing. When choosing office furniture it is therefore important to consider storage. For example, a desk with drawers attached might be preferable to a desk without any storage.
Look at tambour cupboards instead of filing cabinets and only store what you really need to!
For all your office furniture needs contact visit MD Business Interiors via the website. Devon’s best-known and respected commercial refurbishment and construction specialists.