Today we are going to talk about a trend in office decoration that has been attracting companies and professionals from all corners of the world for years: the Feng Shui style .
Feng Shui in the workplace
Air and Water , that would be the translation of a Chinese term that has more than 6,000 years of history, the Feng-Shui. It is not easy to define a science so old and far from our Western culture practice. Perhaps we could say that Feng Shui is a mixture of philosophy and art that studies how the energy of the environment and objects can affect our physical and mental balance.
According to practitioners of Feng Shui philosophy, both the work environment and the furniture, accessories and ornaments that are part of our work space contain energy and this energy affects not only our own well-being, but the material well-being of work in Yes, the level of productivity of employees and managers and the good or bad luck we have in business.
Useful office decoration tips Feng Shui.
If you are thinking of redecorating your office, the office of your house or your training center following the guidelines of this ancient oriental discipline, surely you are useful the following tips or basic tips on the Feng Shui decoration style :
The waiting room
Normally, the waiting room of an office is very close to the entrance door and, if the company occupies several floors, it is usually located on the ground floor. This space of entry to the workspace is fundamental for Feng Shui : do not recharge the space with large furniture, umbrella stands, shelves or huge green plants. The space should be as clear as possible , the furniture should be discreet and rounded, it should have some comfortable seats with neutral colors, small plants with rounded leaves (never pointed and sharp leaves) and, if possible, some flowers of vibrant colors that transmit energy and good vibrations .
If your work center is distributed over several floors, the Feng Shui style recommends applying the following guidelines to balance the flow of positive energy : place discreet green plants both at the beginning of the ascent and in the landings if you have them; If you put pictures or photographs on the walls, you will achieve a less pronounced ascent and, in addition, you will symbolically unite those work environments that are physically separated; the color of the staircase should be darker than that of the walls, you can reinforce the lighting with discreet wall sconces or pictures of bright colors.
The common space
The trend of creation of diaphanous work spaces fits like a glove in the philosophy of Feng Shui decoration . For Feng Shui, the obstacle-free space is perfect to let flow that positive energy that affects the level of happiness and productivity of the people who live together and work together. Feng Shui advises that the work space should be as wide as possible and, if the available meters do not allow it , arrange the furniture and accessories in a way that obstructs as little as possible to the eye.
To divide the space of the common work area, Feng Shui recommends using screens , screens or decorative elements that guarantee the privacy and concentration of employees, but do not interrupt the passage of positive energy as do conventional partitions.
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