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Creating a Fun & Cozy Office Environment
This entry was posted on September 8, 2011.
If you are creating a new office environment, you probably want it to be attractive, yet comfortable enough to be productive. Striking a balance between cozy and aesthetically pleasing can be a challenge, but it is definitely not impossible. Here ar
One way to infuse some character into your office environment without sacrificing comfort and productivity is by adding a shot of color to the scheme of things. Color can convey a number of different emotions and moods. For example:
- Red can energize and draw attention;
- Blue and green can calm and soothe;
- Yellow can cheer the mood of anyone within the office’s vicinity.
You can choose a lot of different kinds of office supplies by color, such as executive chairs, conference seating, reception chairs, filing cabinets and much more. It’s possible to get matching sets for a very cohesive color scheme, or you can just add accents here and there to punch up liveliness.
Another more subtle way to be coordinated is to use corresponding wood tones and types. There are a few different types of wood available for office furniture and accessories. Choose from light wood, dark wood, medium tones or red hues.
You can also choose wood color based on the eras and aesthetics that you like, color aside. Light-colored wood like pine is typically more modern, calling to mind 1950’s aesthetics. Dark woods like oak are timeless and classic, recalling the early 1800’s. Cherry woods and mahogany are red tinted, which is reminiscent of turn of the 20th century Victorian decor. No matter what your preferences, you can impart a certain style with wood selection.
Of course, comfort should be a consideration if you spend a lot of time in the office you are furnishing. One way to make sure that your great looking office is also comfortable is to purchase all ergonomically designed furniture.
You can get chairs in many different materials and colors that provide lumbar support, armrests, neck and head support and mid-back back up. It’s easy to find something that looks great and gives you the support you need.
4) Adding Fun Office Accessories
What would a great office be without cool accessories to finish it off? No matter what your decor and furniture selections, there are great extras like aluminum desk lamps and bamboo chair mats to keep things looking sleek and fresh.
Some websites offer free shipping if you spend over a certain amount, so it can be beneficial to buy your decor all at once.