Tips from the architect
How to decorate small and large offices
Cube Design manufactures and supplies furniture for office environments in mainly Scandinavia and Europe. With a plate production centrally located in Jutland, Cube Design can usually manufacture your new office furniture in just three weeks. Cube Design can help you all the way from idea to finished product.
Written by: Cube Design
There are four steps in an interior flow: receiving material from the customer, building the environment, interior design and rendering. A typical interior flow often goes back and forth between the customer and the architect.
Once the architect receive all the necessary material the environment is built in 3D. In 3D the architect can deside surface and color on everything. The products are added – both ours and other manufactures (plants, office chairs, screens, images and more). Finally the renderings will be made so you can see the room from different angles. Like the images above.
Who is Cube Designs architect?
Cube Design has an inhouse architect. Josefine Maurer is an educated architect and designer from Aarhus School of Architecture in 2014. She has been the architect of Cube Design since October 2015.
Advice of the architect – small office
If your office is a bit cramped, the choice of products can make a huge difference. By using “hidden” products like pull-out cabinets, pen trays and pedestals you can save lots of space in your office. This way you will have storage space without occupying floor space and it makes it easy for you to walk around without feeling trapped. There are many things you can do to make your office look bigger than it really is – and we can also help you. When the architect is decorating a small office, she always aims to make the space visually calm. The colors and materials will be bright and there will be only a few different materials. By keeping the office tidy and neat you can make your office visually calm. The colors of your products also have a significant impact on how your office is perceived. A tip from the architect: ”Use grey scaled colors for your products in small offices”.
Advice of the architect – large office
It can be difficult to decorate a large open office. When you have a large office it is important that you devide the office in different zones. You can create zones in your office by using different colors, shielding, storage and sound absorbing furniture. Sound absorbing material can be used on bulletin boards, desk screen walls or wall panels. You can for instance choose a backing for your storage made in sound absorbing fabric – this way you can devide the room, soundproof and you have a bulletin board. It is important for employees to have the opportunity to have some privacy, shielding and a quiet room for working.
In customer service the noise level can be high – the architect recommend that you use sound absorbing furniture in your office. When moving meeting tables to other areas, using storage as room deviders and adding lounge- and phone zones you can create a more quiet and calm office.
The biggest challenge in an open office is noise, which is why it is important to choose the right furniture when decorating your office. Desk screen walls and pull-out cabinets can significantly reduce the noise level in open offices and they also creates privacy for the employee.
A tip from the architect: “Reduce the noise level by creating zones with meeting tables and lounge furniture”.