Friday, January 19, 2018

Coming Soon: New Mesh Chairs From OTG

Offices To Go Chairs 2018
The team at Offices To Go is kicking off 2018 with a bang. As their sister company Global says goodbye to more than 20 seating lines, OTG is rocking the new year with a variety of awesome new mesh chairs to consider for your home and professional office interiors. Today on the blog we'll take a look at 5 of our favs. Enjoy!

Offices To Go 11325BFirst up is the 11325B. This high back mesh office chair is modern, comfortable, and ergonomically correct. The 11352B is perfectly suited for executive interiors, work floor tasking, and at home computing. It will be available for around $250.00 and equipped with standard features that include a vertically adjustable lumbar support, adjustable arms, and user friendly tilt mechanism.

OTG12110B Office ChairThe all new 12110B model Offices To Go ergonomic chair combines a ventilated mesh back and black luxhide seat. This luxurious, affordable, and comfortable seating solution boasts a lower back section for lumbar support that will immediately catch your eye. While stylish, it's also beneficial. The 12110B is an awesome option for workers who can't find time to take regular breaks and require top of the line comfort.

Offices To Go OTG12112B Mesh ChairOffices To Go's commitment to style and comfort is unmatched as evidenced by new chairs like the 12112B. This ventilated tasker boasts an ergonomically contoured back designed to avoid restricting upper body movement when computing from the seated position. The 12112B model is modern yet practical. This everyday computer chair with adjustable arms and a multi functional mechanism is an all around workhorse.

New Office Chairs 2018We are really excited you the 11920B. This uniquely modern mesh chair is a cost effective head turner that's ready, willing, and able to serve as a statement piece in your workspace without being too over the top. We expect this new chair to be available for around $200.00 and incorporate many of the same great ergonomic features found on best selling office seating solutions priced nearly three times as high.

Multi Purpose Nesting ChairLast but certainly not least, the team at Offices To Go is also bringing us new training room chairs for 2018. Their all new 11340B and 11341B models are a must consider. These multi purpose nesting chairs are extremely versatile and surprisingly comfortable. Most light use training room chairs lack support. That's simply not the case with these new chairs from OTG. The 11340B is our personal favorite as it comes standard with fixed arms. Both of the new training chairs will be available for sale in less than a week and ready to ship immediately. These chairs are bargain buys that will help you maximize square footage, encourage collaboration, and so much more.

Thursday, January 18, 2018

What's New? More Cool Chairs From Modway!

Modway Chairs
The team at Modway is poised for success in 2018. This reputable furniture and seating manufacturer takes pride in crafting trendy components for home and business interiors alike. Today on the blog we'll take a look at the cool new chairs Modway has to offer. These high fashion accent chairs and loungers are sure to become statement pieces in your projects.

Modway Kaddur ChairLet's kick things off with a bang, shall we? The Kaddur fiberglass lounge chair from Modway is nothing short of bold. This 70's style egg chair is available in a choice of 4 quick shipping color options that compliment the white frame. The EEI-110 Kaddur chair is an excellent choice for man caves, home lounge areas, and any other interior in need of a style infusion.

Modway Slingy ChairClean, contemporary, and cool. The Modway Slingy chair has it all. Which vinyl seating surfaces and a metal frame, the EEI-563 model Slingy chair can be effectively used in home, waiting room, and lobby environments. The Slingy isn't bulky, so it makes a great accent chair.

Contemporary Rocking ChairUp next is the Modway Rocker chair. If you're looking for a combination of contemporary and traditional vibes, this unique chair has you covered. The EEI-147 Rocker series contemporary rocking chair is surprisingly comfortable and very easy to clean. While you probably won't see this chair utilized in many office settings, it's really a cool option for the home.

Charles Pony Hide ChairThe EEI-633 Charles collection pony hide chair is the definition of a statement pice. If you're having a hard time distinguishing your interiors from the competition, the EEI-633 chair has your back. It's easy to picture the Charles chair in a swanky executive office or even in a contemporary waiting room.

Modway Slope ChairThis year, tufted chairs are going to be incredibly popular. Thanks to brands like Modway and chairs like the Slope, the tufted movement isn't going anywhere. The Slop chair blends modern and traditional vibes with its metal base and unique contours. The Slop chair is super comfortable and equally refined.

