What Goes into Designing Workplaces that Actually Work?

What Goes into Designing Workplaces that Actually Work?

Did you know that office productivity is largely affected by the working environment that employees have? Some companies understand that a good workspace is actually a good business tool. So if you want to create an office design that attracts and motivates the workforce, here are the essentials you need to take into consideration. Status Quo The demand for high productivity among employees leave management teams brainstorming on what to do to stay above this competitive survival. Besides pushing the envelope with the quality of work that must be produced, companies are also looking into the people side of productivity because it has a direct correlation to the revenue that a company generates. Therefore, such a factor should not be simply overlooked. According to experts, “businesses that ignore the design and layout of their workplaces are failing to optimize the full value of their human capital”. A poorly designed office can hinder basic tasks which results in a waste of time and frustration. Meanwhile, those who saw the value in having a good workplace design saw a marked improvement in attraction, staff satisfaction, motivation and retention. To create an environment that invigorates your workforce, here are some pointers. 1. The Right Balance of Sensory Stimulation A good design should be considerate of the physical and emotional needs of the employees which can be translated through an effective work design. The right use of color, space, lighting, furnishings and even the aroma all evoke a positive sensory stimulation. For instance, inviting in more natural light into your office space provides a wider color spectrum which allows people to perform basic tasks....
WORKLOR FOR HER

WORKLOR FOR HER

WORKLOR FOR HER Chinatown, Singapore The first of three collaborative workspaces by Five Cloves in Singapore, Worklor For Her offers a space purely for females to come and work as individuals or small startup companies. The design is raw, using recycled materials, and yet it offers a feminine and home-like atmosphere to work from. The idea came from the idea of a bohemian SoHo space; a free-spirited vibe with a loft-like environment. The space even caters for mothers with young babies to take care of. The reception features a large desk created from recycled books and the meeting room boasts tables created from raw wood and old tin barrels. Corporate Interior Design Singapore Opus Design and Build Portfolio Client: Worklor For Her Website: worklor.com Phone: +65 6532 2028 Location: #03-11, Singapore, 531 Upper Cross St, Singapore Category: Corporate Interior Design   BACK TO OPUS INTERIOR DESIGN...
SMALL LUXURY HOTELS

SMALL LUXURY HOTELS

SMALL LUXURY HOTELS Beach Road, Singapore We decided to create a resort-like feel for this office of the world-leading publishers for premier hotel accommodations worldwide. Using the office’s panoramic window view of the city skylines as a backdrop, our designers installed grass-green carpeting and beech wood panelling to create a space that was at once a holiday destination, yet a functional working space for their employees. Corporate Interior Design Singapore Opus Design and Build Portfolio Client: Small Luxury Hotels Category: Corporate Interior Design BACK TO OPUS INTERIOR DESIGN...
OCBC PRIVATE BANKING

OCBC PRIVATE BANKING

OCBC PRIVATE BANKING Central Business District, Singapore To create a space for high net worth clientele draws upon a designer’s experience and eye for the luxurious, yet sense of the personable. Our design team worked with OCBC Bank to draw out their inspirations for the work they do and came up with an identity that is at once warm and friendly, yet professional and inviting. We used primarily dark wood to portray the warmth and solidity of the bank, and offset the seriousness with circles and softer furnishings. Corporate Interior Design Singapore Opus Design and Build Portfolio Client: OCBC Bank Singapore Website: www.ocbc.com Phone: (65) 6538 1111 (Business Banking)  and 1800 363 3333 (Personal Banking) Location: 1 Tampines Central 5, Singapore 529508 Category: Corporate Interior Design BACK TO OPUS INTERIOR DESIGN...
KADENCE INTERNATIONAL

KADENCE INTERNATIONAL

KADENCE INTERNATIONAL Raffles Place, Singapore Located in the central business district Kadence’s new office design reflects the strong brand image and colour palette throughout this new open, creative and fun space. The use of graphics plays homage to their brand, their employees and the company’s culture. Kadence employees can enjoy formal and informal meetings in the various spaces, with their large meeting pod filled with bean bags and the pool area which can all be opened up to an area for entertaining clients and after work hang outs. Corporate Interior Design Singapore Opus Design and Build Portfolio Client: Kadence International Website: kadence.com Phone: +65 6372 8710 Location: #11-00 RB Capital Building, 22 Malacca Street, Singapore, 048980 Category: Corporate Interior Design BACK TO OPUS INTERIOR DESIGN...
ICON COMMUNICATIONS

ICON COMMUNICATIONS

Interior Design at ICON COMMUNICATIONS Maxwell Road, Singapore For Icon Communications, a media communications agency, we focused on using the company’s outstanding purple brand colour to draw the visitor into their private space. Nestled within a conservation shophouse, our designers had to comply with additional building authority regulations to install modernity, yet maintain historical context. We used a granite panel to create the centrepiece of the reception area to offset the deep purple and to devise a sense of the groundbreaking concepts that the firm promotes. Our Interior Design Company in Singapore ought to incorporate aesthetics, flexibility and durability for your interiors. Corporate Interior Design Singapore Opus Design and Build Portfolio Client: Ketchum Singapore  (Originally Founded As Icon Communications) Website: www.ketchum.com Phone: +6 6220-2623 Location: 28 Maxwell Road, #04-06 Red Dot Traffic Building, Singapore 069120 Category: Corporate Interior Design BACK TO OPUS INTERIOR DESIGN...