Vibrant, productive workplaces need well-designed furniture. With so many options available to companies today, JLL Real Views explores how organizations can choose what’s right for their staff and their unique office space.
It’s not just tech and creative set-ups getting experimental in their color and design choices. More professional services and financial services firms are kitting out their offices with standing desks, beanbag chairs and abundant indoor greenery.
While hammocks and deckchairs may prove a talking point in communal areas, furniture needs to support and reflect the task being carried out, says Neil Thomas, interior design team leader at Tétris UK, a JLL subsidary.
“Offering a bright, vibrant workplace has a big impact on attractiveness, particularly for companies employing younger staff – as well as an image for external visitors,” says Thomas. “Furniture creates interest and enables the introduction of color and texture. Interfaced with technology it transforms environments.”
“But with businesses looking to optimize their space and reduce the overall number of desks, the type of furniture being used around the office bears both a tangible and indirect cost.”
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