How to Choose the Right Office Furniture

It's a Monday morning and your alarm goes, half asleep you manage to find the snooze button, only to be awakened 10 minutes later by the infuriating sound that's reminding you of your 8-hour day at the office. Taking a deep breath, you find the strength to leave your warm comfortable bed. Now that you've accomplished your first task of the day, you proudly give yourself a pat on the back and get ready for the day ahead.

The human being needs an average of 8 hours sleep per night, to achieve this one needs a comfortable setting, items such as dim lights, a fleecy blanket, firm bed and a snuggly pillow all add up to a good night’s rest that is needed to be refreshed and productive.

When it comes to the working environment, the same concept applies. Your employees spend an average of 8 hours a day doing strenuous tasks that can tire them out. This is why it’s crucial that the workspace is provided with the correct office furniture.

Purchasing office furniture is not as easy as one may think, as there are many factors that should be taken into consideration. It may be a bit of a of a scavenger hunt, however, it can only benefit the future of the company and its employees. Let us make it easier for you.


In today's economy, everything comes at a high price, that is why every penny counts. Before spending large sums of money on overpriced furniture, ask yourself what is your budget on certain items and how many will you require.
By determining your budget, you're able to get an idea of your options without breaking the bank and compromising quality.


Before making a purchase, measure the office space. Take into consideration the amount of people that will be occupying the area.
When a room is empty, we underestimate the space, and once the moving in begins, space tends to fill up quickly.
By knowing the exact measurements of the space, you know precisely how much furniture you need to fill it without causing your employees discomfort.

Employees Needs

Your employees spend most of their time working, so it's important that the office is furnished with quality desks and chairs.
By purchasing ergonomic office furniture, you're decreasing the risks of health problems such as back problems, and high absenteeism.

Aesthetic Value & Brand

Everyone enjoys an appealing work area, the correct furniture not only adds to the beauty of the work area, it also lightens the mood, whilst easing stress and increasing productivity.

Take the time to research various colours that match your brand identity and culture.

As a business owner, spending money wisely without straying from a budget can be a bit difficult, but not impossible. By following these guidelines, you'll be a smart buyer in no time.

About Workstation Office Furniture

Established in 1995, Workstation Office Furniture has a showroom and a factory in Port Elizabeth.

With the support of a very experienced team, Workstation Office Furniture is able to deliver any office furniture or office equipment to any destination in South Africa. All products are guaranteed and you can ‘Expect Great Service’.

Workstation Office Furniture also has a clearance store in Port Elizabeth, with an excellent range of new and discounted office furniture products.