As we begin 2021, it is important to understand the experiences of 2020 and how they have shown that we use workplaces differently now. We believe this decade will focus on creating work environments that enhance your business and employees’ experience.
Rather than being locations we commute to everyday; our workplaces will be important destinations. Created with the specific spaces to support your business and employee needs. We’re likely to see a combination of home and office working continue into this decade.
Therefore, workspaces that reflect this unique new lifestyle will be what foster a connected workforce. With offices being designed to support a majority of collaborative tasks, leaving most of the deep focus work for home.
When employees are proud of their workplace, the destination becomes a desire and joy to go to. Which in turn, enhances cross collaboration and a sense of wellbeing within your workforce.
Wellbeing, wellness and mindfulness are key components that will be threaded through the focus of your workplace for the future. Studies show that when your workplace is designed to support your employees wellbeing, your business future, as well as look & feel like your brand is alive, employees feel part of something bigger and inspiration and productivity go up.
Our team have a put together a few things for your to consider for the future of your new workplace.
Look and feel
The look and feel of your space will be focused wellness. By incorporating natural, real, and raw materials and sense of connection is created to wellness and the environment. A strong focus on antimicrobial finishes will be blended with softer and natural tones of timbers and concretes that offer a sense of comfort.
Comfort and sound
The overall comfort for employees will be a huge factor. What makes your workplace more comfortable than their home? By creating zoned areas and incorporating cleaver acoustic elements we can address the noise issues.
Certain environments that can not be achieved at home will become the focus. Lounge collaborative areas with tech support, high table layout spaces, the right lighting for your employee’s tasks, deep focus sound proof zoom rooms are just a few.
Home away from home
To encourage employees to make the commute, it’s important to bring all those comforts of home into the workplace. Whether it’s a kitchen that makes better coffee than their local café or a lounge that feels more comfortable than being at home, these spaces create an environment that is their home away from home.
The workplace becomes your work home. A place you want to be, where other likeminded people go, where employees can collaborate easily in the kitchen or hook their laptop into the lounge TV and run an open collaborative session.
It’s about ease, comfort and collaboration.
Physical wellbeing spaces
It’s all about creating spaces for your team to relax in, whether that’s through recreation rooms, meditation spaces, yoga classes or mindfulness activities. Creating specific spaces that enhance the wellbeing of your employees will facilitate improved wellness. This adjusts the way your workforce to view the workplace, it is now as a desired destination, one where they choose to work.
Here at Concept Commercial Interiors, we specialise in designing workplaces that tick all these boxes. We plan, consider, design concepts and complete your new space, leaving you with a destination workspace specific to your business needs.