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Office Color: How It Factors into Your Productivity

by Support Team .

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Did you know that your office color will impact your productivity? It is true. In fact, if your office is painted a dull and boring color, it will breed similar behavior. Many people work better when they are in a room that has life to it. One that is vibrant in color and nature.

When it comes to the color of your office, focus on colors that will make your employees happy and boost productivity. Studies have been conducted that show certain colors entice poor behaviors.

Below, we will take a look at some of the colors and how they can increase or decrease productivity in the office.

Office Color: Decreased Productivity

Studies that have been conducted show that colors such as white, gray, and beige can breed feeling of negativity and depression. This means that your employees will not be as productive in a work space that is painted with these colors and thus you may find that more of your employees work slowly and they do not accomplish as much as they could.

Two other colors that lead to some gloominess in the office include orange and purple. While you may think, these colors would produce happiness, they are closely tied to feelings of gloominess and a decrease in productivity.

Office Color: Improved Productivity

Two colors that seem to boost the mood and improve efficiency overall in the workplace include a soft green and a soft blue. These colors are often considered good choices because they reflect the colors that you would find out in nature.

If you do choose a green or blue, you will find that your employees are happier overall and they are able to accomplish more throughout the day.

Yellow is also a good color for the workplace because it helps to brighten the room and brighten attitudes as well. You will find that yellow breeds employees that are cheery throughout the day.

If you are ready to repaint the interior of your office space, make sure that you choose a color that will productivity and not take away from it. If you find that your employees are not as productive throughout the day, you may want to take a look at your décor and comfortability within the office.


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