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New Office Space? Doing Your Business Justice

It is exciting when your business takes a step in the right direction, and perhaps moving into a new business office or premises is exactly that for yours right now. A chance to meet with clients and potential customers. It is also the opportunity to hire staff and really move your business forward. However, the look of a business location is very important, so how do you get this right? Here are some tips and considerations that you may want to think about.   

Flooring is important

One of the first things to think about would be the flooring side of things. In an office environment, you probably want something a little more practical. Something that will be easy to clean up and functional. Wooden flooring or tiling tend to be popular options. They can also be quite cool in the summer, making the office a little more bearable on those hot days. They look pretty great too. 

Think about the lighting side of things

The next thing to think about would be the lighting side of things. Again you want practicality and being able to light up the office with a bright light, but you might also want to take into account the energy side of things and how efficient you are. LED lighting could be the way forward here. In terms of fixtures you may want to think about something modern and metal, bringing a more industrial look to the office environment. 

Furniture choice and making it practical

The next thing to think about would be the design aspect, and much of that has to do with the choice of furniture and the layout of the office. This is when you may want to enlist the help of specialists to ensure that you get this right. Looking online for commercial interior design services could be a good option to consider. Take some time out to think about what it is you need, such as desk areas and making sure any waiting areas are comfortable and accommodating. 

Soft furnishings such as cushions 

Part of the interior design is also things like soft furnishings and the extra little touches. You may not want to have too many cushions around, but certainly in a waiting area this could make for extra comfort for clients and customers. If you have any break areas as well then comfortable chairs with cushions for your staff members may also be appreciated. It’s the small things such as this that can make the biggest difference to how the work environment feels. 

Less is more 

Finally, less is more when it comes to a business environment because ultimately, while you want out to be inviting, it is also a place of business. This is when small interior features like plants can be just enough in terms of decoration. You may also want to have an organised space for things like business literature, leaflets and catalogues. They can often look messy strewn on a table, so a deviated space for them to be displayed will help the office to look minimal, modern but functional. 

Let’s hope these tips help you when it comes to your office space.

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