Following-on from the earlier parts in this series, with the budget in place, the scope of the project mapped-out and the works necessary to refurbish and re-purpose the various areas of the existing workplace undertaken, the final stage in the process is turn the spaces created into places of work. In this article we turn
Modern offices are always on the look out for futuristic furniture that provides more purpose than it’s initial function. In 2018 we see office furniture designers pushing the boundaries to provide the next best piece of furniture that embodies everything the modern office requires and more.
We are spending more and more time in the office and at our desks, so it is no surprise that there has been a huge increase in people suffering from back problems, usually caused by bad posture.
Increasingly, ergonomics is a driving force in office interior design, layout and furnishing with employers taking greater care in ensuring both the physiological and psychological needs of the workforce are taken more seriously in the workplace.
Technology has changed the way we spend our time in the office and at home. We spend more time sitting and using computers than ever before and the likelihood is that this will only increase.
The last hundred or so years has seen a massive evolution in the culture and therefore design around office spaces, much of this has to do with the radical changes we’ve seen in industrialisation and in technology.
Your office desk is where you often spends most of your day. So this should be quite an important space, but so often the way we keep our desk is as an afterthought rather than a conscious decision.
So your office needs updating – what should you be looking for when choosing new furniture?There are, of course, many considerations to take into account before deciding and choosing the right furniture for your office. But, some of the features you will look for can take priority relative to others.
If you have been spending eight or more hours a day sitting in an uncomfortable office chair, the odds are that your back and other body parts are letting you know it. Your physical health can be greatly jeopardised if you’re sitting for long periods in a chair that is not ergonomically designed.