At some point, I think I might have grown up. Like, I’m pretty sure one day I just woke up, put on a tie, walked into an office and sat down, and that was the end of it. Just…boom. Childhood over. Sit at that desk, type away and only talk about what you did on the weekend, which is never exciting.
At the very least, our office has a competition running to design a new space, but somehow I don’t think they’re going to accept my ideal design that has stone dragons at the door and magical lights running along the floor. Office interior design companies, Sydney being the way it is, seem to prefer… well, things that are not that. So I guess I’m reigning in my aspirations and giving them something a little more down to earth.
Well, mostly. I’ve had a look around at what all the other companies are doing with office interior design, and I think I’ve come up with a happy medium. My design incorporates wide open spaces, which help with the flow of information but also mean that you can potentially clear out the middle of the space for a rousing game of Jugger, if you so desire. I’ll have you know that I’m a champion at the sport and it would be a fun addition to any office.
I guess you could also have some hanging lights, thus mitigating the harsh white strips that plague the offices of the 70s and 80s. This creates mood, encourages relaxation while not stifling productivity, and you could also have a switch on the wall that causes them to glow red and green like mystic flame lanterns. You know…it could be a Friday thing. For fun.
I really think I’ve cracked it with this one, though. Sydney office design ideas be damned – this whole arena is going to be revolutionised, because of one man who never truly grew up. Although if there’s a chance for me to insert dragons, I will insert dragons, because they make everything better.