Personal Spaces & Privacy Lead in Office Design in 2023

To Go Forward We Must Look Back

Who thought that in 2023 we would be looking back to the 1960’s for office design inspiration? Yet here we are! Now, as the world continues to return to a more normal operation, many employees are questioning the future of office design. The trend toward open-office layouts and hot desking has been on the rise for years, but now there is a groundswell of employees who are calling for a return to more personal and private spaces.  

As the debate continues, it is clear that the future of office design will need to strike a balance between privacy and collaboration.  

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Shining the Light on Ergonomic Office Furniture

Ergonomics: Why It is Important

Ergonomics. It is likely a term not often thought about during a person’s day-to-day life, however, it absolutely affects everyone. Ergonomics is the study, and actual science, of how people interact with the objects around them. By studying both our positive and negative interactions with objects, we can develop innovative technologies to improve our movement through the world. At CMF, we focus on office furniture ergonomics to help our customers better understand the effects an office chair, an anti-fatigue mat, or a sit-stand desk can have to improve posture, productivity, and beyond. Read on as we shine the spotlight on our two current favorites and learn their benefits.

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The Most Popular Office Design Trends For 2023

The Most Popular Office Design Trends For 2023

Are you ready for the future of office design? With more businesses moving away from traditional office layouts and toward modern, open-plan spaces, it is important to stay ahead of the curve and understand what office design trends we can expect in 2023.  

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First Impressions Are Everything

While you might like to believe that your company culture and personality will be enough to bring in new clients, the harsh reality is that without an immediate good first impression clients and interviewees alike will be running for the door instead of looking for a reason to stay. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to make sure your office space creates that perfect look and feel that makes clients want to stay longer and do more business and will also make interviewees want to work for you. Read along for the top 4 ways CMF can help your business nail the first impression.

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Physical, Mental, & Financial Benefits of Sit-Stand Desks

The Rise & Benefits of Sit-Stand Desks

Did you know that from 2014 to 2019, the number of employees offered adjustable height desks by their employers rose more than 40%? Employers are recognizing the many advantages of height adjustable sit-stand desks. Not only are they good for physical health, but they also improve focus and productivity, thus making you more money. How can ergonomic furniture, like a sit-stand desk, improve your workstation?  

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The Biggest Office Design Trends for 2022

Office Design Trends: Form and Function are the Leaders for 2022

Let’s face it. Working remotely has changed the ways we work. We crave both function and form. Our workplace can oftentimes be a reflection of the company itself, and therefore, a potential reflection of ourselves. Here at CMF, we like to stay up to date on all the newest design trends and developments. With so much of the worlds’ workforce still working at home or in a hybrid situation, the office design trends are continuing to evolve. 

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Tips, Tricks, And Tools To Improve Your Posture While At Work

How To Improve Your Posture At Work

If you sit down for work and your back is killing you, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll highlight some tips, tricks, and tools to help improve your posture and save your spine.

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Office Relocation Checklist & Tips

Whether you’re relocating in from Trenton, NJ to Freehold, NJ or just across the street, moving your office is more involved than you’d expect. It’s not enough just to pick new office location and get up and go one day. You need a plan. In our experience the best time to begin planning for a smooth and successful move is 6 months in advance. Things can quickly become overwhelming, so break it down in stages, as we’ve done below. This is the easiest way to manage all that you have to do and make moving day a breeze! 

If you’re moving during a pandemic, learn how CMF gets the job done safely and contact-free.

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Ergonomic Office Furniture Tips for Working at Home

Workplace ergonomics are important, even when you’re working out of the office. Many office workers are adjusting to working at home and may not be comfortable with their surroundings. Just like working at the office, the key to staying productive is by constructing a comfy workspace and practicing healthy habits.

Try using these tips to in order to make yourself more comfortable working at home. 

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Nailing the First Impression: How Make Your Lobby Much More Inviting

Interior Design Tips for Your Office or Facility Lobby

When you have guests visiting your building, the lobby is the first thing they will see. You want to leave visitors with positive impressions of your business, so you need to make sure your lobby reflects your brand properly. After all, making clients feel welcome is the key to developing long and prosperous relationships with them. 

To help you out, we’ve compiled some tips on interior lobby design and hospitality. Use them to make your lobby the best it can be. 

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