Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Ask The Ergo Doc: What Office Chairs Are Best?

In a world filled with back pain, bad posture, and fatigue, the Ergo Doc is here to help. Sure the Ergo Doc is a made up character, but his advise couldn't be more real! In today's post, the doc will highlight the absolute best ergonomic office chairs on the market and their individual benefits. Enjoy!

Best Mesh Chair

Eurotech Seating iOO ChairIf you're looking to improve office comfort and functionality, the Eurotech Seating iOO chair is the perfect choice. These high end mesh back office chairs offer cutting edge features that include multi functional mechanisms, adjustable arms, and much more. If chairs were living, breathing animals, subject to the same ruthless laws of natural selection other creatures are, the iOO would represent a pinnacle of evolution. A sleek, powerful product of generations of development and refinement, and an obsession with perfection. It is adjustable, yet effortlessly simple. All of its controls have been integrated into a single mechanism. The iOO adapts, overcomes and excels.
Concorde Presidential Chair 
Best Executive Chair

If it's good enough for the multiple Presidents, it's good enough for business executives! That's the Ergo Doc's take on the 2409 Concorde Presidential Chair by Global Total Office. As one of the most high end leather office chairs available on the market, the Concorde provides users with the ultimate sitting experience. While it's hefty price tag may be a bit much for the average shopper, the Concorde offers an operational experience unlike any other. With it's high back design, well padded seating surfaces, and user friendly ergonomic features, the Concorde Presidential is no doubt one of the most luxurious office chairs for sale on the market.

iDesk Oroblanco Chair by Cherryman IndustriesBest Computer Chair

When it comes to computer chairs, consumers will be rewarded with no shortage of excellent options. That being said, the new Oroblanco chair from Cherryman's iDesk Seating Collection reigns supreme in 2015. Available for just $321.50, the Oroblanco is one one of the most comfortable office chairs available for the price. With
excellent support and adjustable ergonomic features for improved workplace efficiency, the Oroblanco makes finding the perfect operational positions a breeze. While sitting for long periods of time is never a good idea, if it's unavoidable, the Oroblanco will have your back. Literally!

Ergo Contract Furniture Layover ChairBest Task Chair

The Ergo Contract Furniture Layover task chair features a designer mesh back with convenient handle. Additional features like an enclosed mechanism, extra thick molded foam seat with waterfall edge, and easy to operate ergonomic adjustment buttons, the Layover is a welcoming addition to the seating world. The 27" nylon base, adjustable arms, and 50mm dual wheel hooded casters make these chairs the full package for office tasking. As purchasing new office task chairs for a business can be quite expensive, Ergo Contract Furniture has done us all a favor by making the Layover available for just $267.99 in a variety of awesome color options. Talk about value!
Hendrix Office Chair
Best Conference Chair

As a relative newcomer to the professional seating world, you may not of heard too much about Woodstock Marketing. This under the radar brand is steadily rising up the ranks with their rock legend inspired chairs for conference room and meeting area applications. Woodstock chairs like the Hendrix boast slim profiles to help maximize the number of chairs that will fit around your conference table. The Hendrix provides plenty of wow factor with it's segmented cushion design and polished frame features. When combined with a reliable sit and reasonable price tag, the Hendrix is no doubt one of the best conference room seating solutions on the market in 2015.

Mayline Valore Training Chair TSH1Best Training Chair

With all of their awesome modular training room table collections available in 2015, it's no wonder why Mayline introduced stunning chairs to match! If you're looking to save space, go modular, and get comfortable, there's no better option than the Valore TSH1. These nesting mesh chairs are available in a variety of back and seat color combinations to match the decor of any space. Valore chairs are sold in affordable two packs to help extend the budget of any training room makeover project. With well padded seating surfaces, breathable mesh backs, and polished frame accents, and loop style arms, the Valore is no doubt the top training room seating choice of The Ergo Doc.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Desk Shopper: 2015's Best Buys

If you're shopping for a new office desk in 2015, today's post is just for you! Here we'll be showcasing the years best office desk buys from industry leading brands like Mayline, Cherryman Industries, Offices To Go, and more. These affordable workstations will enhance your office appeal without breaking your budget. Enjoy!

1.) Medina MND63 by Mayline

63" Medina Desk

The Mayline Medina collection has taken the office furniture world by storm. This line of best selling office desks and workplace storage solutions offers high end modern appeal at a price any shopper can appreciate. The MND63 Medina desk is available for just $292.99 in your choice of 5 attractive finish options.

