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.
It’s inevitable– at some point we’re all going to have to bring some work home, or maybe you already work from home. Either way, you need a place to be productive and stay organized, otherwise you’ll never get any work done. It doesn’t take much to set up a your modern office, just a handful of basics. Here’s how to create a space that will keep you inspired when it’s time to work:
It’s possible to bring an international flavor to your interior without ever having to leave your home by adding select modern pieces from around the globe. For this mix, we selected modern furniture and accessories from Denmark, France, Italy, Spain, and England, to help give your space some flair from a handful of European designers. Check it out:
The word is out, a sedentary lifestyle is one of the quickest ways to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and a number of other health relation issues. Yuck! Sitting all day is bad for your health and just plain boring too. But how do you combat the sitting blues when your butt is stuck in a chair desk side for 8 hours a day? Here’s a little inspiration to help you get active at your modern office:
The workspace is where you let your creativity and productivity flow. But having an office that’s drab is less than conducive for prompting healthy and happy workers. From collaborative spaces to individual workstations, even outdoor break areas, check out our modern office furniture picks that will inspire and help get the juices going.