Modway Release ChairLast but certainly not least, allow us to introduce the Modway Release Chair. Talk about cool! This statement piece is a real head turner that still remains practical. If you're looking to modernize your office interior or home living space in 2018, the Release chair is a must see. This bonded leather lounger with a silver metal base will no doubt earn your space the compliments it deserves. When paired with matching accent tables, lighting, and area rugs from Modway you'll be well on your way to creating an interior that looks like it was remodeling by a high end designer.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Make Corporate Appeal A Priority In 2018

How To Improve Corporate Appeal In 2018
Who doesn't like the idea of revamped office interiors that are up to date with the latest trends? Rest assured, if you're not working towards improving corporate appeal, the competition is. Industry leading brands are paving the way with innovative workplace products that encourage collaboration and comfort while simultaneously kicking appeal into overdrive. Today on the blog, we'll highlight the design tips, trends, and products needed to help you make corporate appeal a priority in 2018.

1.) Assess Your Interiors

First things first, you need to assess the current state of your professional interiors. This doesn't have to be a headache. Simply walk through your office environments and take notes on each space. Grade each interior based on how often it's used and how dated the furnishings are. As remodeling all of your office interiors probably isn't realistic, you need to prioritize which ones are in most need of a facelift.

This is the order in which we'd recommend tackling your office remodeling projects...

  1. Lobby: It's where first impressions are made!
  2. Work Floor: It's the main area of your business and likely the most in need of updating.
  3. Conference Room: Most conference rooms are dated and in need of power-ready components that streamline activities.
  4. Private Offices: Attractive private offices make for a pleasant visitor experience and a professional atmosphere.
  5. Break Room: While seldom visited by guests, a well designed break room will make your employees feel at home, comfortable, and collaborative.

2.) Know What's Out

It's important to know which trends are fading in 2018. You certainly don't want to spend a bunch of money creating outdated work environments. Rest assured, we've got you covered. Here's 7 trends to avoid when remodeling your interiors...

  1. Black Office Chairs: They'll always have a place, but bright colors are taking over.
  2. Fixed Leg Tables: Mobile office tables with flip tops are the way to go.
  3. Traditional Sofas & Lounge Chairs: Modular seating makes it easier to improve corporate appeal and maximize square footage.
  4. Traditional Conference Tables: Powered tables are the new industry standard and the only way to go.
  5. Bulky Office Chairs: They take up too much space. Sleek, European style ergonomic chairs are the way of the future.
  6. Cherry, Maple, and Mahogany Finishes: This year traditional tones have become a bit dated. Hot new options are available that we'll cover in a bit.
  7. Cubicles: They're bulky and create impaired site lines. Open concept group desking configurations are the preferred option.

3.) Research The Trends

You can't improve corporate appeal in 2018 if you don't research the latest trends. This year brands like Global, Woodstock Marketing, and OFM are raising the bar with innovative components designed to not only improve the look of your interiors, but also the operational effectiveness. Check out these awesome trends that are sure to be hot this year and beyond.

  1. Collaborative Benching: If you're looking for cubicle alternatives in 2018, collaborative benching is the way to go. 
  2. Gray Office Furniture: Gray is the new black! Best selling office furniture collections like Medina from Mayline and Zira from Global offer fashionable gray finishes that are a must consider.
  3. Smart Chairs: The days of pulling knobs and levers to achieve the perfect sit are coming to an end. This year ergonomic office chairs that automatically react to user movements are becoming the standard.
  4. Modular Waiting Room Furniture: Connectable waiting room chairs and matching tables are the latest craze. They make it easy to get creative with your layout. We highly recommend the Jefferson collection from Woodstock Marketing.
  5. Mid Century Chairs & Desks: The mid century movement is in full swing. Fashionable mid century desk and chair combinations from brands like Modway are sure to be hot in 2018.

4.) Source The Products

Don't get tricked into purchasing cheap knock off products that aren't ready for the demands of the modern workplace. Invest in office furniture that's built to last from a brand you can trust. Here's a list of reliable manufacturers that craft everything you need to create out of this world appeal...

  1. Global
  2. Mayline
  3. Offices To Go
  4. OFM
  5. Cherryman Industries
  6. HON
  7. Herman Miller

5.) Don't Forget About Comfort

In the long run, corporate appeal is important but comfort reigns supreme. The good new is, you can have both. Don't be fooled into believing that style comes at the sacrifice of comfort. This simply isn't the case. When remodeling your interiors, emphasize the importance of ergonomics in the workplace to encourage healthy operating habits. Here's a list of helpful ergonomic office products to consider for your projects...

