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When you have been working in the same, old-fashioned offices for several years, you may be in the mood to remodel your offices and make them more unique and modern. However, you may not be sure as to what you can and should do to achieve your goals. Before you call your commercial contractor to get your project started, get to know a few of the ways that you can update and upgrade your current offices so that you are happy with the end result.
Ditch The Closed-Off Executive Offices
If you are truly trying to modernize and change your offices into something that suits the way businesses run today, then you may want to consider ditching the executive offices that feel closed-off and intimidating and seem as if they put up a barrier between the managers and the people they oversee. The old model of business had a very strict hierarchy.
However, today, businesses are more collaborative and inclusive. Managers often work alongside their employees to develop ideas and get everything done. As such, you may want to create offices for executives that are more open and welcoming.
Instead of solid wood doors and only small windows that give you a peek inside when you walk by, consider an all glass design for the walls and the door. If privacy is still a concern, you can add roman shades that can be pulled down for private meetings. However, the openness will make employees feel connected and comfortable with executives, fostering a more modern model of business.
Brighten Up Your Furniture
Traditionally designed office spaces are often plain and dark. The furniture often matches suit. If you truly want to get into the new style of business, you need to remodel to embrace brightness and color.
When installing your built-in desks, conference tables, and other work surfaces, choose something that is colorful or light. A bright white or clear glass desk or table can greatly brighten an entire space while also providing a neutral palate to work with.
Then, your chairs, workbenches, and the accessories for your desks like shelving, paper racks, and the like can all be in various bold colors and patterns. Color is your best friend when you are trying to modernize an office and make it more enjoyable and accessible to the new talent you want to bring into your business.
Now that you know a few of the ways that you can remodel your business offices to modernize and update them, you can get together with your commercial contractor and get the remodeling process started.