FURNITURE DESIGN FOR OFFICE
Functional areas of office, such as Working Space, Meeting Space, Supporting Space, and Reception Space, has its corresponding form of Furniture. Since furniture is closest to the people, Office Furniture must meet functional need of users. “Appropriate Where the Meaning of Humanity” must be taken to be the first element to consider the Office Furniture. That is the meaning of “People First, Office Next, Office Furniture comes Last” we proposed.
How to Configure Office Furniture? The answer is Performance and Price Performance in Office Furniture refers to "Appearance" and "use". Usually, "Appearance" will be considered as first element while Furniture Design for Office Supporting and Reception Space, and then “Use” and “Price”. The major type of furniture is individual product. While for Workspace and Meeting Space, the quantity is much larger than other spaces.
The major type of Office Furniture is System Product. For Some Special Spaces, such as Reception Room, Top Management Office and Board Room, "Appearance" and "Use" are Equally Important.
So What is Individual Product and System Product in Office Furniture Design? In brief, Individual Product is the Furniture without any Structural Relationship with other products and can be used in the Space Freely. System Furniture is a kit-of-Parts with Interlocking Elements and cannot be used alone. Flexible Configuration and Change is Natural Characters of System Product. Configuration refers to Integration of All Elements, and Change refers to Availability of Each Element’s Shape, Dimensions and Colors. Workstation Furniture can be taken as a Small System in Work Space, while Products in all Functional Areas are Big Systems which is Interconnected. However, no matter Small System or Large System, outstanding elements to enable consistency throughout all spaces are Key Factor to Design Office Furniture. Therefore, Reasonable Layout Planning and Furniture Configuration has to be finished by Owner, Interior Designer and Furniture Supplier.
To Design a Modern Office Project which has Overall Quality Sense, "Who is Doing Furniture Design, Who is Realizing Furniture Design, and Who is Enjoying Furniture Design" are essential issues. A Landmark Building can work as Three-Dimensional Business Card to the Outside World for a Company; an Appropriate Office Design can be Powerful Tool to Support Company Culture, while an Effective Work Environment can Improve Employee Performance and Enhance Productivity.
Office is the Physical Place where all Business of the Company Happened, and therefore, Furniture Design for Office is not just about Cost or Cool Design, but also about Productivity, Culture, Flexibility, and Happiness of Employees. High Efficient Office has to Integrate People’s Behavior, IT Equipment and Office Furniture Together, as People is Primacy in Office, IT Equipment is Tool, while Office Furniture is Carrier. Only Combined with nowadays Working Way and Working Behavior of People, Office Furniture can meet real need in Functionality, Ergonomics, Aesthetics, and Sustainability.
For Over a Decade, TOFARCH is Committed to Build a High Efficient Team, concentrated to make research and improve details of Each Product Component, to Build High-Quality Office Furniture with Long Term Vision. Keeping thinking on How to Make People Work Better is the Source of Every Inspiration for Constant Product Development. Our Design Principle is Advanced Technology, Feasible Crafts, Reasonable Cost, Aesthetic Appearance and Safe Usage. Each Office System is comprised of Desk, Storages, Panel, or Screen and Office Electrical. Standardized and Modular Design Enables our System to Fit with various Workspaces with Different Culture and Individual Requirements.