One of the most important topics in the healthcare design industry is infection control –designing a space that is beautiful, durable, functional and that helps prevent the spread of germs and disease. Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections patients can get while receiving medical treatment in a healthcare facility. They are considered a major, yet often preventable, threat to patient safety.
On January 31, our founder, George Mosher, passed away peacefully after battling pancreatic cancer. George and his wife, Julie, founded National Business Furniture in 1975. Under George’s leadership, NBF flourished as a company; creating strong bonds with employees, customers and suppliers alike. After George and Julie sold the company in 2006, George remained very active in the business community; helping entrepreneurs and new companies get their start.
Did you know that 92% of employed Americans confess that aspects of their workspace make them unhappy? As a result, businesses are taking extra measures to improve their workplaces, striving to create environments where great work happens due to employee satisfaction. Among new measures taken, companies across the country are taking employee health at the office into consideration by incorporating bookable wellness and mothers rooms to the office. If you’re considering adding one or more of these spaces to your office, keep reading for inspiration and ideas for what you’ll need to get the job done.
As a response to the growing trend in industrial office furniture and residential appearance in the corporate office, we’re proud to present the newest collection in our NBF Signature Series—Rivet. With a powerful look and reliable build, this versatile collection was designed to meet the needs of the busy office worker who cares about the look of his or her space. Whether you work from home or need a high-style look for your corporate office, check out some of the bold features Rivet has to offer.
A new year means new office furniture at National Business Furniture! From resimmercial designs to versatile furniture that does double duty, we’ve carefully selected these new NBF Signature Series collection to fit real needs in the office.
Driven by the need to store things away, individuals with “Hider” personalities like the idea of order but struggle with “editing” their collections of stuff. The Hider believes that any drawer or bin will do nicely, but these drawers are typically unorganized and stuffed to the brim. The Hider motto? “If you can’t see it, there’s not a problem.” If you think you might be a Hider, keep on reading to discover clutter solutions that may work for you.
Are you an Overthinker? Overthinkers tend to be perfectionists who always have a vision of how to reduce clutter but have a hard time getting started. Internally, they’re shouting, “It’s overwhelming! Where do I start?!” If this sounds like you, keep on reading to learn solutions to your overthinking clutter roadblocks.
The Procrastinator motto is “I’ll get to it later”. If you fall into this well-meaning clutter personality, you always have someplace to go or something more important to do. This of course means that organizing your workspace gets constantly shuffled off until tomorrow. The problem? Tomorrow is just as busy, and the mess continues to build. If this sounds like you, keep reading to discover solutions for clearing your office clutter.
Call it sentimental, but the Saver holds on to anything with a story. From a work standpoint, it might be your first winning business proposal from 1995 or that whiteout you haven’t used since you had a flip phone. Most likely, these items are just collecting dust, but the Saver feels reassured knowing that they are always there ‘just in case’. If you find yourself constant telling yourself, “I might need this later!” then read on for helpful clutter solutions.
From the breakroom to the conference room, tables that provide a space to gather and collaborate are crucial to the modern workplace. That’s why we’re proud to introduce the all-new Bayside tables to our best-selling NBF Signature Series collection. These versatile tables have a durable construction and modern look that makes them an asset to any touchdown area.
An open concept office may work for some, but new studies show that a large portion of office workers still need their privacy on the job. 43% of employed Americans state that not having a private area to work would negatively affect his or her mental wellness at the office. Additionally, one in four survey respondents find value in flexible work environments so that they may work away from their regular work areas when needed. What can you do to add more private spaces to your office while maintaining a space that also fosters collaboration? These tips should help.
Wondering how to buy office cubicles? Whether you’re outfitting a large business or adding a few panels, this task can be a daunting one. Panel systems are available in a huge array of styles and configurations, and most options aren’t easy to buy online. Fortunately, a little studying up front and help from an NBF account executive can make the process painless.
If you’re the sleek, modern, minimalist type, we’ve created just the collection for you in our best-selling NBF Signature Series line. Keep reading to learn more about our all-new Brilliant collection.
Did you know that the right workspace may transform employee disposition and overall job performance? According to a recent study from Kelton Global, more than nine out of 10 (92%) of working Americans confess that there is at least one aspect of their physical workspace that would make them unhappy. If you’re looking to boost employee happiness and productivity, we recommend invigorating your office with the latest trends in office design. Here’s how:
According to a new research study conducted by Kelton Global, the physical workspace has a tremendous impact on the mental workspace in the modern office. Among the findings, 62% of survey respondents reported that having a cluttered workstation would make them unhappy on the job.
If your employees are still sitting in basic fabric task chairs, your business could be in trouble. A recent study showed that 54% of American office workers believe that having an uncomfortable workstation would cause unhappiness and a lack of productivity at the office. In addition, 92% state that a workspace that is not up-to-par has a negative impact on mental well-being. What can you do to help your employees stay positive and productive? Consider these seating alternatives to the traditional office chair.