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How to Choose the Right Office Furniture

It has long been established that office furniture could either enhance or mar an employees’ productivity. Various researches have concluded that the right office furniture could boost an employees’ productivity to up to 11%. This productivity boost is certain to make a huge impact on the company’s turnover. So, investing in the right furniture would go a long way in making your office not only conducive for work but a place where your employees could feel comfortable and give it their all. Here are a few pointers to consider when choosing furniture for your office

Know your Space:

The first step to find the right furniture is to assess how much room you have. Measuring your space would give you a clear idea of the kind of furniture that would fit in, so you can plan out your furniture placement. The key is to strike a balance between the space that would be occupied by the furniture and the remaining free space. You do not want to clutter your office with over sized furniture because this could have an impact on the productivity of your employees.

Comfort is Crucial:

Comfortable furniture could very well be the difference between the spike or slump of productivity of your employees. Employees spend most of their time at the office at their desk and so a nice comfortable desk and chair is a must have.
Ergonomic furniture would help your employees want to spend more time at their desk and you could also rule out the stiff back and legs after a long day at the office.


Cleanliness is vital to the proper functioning of your office; therefore you should consider furniture that is made from materials that are easy to clean or is resistant to stains and germs. Choosing furniture that would help you maintain better cleanliness in your office would also go a long way in ensuring the productivity of the employees is not affected.


Choose furniture that is uniform in color and suits the interiors; floor and walls of your office. When furniture of heterogeneous color is selected for the entire office it could give off an unpleasant vibe and have an impact of the productivity of your employees. Selecting colors that would increase a sense of calmness in your office would help employees handle stressful situations better.

Cubicle Partitions:

Certain studies have proven that employees in offices with cubicle partitions show better productivity that open offices. So when choosing cubicle dividers there are different number of materials you could choose from. 


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