  1. Sit To Stand Surface Convertor: The hottest product of the year! Sit to stand convertors encourage continuous movement in the workplace and improve posture.
  2. Dual Screen Monitor Mounts: A dual screen mount will reduce visual and physical strain while creating an abundance of usable desk surface space.
  3. Articulating Keyboard Tray: Reduce the risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and encourage healthy typing angles with a reliable keyboard tray from a brand like ESI, Systematix, or Symmetry Office.
  4. CPU Holder: Simple but effective! CPU holders are affordable and very handy. They create more usable leg space and prevent unnecessary trips underneath the desk to route wires and charge devices. 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

7 Desks To Consider When You Get Your Big Promotion

The new year is here and we know you've got your sites set on a big promotion. Once you get it, you'll need a desk to match your new swagger. That's where we come in. Today on the OfficeAnything.com blog we'll showcase 7 luxurious desk configurations to consider from brands like Cherryman, Offices To Go, and Mayline. Enjoy!

Cherryman Emerald Executive DeskFirst up is the EM-418N configuration from the Cherryman Emerald Series. This wood veneer layout includes a spacious 84" wide bow front office desk that's complimented by a large wall cabinet configuration. The upscale traditional vibes provided by this package are unrivaled. Matching Emerald components are available in a choice of Cognac Cherry and Mahogany finish options.

Cherryman Jade DeskUp next is another desk from the team at Cherryman Industries that blends modern and traditional appeal. If you're having a hard time deciding between styles, the JA-156N Jade layout has you covered. This modular workstation can be put together as a left or right handed U shape that encourages collaboration with it's curved front surface.

Offices To Go DeskBelieve it or not, designing an upscale executive office doesn't have to be a headache. It can also be pretty affordable if you need it to be. Thanks to brands like Offices To Go and executive furniture collections like Superior Laminate you can create an awesome interior that's up to date with the latest trends without spending a small fortune. Take one look at the SL-H layout that includes a desk, wall cabinet configuration and meeting table for just $1399.99 and you'll see what we mean.

Sorrento Office Furniture
When it comes to executive office furniture, Mayline knows their stuff. This industry leader offers more than 10 collections. All things considered, traditional shoppers looking for upscale components for their executive interior will no doubt turn to the Sorrento Series. With an array of bow front, straight front, and table style desks to choose from, Sorrento has a little something for everybody. We particularly love the ST20 package in both the Espresso and Bourbon Cherry finish options. Rest assured, this layout will really make a statement!

The executive office furniture you choose will say a lot about your personal style and approach to business. If you feel that terms like modern, coastal, and cool are good reflections of yourself, check out the STL12 model Sterling executive desk package. This Textured Driftwood Desk from Mayline include everything you need to create a distinguished interior. The STL12 offers opaque acrylic accents that can be seen on the desk modesty panel and hutch cabinet doors. Silver surface risers and a matching accent table make this package an absolute winner.

Metal Desk with Laminate TopMoving right along, allow us to introduce the 66366R model Mesa L shaped workstation from OFM. We love this fashionable desk because it keys in on today's industrial furniture movement. The 66366R provides ample operating space and includes integrated file cabinets and a locking pencil drawer. The metal sides ensure long term durability along with the scratch resistant laminate surface. Matching components are available from this popular line.

Modway Impression DeskWe wanted to wrap up today's post with a bang. It's for this reason that we're now showing you the ultra modern Impression desk from Modway. Needless to say, this desk is ready, willing, and able to live up to its name. The Impression desk isn't going to appeal to everyone. It's specifically designed to the shopper who needs unique furniture to showcase their design ingenuity. This fiberglass office desk with built in storage compartments is 76" wide and slightly contoured. While the Impression desk might not look practical, it's actually very nice to work behind. This desk is a true conversation starter and guaranteed to become the main focal point of your interior for $1047.50. Four cutting edge color options are available.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Winter Office Design Trends 2018

Even though the year is winding to a close, there's still a ton of cool office design trends shaking up professional interiors across the country. From open concept workstations to articulating office chairs, these remodeling ideas are ready to make your work environments more stylish, productive, and efficient. Today on the blog we'll take a look at current trends trends that you'll want to familiarize yourself with before tackling office renovations.

1.) Open Concept Workstations


Open Concept Office Furniture

No trend is currently hotter than that of open concept workstations. The ability to make interiors feel larger and more visitor friendly is simply too much for businesses to pass up. While cubicles will always have their place, those looking for alternatives to traditional panel furniture systems are turning to open concept office furniture lines like SideBar from Global.

