Things to keep in mind when buying new office furniture
Furniture is often an underestimated factor of an office’s look and aesthetic, so we’re here to provide you some tips on what to keep in mind when buying new office furniture.. When fitting out a space, it’s easy to shift your focus to decorations, colour, and design – and completely neglect the furniture, which actually takes up the majority of the office space. Poorly chosen furniture can become an imposition on the space and damage its overall look. Similarly, well chosen furniture can truly tie an office’s space together. When done right, furniture can truly be the thing that makes your space.
This guide aims to give you a few starting tips to push you in the right direction when the time comes for you to choose that perfect furniture for your office.
Match the look of the office
When purchasing furniture, you must continually make the conscious decision to purchase pieces of furniture that match each other – but also the look of the office. If you buy wood-grain desks but a white filing cabinet and a metal blue shelving unit, your office will just start to take the look of an eclectic artist space and not a congruent working environment. Always be sure to have a look in mind and shop for that look.
Buy for the space
Building upon the above point, it’s important to know the exact amount of furniture you need to fit the space perfectly. Too little and the room can look desolate and empty, too much and it’ll look cluttered and unorganised. By buying the right amount of furniture for your space, you can make your office look well-constructed and far more aesthetically appealing.
Be smart about what you buy
As with anything, purchasing furniture is all about finding that perfect balance between affordability and utility. It’s important to find furniture that is useful and durable, but also aesthetic and affordable. When you do come across such a balance, your budget will be safe and your office will look perfect.
Keep your employees in mind
Remember, you aren’t buying furniture just for you. You’re buying furniture to be used daily by your employees. You should absolutely keep this in mind before you buy that ultra-modern furniture that is nothing but uncomfortable and expensive because of its look. It is important to communicate with your workers, so that you can gauge their input to create a space with furniture that increases their productivity and attitude toward the workplace.
From this guide, you’ll now be able to take the first steps you need in order to ensure your furniture shop is perfect for your office space. A fitout specialist can put together a furniture proposal for you, even with a partially fitted space. We have trade partnerships with furniture companies, which means you’ll receive the best price on furniture for your space. We’ll help you achieve the space and style you want, with the furniture that will bring your vision to life.