Before you go shopping for office furniture, you have to have a precise layout at hand. This will enable you to select items of the right design, shape and size. But how do you come up with a layout? Consider the following ideas for inspiration.
L-Shaped Desk Layout
With this office furniture layout, the desk goes in front of the window so that ambient light can go directly on the work surface. It is possible to place this item close to the centre of the room if you have sufficient space. The longer work surface is at the front and the smaller one is on the side. In this way, you can add one or more guest chairs in front of the desk, if you wish. Once the desk is set up, you can set bookcases, cupboards and filing cabinets on the side across the smaller work surface and at the back next to the window. In this way, you will have direct access to any materials which you need.
Centrally Arranged Office
This office furniture layout is suitable for offices which are shared by two or three people who work together. The desks with a single work surface are set in the centre of the room opposite each other. It is best if they are set close to one another so that there is plenty of room at the back. Since the desks are in the centre of the room, the storage furniture is set next to walls behind the work stations.
Corner Desk Layout
This is a great idea for professionals who have limited space and need more privacy to do their work. The desk is set at a corner, preferably next to the window so that one of the two work surfaces can go next to or right under the window sill. In this way, you will enjoy plenty of ambient light while working. The work surface which is against the wall can have a hutch. Alternatively, separate shelves can be mounted on the wall. A bookcase or a filing cabinet can be set against the wall right next to the desk. You will get to save space while having all items which you need for work at hand.
Finally, in order to select the best office furniture layout for you, you need to consider not only your needs but the space which you have available and its specifics. If you have particular requirements which standard items and layouts cannot meet, you should consider working with professional designers who can come up with a custom furniture solution.
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