2.) Powered Lounge Furniture


Powered Lounge Furniture

It's time to start modernizing the guest experience. With powered lounge furniture you can do just that. Brands like Woodstock Marketing are taking this trend to new heights with collections like Jefferson. This line of connectable lounge chairs and powered accent tables is a sight for sore eyes. We fully expect powered lounge furniture to take over the market in 2018.

3.) Light Wood Finishes


Light Wood Office Furniture

Finish trends change from season to season. In 2017 we saw dark tones like Mocha steal the show, and then lighter gray and even white finishes take over this winter. New finish options like Autumn Walnut are also worth a look. This light woodgrain tone available on the components from the OTG Superior Laminate Collection is an absolute winner. In the long run, furniture finishes are a personal choice. Go with what showcases your personal style as finish trends will always be evolving.

4.) Bright Upholsteries


Colorful Office Chairs

Tired of traditional black office chairs that do little more than blend in with your surrounding furniture? So are shoppers! This winter bright upholsteries are waking up boring interiors. Cool tones like lime green, red, and even orange are taking over the seating world. These days a colorful office chair is almost expected. Brands like Global, Offices To Go, Eurotech, and Woodstock Marketing are all offering bright chairs to make work environments pop.

5.) Metal Wall Art


Metal Wall Art

You've gotta accent those office walls to get the most out of your design project. In the long run, attention to detail is key. Using metal wall art will help you create a modern-industry vibe that's hard to top. Look for this trend to continue blossoming in 2018. Wondering where to find cool metal wall art? Try checking out flea markets, swap meets, and thrift stores in your area. Unique pieces are widely available!

6.) Sit To Stand Attachments


Sit To Stand Ergonomic Workstation

From trend to industry standard! Sit to stand desktop attachments are in high demand. As sitting for extending computing sessions can cause even the best posture habits to suffer, it's smart to spend a little time working while standing unless you've got the time to take a short break once ever hour. A sit to stand ergonomic attachment will help you work healthy, reduce fatigue, and improve blood flow. We recommend popular options like the Volante from Systematix.

7.) Articulating Office Chairs


Articulating Office Chair That Self Adjusts

Last but not least, office chairs that require manual adjusting are being kicked to the curb this winter. Shoppers are making the switch to articulating options that minimize the ergonomic learning curve. An articulating office chair like the Arti from Global will encourage good posture and health operating habits without the need for constant lever pulling and second guessing. If you're looking for a simplified sit and top notch comfort, an articulating office chair is the way to go.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

How To Create An Ergonomically Correct Office Desk

The demand for ergonomic furniture is at an all time high. The ability to work efficiently and compute healthy is easier than ever thanks to the products from brands like Mayline, ESI, and Systematix. Today on the blog, we'll teach you how to create or enhance your current desk to make it ergonomically correct and ready for the demands of the modern work day. From selecting a reliable desk to adding small accessories like a CPU holder, the tips and product suggestions provided here will have you at peak performance levels in no time.

1.) Select A Desk

How To Select An Office DeskFirst things first, you have to have a reliable desk with enough space to attach ergonomic accessories. Most professional office desks are available in 60" and 72" variations. Either of these sizes will work. We don't recommend going any smaller unless you have to.

Selecting a desk from a full service furniture collection is also highly recommended. It will help you avoid the need to mix and match storage components from various brands. That said, you can't go wrong with a desk configuration from Mayline for your project. They've got more than 10 collections to choose from and thrive on quality. Their workstations are easy to outfit with ergonomic accessories.

In the long run, the desk you choose should be a reflection of your personal style. A variety of stand alone, L shaped, and U shaped options will be available to choose from. They will all provide a clean canvas for accessorizing and enhancing ergonomic capabilities.

Popular Desk Collections:

  • Medina by Mayline
  • Verde by Cherryman Industries
  • Zira by Global Total Office
  • Superior Laminate by Offices To Go
  • Mesa by OFM, Inc.

2.) Attach A Dual Screen Monitor Arm

Dual Screen Monitor ArmWhen creating an ergonomically correct workstation, you'll want to first start by maximizing your available workspace and encouraging healthy computing habits. For these reasons, a clamp on monitor arm for 2 screens is the perfect place to start.

With a dual screen attachment you'll be able to instantly cut down on the time you spend flipping between tabs while providing yourself with the adjustment capabilities needed to reduce visual strain and even physical pain. The ability attach your screen on an articulating arm will instantly create more usable desk space for you to enjoy throughout the work day.

