What is the difference between a desk and a credenza? Like desks, computer credenzas and storage credenzas have user-friendly features, however they are more compact and serve as an auxiliary work and storage space. Whether your office is large or small, classic or contemporary, Hertz Furniture has a credenza to fit your taste and budget.
What kind of credenza should I get?
Any model will be convenient in the workplace, but the ideal credenza depends on what you need extra space for. When you need room for larger office equipment, electronics or reference materials, a storage credenza will get the job done right. While there are a lot of office storage solutions, a credenza is optimal because it has an attractive professional appearance and won't make your office feel cluttered. If you need extra space above, you can get a matching hutch that rests on the surface of a credenza.
How can I get functional office storage?
Fitting everything you need in an office desk can be quite a challenge. Even with a large work surface, a busy executive can easily find himself with a cluttered desktop and a desperate need for more space. A kneespace credenza can fit right behind an executive desk, so a professional can simply swivel around and access the auxiliary work surface. Because a computer credenza looks so much like a desk, it will simply form a natural extension to your other office furniture and fit in seamlessly with the decor.
Where should I put the extra computer in my office?
While many work environments require each employee to have their own computer, it can sometimes be helpful to have an extra computer desk around. Rather than taking up lots of space for something that is only used on a temporary basis, a computer credenza provides an additional workstation without taking up too much room. For maximum convenience and an open space, many have built-in keyboard trays. Some models even include CPU holders. Instead of having a second computer on a shelf where it is hard to access or cluttering up the main desk in an executive office, an office credenza lets you keep devices in a comfortable workspace where they will look good and still be easy to access.
How much storage does an office credenza offer?
The features of your credenza will determine how useful it is. Most models include some kind of storage space which is usually comprised of cabinet space or drawers. Drawers come in box and file styles, so the right kind will depend on what you need to store. If you want to ensure that your belongings and information remain secure, it is important to purchase a model that features locking storage. For those who want an office credenza with display space, there are models available with open shelving.
Storage credenzas with sliding doors are ideal for large electronics and other bulky items that you need to keep on hand but don't necessarily want on display. Credenza file cabinets are great for all kinds of storage. They keep important documents organized, but they often include cabinets for other items as well. Credenza file cabinets are lower than other file options so they blend in more with your other office furniture. If you keep one right behind the main desk, a professional can swivel around to retrieve files without even having to get out of their chair.
Where should I keep coffee and appliances for the office?
Finding office furniture that looks professional and is designed to hold food-related items can be tricky. If you try to get something that is not specifically designed for food or not designed for an office, you will likely find that it doesn't really fulfill your needs. An office buffet credenza is just the thing you need for appliances in the staff lounge or coffee and cake for the meeting. It is specifically designed to have a professional appearance so it won't disrupt the office decor.
What sets a credenza apart from storage that is not designed for a professional environment is an elegant appearance and high-class style. Our office credenzas come in modern and classic styles. Many of them are even part of larger office furniture collections from leading manufacturers including DMI, Mayline, High Point, HON and Martin Furniture. They come in stately hues and sleek colors with classy drawer pulls and attractive, unique accents.
Add some flair and storage to your workspace with one of Hertz Furniture's office credenzas. Professional designs and convenient features will enhance your office on both a physical and functional level. Overwhelmed by all of the possibilities? Contact the Hertz Design Center today for free design and project-planning advice.
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HON Kneespace Office Computer Credenza w/ 3/4 Pedestals (72"x24")
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HON's practical office furniture is Made in the USA with eco-friendly materials. With a 25-year warranty from Hertz Furniture, you can be sure that these computer desks, file cabinets and executive chairs will be there to see your company through from the big move to your next merger and beyond.
The key to having a productive work day and going home happy is surrounding oneself with attractive and comfortable office furniture. Surroundings which are organized, appealing and supportive help professionals concentrate and feel relaxed at the office - even if they are working in high-pressure situations. Every employee from administrative assistant to entry-level clerk to company president contributes to the overall success of a business or organization, so it is important to make sure that every workspace is furnished properly.
When considering how to promote the physical comfort of a lawyer, principal or secretary throughout the day, office chairs should be the main concern. A supportive swivel chair which promotes naturally healthy positioning will prevent aches and pains associated with working at a computer for many hours. Cushy padding, attractive upholstery and adjustable features combine ergonomics and aesthetics for a synthesis that both looks and feels wonderful.
While every employee deserves the best office chair, high-level executives such as partners, CEOs and vice presidents deserve seating that is a step above. They certainly need the same custom support as all employees do, but they also require an elegant style which projects a sense of authority and reliability. Executive chairs feature high backs and luxurious padding which is a cut above the rest. A leather office chair is the classic choice for someone who is in charge of a large company.
Once appropriate seating has been selected, it's time to move on to work surfaces. Office desks come in all shapes and sizes. With their simple yet practical designs, HON computer desks can fit in with any decor or color scheme. Pedestals with box and file drawers keep everything organized, whether you prefer a u-shape or classic rectangular configuration. HON's durable steel office desks make great teacher desks because they are able to withstand the use - and abuse - of any classroom.
A busy professional with many clients will likely require more storage and filing space than any regular computer desk can provide. An easy way to provide extra office storage without crowding the workspace is by adding a coordinated hutch to the executive desk. Office hutches fit right above the work surface, forming a seamless connection that is both convenient and visually appealing. Another excellent way to add some drawer space, and even an extra work surface is by placing a credenza next to or behind a desk. With this arrangement, one can simply swivel around on a computer chair, without having to get up or move too far, and retrieve the necessary supplies or documents.
Busy law firms and medical practices have lots of papers that must be organized on a constant basis. File cabinets offer an easy way to keep everything in order. HON filing cabinets feature generous drawers and are available in both lateral and vertical configurations. With these arrangements, a standardized filing system can be easily achieved and maintained.
Many executives like to keep some reading materials in their personal offices. Office bookcases will keep reference books, personal collections and binders in neat displays that are befitting the professional atmosphere. Bookshelves can go in the executive suite, employee lounge, training room, or even the waiting area. They come in compact two-shelf models as well as high-capacity floor-to-ceiling arrangements.
Not every professional is privileged to enjoy the pleasures of a large executive suite. However, there are ways to create a private personal workspace within a large shared area. Office cubicles from HON are versatile and convenient. They can be set up in a variety of configurations depending on the nature of your space and how you prefer to divide it up. Cubicles have the benefits of both personal areas and a shared space because they create clear divisions while still promoting camaraderie and teamwork.
Enjoy the versatility and practicality of HON Furniture in any office, school or organization. Let this budget-friendly modern office furniture facilitate productivity in a positive work environment as your company evolves from startup to industry leader.