When shopping for new furniture for the office it’s good to keep in mind that your office furniture doesn’t need to be brand new or even office furniture at all. Office renovations can be a lot of work, so why not make it fun? Upgrade you office with repurposed items! You will be surprised at how much of a transformation your office can make with a few vintage touches and recycled wood.
Recycled Wooden Pallet Furniture
Recycled wooden pallets are taking home/office renovations to a whole new level. And with a little creativity and collaboration at the foundation of your redesign project, you can construct an interior design that is unique and outstanding just by repurposing used wooden pallets. Your options are really limitless with wooden pallets. Check out the interior of the Brandbase office in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It’s crazy how an old used item can make your office look brand new.
An Office Made of Pallets Packs a Recycled Punch | Co.Design
Globe Pendant Lights
Be “otherworldly” with the addition of globe lights in your new office. Up-cycle old globes from thrift stores by cutting a hole in the bottom of each globe and adding a lamp light kit. For a complete how to guide for this DIY, follow these simple steps from Liz at The Brave Life interior design blog. Get further inspiration for this project by visiting Design Milk as they travel to the thoughtfully designed Backstay Hostel in Ghent, Belgium.
A Hostel That Wants Every Traveler to be a Friend | Design Milk
Vintage Vespa Desk Chairs
Upgrade your desk chairs by repurposing vintage Vespa parts. Vespa’s Italian scooter and motorcycle designs are beautiful, urban and industrial. Vintage scooter parts make a perfect body design for industrial office chairs, and the final products will give your office a fresh and sleek modern vibe. You can shop chair styles and designs at Colossal and learn about the making of the scooter chair at bel & bel.
Built-In Plywood Wall Bookshelf
Adding various plywood built-ins into your office design is definitely a sustainable renovation solution. To get more than just looks out of your built-in area use it as a modern bookshelf wall for separating rooms. Plywood in offices can be used for more than just walls and shelving however. You can use plywood to make desks, stairs and ceiling embellishments. For modern plywood design ideas visit interiordesign.net and browse through Inhouse’s contemporary office design for the Cape Town ad agency Nighty9Cents.
Inhouse’s Ship-Shape Office for Ad Agency Ninety9Cents | Interior Design
Salvaged Wood Modular Hives
The ‘modular hive’ is buzzing with innovation and productivity. Create an open work station for your employees to collaborate by utilizing salvaged wood hives. The hives are desks and hutches made from salvaged wood. Each hive is built on wheels so you can rearrange your office layout however you want and as often as you want. This type of layout often provides a more efficient and happy work place and it’s a sustainable environmental solution. That’s a win-win for sure!