When you’re thinking about incorporating vintage furniture into your office décor, it takes balance and harmony. With balance and harmony, you can create an office which is both welcoming and comfortable. But, this doesn’t mean that you have to split the furniture 50/50 down the middle with fifty percent of contemporary furniture and fifty percent vintage furniture. If you do this, then your office will look like a mishmash of poorly designed furniture. You need...
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When you decide to replace your executive office chair for something more comfortable, what do you look for in furniture? You have to find one that you can sit in all day without killing your back. If you’re tall too, then a small chair won’t fit the length of your legs correctly. Large ones might be too large to fit your torso correctly. If you’re small, then your legs may dangle, and the back of...
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Not every good idea that seems right is right. Sometimes this is because human nature is not taken into account. Or we have assumptions on human nature, like people like working as close to friends or coworkers as much as possible, so that an idea can take off that doesn’t always work. This may be the problem that can happen with the open office. Because there are some studies which show that the open office...
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If you redoing your office and want a timeless design and high-style furniture for your office, think mid-century office furniture. This type of furniture design was original in the 1950’s, but is now the latest rage. Furnishings for this look include the styles of chairs, desks, bookcases and filing cabinets used back then for starters. This furniture gives the 50’s look which has an appeal all its own. The furniture design is sleek with tapered...
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Office furniture is more than the furniture just like the flowers are not the whole garden. So, it’s also the lighting and the surroundings in the office that make the office. All of this with the right furniture pieces can play a part in boosting your productivity in your business. Think about it; you spend at least 8 hours a day, and sometimes more, in one place for most of your daylight hours. So, having...
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The trend that everything has to match in your office is passé. Using mixed furniture instead is the new tread. When textures and colors are used in your offices, conference rooms and other rooms too, this gives everything a more personalized look too. The idea is to make the office an extension of your tastes by not using the same type of furniture pieces everywhere so that you can make an office or work place...
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If you have a business, you most likely have a multi-generational work environment among your employees. It could comprise four generations who need to work together and co-exist peacefully. These generations are: The Baby Boomers: These workers were born between 1946-65. This generation has stability, responsibility, and a formality about them. They also have a sense of loyalty and value quality. Because of the economic downturn, many are putting off retirement and trying to replenish...
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The breakroom, or lunchroom as it is also called, is an important part of the daily workplace. It’s a place where your employees can take a mental and physical break from the rigors of the daily grind. There are ways to update your breakroom too without a lot of expense and still make it a place where your employees will enjoy being together. Even something as simple as new stools can be a plus. Some...
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Open workspaces are standard now in the business world. Everyone is sitting out in the open. They still have their own desks and everything else, but gone are the old fashioned cubicles of lore. The interaction among employees this fosters does help with projects and assignments when on teams here. But the question is, where does the boss come into play? Is it better if the boss is in the workplace, in a private office,...
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With the open office workplace, privacy is not always easy to find. Some employees may not mind the bustle and noise, but other people may find it difficult to concentrate. The work output can be compromised as well as having some unhappy employees without some kind of privacy available. Plus, there are four types of privacy which are sought after by employees. Acoustic privacy is from noise invasion. Noise levels can affect concentration. Some people...
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