2.)  Amber AM-338 by Cherryman

Cherryman Amber Desk AM-338

Cherryman Amber desks are available in 5 finishes. This modular furniture line includes affordable furniture that works well in both home and professional work environments. The AM-338 L shaped desk from Cherryman features a peninsula shaped front desks that's great for collaborating, and a 35" return with suspended file pedestal for organizing. The AM-338 is truly a great buy at just $605.00.

3.) SL-A by Offices To Go

SL-A U Desk by Offices To Go

You'll be hard pressed to find more worksurface space and storage for $765.99. The SL-A U shaped desk configuration from the Offices To Go Superior Laminate collection is a real bargain. Choose from a variety of classic finish options like mahogany and cherry to match your workspace decor theme.

4.) 55218 by OFM

OFM Desk

This year OFM has dominated the reception furniture and seating world. That being said, shoppers shouldn't forget about their value priced desks! Models like the 55218 require no tools for assembly and offer the stunning modern characteristics needed to impress even the harshest critics. Best selling OFM office desks like the 55218 are available for just $259.99. Matching storage pedestals, wall cabinets, and credenzas are also available.

5.) 50400 by Calico Designs

Calico Designs Desks

Going for that modern industrial look that's been trending in 2015? You'll love the 50400 Monterey LS desk from Calico Designs. Priced at just $277.99, these glass corner desks are great for home office applications. With thick work surfaces and curvacious metal legs, the 50400 provides a ton of wow factor for a minimal investment!
Sunday, July 26, 2015

User Friendly Office Chairs Are The Way To Go!

Don't spend thousands on a high end office chair that's hard to operate! User friendly seating solutions are available on the market in 2015 for as little as $350.00. As a chairs ergonomic functions are only valuable if you take the time to master them effectively, the awesome seating highlighted in today's post will help you get ahead of the learning curve!

Oroblanco Mesh Back Task Chair

First up, the iDesk Oroblanco from Cherryman. With a built in user guide for comfort, finding the perfect operation position is a breeze. The multi functional task chairs offer high end appeal and the cutting edge ergonomic features to match. At just $321.50, the Oroblanco is perhaps the best value on the market. Rest assured, you'll have this comfy chair mastered in less than 30 minutes. Choose from a variety of frame and seat color options to match your space.

Offices To Go 2803All too often, users find a comfortable sitting position and their terrified to adjust their chair and loose it. This is not a good ergonomic habit! You've got to be willing to maximize your chair's potential. Take the time to get to know all the paddles and buttons located on your chair arms and mechanism to ensure your sitting for success in every situation. Chairs like the 2803 model from Offices To Go make it easy to do just that. The user friendly mechanism that comes standard on the 2803 is easy to learn and operate in the workplace. Don't let the $255.99 price tag fool you, these are professional quality chairs built for optimal comfort. It just goes to show, you don't have to spend a fortune to sit effectively!

Supra X ChairHigh end doesn't have to mean high priced! While many of today's most expensive office chairs are confusing to operate, it's good to know that brands like Global Total Office still offer affordable, user friendly chairs that don't break the bank. Seating office seating solutions like the Supra X may not wow you with modern curves and contemporary design attributes, but we encourage you to give one of these chairs a try. You'll be rewarded with a top of the line sitting experience that will no doubt improve your workplace functionality. Priced at $327.99, models like the 5336-5 from the Supra X collection are an excellent value. These user friendly chairs are highly adjustable and equally customizable. Choose from a limitless array of fabric and leather upholstery options to make your interiors shine.

Woodstock Marketing Annie Chair
Next up, the Annie series leather office chair from Woodstock Marketing. As the retro look has become incredibly popular in 2015, chairs like the Annie have enjoyed unmatched success. While these chairs don't offer the adjustable arms and multi functional mechanisms available on most task chairs, the Annie is premier option for conference room applications. These slimline chairs will help you maximize the seating around your boardroom table. At just $315.00, Annie chairs are available in black, white, and brown color options. The Annie is super comfortable and one of the most user friendly retro seating options available for the conference room.

