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office designThe way your office is designed can impact the productivity of your operations. A well designed office also contributes to employee satisfaction and plays a part in attracting new talent. After all, nobody wants to come to work and do their job in a place that feels drab and rundown. If you are interested in remodeling your current office space or starting from scratch with a completely new office design, here are a few ideas to consider:

  • Install plenty of windows. Natural light not only benefits your health, but boosts creativity. It can also go a long way when it comes to helping your employees feel more productive throughout their workday.
  • Give employees enough space. Having an open floor plan and wider hallways in your office design helps workers feel free and open rather than chained to a desk. Implementing an open floor plan can also decrease stress and increase creativity.
  • Have breakout spaces. Lounging space in your office provides your employees with an area to step away from their work for a moment to clear their head. It also gives them the opportunity to converse and connect with their co-workers. While this may sound like you are giving your employees a free break, adding break spaces to your office can actually improve productivity and work satisfaction.
  • Go for a mix of collaborative and private work areas. Although an open office space can boost employee productivity and creativity, your employees also need a place where they can work in an uninterrupted manner. As you develop your office design plans, make sure that you include both open and private work areas.

If you’re ready to turn your office design plans into reality, contact us at Redwood Homes Inc. We would love to help you remodel your office space.