Office Design Trends - Into the Future!

August 27, 2015

Future Office Design Trends

Future Office Design Trends

The "Liveable" Office

As companies focus on encouraging employee engagement, office design has become a tool in this quest. A comfortable workplace that blends work and home environments is more attractive to workers, especially as millennials enter the workforce in greater numbers.

Geyer HWT - Liveable Office

Fit-Out Materials

Office design trends favor "natural" materials like felt, wool, timber, and cork. These materials provide a connection to the natural world, promoting well-being. Glass partitioning is also popular, creating light, airy spaces and fostering collaboration.

Glass Partitioning


Ergonomic furniture is increasingly used to promote physical comfort and reduce wear and tear. Innovations like adjustable desks cater to individual height requirements, enhancing comfort and productivity.

Ergonomic Office


Designs that promote environmental sustainability are gaining importance. Initiatives like individually controlled light and temperature settings reduce ecological and economic impact.

Sustainable Office

"Fun-Space" in the Office

Office design trends focus on creating a work-life balance within the workspace. Innovations include sleep pods, arcade games, at-work yoga sessions, and the presence of office pets.

Fun Space in Office

The Impact of Technology

The evolution of technology has transformed office layouts. Cloud computing has increased mobility, allowing workers more flexibility in their workspace. Some companies, like Telenor, have adopted a flexible seating approach to encourage interaction.

Technological Impact on Office

The Collaborative Office

While technology enables remote work, many companies still value physical office spaces for promoting collaboration. Informal interactions between employees lead to increased productivity, highlighting the importance of communal areas within the workspace.

Collaborative Office


Office design trends are evolving to create more comfortable, sustainable, and collaborative workspaces. Companies that adapt to these trends can attract and retain top talent while promoting productivity and well-being.

If you're looking to update your office space to align with these trends, contact Criterion, the office fit-out experts. We can provide professional advice tailored to your company's needs.

Where do you see your office in the future? Share your thoughts in the comments!


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