Guide for Sizing Your Cubicles:  4 Things to Keep in Mind

Designing a new cubicle in a workspace can be a stressful process, especially if you’re working around obstacles like printers, lighting fixtures, pieces of furniture, or other objects. However, the process can also be a fun and fulfilling one if you make sure to plan properly.

Ready to expand your office space and optimize your company’s workflow with a few new cubicles? Here are 4 helpful tips for sizing your new cubicle in order to make the addition effective.

The Size of the Surrounding Area

Measure the available space in the room. Map out a basic drawing with potential placement for your cubicles. This includes the square footage of your cubicle’s panel dividers and the edges of your desks, as well as any aisle space you may need to maintain between workspaces.

While planning your space, make sure that you include any objects that could get in the way of your office furniture, including radiators, windows, doorways, or other intrusions.

Access to Electricity and Internet

One of the most important parts of any cubicle is its electrical access. If you don’t have an outlet at your disposal in your cubicle, you will likely find it extremely difficult to maintain a good output throughout the day.

Many companies have invested in WiFi connections for their offices in order to make Internet access easy for employees. However, if you need to have an Ethernet connection for your employees’ computers, it’s important to make sure hookups are easily accessible.

Your Accessory Wish List

The accessories that you can include in your new cubicle will depend on the size and shape of your design. Have your eye on a specific desk, chair, or divider? You’ll need to gauge which pieces of furniture and accessories you can incorporate into your cubicles while still providing enough space to comfortably move around.

Your Co-Working Style

Is your new cubicle designed to provide privacy for a single employee? Will it include 3 or 4 desks to allow collaboration between team members? If multiple team members will be working within a single space, make sure to allow room for rolling chairs to slide back, drawers to be opened, and documents to be stored effectively.

Many businesses benefit greatly from the combined efforts of employees that work together. A detailed cubicle design can greatly help these efforts.

Need high-quality furniture, desks, panel dividers, or cubicle accessories for your new workspace? Contact the team at Office Furniture Direct for innovative solutions for your office.

 

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