Do Big Desks Intimidate or Encourage Openness? What One Study Said and How It Can Help Your Office

June 22nd, 2016 by

Imagine you walk into a CEO’s office. The first thing you notice is a gigantic desk sprawled out across the room. You sit down on one side. The CEO is on the other. The physical distance between you is pretty noticeable; it seems like a chasm. This type of scenario is pretty common, whether it . . . Read More »

How to Turn Your Reception Area into a Powerful First Impression

June 4th, 2016 by

You’re well aware of the importance of first impressions. Make a good one and you can win a sale, client or new employee within a matter of minutes. Make a bad one and you’re doomed before you even get started. While we spend most of our time thinking about the way we look, our body . . . Read More »

Is Sitting for More than Six Hours a Day As Bad As They Say It Is?

May 21st, 2016 by

If you’ve been keeping tabs on workplace trends, you’ve probably run across the slew of recent stories sounding the alarm. Why the outcry? The experts are saying that being sedentary for more than six hours a day is just as bad for your body as smoking. Now, before you run out and order a fleet . . . Read More »

The History Behind the Ever-Popular Office Chair

May 10th, 2016 by

The office chair is the undisputed king of the workspace. And why wouldn’t it be? Most office workers spend at least six hours in their chairs. Knowing this, big box stores have entire sections dedicated to them in the same way a car dealership fills their showroom with their best and brightest. While most professionals . . . Read More »

Five Benefits Of Using Systems Furniture In Your Office

April 26th, 2016 by

Deciding on the type of furniture that best suits your office space in terms of size and shape is only part of the equation. It must also provide your employees with a productive and comfortable place to work. In the past, that meant a private office with a solitary desk, chair and extra storage furniture. . . . Read More »

8 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Office Space

April 19th, 2016 by

In today’s modern world, careers of every kind are making offices their home base. An office is where you will spend the majority of your working hours, making it an area which should be personal, functional, and efficient. Whether your office is an entire room or a small cubical, having it operate at its full . . . Read More »

10 Tips for Improving Your Office Environment and Boosting Productivity

April 5th, 2016 by

If you are determined to get the best out of your staff and create an office environment that is both happy and productive, it might be time to look at how you organize your space. Whether you have an open plan office or a smaller business, choice of furniture, including how it is positioned and . . . Read More »

7 Things Every Office Needs

March 2nd, 2016 by

Creating a space where your staff and visitors can feel comfortable, confident and engaged is one of the most important things a business needs to consider. It’s great having plenty of room but if you are not using it effectively and maximizing potential you could be losing out on a number of levels. Are your . . . Read More »

4 Ergonomic Principles All Office Chairs Must Have

January 27th, 2016 by

Anyone who has spent long hours in an office chair can relate to the back pain that can go along with it. Putting too much stress on your spine can also lead to potential medical problems. For these reasons, the office furniture industry has embraced the use of ergonomic design in today’s modern office chairs, . . . Read More »

3 Reasons Why Standing Desks Are Gaining Popularity

January 13th, 2016 by

With an overwhelming percentage of the working force operating in offices, many businesses are looking for the healthiest, most comfortable, and most productive work spaces to offer their employees. This applies to more than quality lighting and regular breaks – office workers will spend the majority of their careers sitting down at their desks, and . . . Read More »