Work In Progress: Making Your Workspace Work for You; Standing Desk Hacks; How to Make Monday Mornings Better; Getting Ergonomically Correct.

Posted by Path Interactive on : May  27,  2014


Once a month, we gather a list of six stories from the furniture and design world we think are worth reading. This month, we’re reading:

1. The Rise of ‘Standing Desk Envy’, Wall Street Journal.

Standing desks are becoming more desirable across the country. However, while they are in high demand, not every firm has been able to afford the costs associated with installing them for an entire office. See how some employees took matters into their own hands and “hacked” a way to getting their own standing desks at their companies.

2. 15 Things Successful People Do on Monday Mornings, Inc.

Mondays are a drag for most people, but they don’t have to be. In fact, some of the people we look up to across our careers are actually Monday morning people. How you ask? Look at these tips and tricks for bettering yourself at the beginning of the week. Do you have any that you’d add to the list?

3. How to Recognize Ergonomic Rise Factors in the Workplace, Ergonomics Plus.

The relationship between work activity and ergonomics can have an effect on how we perform our daily tasks. Knowing what the risk factors are in our daily routine can help us to revise our ergonomic outlook and increase productivity

4. 3 of Ray Eames’s Unsung Influences On Modern Design, Fast Company

Charles and Ray Eames were a dynamic design team. Ray Eames herself however, had some innovative designs early on that helped to shape some of the iconic projects that the Eames would later become famous for.

5. This Is The Ideal Office According To Science And Design, Huffington Post

In this infographic, Carolyn Gregoire explores how American workspaces are in need of a redesign to ensure a better working experience for employees. Perhaps with a few of these tweaks, productivity and morale could change for the better.

6. 9 Ways to Design Your Ideal Workspace, Inc

You probably spend more time at your office than any other place during the workweek. Getting the ergonomics correct for your workstation is crucial to how you perform from week to week. Here are a few ways you can make your workspace work for you.

Investing in Your Work Environment

For most of you, office furniture might be something you take for granted, but we at Benhar know the importance of investing in your workspace. Is your office conducive to your productivity? Is your furniture supportive without being uncomfortable? Do you enjoy being there? Benhar Office Interiors stays up to date on all things office-design because we want all of our clients to answer these questions with a resounding ‘Yes!’ To learn more about how we’re staying up to date and what we’re reading up on each month, click here.

If you can think of something that we haven’t included here, shoot us a tweet @BenharOffice using the hashtag #WorkInProgress and let us know. We’d love to hear from you!

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