Last but certainly not least, if your shopping for an office chair that's easy to use, comfortable, and affordable, look no further than the all new BT350 big and tall office chair from Eurotech Seating. Ready and willing to accommodate users up to 350 pounds, BT350 chairs are heavy duty and ready to work. With user friendly side paddles that control the chairs height and tilt, the perfect sitting position is never more than a few motions away. Priced at just $282.00, the BT350 is one of the best big and tall ergonomic office chairs on the market in 2015. Don't be fooled by fancy features that are seldom used and cause chair prices to skyrocket. Go with a user friendly chair like the BT350. It's got everything you need and then some!
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Office FAQ: Executive Edition

Executive Office Makeover FAQ
When taking on an executive office makeover project, it's important to ask key questions along the way. In today's post we highlight the most frequently asked questions directly related to executive design projects to help our readers select the absolute best furniture for their specific needs. Enjoy!

Q: What is the most important step in the makeover process?

A: Space planning is by far the most important step of the executive office makeover project. Without the correct dimensions you could accidentally purchase new furniture that doesn't fit properly. As free space planning tips and services are available, tackling this important step effectively should be priority one. Take accurate dimensions of your perimeter and be sure to take note of entry ways, windows, and power outlets that will affect the way your furniture fits. Leave no stone unturned when it comes to space planning. As they say in the design world, "measure twice and cut once".

Q: Who are the most reputable executive furniture manufacturers?

A: This years top executive office furniture manufacturers include Mayline, Global Total Office, and Cherryman Industries. All three of these industry leading brands offer modern and traditional desk configurations. Mayline, Global Total Office, and Cherryman Industries have excellent reputations in the furniture world and their products can be relied on to enhance your interiors without breaking the makeover budget.

Q: What are the most popular executive furniture collections of 2015?

A: This year Mayline has reigned supreme with their new Medina collection. This lineup of executive office desks and workstations features glass and metal accents that work together to create a unique look that's sure to impress. The Global Total Office Zira collection has also been incredibly popular. Zira executive furniture is available in a variety of attractive laminate finish options. This extensive collection offers a wide range of work surface sizes, storage components, and more. Last but not least, Cherryman's Verde collection is the perfect choice for shoppers looking to go modern. Verde desks are available in Latte and Espresso finish options.

Q: How long will my new furniture take to arrive?

A: If you purchase a desk typical from a brand like Mayline or Cherryman, the odds are your products will ship within 3 business days. In stock products typically ship from a variety of points throughout the United States so transit times will vary. On average, you should allot about 5 to 10 business days to be on the save side. If you purchase a made to order, or custom executive desk configuration, the lead time will be longer. Most made to order desks from Global Total Office take approximately 3 to 4 weeks to manufacturer. Plan accordingly with your dealer of choice. They will be happy to provide estimated ship dates tracking information when available.

Q: What are some good ways to save money on executive furniture?

A: There are tons of great ways to save big on new executive office furniture. Start by using a comparison shopping engine. We recommend Google's as it's incredibly user friendly. Once you narrow your search down to a few different products, take the time to call the associated dealers. Inquire about bulk discount pricing, coupons, and free shipping specials they may be currently running. If you've got the time, sign up for dealer newsletters. Most reputable executive furniture providers will send out monthly deals and specials to help you save.

Q: What tools should I have on hand for furniture assembly?

A: You'll first want to have a willing friend on hand to help. This will help to keep the process safe. In addition to a helper,  you'll need basic tools on hand like a cordless drill, pliers, wrenches, and sockets. Trash bags will also come in handy as furniture is packed extremely well and their will be lots of debris when  the assembly process is finished! Once your furniture is assembled, it will likely be a bit dusty from the packaging materials. Keep a bottle of furniture cleaner and rag on hand to wipe down your new workstation. This will have  your new furniture looking great from day one.

Q: What are the latest executive office design trends?

A: Lots of great executive office design trends have emerged in 2015. That being said, the use of gray office furniture has been atop the list. Brands like Mayline and Global Total Office have both introduced new gray wood finish options that really impress. Additionally, retro design themes have also been quite popular. Using metal and glass throughout your executive makeover process will help you achieve this trending look.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Acheive Ergonomic Excellence with ESI

ESI provides high quality ergonomic solutions for the home and business. This industry leading manufacturer takes pride in increasing workplace comfort, functionality, and productivity. In today's post we'll highlight the various products provided from ESI that are guaranteed to help any user achieve ergonomic excellence in 2015. Enjoy!

