There should be careful thought and consideration when designing your office layout. For one, you want the office to be comfortable for all your employees. You also want your office to be designed in ways that promote efficiency for everyone who works there. Here are some great tips for arranging your office furniture and equipment.
Placement of Computers
Most offices need computers to function. Without them, many employees would be completely lost. Ensure that all of the keyboards, monitors, mice, and other items of that nature are positioned in ways that don’t disrupt the flow of the room. In other words, don’t have all your technical gadgets littered aimlessly throughout the office.
It’s hard to work in an environment that is dark and depressing. If possible, take advantage of natural light wherever you can in your office building. If you have windows, open up the shades and let that natural light shine through. By doing so, you will save money on electricity because you won’t need to turn on all those light switches. On top of that, it should help increase employee morale because they won’t have to work in a dark cave.
Cables and wiring not only look horrendous when it is all over your office floor, but it also can be a significant safety hazard. All it takes is someone not paying attention, and then suddenly they are in the hospital because they tripped over a wire. Find ways to hide cables wherever you can for safety reasons and to improve your office’s appearance.
It is always a good idea to have extra seating in your office. More than likely, there will be times where you will benefit from having extra seats available. For example, you may have guests come out for an event your company is hosting. It looks bad on your business when you need to scramble shuffle around chairs for your guests. This can easily be avoided by investing in some additional seating for occasions like this.
A Better Work Space from American Design Associates
American Design Associates, Inc. is a furniture dealer and design firm serving clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. We strive to ensure that every customer ends up with the office design and furniture to help their business run for years to come. We have the expertise and resources to help you get your move off to a great stress-free start. Visit us online to see what we can do for you, or give us a call at (410) 823-5500. To see examples of our work and get more advice on furnishing your office space, follow us on