Yes, Office Furniture Can Affect Productivity

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If you thought office furniture only existed to perform a function, it’s time to consider more possibilities. The way we shape our space and the office we visit every day can affect what we accomplish and how we feel about.

Your Environment Matters

We spend the majority of our lives outside the home, at work. It only makes sense then that a dull and boring space would affect our productivity. To combat dullness, choose office furniture that inspires and energizes. Bright colors are an easy way to lift people’s moods and add visual excitement. Another strategy is to maximize daylight lighting. Increased intake of sunlight improves quality of life which makes productivity at work much more achievable.

Keep Your Space Tidy

Working in messy space can affect product outcome. At the end of every day, take five minutes to organize paper and materials so that they are in their proper place. This will set you up for the next day without being overwhelmed by a pile of documents. Keeping the office free from germs is also necessary. Sick days hold people and projects back so maintaining surfaces wiped down should be a weekly task. As you organize your space, you may also decide items such as printers or office accessories to make them more accessible. Experiment with office furniture location to see what works best for you.

Try Different Layouts

Coworking spaces are all the buzz right now, but that doesn’t mean they work for everyone. You can give an open area a try and rearrange desks to either form one large one or have them breakaway for needed personal space. Another way to switch up the layout of your area is to try a standing desk. Standing desks encourage physical activity and relieve your body from sitting down for 8-hours at a time.

If you’re ready to switch up your office furniture and increase productivity, call us today!