When starting a new business or even moving in to a new office space, sometimes your space can be a blank canvas. There are so many decisions to be made – how may offices, conference rooms, cubicles and open spaces – even cubicle wall height can be from 0 to 7 feet high.
In order to make these decisions, its helps to have an idea of your corporate culture and what you are trying to accomplish:
- Is your culture open and collaborative?
- Is your culture more closed and private?
- Do some of your employees require security and privacy based on the work that they do
Neither is better or worse – your office design should not only map to function but also culture: for example, a mobile app gaming start up would likely want a more collaborative open space than say a law office. After all, where are you going to put the indoor basketball court or Foosball table?