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How Important Are The Colours In Your Office?

Whilst some will claim that colours in your office have little to no effect on your employees and your business, many others will argue otherwise. One study found that the colour red can cause people to perform with greater speed and force.

So how can you best utilise colour in your office? What's the best colour for your workplace?

Choosing The Colour For Your Workplace

This can be a difficult decision; here is some information regarding numerous different colours to give you a helping hand.

Black
The colour black is related to strength, professionalism, precision and reliability. The colour black is a great colour to include in your office as it can work with lots of other colours, providing you with the benefits of many different colours without your workplace being overrun with lots of different colours. The colour black is related to strength, professionalism, precision and reliability. The colour black is a great colour to include in your office as it can work with lots of other colours, providing you with the benefits of many different colours without your workplace being overrun with lots of different colours.

White
The colour white relates to simplicity, light, cleanliness, positivity and innocence. Like black, the colour white can fit into many different colour schemes. The colour is great for a wide variety of businesses because of the positivity it portrays. Additionally the cleanliness aspect of white can be great for the reception area for your business as guests will be able to appreciate the cleanliness of your workplace.

Red
The colour red is believed to be linked to feelings of passion, energy, creativity, assertiveness, power and motivation.The colour red works well in numerous offices, especially as an accent colour. If you're trying to create a motivated environment with lots of passion, consider utilising red in your workplace.

Orange
This colour is associated with self-confidence, communication and optimism. As such it is a fantastic colour for a workspace. It is considered a warm colour, which means it can make a room feel smaller, however the feelings often associated with the colour orange such as self-confidence and optimism could potentially lead to many benefits in collaborative working environments.

Yellow
The colour yellow is considered a friendly colour and is often associated with warmth, joy, clarity and sunshine. Like orange, this could be a fantastic colour for a collaborative space. However as it is a very bright colour, it may perhaps be best used as an accent in a colour scheme.

Green
This colour is often considered peaceful or trendy. It is also associated with health. As such it can be a great colour to use if you want to be viewed as a healthy business. The colour green is considered a cool colour which could help to make a room appear larger. All these things make green a great choice of colour for workplaces.

Light Blue
Light blue is related to trust, strength, concentration and dependability. Just like black, light blue is often thought of as a colour that represents strength, which means that this colour is a great choice for office spaces. Providing your employees with a space for concentration in a colour that is associated with strength and dependability.

Blue
This colour is often considered a thought provoking colour. It is also thought of as an authoritative, confident and reliable colour. If you're trying to create a thought-provoking working environment, perhaps blue would be a great choice of colour for your office. You could perhaps use blue space dividers in an open plan office environment to give your employees some privacy and space for independent thought so they can concentrate on their tasks.

Purple
This colour is often associated with royalty, as such it is also often thought of as an enchanting colour. Additionally many consider the colour purple to be a creative and expressive colour. So if you're trying to design a working environment with a focus on creativity and expressiveness, perhaps a colour scheme with purple as the main colour is the choice for you.

Grey
This is considered a practical, mature and corporate colour. It's also often thought of as stylish and modern, making it a great choice for office spaces that want to present themselves as a stylish yet mature business offering their clients practical and professional solutions.

Choose A Colour That Fits Your Brand

If you're refurbishing your office space with an office refurbishment in London service, the choice of colour is indeed very important. You need to choose a colour that fits your business's brand and reflects the values in your ethos.

If you're a business who is focused on creativity, perhaps focusing on purple is the correct decision for your, however if your business is focused in creating a friendly and cheerful environment, perhaps you should opt for orange.

Professional Office Refurbishment In London From Oaktree Interiors

If you're considering refurbishing your office, give our team a call and enquire about our services for office refurbishment in London.

We are dedicated to providing businesses with high quality professional office solutions such as refurbishment services, office design services and office fit out services. At Oaktree we understand that your business is unique and as such your office needs are also unique. In order to cater to your business's unique needs, each office interior proposal is designed to meet the needs of your business; there is no 'house style' at Oaktree Interiors.

If you are interested in our services for office refurbishment in London you can contact our team and request a free consultation. However if you would like additional information regarding the numerous office services available from Oaktree Interiors, our friendly and dedicated team will be happy to help. So if you have any questions, please don't hesitate to give the Oaktree team a call on 0845 474 3556.

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