Top 3 Benefits of Minimalist Office Design
We’ve touched before on the variety of different approaches one can take to achieve a minimalist work space. But why you would want to is a completely different question. What can a minimalist office interior design add that will benefit the workplace?
As it happens, plenty. Minimalism isn’t just a style choice that can imbue your office with a modern elegance. It can be so much more.
It can save you money
Think of all the spending that goes into furnishing a typical office. You’ve got the furniture, the decor, the various special design features that demand particular materials. If you’re a small start-up, wrestling with these costs is the last thing you want to be doing. A minimalist design avoids all that by keeping the office space clean and uncomplicated, saving your business resources and money that can be spent on more important things.
It can make you more productive
Connected to the point above, buying less stuff also means less clutter around the office. And when the desk doesn’t have every single inch covered by paper and rubbish, you’ll find workers tend to get a lot more done. A 2011 survey from Office Depot found that 47 per cent of workers surveyed believed disorganisation and clutter led to lost time, while 14 per cent said it resulted in missed deadlines. Despite this, 32 per cent of respondents admitted to a disorganised workspace.
You’ll get a more spacious office
Whether you’re leasing an office or you’ve bought your office space, you want to get the most bang for your buck. If you’re planning on expanding your workforce and hiring more, you want to be able to fit more workers in without having to spend on a larger space. Keeping the office layout and design simple and clear can let you utilise this space. Or else, you can choose to simply enjoy the greater amount of space at your disposal, which makes for a more ergonomic working experience.