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What Should You Consider When Designing an Office
a group of coworkers collaborating together in an office with high ceilings and high windows
Shot of a team of businesspeople working together in a modern office

 

When designing or selecting an office space plan, keep in mind that superior design is a marketing tool. The office design is often the first thing your potential customer will notice. For that reason, there are several things you should consider when designing your office:

 

Understand the Size of the Office

It is important to determine the size of the office space before moving forward with office design. You should also think about how you, employees, or clients can walk around the office between the furniture and the office equipment. 

Proper Electrical Wiring for Office Equipment

Today, it is essential to have the proper electrical wiring for any office equipment that you may use with clients. Make sure you have enough outlets in the convenient locations for computers, fax machines, or printers. There are many solid aesthetic choices you can make to blend these necessities with the rest of your office design. 

Having Privacy for Clients and Employees

If you plan to have a busy office with multiple clients and employees, then you should consider how to create privacy. You can plan for portable walls between different areas in the space. There are a variety of portable walls available in attractive designs.

Friendly Entrances and Exits

Make sure there are friendly entrances and exits marked clearly with your business’s name and hours of operation. When you have a larger office, you may want to have a separate exit to avoid problems with foot traffic.

Lighting and Climate Control

When finding the perfect office, select one with windows for natural lighting to pour through. Additionally, you will need light fixtures on the ceiling or the walls. It is important to verify that the office has adequate climate control during the summer and the winter. All of these things will ensure a comfortable experience for you and your clients. 

 

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