Monitor Arms

Evolve 3 Screen Monitor Arm by ESI

ESI's ergonomic monitor arm layouts are incredibly versatile. This year ESI introduced the all new Evolve lineup of mounts that will allow users to go from 1 screen to 6 with ease. While 6 screens may be a bit much for the average workstation, the ability to do so if needed is always a plus! The Evolve monitor arm system allows users to improve and grow screen configurations as their computing needs increase. These adjustable monitor arms are heavy duty and built to last. Standard with both grommet and clamp mounting options, ESI's Evolve monitor arms can install in minutes. The ability to increase the amount of usable desk space present at your workstation, while simultaneously improving ergonomic effectiveness is just too good to pass up. When it comes to monitor arms, ESI does it best in 2015!

Articulating Keyboard Trays

Articulating Keyboard TrayESI's articulating keyboard trays are the best in the business. With a seemingly limitless array of adjustment features, finding comfortable computing positions just got easy. ESI offers classic retractable keyboard trays, swivel keyboard trays with mousing platforms, and sit to stand keyboard trays that are just plain cool! As sitting for long periods of time can cause major health risks, a sit to stand keyboard tray from ESI will allow you to quickly change your operating position and help to promote continuous body movement. Sit to stand models are available for as low as $460.99. While a bit more pricey than the average retractable model, they are far more durable and ergonomically efficient.

CPU Holders

CPU Holder
Getting your computer's power source up of the ground is a great way to improve the ergonomic values of your workstation. ESI's retractable CPU holders mount directly underneath desk surfaces on a sliding mechanism that can be slid out of the way to provide additional knee space when not in use. The swiveling capabilities of these unit makes it easy to route wires and plug in devices. Having your CPU off the ground will also help protect you against water damage. In addition, many of ESI's CPU holders lock to prevent theft and keep your important digital documents secure. Available for as low as $111.99 in 2015, an ESI CPU holder is a smart buy that you'll wonder how you ever lived without.

Office Lighting

ESI Desk Lamp

Overhead office lighting can make for hefty electric bills! For this reason, ESI provides lighting solutions that mount directly underneath overhead hutch units. These magnetic lights come standard in a variety of sizes to fit nearly any hutch. Don't have a metal hutch? No problem! ESI offers additional attachment systems that are easy to install in wood and laminate workstations. If you're still in need of more light in your workspace, ESI provides cool LED desk lamps like the SOLSTICE that double as USB charging stations. Not only does the SOLSTICE provide a wide range of motion, but it also allows you to adjust the light intensity with a simple to use continuous dimming touch switch. Talk about versatile! If you're looking to achieve ergonomic excellence, ESI lighting is a must!

Ergonomic Workstations

Ergonomic WorkstationLast but certainly not least, ESI provides adjustable ergonomic workstations and tables. Great for business, school, and training environments, adjustable height workstations promote continuous body movement in the workplace. Much like a sit to stand keyboard tray, an electronic desk will improve blood flow and reduce fatigue in the office. With their exceptional height range, smooth and quiet operation, and concealed crossbar design, ESI premium tables are amongst the best ergonomic products on the market in 2015. Table bases and tops are sold separately to allow users to design the perfect ergonomic station to meet their specific needs. In addition to electronic height adjustable desks that go up and down at the push of a button, hand crank models are also available at a lower price point.
Monday, July 20, 2015

6 Ways To Make Your Office Interiors More Versatile

Versatile office interiors are ready to adapt at a moments notice. These highly sought after environments promote functionality, comfort, and efficiency. In today's post we'll highlight 6 key ways to improve versatility in your work environments. From modular conference tables to portable power modules, the products found here are ready to take your business to the next level. Enjoy!

1.) Modular Conference Tables

Modular Conference Table

Modular conference tables look great and save space! A modular table layout like the BXK132S from the Global Total Office Bungee collection will allow your business to quickly go from meeting to training layouts in a flash. The best modular conference table sets offer flip top design characteristics that allow tables to be nested in a space saving fashion along walls when not in use. With modular tables, the layout and configuration possibilities are endless. Go versatile with your conference room with a modular table set. You'll be glad you did.

