No, we’re not talking about research on which fabric for the conference room chairs best complements the CEO’s favorite tie or what what type of decorative fern can survive the longest without being watered.
Most of us slog away at our keyboards, hidden away in generic burlap office cubicles, with no idea of any other work environment. The folks at Pixar are here to ruin that for you, by showing you what their employees think is normal office life. How cool is their daily grind? Picture rooms full of cereal, with cartoon characters at every turn, and ping-pong tables fighting foosball tables for the most-fun office furniture award.
As a business grows and the desks are filling up, you may have to think about rearranging your workplace or even moving into a larger office. We want to create a unique environment that provides comfort for all employees. Trends for designing the office space are beginning to change and modernize to create a communal and team environment for coworkers. An aesthetically pleasing design starts with taking a unique approach when choosing commercial office furniture. Here are some tips for creating an impressive workspace.
When you’re working in an office setting, chances are you’re spending a lot of time at a desk or workstation. A typical employee works about 2000 hours per year, usually working on a computer or performing office related tasks that require sitting. These desk jobs can often be detrimental to their health, especially without the right equipment. To maintain an optimal comfort level, there are a number of ergonomic solutions that can be beneficial for your work performance, as well as your health.
Office workers spend 11 months of the year slogging away in an office cubicle, filing TPS reports, and dodging conference calls. It’s no wonder that most look forward to the holidays, the one time of year when employees can let their hair down, eat too much free food, and maybe, if they’re lucky, throw one heck of a party. Here are 10 of the best holiday party ideas the interwebs have to offer.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Halloween out there, and hopefully your office cubicle is following suit. If your office allows it, dressing up your cubicle is the perfect way to add a little spice to the work day and give your coworkers something to talk about.
Holidays are the most fun time to work at an office. There are loads of baked goods in the break room and lots of excuses to cancel meetings in favor of impromptu parties. Also, it’s a great reason to decorate your cubicle. (Sometimes with candy.)
‘Tis the season for dressing up, and there’s no reason your cube or workspace can’t join in the fun. Here, a collection of some of the greatest Halloween-themed offices and cubicles from around the Web. If you don’t find any inspiration in these, check your pulse… then consider dressing your cube up as a cemetery.
Planning a new office, or remodeling the one you have? You probably already know you need more than Microsoft Word to help you do the layout. Mapping cubicles to available space is complicated enough. Add in planning for conference rooms, bathrooms, utility panels, and so on, and you’re looking at a project that has potential to make compiling the annual report look like a breeze.
1. The Studio: When you need to think creatively, or when you just need a clean space to work, the studio is an open area where work can be produced. You don’t need to be an art gallery or a photographer to have a studio; a studio is an ideal environment for any business that needs a way to think outside the box.