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5 Ways to Modernize Your Office & Boost Productivity


How Modern Office Spaces Can Improve Performance and Productivity

As many employees are returning to the physical workspace, companies are making adjustments to meet COVID health requirements. As leaders are already re-imagining their office now is the perfect time to redesign and modernize your office. In this post we will look at 5 data-proven ways to modernize your office and boost productivity.


Why Modernize Your Office Space?

It should come as no surprise that the right environment can help inspire creativity and boost productivity among office workers.

“A quality workspace design leads to a less stressful and more productive atmosphere,” said a Forbes article on the impacts of office design. “It's essential that employers take the physical work environment of their employees into consideration.”

A modern office design takes employee wellness into consideration. According to Forbes, this is a valuable business investment, leading to higher levels of employee satisfaction and productivity.


5 Ways to Modernize Your Office & Boost Productivity


1. ART

Studies show that the right art in office decor can improve and support company culture and encourage more productivity, including a 2014 Harvard study.

“The findings suggest that art connected to the organization's mission, rotating exhibitions and diverse collections are valued by workplace viewers,” said the Harvard researchers.


2. Natural Light

Access to natural light and views of the outdoors is the most sought after amenity in an office according to a 2018 study. According to the Harvard Business Review, 47% of employees admit they feel tired or very tired from the absence of natural light or a window at their office, and 43% report feeling gloomy because of the lack of light.


3. Plants

Introducing indoor plants to an office has been shown by numerous studies to improve employee health, morale and productivity (Exeter University Research).


4. Safe Meeting Rooms and Community Tables

Collaboration spaces are still important in a modern office, but the requirements have changed. Marking off six-foot spaces and offering sanitary wipes is a good way to show your team you care about their health. Additionally, it shows you are committed to preventing exposure to COVID and other pathogens. This peace of mind can help employees better focus on their job.


5. Flexible/Alternative Desks

Making tools like standing workstations available to your employees is a proven way to help improve productivity, according to



In conclusion, since so many offices are already adjusting to meet the health needs created by the 2020 pandemic, now is a good time to consider modernizing your office. The five tips above are simple, proven ways to boost productivity with your office design.




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