The new year is here, and now is the perfect time to look into workplace trends. If your office is lackluster or you haven’t bought new office furniture in over a decade, then now is an excellent time to assess the things that you need to change. Honing in on office design matters in ways that may have never crossed your mind. Having a well-designed office and a company culture to look forward to boosts employee morale and productivity. With a combination of comfortable office furniture and a feel-good environment, you can’t go wrong. Here are four workplace trends to be on the lookout for in 2020.
A Flexible Office Space
A flexible office space means that the property can reshape and shift itself so that it can meet the needs of your employees. The goal of flexible office spaces is to create a multi-functioning workplace that can turn into a meeting room or a place that promotes independent work or group collaborations. If you want to create this environment, what helps is having office furniture with wheels. Your office furniture should be lightweight and ergonomic to implement this workplace trend.
Adding Wood to The Workplace
It’s rare for any business not push a green initiative. Companies are concerned with sustainability and Eco-friendliness. Wooden office furniture especially reclaimed wood that’s sustainably resourced and recycled, is an excellent idea if you want to go green within the workplace. Here we offer preowned office furniture with stylistic wooden features.
The comfort of working from home is quite a luxury. Remote jobs are more popular than ever before, but it doesn’t mean that office furniture should go under the radar. Creating a home office is one way to stay focused. Doing work duties from the comfort of your bed is ill-advised. If you work from home, it will enhance your productivity to create a personalized office space. Office ergonomics should still apply within the home.
A Push Towards Wellness
Office design goes far beyond the perfect office desks or chairs. Effective office design also means that you give your employees a place to regroup and connect with others. Wellness rooms give employees a break from their potentially noisy open office environment. While open office layouts are beneficial for many reasons, they can, at times, be a distraction. Break rooms with lounge chairs and coffee tables and tv can help employees bond and remind them to take a much-needed break.
Ready to Implement Some of These Workplace Trends? Mark Downs is Here to Help.
If you are ready to design your next office, Mark Downs will be here to guide you through the entire process. If you have questions, give us a call at 410-771-6800 or visit us at our Cockeysville showroom. To see what we are up to and for tips and tricks, be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.