The essence of good workstation design is creating an office environment that balances employee satisfaction, increased productivity while at the same time being cost effective.
At UrbanHyve, our core expertise is modern workstation design which focuses on open, cubicle-less workspaces and that foster a creative, collaborative workplace. By focusing on open plan design, we can typically save our clients 20% or more on their office fit-out costs.
This doesn’t mean that we ever compromise on fun and a bit of flair! Check out some of our clutter-free, fresh and funky designs…
|Groove 4 Person Workstation – view details.|
With open plan designs, you do not need partitions and you can typically fit more people in per square meter. You can save money on office furniture fitouts as well as on office rent.
|Urban 6 Person Workstation – view details.|
While focusing on collaboration with a contemporary, open plan design, we
also try to balance that openness with spaces that help employees focus,
relax and get away from distractions.
Employees also need a place where they can get away and get some quiet time and escape from constant distractions from nearby conversations and other noise.
|Training and breakout room design|
Good Workstation Design Characteristics
Good workstation design does the following:
- Creates a sense of community and team spirit
- Encourages collaboration, teamwork and improves productivity
- Allows for a free flow of communication and exchange of ideas
- Fosters a team dynamic
- Allows an increased ability for managers to know what’s “going on” in the office.
Most Popular Modern Workstation Designs
The most popular workstation designs our Melbourne clients choose are Bench style workstations, followed by the 120 degree or Pod style workstations and the 90 degree or cluster layout workstations.
Bench Style Workstations
|Bench style workstation – view details.|
Typically, the bench type workstation system layout can save you up to 20% in your office fitout costs. You can fit more people per square meter, while still keeping things modern and fresh.
Cluster Workstation Layout
|Call center workstations – view details.|
This type of workstation design is very popular with small teams as well as call center workplaces and environments.
Pod Style Workstations
|Pod style workstation layout – view details.|
Pod style workstations are perfect for open plan office designs where teamwork and communication are key. The benefits of this type of layout is being able to create a communal work culture, reduce energy use and costs and improve employee communication.
Increase Morale, Productivity & Reduce Stress
As we spend more time than ever at the workplace, the boundaries between the work-life balance becoming more blurred. For some people, the office is becoming more of a home than home and sitting at a desk all day staring at a monitor is more dangerous than it looks…
As an employer, thinking about your employees health and well-being can also lead to positive economic performance.
|Height Adjustable desks – view details.|
These height adjustable desks are great as they encourage employees to move around more and sit less. By doing so, they’ll feel more energetic, active and productive throughout the day. In addition to the health benefits, they can really improve office mood and creativity!
Innovative & Healthy Workplace
An innovative and healthy office means thinking about encouraging movement, getting people out of their chairs and around the office, bumping into colleagues in casual meeting places and breakout rooms. It should be the duty of any socially responsible employer to create a healthy, engaging environment for their staff.
Want help in designing an office environment that stimulates people and creates a workplace atmosphere that people will love?
Contact us today for a free workplace design service and let our expert Designers add a touch of sophistication and style to your work place. Call us on 1300 613 710. We design, deliver and install office workstations Melbourne wide.