2.) Tablet Chairs

Tablet Arm Sirena Lounge Chair by Global Total Office

Tablet chairs are the latest craze! Ideal for both professional lounge areas or private office environments, tablet arm seating really comes in handy on a daily basis. In waiting areas, chairs with tablet arms will improve the visiting experience of valued guests. In addition, modern executives will love the added worksurface space that a tablet chair provides. Once you try one, there's no turning back. You'll be immediately hooked on the improved versatility and functionality these trending chairs provide. Brands like OFM and Global Total Office offer the best tablet arm seating solutions on the market in 2015.

3.) Flip Top Tables

Flip Top Training Table

Flip top tables make office training areas and classrooms much more versatile. At times when flip top tables are not needed, they effectively nest along walls to save space. This makes for easy to clean interiors! Tops can be flipped down in seconds and locked into place when needed. Brands like Mayline offer a variety of best selling flip top training room tables that allow businesses to create unique configurations designed to meet any number of tasks. Collections like Sync and Flip-N-Go are a must consider for any business looking to improve versatility. 

4.) Nesting Chairs

Nesting Chairs

Save even more space in your training room and classroom environment with nesting chairs! Let's face it, traditional office chairs with 5 star bases take up a lot of room! Outfitting your group interaction areas with traditional office chairs is not the best use of your square footage. That being said, you can save lots of space in your training room and classroom environments with nesting chairs! This type of seating offers flip seat designs that allow chairs to be pushed closely together during transport or when they are not being used. Nesting chairs have also make a handy addition to professional conference room areas. Models like the TSH1 from the Mayline Valore collection offer space saving nesting capabilities and modern appeal that's sure to impress guests and keep them comfortable!

5.) Monitor Arms

Ergonomic Monitor Arm

Looking to accessorize your office space and simultaneously improve versatility? Go with a monitor arm! These handy ergonomic devices provide a seemingly unlimited array of adjustment features. The factory base that came with your computer provides little in terms of ergonomic benefits. With an ergonomic monitor arm you'll be able to quickly increase the amount of desk space available at your workstation, reduce eye strain, and get your monitors to eye level where they belong. Brands like ESI Ergonomic Solutions, Global Total Office, and Symmetry Office provide the best single and multi screen monitor mounting solutions on the market.

6.) Portable Power

Juice Power Module

Last but not least, power modules provide a great way for businesses to improve the versatility of their interiors. Units like the ISLE module from Symmetry Office come in super handy in waiting, training, and meeting environments. With a plethora of USB and three prong inputs, these portable power stations define versatility in the workplace. Other cool options include the Juice module which can be quickly mounted to any desk surface to prevent those pesky trips underneath desks to plug in devices. The Juice puts power at  your fingertips and that's what versatility is all about!
Saturday, July 18, 2015

Streamline Your Meetings with a Powered Boardroom Table!

The modern business world is a highly competitive place, but for many, the one place your business can gain a critical edge is definitely the conference room! Boardrooms and conference halls are the backbone of offices all over the country, so streamlining your meetings with high powered tables is an excellent wait to strengthen your company. Here are five tables to help you do just that!

Global Zira
Starting us off is one of office furniture worlds favorite collections, the Zira series by Global. Not only are Zira boardroom tables highly customizable and stylish, but they're also equipped with a number of cool input features. Power up your boardroom by USB, HDMI, audio, or even phone connections by hooking them into a Zira boardroom table. Your company's guests will definitely leave the meeting fully charged with amazement!

Lesro Mystic
Speaking of amazement, we have to include this next show-stopper! Featuring clean lines and plenty of modern design, the Mystic series by Lesro is sure to leave corporate guests speechless. Not only that, but with phone and three prong input options, these contemporary boardroom tables are also super cost effective. It's easy to design Lesro's Mystic tables to your office's unique design with the array of specifications available at the click of a mouse! Don't miss out on this "mystical" deal!

Mayline Aberdeen
Next up, we proudly present the Aberdeen series by Mayline to impress your company's critics. Boasting stellar finish options, Aberdeen tables both look and act the part of a dream conference table. Like the Mystic series, these modular conference tables are easy to specify. They also offer an optional power module for easy access to computers and other forms of data. Stylish and affordable, the Aberdeen series is a long time favorite of designers and budget savvy shoppers alike!

Looking for something to dazzle your corporate guests? Nothing beats TransAction tables for style and impressive accessibility! This line of boardroom tables was clearly designed for multi-media use. Much like the Zira collection, TransAction tables are offered with stunning finish specifications, but also with tech ports for streamlined convenience. With these tables, you can show off your company's style and forward thinking mindset!

