Manhattan Home Design

How to Spruce Up a Boring Office Space (Without Going Overboard)

01/19/2016 Manhattan Home Design
The morale of your workers, or your family/roommates , if you have a home office, may hit a sour note from time to time. To reduce this, it is important to keep in mind the importance of the environment in which they work. No one wants to see the same drab space day in and out. But how do you pepper up your workspace without going too crazy? There are many things to consider, including what look youíre going for. Luckily, in the case of an office, a theme is not of importance. You want to keep it professional yet dapper. Here are a few tips to spruce up your home or work office.

The chairs:

What is an office without proper seating? You want to find seats that offer quality comfort and a sophisticated design. Comfort does not simply entail the material of a chairís seat, but the functionality of it. For easy maneuvering, it is best to buy a chair that is height-adjustable so you can sit at your desk and view screens and documents without having to undergo back aches. Consider using a chair that swivels, for that, it is best to get one with wheels . Finally, consider the construction of the chairís body. Is it too soft? Too firm? Great additions to any office that take these properties into account are the following:
The Eames Soft Pad Executive Chair Replica

The Eames Soft Pad Executive Chair Replica:

This gorgeous Eames office chair replica has heavy block-style padding and five-tube swivel columns. The body is made of genuine Italian leather while the arm rests and tubular steel columns have a stainless steel sheen. It also has a lever for height adjustment. This chair is perfect if you prefer chairs with a higher backside.
Eames Soft Pad Management Chair Replica

Eames Soft Pad Management Chair Replica:

A great alternative to the Eames Aluminum Softpad Executive Chair is the Eames Aluminum Group Style Softpad Management Chair. It looks much like the first Eames office chair but comes with a smaller back. You can also mix and match the Eames chairs instead of being bogged down to one. They have similar designs that give the air of professionalism, perfect for any office.
Criss Cross Office Chair Espresso by Zuo

Criss Cross Office Chair Espresso by Zuo:

If you are looking for something more detailed, check out the Criss Cross Office Chair Espresso by Zuo. This chair features elaborate criss cross panels on the chairís back, a nice touch if you like accentuated details. Like its Eames counterparts, this Zuo office chair has a five wheel swivel and a lever.

The Lighting:

Lighting fixtures should never just be about light. They take up space, so they should exude a pleasant appearance for your office as well. Manhattan Home Design has various floor lamps that command attention due to their artistic compositions.
The Arco Floor Lamp

The Arco Floor Lamp:

The Arco floor lamp is an arched lamp that sits on a marble base and extends a long, curved column attached to the rounded hood. It may look large, but the column is thin and wonít get in the way. A toned down version of the Arco floor lamp is the Arco Sunflower Lamp, also by modernist Italian designer Achille Castiglioni.


Here are some more lighting fixtures if floor lamps arenít your thing:
Credence Metal Table Lamp

Credence Metal Table Lamp:

Talk about blending technology with design! This unusual table lamp looks more like a piece of machinery with its gears, wires and pull-like aesthetic. A great a addition to any desk or table that will decrease the amount of paperwork, due to its considerable size.
The Atom Chandelier

The Atom Chandelier:

Give your office a scientific ambiance with this atom chandelier! If you prefer hanging lights in your office, this chandelier is the way to go! Itís elegant yet very modern and in mode. It also can fit up to 7 bulbs for optimal lighting.

Final touches:

After youíve chosen some chairs and lighting to rev up your office, remember that there are more simple ways to make it more aesthetically up to speed. Add a few plants here and there (they donít have to be real). Add some frames to the walls and remove unnecessary collateral (boxes, excess paper, etc) and youíve got yourself a renovated office!

RECENT POSTS

Tulips Tables for Modern Settings

Gearing up for the Fourth of July: Your Outdoor Furniture Guide

Do You Call Your Superhero Daddy Too?

The Barbecue season is here!

Eero Saarinen: Dynamo Designer Deconstructed

5 Essential Guidelines To A Perfectly Lit Space!

Psychological Effects of Color on Home Decor

Hans J Wegner: The Master of the Chair!

5 Super Easy Hacks to Spring Clean your Office

A Design Icon: Lud≠wig Mies van der Roheís archetypal journey

Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks: Your guide to easy cleaning!

A celebrated designer, an architect and a Second World War veteran: Happy Birthday, Achille Castiglioni!

5 Easy Tips to a Modern Home

Your Valentineís Day Gift Guide: Singles Day Out!

GIFT HER A HAVEN IN HER HEAVEN: Gift Guide For Valentine's Day

THE PERFECT PRESSIES FOR HIM: Gift guide for Valentine's Day

Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue Nestle In The Downlow Corner Chair, With Your Beau!

Curl Up In The Womb Chair Replica And Ottoman

Eames Office Chair Replica Collection: Can it get any better? Cannot.

Mid Century Modern Apartment

10 Easy Ways to MCM-ify your Home

60 Years of the Eames Lounge Chair

How to Spruce Up a Boring Office Space (Without Going Overboard)

Funky Chairs for Interior Design Inspiration

What to Look for When Buying an Eames Lounge Chair

Choosing the Right Leather and Wooden Veneers

The History of the Eames Lounge Chair

What Furniture Works Well with the Eames Lounge Chair Replica

Five things You Didnít Know About the Eames Lounge Chair

The Eames Lounge Chair in Small NYC Apartments and Other Small Spaces

The Eames-Style Chair Craze: 6 Other Eames Chair Replicas that Deserve More Love

5 Quotes by Charles and Ray Eames that Ring True in the Eames Lounge Chair Reproduction

Why You Should Own the Eames Lounge Chair Replica

Manhattan Home Design - Eames Lounge Chair Replica - A Definitive Review

Stunning Environments that House the Eames Lounge Reproduction

Mid-Century Modern Apartment

Choosing Furniture to Compliment the Barcelona Chair

Why You Should Own the Barcelona Chair

The History of the Barcelona Chair

Design High Point: The Barcelona Chair

Stunning Glances of the Barcelona Chair Replica

5 Awesome Features of the Arco Floor Lamp

Choosing the Best Base for Your Arco Lamp Replica

Brightening Up Your World: The Arco Lamp

Designing with the Arco Lamp

Styling a Room with the Noguchi Table

The Fascinating History behind the Noguchi Table

Outdoor Environments for the Eames Lounge Chair

The Story behind the Arco Lamp

Beat Back the Winter Blues with Our Amazing Feel-Good Pieces

What Makes Our Lounge Chair & Ottoman the Best

5 Things You Didnít Know About the Exposition Chair

Hidden Features Found in Our Eames Lounge Chair

The Story behind the Womb Chair & Ottoman

What Youíre Getting from the Manhattan Home Design Noguchi Table Replica

5 Things You Didnít Know about the Womb Chair

Creating an Outdoor Haven

Styling with the Womb Chair

Why You Should Own the Arco Lamp

The Noguchi Table Replica: Flaunting the It Factor

Styling Indoor Spaces with the Barcelona Daybed Replica

Creating a Fabulous Space with the Eames LA Chaise Replica

Where to Put the Tulip Table Replica in Different Indoor Spaces

5 Types of Furniture Gifts for 5 Types of Dads

5 Reasons Why You Should Own the Tulip Table Replica

CATEGORIES

  • Lighting
  • Bedroom
  • Office
  • Home
  • Loung Chair

SUBSCRIBE TO BLOG!