Popular Monitor Arms:

  • EZKC2 by Mayline
  • EDGE2 by ESI Ergonomic Solutions
  • MON-B-DBL-SVR by OFM, Inc.
  • Apex by Symmetry Office

3.) Select A Keyboard Tray

Adjustable Keyboard Tray
Much like the dual monitor arm, an articulating keyboard tray will instantly increase the amount of usable desk space present at your workstation. Rest assured, computing with your keyboard resting atop your desk surface should be avoided at all costs. This bad habit does little more than invite office epidemics such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome into your life.

The good new is, articulating keyboard trays that attach underneath the desk are widely available. Brands like ESI, Systematix, and Symmetry Office all offer excellent keyboard trays for healthy computing.

4.) Invest In A Sit To Stand Attachment

Sit To Stand Desktop AttachmentSit to stand desktop attachments were once considered a fad. They've since become an industry standard. If you're looking to create an ergonomic workstation, you'll need a sit to stand desktop attachment at some point. It will provide you with the ability to reduce fatigue while encouraging continuous movement and improving blood flow and posture.

With a sit to stand desktop attachment, you can combine the benefits of a monitor arm and keyboard tray. Many of today's ergo-minded workers actually have a standard computer setup with a monitor arm and keyboard tray, in addition to a fully equipped sit to stand attachment utilizing a second computer system. While this may not exactly fit into your current remodeling budget, it does give you something to plan for in the future that will make you supremely versatile and ready to adapt at a moments notice to stay effective.

Popular Sit To Stand Attachments:

  • Volante by Systematix
  • 5100 by OFM
  • S2S by ESI Ergonomic Solutions

5.) Attach A CPU Holder

CPU HolderIn the long run, the right combination of ergonomic components will make you a better worker. Products like the CPU holder will prevent the need for constant trips under the desk to route wires and turn on devices. An under-mount CPU holder will also make you more comfortable when working as it can be slid out of the way when not in use to create additional leg space.

CPU holders are widely available from professional ergonomic product manufacturers like ESI and Symmetry Office. They're available for around $100.00 and will come in handy daily. While many of today's ergonomic products go seldom-used and end up under-utilized, the CPU holder is one of the cost effective tools (that once added) you'll wonder how you ever lived without.

6.) Add Surface Level Power

Universal Desk Power Module
Last but not least we recommend adding a surface level power module. Much like the CPU holder, a universal power module that clamps on to the side of a desk surface will make life in the office easier. You'll have quick and instant access to USB and AC inputs that allow you to charge devices without the need for the main CPU.

Popular modules like the FlexCharge4 from ESI should be highlight considered. This clamp on unit is an absolute bargain buy at just $129.99. With 2 AC outlets and 2 USB inputs you'll never need to go looking for a wall outlet throughout the day.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

We're Loving The Modway Visibility Chair

Modway Visibility Chair Review
When it comes to stylish furniture and seating, Modway knows their stuff. We simply can't say enough good things about this highly respected brand. This year, Modway chairs like the Visibility set new trends in motion. Today on the blog we'll take a look at this designer seating solutions and the attributes that make it great.

Brown Leather Armchair with Metal SidesIt's no secret that the retro-industrial look has been hot this year. Any designer will tell you that you simply can't go wrong with exposed metal and classic leather tones to achieve this look. The Visibility lounge chair offers both!

Even at first glance this chair will wow you with it's contemporary vibes. You'll quickly notice the exposed rivets that look a lot like an old school fighter plane. The thick padded seat and contoured back work together to provide a comfy sit you won't soon forget.

Lounge Lounge Chair with Riveted Metal SidesCan't you just picture the Visibility chair in an upscale whiskey bar or even a cool man cave? This retro leather chair with metal accents is versatile to say the least. If you're tired of the same old chair styles that will do little to distinguish your space, the Visibility is sure to get you seen!

The EEI-2071 model Visibility armchair from Modway is available in a choice of black and brown leather upholstery options. The attention to detail is second to none. The seat stitching and upholstered arms are definitely noteworthy attributes that make for an unrivaled combination of style and quality.

In terms of price, the Visibility is right where we'd expect it to be for a chair of this quality. While it might be a bit expensive for the average living room, the Visibility chair is far better suited for upscale interiors in need of a traditionally inspired style infusion.

Visibility Chair Rating
Rest assured, this designer guest chair from Modway is never going out of style. While modern seating trends come and go, the classic combination of metal and leather will keep your interiors looking great for years to come. Anything other than a 5 out of 5 star rating would be a crime. Trust us. The Visibility chair is a winner and you'll absolutely love it.