Cherryman VerdeLast but not least, we leave you with the incredible Verde collection. Being from Cherryman Industries, this collection of boardroom tables has high expectations for being the best - and it certainly delivers! Verde tables lead the pack in both style and craftsmanship. Shoppers can choose from a light latte finish or a rich dark mocha to compliment the table's chrome accents. Three prong outlets and phone inputs for technological applications are just icing on the cake when you shop Verde wood conference tables by Cherryman!
Thursday, July 16, 2015

Get Comfortable with Offices To Go!

Offices To Go provides some of the absolute best ergonomic office chairs on the market. This budget friendly brand takes pride in crafting top quality seating solutions that won't break your budget. In today's post we'll highlight OTG's best selling office chairs of 2015 and their unique benefits. Enjoy!

11648B Chair by Offices to GoFirst up, the Offices To Go 11648B chair. Perfect for executive office and conference room applications, the 11648B features segmented leatherette cushions and polished frame features that provide stunning visual appeal. Don't be fooled by the $223.95 price tag! These chairs are high end and luxurious. Standard with swivel and tilt adjustment features, the 11648B makes finding desired operating positions a breeze. You simply can't go wrong with these awesome chairs. They find themselves on best seller lists year after year.

10902B Chair
The 10902B is the latest chair to hit the market from Offices To Go. Designed to be user friendly and well rounded, the 10902B works great in nearly any office area imaginable. The molded arms and base offer excellent durability while the gray mesh back makes a trending aesthetic statements that's sure to impress office guests. Priced at just $110.99, you'll be hard pressed to find a better office chair for the money in 2015.

Adjustable Computer ChairLooking for functionality? Check out the Offices To Go 11710 chair. This adjustable computer chair comes standard with multi functional arms, infinite seat tilt lock with tilt tension adjustment, back angle adjustment,
back height adjustment via an internal ratchet, and much more. The
scuff resistant arched molded base with twin wheel carpet casters and
forward controls are also nice additions you'd likely expect in a chair priced three times more than the 11710. At just $277.95 these task chairs are an excellent buy.

Offices To Go Wood Guest Chair 11820Creating an excellent visiting experience for office guests should be a top priority of any business. For this reason, Offices To Go offers excellent guest and side chairs like the 11820. These attractive wood and luxhide chairs make the perfect addition to private office environments as well as professional waiting rooms and reception areas. Available in two wood finish options, the OTG11820 offers generous dimensions and the quality craftsmanship we've come to expect from this awesome brand. Offices To Go 11820 model chairs are available for just $167.99 in 2015. Now that's value!

Offices To Go Training Room ChairLast but certainly not least, Offices To Go provides comfortable chairs for training room applications. Models like the 2750B provide lightweight frames, excellent mobility, and durable seating surfaces. Available for just $109.99, outfitting your training environments with reliable seating just became affordable. While the 2750B does not stack, it's slim characteristics will certainly help your business maximize the seating potential of your training space. Offices To Go 2750B chairs are also a top choice of schools. The affordable price point and user friendly nature of these awesome chairs is sure to keep them atop the best sellers list for years to come. No matter the Offices To Go chair you choose for your space, rest assured you'll be sitting in style, comfort, and under budget!
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Summer Showcase: Hottest Products of The Season

The Summer Season is in full swing, and in today's post we'll be highlighting the hottest furniture of the season. From the coolest new collections to the most innovative ergonomic products, we got you covered. The furniture and seating showcased here is sure to enhance your office interiors while leaving a lasting impression on your valued guests. Enjoy!

Hottest Collection: Medina

Mayline Medina Executive FurnitureThe Mayline Medina office furniture collection has taken the Summer Season by storm! With swanky modern desks, conference tables, and reception stations available, this full service line is a must see. Medina products are available in 3 quick shipping finish options with 2 more on the way. Conference tables from the Medina line are available with affordable power modules to help streamline the meeting process while desks and tables feature super cool glass and metal accents. If you're taking on an office makeover project this summer, give Medina a look. You'll be glad you did!

Hottest Conference Tables: Zira

Zira Conference TableGlobal's Zira furniture line was recently expanded to include high tech new conference tables designed to improve boardroom functionality and effectiveness. These modern tables are available in rectangular, oval, and boat shaped variations. Shoppers will love a wide range of unique finish options that include white chocolate, absolute acajou, winter cherry, dark espresso, and more! To make Zira tables the best on the market, Global Total Office has made them available with customizable Oasis power modules that can be outfitted with HDMI, USB, AV, Audio, Ethernet, and other great input options.

