It’s important, before thinking about anything else at all, to know what sort of palette you’re wanting for your office. If you’re a creative, then you can use big, bold colors – but if, for example, you run a legal office, that’s probably not as likely to be appropriate.
They come in virtually all varieties, from area rugs and wall-to-wall installations to customizable carpet tiles. Carpet made from natural, renewable fibers tend to be the most environmentally friendly and include sisal, seagrass, coir, organic cotton, jute, organic wool and bamboo.
There was once a time when the average person, by and large, didn’t sit down all that much over the course of a day, and perhaps then ergonomics wasn’t so important. But computers have changed all that – we’re largely sedentary, and as a result we’re often afflicted by pain, lumbar issues in particular. Ergonomics is the science of fixing all that, but it’s not well understood.
Whether it’s 25 framed cat photos or collections of dusty … well, just about anything, there are always people who overdo it. Ideally, you have an opportunity to decorate your office tastefully, without becoming one of these horror stories.
Depending on what your business does, you may want to project any of several different feels – a bank, for example, will want to evoke a different feeling than a workout facility. It’s important up front to define what you want that feeling to be.