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The Importance of Having a Thoughtfully-Designed Workspace: 4 HENDEL Office Design Elements that Inspire Motivation & Creativity

The business of building beautiful homes naturally attracts people who are highly attuned to, and affected by, their daily surroundings. They are advocates of excellent design and appreciate how the details within their environments shape their moods and productivity. As you would imagine, we at HENDEL are sensitive to this fact. It is important to us that our team is able to enjoy working in an office that brings them happiness and inspiration every time they walk in the door. We believe this to be true for any workspace – no matter the business or location. Here are some things that have helped us cultivate an atmosphere that fosters motivation and creativity.

 

Organization

An organized space is key for a productive office. Having a place for everything saves precious time and maintains efficient and smooth-running systems. Paper can be the biggest culprit when it comes to disorganization, so a highly functional filing system is essential. Approach storage much like you would furniture to refrain from their function looking too utilitarian. Consider beautiful built-in cabinets and drawers to hide things away – particularly unsightly items like charging stations, modems, cords, and miscellaneous tech. Don’t know where to start? No worries. Thanks to the ‘tidying up’ movement, the professional organization service industry is booming. If you’re looking to hire an organizer, we have a solid list of professionals we could recommend. Their expertise can take the stress out of any struggles you or your team may be having with the distraction of visual and mental clutter.

 

Engage the Senses

Inspiring workspaces go beyond the visuals by engaging all the senses. Play around with music, scents, and climate. Keep favorite teas, coffees, snacks, and treats stocked to recharge during breaks, and to fuel meetings and brainstorming sessions. Daily wellness is also significantly elevated by bringing the outside in wherever possible. Place work stations near windows and natural light, circulate fresh air often and add beautiful plants or fresh flowers throughout the space.

 

Comfort

Keep comfort in mind when designing the layout of your office. Build in enough open space to create roomy and easily accessible pathways. If you are on computers for the majority of the day, encourage frequent movement with modern standing desk options to keep the energy up. If you spend a lot of time on your feet or in the field, comfortable chairs are a welcoming luxury for legs and backs – invest in plush and well-appointed seating that complements your style and decor.

 

Gratitude

Make the rooms feel special with pretty accessories that showcase award recognitions, significant achievements, and moments celebrated. Displaying daily reminders of the common purpose, spirit, and commitment shared within your business is a great way to tap into feelings of deep appreciation for your work. Practicing gratitude enhances moods, performance, and relationships inside and outside the office space.

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Hendel fosters meaningful partnerships between clients, architects, designers and tradespeople and has an innate talent for implementing the design-style. Rick and Amy’s story started with their collabora- tion in talent and business to provide the best product and elevate their clients de- sign style through an exceptional team and approachable process. Amy’s background in business and real estate and love for ar- chitecture and design adds a meaningful contribution to their team. Balancing fam- ily and work is also part of her daily plans. However, their children, Ava and Ashton, are also helping out with organizing selec- tions and outside drone shots of the job sites under construction.

Hendel’s process and product make them noticeably different and a leader in the

industry as they take time to understand each client’s style and desires and what is necessary in building notable projects. Clients appreciate the personal approach of Hendel and their guided step-by-step construction process.

“There is an overwhelming difference in the amount of noticeable, custom details they provide.”

At Hendel Homes, Rick and Amy believe in a philosophy of service which translates into putting the interests of their clients first. They focus on each detail along the way, not just the outcome of a building project.

“A service mindset involves listening to more than just our clients’ words; it leads our consultative and collaborative style.

It means approaching each task with hu- mility, honoring the wisdom and solutions our collaborators offer in any given circum- stance. Our clients develop confidence and trust in us because they see we’re working with their best interests in mind. As builders, we deliver architecturally intri- cate homes with uncompromising quality. Through careful project planning and ma- terials selection, we construct sound struc- tures that enclose environments calibrated to your lifestyle.

At Hendel Homes, we see our work as more than just project management. We infuse everything we do with a heightened sense of devotion, care, and respect for our clients. The honor of advocating for each homeowner’s resources, time, and talents never ceases to humble us.”