Hottest Office Chairs: Eurotech Seating

Eurotech Seating iOO ChairThe coolest office chairs of the summer season belong to Eurotech Seating. This innovative brand takes pride in their unique chair designs and provides a full commitment to ergonomic excellence. Their attention to detail and quality craftsmanship puts them in a league of their own. In a time crunch? No need to worry. Eurotech chairs typically ship within 2 days of order. Trending new Eurotech office chairs like the iOO, Nuvem, and Eduskate work well for intensive tasking, executive office, and educational applications. With their 2015 lineup, Eurotech is ready to make your office comfort dreams a reality. With advanced ergonomic features designed to provide users with the optimal sitting experience, Eurotech chairs are the best in the biz.

Hottest Lounge Furniture: Morph

OFM Morph ChairThe powered office furniture trend has made it's way to reception, lounge, and waiting room areas. Brands like OFM have introduced incredible new powered lounge seating solutions from collections like Morph that will no doubt improve the waiting experience of office visitors. Morph seating features retractable privacy panels as well as high tech chair arms with USB and three prong input options. No more searching for power outlets to charge your phone while waiting for an appointment! Use Morph series powered lounge chairs and enjoy handy inputs at your finger tips. Morph seating is available in a variety of attractive and easy to clean upholstery options that will no doubt take your lounging areas to the next level.

Hottest Ergonomic Products: Symmetry Office

Symmetry Office Dual Screen Monitor Arm
Symmetry Office has made big changes in 2015! With awesome new monitor arms ready to accommodate up to 12 screens, meeting your operational needs just got easy. The user friendly monitor arms from Symmetry Office can be quickly attached using grommet or clamp mounting options that make installation a breeze. In addition to their awesome monitor arms, Symmetry Office has introduced incredible now portable power modules that allow businesses to improve the versatility of nearly any space. Units like the Isle power module make great additions to guest waiting areas, training room, and conference areas alike. When it comes to ergonomics, Symmetry Office knows their stuff!
Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Furniture Facts: It's All About Power In 2015!

Powered office furniture has dominated 2015. With manufacturers like Global Total Office, OFM, and Mayline introducing cutting edge new products with high tech powered features, improving workplace functionality and performance is easier than ever. In today's Furniture Facts article we'll showcase the best powered furniture solutions of the year and their undeniable benefits.

Fact 1: Powered Workstations Improve Operational Functionality

Powered Office Furniture Configuration

This year powered workstations and cubicles have become more accessible than ever. Brands like Global Total Office and Mayline have helped put powered open desking configurations on the map. These versatile stations from collections like Zira and TransAction make for improved operational experiences. No more trips underneath the desk to route wires and plug in devices. The surface level power modules located in open desking configurations provide users with USB, AV, and Audio inputs right at their finger tips. 

Fact 2: Powered Conference Tables Streamline The Meeting Process

Powered Zira Conference Table

Powered conference tables are incredibly cool and incredibly versatile! Powered tables from the Zira collection allow businesses to incorporate surface modules that feature USB, Audio, HDMI, and Ethernet inputs in multiple locations. Tables can be equipped with daisy chained modules that interlink and make presentations a breeze. Conference room guests won't be searching for wall outlets to plug in devices and share important info. Simply flip open the power port, plug in your device, and you're ready to roll. Awesome powered tables are available for less than a thousand bucks in 2015.

Fact 3: Powered Desks Improve Workplace Ergonomics

Adjustable Height VariTask Workstations by Mayline

Height adjustable desks and workstations were once operated using hand cranks that were far from user friendly. This year, top brands like Ergonomic Concepts and Mayline have introduced powered stations that go up and down with the push of a button. Height adjustable ergonomic workstations promote continuous body movement while simultaneously increasing blood flow and reducing fatigue in the workplace. If you find yourself sitting uncomfortably for long periods of time and dealing with back pain, a height adjustable desk may be the solution for you!

Fact 4: Powered Training Tables Help The Learning Process

Powered Training Room Tables - Mayline Sync

Powered tables have made their way to the training room. While this office area has yet to enjoy the power popularity boom like the conference room and private office, it's certainly right around the corner! Powered office training room tables can be used effectively in both school and business environments to promote an accelerated learning experience. If tablets are used during training sessions, battery life will always be a concern. With ability to plug into table surfaces, the problem is eliminated. Powered training tables can be linked together to form super cool configurations that will no doubt improve your space.

