January 30, 2019
In 2019, the way we work and how we work with others is evolving. The open office, once introduced as a breakthrough in office design, has gone under fire for being too distracting and lacking in privacy. Entire offices are finding themselves overhearing private conversations, phone calls and interactions with clients with no way of escaping the noise. Designers are faced with the challenge of designing offices that retain the aesthetic and social advantages of open plan design while creating solutions to the age-old problems that accompany it. Less a fleeting office trend and more of an expected norm, the “flexible” office was introduced as an open plan environment that embraces the inclusion of private spaces.
January 17, 2019
An often-overlooked step of having a beautiful and productive office is lighting. Good lighting integrates seamlessly in an office design and improves one’s mood, productivity and ability to focus. While it is easy to get lost choosing the right chair or deciding between desks, a bad lighting decision can have a ruinous effect on your team’s performance. The best office lighting harmoniously balances both artificial and natural light sources and provides the correct lighting for every activity. In this blog, we will discuss the different kinds of office lighting, and how they can be utilized within the design of your office to benefit you and your entire team.
July 13, 2018
Under the stress of an upcoming deadline, it’s often too easy to forget about staying healthy. However, your heath is what keeps you working; it affects your mood, how you think, your ability to stay creative, and bottom line, your productivity. A few small lifestyle changes can make a dramatic difference in how you feel throughout the day. Whether you are always on the go, or spend a lot of time at your desk, it’s time to make a commitment to staying healthy at work. In this blog, we have compiled a short list of tips to help you stay healthy in and out of the office.
June 4, 2018
New York Design Week in an annual celebration that invites designers, creatives and enthusiasts around the world to participate in a marathon of exciting shows and design-oriented exhibitions in the NYC-area. This post highlights our time at two important design shows—ICFF 2018 and Site Unseen Offsite 2018.
April 30, 2018
In a fast-paced work environment, where every minute counts, your office should be beautiful, comfortable, and meet your high standards of performance. You can use office accessories to personalize your office and improve the way you work. At OFH, we selected a range of cool office accessories, to give you some fun ways to increase your office’s productivity and make it more attuned to you.
You can maximize space efficiency in your work areas, with visually striking monitor arms. Minimal and simple, monitor arms are a great choice for desk organization. Monitor arms have built-in wire management, and can lift screens above work areas to provide you with more room on your desk. From single to multiple-screen users, screens can be moved and adjusted to match your ergonomic height. Upgrade options, including technology and data ports, are also available—so, no more searching for an open outlet! You can view OFH’s selection of monitor arms here.
March 22, 2018
The modern executive desk is where leaders get work done. Your office should not only serve your tech and ergonomic needs; it should look great, and help tell your story. We recommend executive desks that are designed to be seen, and can be customized to improve your productivity and performance.
At OFH, we have curated a selection of executive desks that work well for the fast-paced office environment. From the minimalist Zen series, to Planeta—our Italian luxury line, our team can help you select a desk to match your style.