Want to plan a successful modern office space? Here are four essential elements to achieve this:

A carefully planned layout

Offices are designed for people and for working. Whether you’re facilitating meetings, want people to collaborate or to sit and get stuff done, you need to make sure your layout has been planned accordingly.

Putting a bunch of meeting rooms and desks next to a noisy kitchen or store room, for example, isn’t going to benefit your cause. Similarly, forcing people to walk a distance to use the loo will also be counterproductive. A modern office space needs to be carefully thought out.


We live in uncertain times and people can say, with 100% certainty, where their company is going to be in ten years’ time. Your office design needs to be flexible so that it can grow and expand along with your company without you having to redo the entire project in order to accommodate new staff and teams every few years.


Successful modern offices let staff members’ complete tasks with ease. An office design company should take some time to get to know the inner workings of your company so that they can come up with a design which encourages interaction and lets workers move throughout the space easily.

Natural light and air

Some of the best modern offices optimise natural daylight and air. Instead of feeling you’re cooped indoors for 8 hours a day, the office should feel like an extension of the outside environment.

Blue Line Design is an experienced office design company in South Africa. Contact us for more information today.