Fact 5: Portable Power Modules Come In Handy

Clamp On Office Power Module

Recently purchase new office furniture that didn't come standard with power features? No need to worry! Portable power modules are available to help. Brands like Symmetry Office offer awesome products like the ISLE power tower that can be used in waiting areas, private office environments, and conference rooms. Personal workstation modules like the Symmetry Office Juice can be clamped on to desk surfaces to provide USB and three prong inputs withing arms reach while you work. The popularity of these handy tools is booming. Available for less than two hundred dollars, portable power sources are a great buy for any business.

Fact 6: Powered Lounge Furniture Improves The Visitor Experience

Powered Lounge Chair

Brands like OFM, Inc. are at the forefront of the powered lounge furniture movement. The ability to provide office guests with centrally located power options in chair and sofa arms is just plain cool! Powered lounge chairs like the Serenity come standard with USB and three prong input options that allow guests to operate their devices comfortably during their waits. Often business professionals spend their time in the waiting room working to maximize their work days. The ability to do so without draining battery life will surely be appreciated and earn your waiting areas the high marks they deserve.
Monday, July 13, 2015

Through The Looking Glass: Lobby Makeover Edition

Professional Lobby Furniture Configuration
What do your office guests think of your lobby and welcoming area? Do you feel they'd be impressed? Would positive first impressions be formed? If you're unsure of the answers, today's post is for you! Here's we'll offer up helpful design tips, product suggestions, and trending ways to make your space the best it can be.

If you're looking to create the ultimate visiting experience for your guests, comfort should be the primary goal of your lobby makeover project! While nobody likes a long wait, providing your guests with comfortable lobby seating ensures they are a bit happier. Ever sat in an overcrowded waiting room and uncomfortable chairs? Did it make a good first impression on you? We doubt it! When tackling your lobby design, be sure to put comfort at the top of the list. Using well padded guest chairs, lounge chairs, and sofas is always appreciated by visitors. Before selecting the seating for your lobby, be sure to check out product reviews, demo videos, and visit show rooms if possible. This will help to ensure you select the absolute best seating for your space

Sirena Lobby Lounge Chairs and Wind Table
As comfort comes in as the top priority for any lobby makeover, functionality is a close second. In 2015, tablet arm chairs and sofas have been the preferred choice as they offer guests the ability to work and operate their personal devices comfortably while visiting. In addition, powered lounge furnishings like the Serenity chair from OFM even offer guests the ability to charge phones and tablets while waiting. Now that's customer service! Leave not doubt, your guests will greatly appreciate you going the extra mile to create a functional and user friendly waiting environment.

OFM Lounge and Reception FurnitureOnce you've got comfort and functionality covered, it's time to focus on visual appeal. Before your new furniture arrives, be sure to patch walls and apply a fresh coat of paint. This year lime green, gray, and deep blue tones have been incredibly popular. You may also consider hanging new lighting fixtures to give your space that little extra pop it needs to make a great impression.

If your going for wow factor, don't forget the little details. Using attractive area rugs and potted plants will certainly help your chances of impressing guests. Ensure your welcome station or reception desk is easily accessible and the main focal point of your space. You'll certainly want to maintain a well organized space as well. Don't leave magazines sitting on tables and seating for extended periods of time. About once ever hour, have your receptionist do a quick clean up as a messy lobby doesn't bode well for compliments.

Leather Lounge Furniture from MaylineLast but certainly not least, provide a refreshment station for your guests. A vending machine will do the trick, but it often requires a long walk and can be inconvenient for seniors or guests with children. If you have the space, integrate a small table that can be used as a coffee station. You may also consider purchasing a smaller hospitality cart like the 1015HC from Mayline. This user friendly piece can be used in the lobby, and quickly moved to the boardroom to accommodate meeting area guests as needed.

In the long run, creating a lobby that's designed for comfort, functionality, and visual appeal will ensure you earn your business the positive compliments it deserves. We highly recommend the lobby and lounge furniture solutions available from brands like Mayline, Global Total Office, and Flash Furniture for both modern and traditionally themed projects. Take the initiative to make your space the best it can be. You'll be glad you did!

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