17 Jan

Kolar Tips for Designing a Hybrid Workspace

kolar tips for designing a 

hybrid workspace

What is ancillary furniture and why does it matter for your company? Choosing the right design for your space is more than just furniture decisions, these choices can impact the work experience, retention and your bottom line. Kolar can help you make the right design decisions for your workplace. Our data driven insights are what drive the discovery process and engagement with your team and leadership. Let’s design the best place to work, together.


  1. Flexibility is Key: Create adaptable spaces that cater to both in-office and remote work. Think versatile furniture that can easily be rearranged – We are experts at choosing the right furniture selections for you.

  2. Ergonomics Matter: Prioritize ergonomic chairs and accessories for a comfortable and productive workspace. We all want to be comfortable to do our best work!

  3. Collaboration Zones: Design collaborative areas with comfy seating, whiteboards, and tech connectivity for team meetings, whether in-person or virtual. If people are in the office, they want to be together for innovation.

  4. Privacy Pods: Incorporate soundproof pods or booths for focused work and video conferences without distractions. When things need to be private, they should be able to step into a place that allows for that type of work or conversation.

  5. Natural Light: Maximize natural light and consider adjustable lighting options to cater to individual preferences. From our insights work, we know that light has an impact on the way people feel, think and work. Productivity and wellbeing are directly linked to lighting.

  6. Tech Integration: Ensure seamless tech integration with charging stations, fast Wi-Fi, and easy-to-use video conferencing tools.

  7. Biophilic Design: Bring the outdoors in with plants and greenery to improve air quality and overall well-being.

  8. Feedback Loop: Continuously gather feedback from employees to refine and improve the workspace. We understand that it is not just about what we think, it is what they think! Feedback, piloting and discovery is critical to designing the best place to work.


When it comes to ancillary furniture or furnishings, consider pieces like lounge chairs, acoustic panels, and movable partitions to create a dynamic, hybrid-friendly environment.

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