Thinking of an office makeover? But worried about the expenses. You are not wrong at your place. Makeover word in itself sends tremors of drastic changes which people believe is quite expensive. But this thought is far from reality.
A makeover is possible on a small budget as well. Hence stop worrying. You have come to the right place. We have some simple yet very practical, functional tips. Wanna try?
Here are a few ideas to help you give your office a makeover others will grow envy to!
The first step towards achieving your goal. When you have a limited budget to carry out your makeover, you cannot think of splurging it unabashedly. Take a pen and paper. Write it down. Every expense should be computed. Take help of any family member. You might get good suggestions as well.
2) Do away with the clutter
Clutter hampers productivity. The creatures for whom it works are anonymous, so don’t believe such stories. Everything that is not needed by you, you should keep them away. It helps you to find things easier.
No clutter. Now is the time to rearrange things in a manner that they add a new look to your office cabin. Group things in different categories. Note the suggestions:
- Designate different cabinets for files of past, present and future use. You can mark cabin door as well
- A shelf for frequently used things but should be in your reach
- Install organizing trays
- Install document trays
4) For workaholics
For those who are used to staying up till late in their offices, this idea will work wonders for them.
If the budget allows, you can consider the sleek, budget-friendly, ergonomic designs will add an appeal to the whole space. Why not add some colorful cushions to your sofa set as well?
A table lamp can also be installed. Plants too add to your productivity with their fresh look and energy. You will feel energized and enthusiastic all day long. A fresh coat of color can add a new energy to your life.
Change the lights, change the feel. This seems like an costly investment, but it isn’t. It is the easiest and most promising of all the ideas anybody can ever give you. Portable and soft white LED lamps. They are good for the eyes, and it definitely can improve the productivity at work.
6) Got a whiteboard? Use it!
Create a list of all the things you wish/have to do all day long. Use different markers (I mean of different colors). It may or may not get accomplished as is the case with most of the plans. But it sure can make your cabin worth visiting. You might as well be good at distancing yourself. But a lot of people can actually find inspiration and get more productive. You can make separate columns for projects, goals, wishlist and quick reference.
7) A nice wall painting/picture
Well, this can add a new life to your cabin. Do not pick an animal picture. This is so passe.
You have an easy option in online searches. Do some research. Digital prints are in. You can customize them – crop, zoom or add some effects. Mat. Frame. This will turn out to be a unique piece you will get tired of taking compliments for.
Did they prove useful to you? Do let us know!
Article is written by Kendal Smith, the Business Manager at Primero.sg