New office furniture can make a world of difference to your productivity and potential. Furniture that is comfortable, organized, and stylish makes the user feel more at ease, more plugged in, and even happier. There’s a reason that many offices are upgrading their office furniture. Not only does the proper furniture increase productivity among employees (and thus profitability for the company), it also creates a better work space, where employees feel more at home. And there are a few specific ways that the design of office furniture is able to do this.
Exciting Furniture Inspires Enthusiasm
Furniture that is old and dull will make your employees feel the same way. By updating your furniture, you’re essentially bringing a new energy into the workspace. Everyone enjoys feeling appreciated; new furniture is a good way for an employee to feel like what they do is important and appreciated. Vibrant colors and sleek design can also serve to make the user feel more awake and in tune with their work.
A Good Design Prevents Health Problems
A lot of furniture is “ergonomic”, meaning that it is intentionally designed to form itself to the natural shape of the human body. Because ergonomic furniture takes into account how the human body should be positioned, it prevents the harmful effects that can come from long hours of repetitive or stationary work. An ergonomic chair, for example, can prevent back and neck pain that develops after hours of sitting in the wrong position. An ergonomic mouse or keyboard can prevent carpal tunnel syndrome from repetitive typing and mouse clicking motions. Good design can keep the user from being distracted by chronic pain, which is amazing not only for productivity but also for overall happiness.
Storage Helps with Organization
A good office desk has ample storage space while also having a roomy work surface. A well-designed desk anticipates the user’s needs with appropriately-placed drawers, shelves, and surface area. A workspace that is tailored to the employee’s needs allows the employee to intuitively know where all of their materials are located. Everything should be within an arm’s reach and well-organized. The organization of a work space will help the employee to conserve time that would otherwise be spend looking for materials and moving things around.
American Design Associates, Inc.
American Design Associates, Inc. is a Contract Furniture Dealer and Design Firm located in Towson, Maryland. We proudly consider ourselves a “Dream Team” comprised of experienced project managers, interior designers, service technicians and an outstanding customer support team. We service clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region including Maryland, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and beyond. We have the resources and the know how to provide the best solution for all of your business needs.
Call American Design Associates today at (410) 823-5500, contact us on our website or pay us a visit today. We want to help you stay organized in the office.