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General / 04 Feb 2020
Designing a Unique, User-Friendly Workspace for Your Business

Nowadays, more and more corporations are understanding the importance of company culture. Not only is it necessary for a business to turn a profit, but it’s also necessary for it to keep its employees happy. A business that can’t do this may be successful in the short term but not in the long run. This is why many corporations are beginning to stress the importance of wellness and work/life balance. These have, in fact, become buzzwords in the human resources field.

Interior Design and Company Culture

One easy but important way of improving company culture is by creating the kind of user-friendly workspace that people would like to work in. Yes, the atmosphere in the workplace and the attitudes of those who inhabit it are ultimately the most important factors in determining whether a company has a good company culture. But when it comes to keeping your employees happy, you can also do so with a well-designed office which encourages productivity.

Different Spaces Require Different Solutions

There are many factors that determine whether a certain workspace will be conducive to employee wellbeing and productivity. But the fact is that each business is different and will require a different solution. For example, in some workspaces, where it’s very important for each employee to enjoy a certain degree of privacy, it may help to create separate offices or cubicles. But in workspaces where working together is needed, you can’t have this kind of division.

Evaluating Your Current Workspace

So the first thing you’ll need to do is figure out what your needs are in your office. One good way to do this is to consider what people usually seem to complain about!

  • Do they not have enough space?
  • Is there too much noise, which is not conducive to concentration?
  • Do people not have individual work desks?
  • Are the different departments getting in each other’s way?
  • Is the space simply too crowded?

Designing a User-Friendly Workspace

Once you know what exactly the problem is with your current workspace, you’ll be able to design another one which is more conducive to employee wellbeing and productivity. You can share the issues you’re having with your interior designer and come up with a solution that suits everyone.

Contact us for more information about the impact of interior design on company culture.