Thursday, October 23, 2014

Arrange Your Office Furniture to Your Benefit

Open floor plans don’t always make for fun offices. Yet with the right execution and appropriate office furniture, an open floor plan can spice things up in your workplace and even boost employee satisfaction and productivity. Here are some of the advantages of this type of floor plan:

Lower cost of doing business

As the term suggests, an open office floor plan literally puts everyone in one room, with no dividers or walls to separate them. Given that open floor plans do not require partitions, a company can save a lot in terms of construction, materials, and labor. Instead of maintaining several individual spaces, the company only needs to manage one large area, which translates into lower utility bills.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Health Benefits of Standing Desks

Standing desks are a new but welcome addition to any office environment as they offer certain health benefits. First, they can help enhance your metabolism. Second, they help you flex your muscles more regularly. Third, they can help with blood circulation.

Benefits to the Mind

Aside from these health benefits, though, many offices equipped with standing desks have seen significant improvements in terms of employee productivity and creativity. Standing desks, among other things, make it easier for employees to concentrate on their work because their focus is not diverted toward the poor ergonomics of their office chairs that often results in backaches and discomfort.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Partner Company of Denver Office Furniture Launches Bluescape Software

Our main manufacturer, Haworth launched Bluescape, a collaborative workspace software that aims to revolutionize the way a company works. Bluescape provides a platform for a company to freely share ideas, media, and documents in real-time, thereby further expediting the decision-making process. We at Pear Workplace Solutions cannot be more pleased and excited with this development, as this fits in nicely with our partnership’s initiative to improve the office experience with systematic workplace solutions and quality office furniture in Denver. Bluescape was conceptualized in 2006 during a strategic review of their portfolio. Since then, Haworth has partnered with the award-winning technology studio Obscura Digital to create a seamless, simultaneous, and interactive way to bridge team members wherever they are in the world.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Picking Colorado Springs Office Furniture and Designs to Suit Gen Y

Are you planning to redesign your office? Have you thought of what kinds of Colorado Springs office furniture you’re going to incorporate in the design? If you don’t have any concrete ideas yet, you might want to evaluate the profiles of your employees to see what type of office space suits their preferences. Keeping Millennials in Mind Today’s offices are mostly filled with young professionals who belong to the so-called Generation Y, or millennials. In an article for ArchDaily, Michael O'Neill, senior research strategist for Haworth, shares his thoughts on designing for this group.

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Denver Office Furniture Goes Modular and Mobile with Benching Systems

The open workplace gives managers more for less. They can configure the office space anyway they want simply by moving Denver office furniture with less effort. Benching is an example of a versatile office system, putting workers on a common table, permitting a free exchange of ideas. They're also lightweight, allowing easy moving when space needs to be consolidated. However, experts say benching is only ideal for dynamic work environments such as studios and consultant firms. If there's a need to communicate or move information seamlessly, the benching system allows unimpeded access. Benching may not work if the nature of an office requires some information to be kept secret.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Partner Company of Denver Used Office Furniture Dealer Releases Report

Denver, Colorado (September 9, 2014) – Prominent manufacturer Haworth, a partner company of Denver used office furniture provider Pear Workplace Solutions, recently released their 9th Sustainability Report that features their plan to get rid of 56 chemicals that can affect the health of customers and the environment from their production lines by the end of 2015. Haworth’s report outlines the chemical recall from their global production. Senior sustainability engineer Michael Werner said that the company reviewed 2,000 concerned chemicals, and the aforementioned 56 were tagged for removal because they have been identified as harmful to end-users by customers, governments, and NGOs. This is part of their initiative to provide healthier working environments for hardworking employees worldwide.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Tips on Buying the Right Office Furniture

An office needs the right furniture to brighten it up. Here are a few tips on selecting the right pieces to complete your office interiors.

Consider your space measurements

Before buying anything, make sure that it fits the room where it will be installed. For instance, buying a conference table that turns out too big for its intended space could be just as useless as having no table at all. Get furniture pieces in the right size so you don’t end up with a crammed office.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Workplace through the Generations

The workplace has changed through the years. Rows of individual desks gave way to shared desks as office space shrank to the size of a condo unit. In just four generations, people have adapted to the changes in their respective eras, thus, changing the doctrine of workplace ergonomics.

Workplace design first opened up for the traditionalists or veterans, workers who have lived through World War II, on or off the battlefield. Compared with the rest, these people were very disciplined and were respected. They often wore formal attire and seriously valued their worth as productive members of society.