Space matters! Environments where you work has a great impact on your work efficiency – basically it will impact on your ability to focus and finally impact your productivity. That means the design of your work area, whether you work at home or in a larger company, environment plays a huge importance in outcome. In fact, it’s been said that a well-designed or well-layout office space can increase your productivity by about 20%.
So, what is the productivity hack or a perfect design idea to achieve this? What if you work in an environment that doesn’t promote focus?
We are here to help you! You can contact us for some professional support. Or if you are feeling up to it for some productivity hack which you can do yourself, here is a list of some simple adjustments that can produce a lot of impact.
Supply & installation of lighting and illumination systems including calculation of lighting lux levels play an important role in concentration, but still, it is one of the most overlooked and least invested in area.
Illumination can be managed with simple tricks in your environment. It’s one of the most important factors for staying focused and feeling inspired to create best outcome. Bad lighting can cause eyestrain, fatigue, headaches, and overall irritability. Lighting of your surrounding include, table lamp, ceiling light, LED lighting and other electrical products around.
If you’re going to do fresh setup of workplace, one should always seek bright lights but keeping in mind that they don’t distract you much also, while working on your screens (computer/laptop). The angle of lights, where the focus should be. These are few pointers to keep in mind.
If you work in a shared environment, you probably have no control over your general lighting so bring in your own. You can use natural light or table lamp.
If you work from a home due to current situation of COVID. Open the window curtains and let natural light in. Using lamps in a variety of areas for cloudy days or when it’s dark.
For further details on electrical setup for better concentration, you can read for Electrical System section. Or you can contact our experts at LAADS
Right chair and table in very important to sit for long days. If you keep adjusting, stretching, and moving too often: to stay focused, then you’re aware of the importance of having a correctly fitted table and chair. In today’s work culture where so many of us are sitting for most of our day.
Keep in mind that eyes are 24-36 inch from the computer screen. The top of the monitor should be below or at eye-level. Feet should be on a footrest comfortably or resting on the floor. And for the chair it should be slightly reclined posture. It is best to reduce pressure on your spine and minimize lower back pain.
If you can redo furniture in your office. Try to adjust chair back and pair it with footrest. You can also add pillows for your lower back. If you are working from home now days, you can Invest in a decent chair or at least add pillows to make the chair more comfortable. If the table is too high, add pillows to your chair. And do buy leg rest.
We have expertise in the interior and fit out. LAADS is a reputed Interior fit out and soft furnishing company based in Dubai, completing two decades of remarkable services with utmost customer satisfaction in the UAE. You can further read about interior in our interior section.
Indoor Air quality can drastically affect our ability to focus and our outcome for every day. It is essential get filtered and cooled fresh air into your living space. Also, get a plant (or better yet, have the company buy and use more plants in the office!). Plants are great at filtering the air and providing clean, purified oxygen. If nothing else, get a personal air filter to have on your desk or nearby. We have expertise in indoor air quality maintenance. You can read more about it.
We have our expertise in air quality maintenance, the Real-time environment overview briefly, with accurate measurements and intuitive color-coded feedback. Control your HVAC systems and receive custom notifications according to your needs.
Products like Airgloss ProSense is a pro-level environmental monitoring solution designed for commercial and industrial applications (offices, meeting rooms, and other public spaces such as workspaces and schools), where air quality influences the occupant’s well-being and health, with a direct impact on performance and productivity.