There are many different approaches to offices and workplaces, and if you feel like your office could be more dynamic, interesting, and do more to promote productivity, it might be time for a change.

Not sure where to start? Here are some more modern office trends that you might find helpful!

1. Natural Light. Natural light has been proven to boost mood and productivity, so many office spaces are now making use of as much light as they can through large windows, skylights, and even outdoor work areas.

Take a look around your office—is there any way you can incorporate more natural light? Use the windows you have to their full advantage and consider adding more!

2. Individual & Collaborative Spaces. There was a trend towards completely open offices for a while, but it seems like the best approach is a little bit of both worlds. You can provide individual spaces for independent work, but you can also provide collaborative spaces that invite and promote creativity among team members.

When it comes to your collaborative spaces, think about making them more than conference rooms. Creating comfortable places that encourage conversation can be a great way to get your employees working together.

3. One-Stop Work Station. If you’re looking at remodeling, consider how you can make the workspace more efficient for your employees. How easy is it for them to get everything complete? When their area is well-equipped, they’re more likely to get things done efficiently.

There are many considerations when preparing a workspace. The best thing you can do is to prioritize: what things in your office are most important to you and those you work with? As you make decisions, work with those priorities to create the most comfortable and profitable workplace!