Plants are one of those elements that can turn any space into a cozy place. In terms of decoration, we usually associate them with the home, but its strategic use in the workspace is increasingly fashionable.
We often do not have the authority to decide how to decorate our office, this changes and it is one of the advantages of working at home since you can design your space in your own way. But the decoration of offices with plants helps the worker to feel more connected with nature and therefore helps concentration, to develop creativity and promotes calm. The companies are aware of its benefits and recent work on its implementation.
As we saw a while ago, one of the trends in offices, which also increases productivity, is the nature of the workspace. In this article we will explore some ideas about office decoration with plants and we will also see which plants are best suited to decorate the offices and why.
Nothing better than some pots to brighten up our desk and workspace. But the decoration of offices with plants is much more. Do you dare to explore it with us?
A strategy widely used in the decoration of offices with plants is that of the vertical garden. To take this concept so associated with the exteriors to a more formal point, the idea is to create flat surfaces where to apply the plants. That is something like paintings made with plants. Do you dare to see some examples?
This strategy is perfect to give an organic air to the reception (as is the case of the Google offices in Sydney) or to give life to corridors and common areas. It can even be the star element of an office or meeting room.
Nothing else in to enter plants in the architectural planning office. Do not think of plants as mere decorative objects, think of them as just another structural element. You will get a natural and relaxed air to the office, keeping it professional and stylish.
A very interesting resource to integrate plants in office decoration is to incorporate pots on the tables. This means not treating the pots as pots or centerpieces but as a structural part of the furniture.
GARDENS WITHIN THE OFFICE
At this point, why not bring the concept of the garden to the office? Take advantage of forgotten corners and common areas to create a natural and relaxed atmosphere. Join several plants on a surface of stones or use artificial turf and some natural plants to create the favorite space of all, green offices of great beauty.
The latest in air plants is called kokedama. This Japanese technique literally means “moss ball” and is a type of crop that is characterized by not using any type of pot but moss. It usually consists of a sphere that usually grows hanging. The applications of this innovative technique are multiple. Hang plants everywhere and glad corridors and offices. Nothing better to give a modern and flirtatious look to your office!
THE BEST PLANTS FOR THE OFFICE
Finally, we have selected the five most suitable plants to grow in the office. All of them have in common that they need little care and that the interiors are their favorite medium. Do you want to find out what they are?
A very robust plant that has proven to be one of the plants that best adapts to indoor growth. One of the most positive points of this plant is that it does not need to be watered too much; it survives with little water since its roots accumulate moisture.
- Epipremnum aureum
Better known as “poto”, it is one of the best office decoration options with plants. Not only because it is a type of plant that is very easy to care for but also because it is effective against indoor environmental contamination, eliminating formaldehyde, xylene, and benzene; also reducing the ozone produced by printers and photocopiers. It needs indirect light and watered when the earth is dry.
The cactus and succulents are the perfect plants for those who do not have too much time to take care of them. Besides being the latest fashion will give a lot of personality to your desktop. Go ahead to create centerpieces and compositions with them.
The Sanseviera, also known as Sword of St. George or Mother-in-Law, has a reputation as indestructible. It is one of the most resistant indoor plants because it supports the dry and hot atmosphere of the rooms and the lack of light. It also supports that you do not water it too much or that it is transplanted. That is, it is perfect for decorating the office.
- Adam’s Rib
The rib of Adam is a very easy to care plant. Indoors you need a bright place. It is not a demanding plant in terms of risks. In addition, despite the size of its leaves it does not demand to be pulverized since it tolerates dry environments.