• Red Soft seating soft with red fabric and glazed office pod
  • Oscar mesh back task chair with white seat shell and five star base and pink fabric upholstery


Have you ever thought about the power of colour?

If you’re thinking of refurbishing your office from a simple lick of paint, a new piece of artwork through to some standout office or educational furniture, it's worth remembering you don’t need to limit your selection to corporate brand colours to make an impact.

Careful consideration should be taken in the choosing process to ensure your theme helps create the wow factor as well as providing an inspirational work environment for your team.

First steps:

Generally, the first steps should be an analysis of who uses the workspace, with consideration of whether it’s only your employees or do visitors enter this area too?

Wall colourings:

A coat of paint is a minimal expense for any business, and from just refreshing or changing the wall colours can receive maximum results with bright colours proven to motivate staff, improve moods and increase the productivity of staff in general work environments.

The trend within a commercial business or educational environments is to keep colours neutral with natural backgrounds making practical sense, but it’s interesting to know there is a right and wrong way of using these simple light shades. Crisp whites, for example, are always more uplifting than dull magnolia. Dark walls can give the feeling of being enclosed with lighter colours providing a feeling of space.

Artwork and accent colours:

You are certainly not limited to just wall colourings. By adding small touches of accent colours you can inject colour into your area with carefully selected floor coverings and fabrics to assist with the feeling of a vibrant and energized area.

Furniture refurbishment:

Office and Educational furniture can come in practically any colour imaginable. If you have made a decision on your office decor, the choices of complimentary wood, metal and fabric finishes are almost unlimited and will help you create a unique, fresh and inspiring work area.

Every colour symbolises a meaning but what does your work space say about your business?

  • Black can mean style and power
  • White can mean purity and cleanliness
  • Red can say strength and bravery
  • Blue symbolises calm, productiveness and confidence
  • Green symbolizes growth, harmony, and freshness
  • Purple says power, nobility, luxury, and ambition
  • Orange means enthusiasm, flamboyance, and creativity


If you would like to discuss how interior colours can change your work space, please contact one of our friendly and experienced account managers to arrange a consultation or informal chat.  Contact us

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