Looking online for inspiration for your new office furniture is a fantastic way to see the latest trends in office furniture design and technology. You can explore all the latest colours, themes and styles and discover the benefits of technology like nanotech desks and acoustic furniture.
New office furniture is a big investment for your business, and it needs to reflect your style and values as well as being ergonomic, comfortable and practical for your staff, clients and visitors.
No matter what stage you’re at in the decision-making process – whether you’re still defining your requirements, or you’ve got lost in the myriad of options, or you simply want to check the furniture will fit in your office before you buy – it is definitely a good idea to visit an office furniture showroom to avoid making a costly mistake. Let’s face it you wouldn’t buy a car without viewing and test driving it first, so furniture should be no different given the financial investment.
See, feel and touch
No matter how detailed and accurate the office furniture descriptions are and how many pictures you’ve seen online or in a catalogue, nothing beats seeing the quality of the furniture, confirming the dimensions and trying it all out in an office furniture showroom. You will find answers to questions like:
- Are the chairs ergonomic and what does this mean for the chair you’ve selected? Does the chair have lumbar support, adjustable arms and back-rest?
- Is the chair as comfortable as it looks in the pictures, and does it function as expected and fit under the desk so your staff will be comfortable and productive?
- Will your visitors sink into oblivion on the new sofa for the reception area, or will they feel comfy, supported and ready for your meeting?
- Will the new meeting room table accommodate everyone and will there be enough integrated power points for their laptops?
- What extras should I consider purchasing with a bench desk? Do I need to buy cable trays and what’s a modesty panel?
There’s so much to consider when purchasing office furniture for the business and employees that it makes sense to use the support of your chosen office furniture provider and visit their recommended showrooms.
Only by seeing the products up close will you be able to rest assured that you’ve made the right choices.
Check out the alternatives
Another benefit of visiting an office furniture showroom is that you’re likely to see alternative options that you hadn’t thought of, and which may give your choices added value. For example, could hard-wearing nanotech desks benefit your office, or could you fit in an additional break-out area for your employees staff?
Speak to an expert
Speaking to an expert face-to-face and testing the furniture at the same time is the best way to fully define your requirements, explore all the different options and alternatives, and ensure you’ve made the right choices. If you’ve got lost among all the different options available, an expert can help you sort through what’s best for your business. By knowing how all the different elements work together, they can help you make inspired choices and help you transform your office.
Don’t forget the plans
Don’t forget to ask your chosen provider if they will supply CAD plans for you for the more complex projects which will ensure you fully utilise the space available within your premises.
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The easiest decision of all when you attend one of our showrooms, is whether you’d like a complimentary glass of fizz on arrival or a cup of tea or coffee!