The standing desk: fad or the new way to work?

The human race works hard. Countless people across the globe spend hours working at their desks, which has recently led to the question, “would it be a better, healthier option for these individuals to be standing behind their desks rather than sitting?” While some might think this is a ridiculous idea due to the sheer number of hours one would …

Steelcase Gesture Chair

Picture this. You are in a business meeting and everyone is kicking back and texting and swiping. You are squirming in your office chair because the positions you are trying to sit in, just aren’t that comfortable. The definition of ergonomically correct office chairs has changed. No longer do you sit all day with your feet firmly placed on the …

5 key features to look for in an office chair

If you buy an office chair, you should understand that you are going to use it for a long time. Therefore, you definitely want to go out of your way to buy the right one for your wants and needs. With this in mind, here are five key features to look for in an office chair.

What to Expect from your Furniture Purchase

  What to Expect from your Furniture Purchase                  Furnishing your space takes a large investment and a lot of time, we at Office Furniture & Design Concepts (OFDC) understand the frustrations and it is our job to provide you with all the information to elevate any stress during this transition.  This informational sheet outlines the process that OFDC takes to …

Home Office Furniture Design Quiz

The home office has become a staple of life these days. The ubiquitous nature of technology has us all in need of a space where we can sit down and sign in to conduct every level of business, be it personal or professional. How about taking our little home office furniture design quiz to see where you are on the …

Thoughtful Ideas For Small Home Office Furniture

For some, the ability to work from home is a dream come true.  It can feel especially dreamy when your home is large enough to accommodate a full-size office.  However, for those with modest-sized homes or apartments where space is an issue, it can be a challenge to fit in everything you need for work.  Thankfully, in today’s laptop era …

Office Furniture in 2015: Some expected trends

Some of the prominent design trends for office furniture in 2014 included allowing for open spaces, mobility in the sense of flexibility, work-spaces that promote collaboration, and colors. The day of the cubicle, strictly demarcated working spaces, and drab two-tone office furniture has come and (thankfully) gone. But what are the trends that can be expected for office furniture in …

Proper Office Secret Santa Etiquette

Office Secret Santa is perfect and fun way to celebrate the upcoming holidays around the office. Unlike your usual holiday gift giving practices, this won’t break the bank, because you’re only required to purchase one present. If you’re not sure how to begin, first have everyone who wants to participate write their name on small pieces of paper. Each person …

OFDC Was Featured in Gulfshore Business Magazine

This month, OFDC is proud to be have been featured in “Putting the ‘fun’ in functional” by Phil Borchmann at Gulfshore Business Magazine.  Gulfshorebusiness.com featured OFDC as one example among three interior designers that are helping Southwest Florida companies to adopt more flexible office plans. In July 2014, OFDC did an office renovation project for InfiLaw System, an association of …

How to Scare Your Coworker

It’s Halloween week again, and it’s the one time of the year that it is partially excusable to play dress-up as an adult. It’s always good to carry on fun traditions with you into adulthood, especially if you work a nine to five. The cubicle environment can become dreary for some, and there’s no better time than a holiday to …