It can often be convenient to have walls inside your office. Having a separate space is sometimes necessary, such as for holding meetings or sectioning off departments and project teams, and this is where office partitioning really comes into its own.
Office partitioning can help you to create separate spaces from the rest of the office without looking unattractive. Whilst less obtrusive than walls, they offer privacy whilst still providing that open plan feel.
It is also a less expensive option than building walls and there are a number of options available today, so you are bound to find something to suit. However, there are a few things to know about office partitioning before making a hasty decision to purchase a type that will not provide the maximum benefit to the sort of office you have.
Frequently, employers will allow an office designer to take control of choosing office partitioning as they will have more of an idea of what will work. However, for many companies, the decision is theirs alone. It isn’t an overwhelmingly difficult decision, but you would be wise to invest some time into researching what makes effective office partitioning – or speaking to a company who has a lot of knowledge and experience in this area.
With a range of different shapes and sizes of office partitioning, there are a number of different styles for you to choose from such as glass partitions; you could even choose seamless glass partitions. The decision is entirely yours, but you will need to remember that whatever you choose has to fit in with the current design of your office.
There may be someone in the office more qualified than you are when it comes to office planning and design, so don’t be afraid to seek help. At Spacelink, we are happy to offer advice on the different options available.