It is a delight to work in a beautiful office. Our surroundings and environment have a direct impact on out wellbeing and our productivity so of course a beautiful office is a worthy investment. Going out to work should be a pleasure and you office should work well and efficiently for you. So lets take a look at what actually constitutes a beautiful office and how to create that.
10 Best Ways to Create a Beautiful Office
So lets take a look at what actually constitutes a beautiful office and how to create that.
Invest in an office fit out company
Refurbishing your workspace can be completed in just a couple of weeks by a specialist office fit out company.
They can help with interior design, fitting, sourcing, bespoke joinery, planning and building regulations and advising too so it can be a huge benefit to get a company like this on board rather than trying to do it yourself and getting it wrong. it would be a costly and time consuming mistake. A good office fit out company will consult with you and your stall to understand your wants and your wishes as well as the culture of your work place. They will make sure your end product is fir for purpose and looks great too.
If you want it to be special it makes sense to hire a specialist.
Encourage Natural Light
You can totally maximize natural light by placing workstations near windows. Natural light boosts both mood and energy so increase it whoever possible. keeping windows sparkling clean and having easily accessible blinds can add to this. Try and encourage staff outside for breaks and lunch too if possible a little planted up outside seating area can work wonders.
Increase air quality
You can incorporate indoor plants improved air quality and they also allow a little of the outside in which makes people feel happier too. An air purifier is also a great idea. It has many benefits including:
- Helping reduce symptoms for people with seasonal allergies or asthma
- Filtering odours from a room
- Lowering the risk of getting sick
So as well as making your office smell better it also reduces sickness in your team. Definitely a good investment.
Green your space
Not just in terms of adding plants, though these do have their benefits, but in terms of making your office as eco-friendly as possible. Going green is a beautiful thing. So recycling bins, a paperless office, Fairtrade supplies, recycled furniture, sustainable flooring – there are so many ways to green your office and ait all adds up.
Involve your team
Do ask your team for their input into what they think would make a beautiful office.
Remember, a beautiful office is not just visually appealing; it should also be functional, comfortable, and aligned with the company culture and your staff will have their own ideas about what that means and what they need.
Embrace your space with art
Whilst form and function are key to great office design if you want to add an element of beauty, art is the way to go.
I love bold and interesting pop art to add a splash of colour to an office space but maybe you want art in your brand colours? Or perhaps you want your art to reflect what you do? Perhaps cityscapes for an urban planning company or botanical prints for a flower delivery company. Your art can be whatever you want – there is something for every one and every company.
What art speaks to you and adds colour and vibrancy to your office?
Storage solutions are really important. Not only do they keep an office tidy they also keep it efficient but it is important they look good too. No one wants to see an old fashioned metal storage cabinet. Really give some though to your storage including coats and umbrellas as well as files and stationary. If everything has a good looking home the need for clutter will diminish.
One of my pet peeves in an office is to see wires everywhere. I think it looks so unsightly – finding ways to keep wires and cables organised can make such a difference. Smart technology can also be an absolute blessing in an office environment and integrated smart devices for lighting, blinds, temperature control, and security make for an easy to manage workspace.
Light and bright
Use neutral light colours like white, cream, or light grey as a base on your office walls. These colours make the space look larger and provide a calm atmosphere. Pops of colour can be added as an accent through plant pots, art or even cushions. A neutral base gives you a great canvas on which to paint.
Vibrant colours can also be introduced in a feature wall, comfy chairs or accessories to add energy and interest.
Invest in ergonomic chairs and desks for comfort and health. It is essential that all the furniture you invest in is supportive to your teams needs and wellbeing but it doesn’t have to be ugly. Spend a little more if you have to. Staff wellbeing is priceless and a beautiful looking office worth a little more.
Create a beautiful office that is cosy, comfortable, practical, functional, smells and looks good and works well for your team. It is a worthwhile investment.