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How To Make A Shared Office Space More Interesting With These Ideas

People often imagine the office as a dismal and monotonous place where they spend their long (8-hour) days working and longing to go home. This need not be the case, however, because there are several ways to make your workplace environment distinctive and intriguing, as well as pleasant and comfortable to spend time in. Here are some wonderful ideas for making your shared office space more interesting and unique, and so improving your working environment and motivation for each new weekday.

The View

What many business owners don’t realize is how much value a good view can provide to an office. You don’t want to come into a place that is dim, uninspiring, and uninteresting. By adding additional light, you may be able to provide a better working environment for your staff. Light is very important for work and you could even invest in LED candle light bulbs which will add more of it to your office. Apart from their eco-friendliness, efficiency, and overall lovely and pleasant sensation, LED lights also have many advantages that make them a great choice. Also, many individuals enjoy looking out at a beautiful view, so if you work on a high floor, why not take advantage of it? Get rid of anything that blocks the view, such as drapes and other items, and let the light in, as well as some life.

Game Show

People enjoy game shows, so why not host one for your employees once a month? This game show could be something you’ve seen before. For example, you may create your own version of ‘Family Feud’ or ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,’ or you can create an entirely new one just for the employees. It would be fantastic to award a prize to the winning team or individual. This award can be something you give away for free or something that everyone contributes to. You may believe that this is merely a waste of time, but you are unaware that in order to be productive at what you do, you must occasionally relax, and this is a great way to do so.


If all you see are boring colors like black and gray in your office, it’s time to renovate. You should invest in some color to improve the appearance of your office. This can be accomplished in a number of ways, including repainting the walls or laying a new floor. You might also consider purchasing some decorative items, such as plants and clocks, that you believe will be appropriate for the business. You can always employ a designer and talk to him or her about what you could do; it could be really beneficial to your firm, so don’t be afraid to pay a little extra. 

Rearrange the Seating

Rearranging the seating in your office could have a significant positive impact. People prefer to remain in familiar surroundings most of the time, but every now and then it is beneficial to add a bit of chaos to that order. This will motivate employees to work together with other members of the team, resulting in the formation of new friendships and the infusion of life into the workplace. What you should be aware of is that the exact reverse may occur, either because people dislike working in new environments or because they cannot stand the people around them. You should keep a careful eye on how the work is progressing and don’t be afraid to inquire about the employees’ thoughts about it all.

Bring in Creativity

Every office requires innovation, and you should encourage it in yours as well. You can motivate folks to be more creative in a variety of ways. The simplest is an incentive: every time someone does a task that earns your organization more money in a very clever way or helps you get out of a difficult situation pays them a bonus. You should avoid doing this too much because a competitive environment may be very toxic, which is something you do not want to happen. You might also give employees a promotion within your company, more vacation days, or whatever else you think is appropriate for the work they’ve done. Also, you should know that when people are rewarded accordingly for the work they put in, they are happier to work for you. 

It is critical for employers to consider various methods in which they might assist their employees and, as a result, the company. You can add something innovative to your company in a variety of ways, but you must consider what works best for you. Hopefully, our advice was beneficial to you and your goals.

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Jamie Moses

Jamie Moses founded Artvoice in 1990

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