Post-World War II brought on massive change for the U.S., especially when it came to design. With the economy booming, America began to take on a new shape within the home and the office. The latter was due largely to the contributions of one woman. Opulent offices became a thing of the past after Florence Knoll stepped in to change the modern workspace.
Gone are the days of boring office spaces, where bland color schemes reigned supreme and segregating grey cubicles stretched as far as the eye could see. Harsh artificial lighting, worn out, shapeless office chairs and clunky dining chairs in the gloomy breakroom are out. Well, perhaps they’re not gone entirely. But many modern companies have started to recognize the importance of up-to-date and improved office spaces.
Having an organized desk is one thing, but having a desk that’s organized and well dressed is another. Creating the perfect balance of practical and modern boils down to having the right desk accessories. Get an organized and well-dressed desk at the home or office with these top desk accessories.
Research shows that sitting for long periods of time can be detrimental to our health and wellbeing. Thus, the standing while working trend has been on the up and up over the last few years, but even standing for long periods of time can be damaging. The solution? Creating a working environment at home or at the office with modern active office furniture that promotes activity and a liveliness while working.
It’s no news that a desk job can be damaging to your health. The technology we work with, like an office computer, dictates our posture; which tends to be corrosive to our health. The wrong chair can lead to poor posture, back problems, and other health issues. It’s time to take charge of your office health:
We all spend a good portion of our time behind a desk and while it can be tedious, it doesn’t have to be completely miserable. Start your design with a great modern desk as the foundation for your office and build it up from there. Take a look at five of our favorites that will take your modern office to the next level.
Thanks to Steelcase, we are happy to bring you a giveaway. One lucky winner will be receiving a Redesigned Think Chair with Standard Upholstery. Click here to enter the giveaway. You have until July 31, 2016 to enter.
Having the right office chair for your desk is a key component to creating a productive modern workspace. We can’t help but acknowledge that Steelcase has been re-imagining and reinventing office furniture since 1912. Here are five of our favorite Steelcase desk chairs:
If you’re tight on space you may feel like you can’t fit a desk into your place. Gladly, you don’t have to give up on that, as these compact and modular desks are great for the modern workspace or apartment that’s smaller in size. Here are some desk solutions for the small modern workspace. You’ll be sure to find the desk that’s right for you.
Simple, yet classic, we’re seeing cool concrete furniture pop into modern workspaces and homes, both indoors and out. Most associate driveways and sidewalks with concrete, but the new to YLiving brand Urbia gives us a look into spring’s hot furniture trend: bringing concrete pieces into our living spaces. We’ll give you an inside look of the Urbia concrete products to help you create this cool modern look in your home.