15 Unique Commercial Office Design Ideas for 2022

As we venture into a new era of work and office culture, reimagining our commercial office designs becomes paramount. Businesses are now striving to create environments that not only promote productivity but also prioritize the...

As we venture into a new era of work and office culture, reimagining our commercial office designs becomes paramount. Businesses are now striving to create environments that not only promote productivity but also prioritize the well-being and safety of their employees. Welcome to a new standard of wellness and sustainability in office design, where acoustic comfort, biophilic themes, and a homely ambiance take center stage in creating a "next to normal" workplace for 2022.

1. Embrace Separate Workspaces for Health, Wellness, & Safety

Two office spaces are separated using partitions. Two are white partitions, and the other has a wood appearance. There are black rolling chairs at each desk. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Adding wall panels to create partitions between workspaces is now more important than ever. However, these partitions don't have to be clinical or boring. SoftScreen® Alcazar by Arktura offers a visually appealing solution that reduces noise and helps prevent the spread of germs. Prioritize both aesthetics and functionality to create a comfortable and protected workspace.

2. Create Dynamic Staggered Sound Reduction

This seating area features two gray sofas, three patterned chairs, three coffee tables, and pillows of various colors. There is a person sitting on one of the sofas working on their computer. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Dynamic commercial offices require dynamic designs. SoundAngle® by Arktura offers a multi-directional ceiling system that effectively reduces sound reverberations from any direction. By incorporating this design element with Soft Sound® acoustical material, you can create a visually captivating space that enhances both aesthetics and acoustics.

3. Make the Ceiling a Standout Design Element

This image combines two pictures, the left showing an up-close image of Atmosphera® Custom Analog 3D, and the right showing the Atmosphera® Custom Analog 3D from a farther vantage point. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Don't overlook the impact the ceiling can have on your office design. Atmosphera® Custom Analog 3D by Arktura allows you to create a visual impact and imbue your space with a natural element. The subtle wave pattern and soft tan color evoke a sense of tranquility and connection to nature, reducing stress levels and enhancing comfort and productivity.

4. Divide Multi-Functional Space Without Compromising Connection

This seating area features a gray sofa, an orange ottoman, a white coffee table, and a yellow chair. There is a green screen behind the sofa that allows people to look into the adjacent space while separating the two work areas. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Open concept offices and coworking spaces come with their own set of challenges. SoftScreen® Trace by Arktura provides an elegant solution to separate spaces and control sound in an open area. This system allows employees to maintain a visual connection while creating a sense of privacy and comfort as they return to the workplace.

5. Choose a Sophisticated Color Palette

This office space has hexagonal ceiling panels in a light gray color. The desk areas have black and silver chairs. There are sphere-shaped hanging light fixtures. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Black, white, and gray create a sophisticated color palette that promotes focus and productivity. SoftGrid® Deca acoustic ceiling modules by Arktura, when combined with suspended globe lighting, offer a calming environment that enhances employee comfort. Whether you need a complex pattern or a more simple design, these modules adapt to your space seamlessly.

6. Embrace Technology With Aesthetic Ceiling Designs

This office space embraces technology, with each seating station having three computer monitors. There are black and silver rolling chairs at each station. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Technology plays a crucial role in modern offices. VaporSoft® Trail by Arktura combines sleek design with noise reduction capabilities. By prioritizing technology and integrating VaporSoft® Trail's Soft Sound® backer, you can create an exciting and energetic office environment that boosts productivity and enthusiasm.

7. Tiered Seating With a Touch of Comfort

This conference room has wood bench seating, plants, green pillows, and white walls. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Ditch traditional conference rooms and opt for tiered seating that creates a classroom-like atmosphere. Trace® Curved panels by Arktura, combined with cozy touches like cushions and house plants, make large meetings a pleasure to attend. The calming effect of wood bench seating and a green color scheme adds a touch of nature to the design.

8. Partition Spaces With Style

This working space has a long, white table with waterfall edges. There are five high-top chairs on each side of the table. There is an orange Fin Wall system to the side of the table. Image source: sanaulac.vn

When separate spaces are needed, a traditional wall might not be the best option. Fin Wall Systems by Arktura act as focal points, enhancing your brand's identity while defining separate areas. Use this system to separate spaces serving different functions, incorporating bold colors to make a standout statement.

9. Combine Form and Performance for a Dynamic Result

This front desk has a tan coloring with the numbers “160” on the front of it. There is a dark gray rug on the floor, and a glass wall and doors are located to the left of the desk. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Designs that combine form and function create spaces that are both functional and visually stunning. Vapor® Graphic Perf® by Arktura offers wall tiles with integrated lighting, providing a unique and bright entrance to your building. The varying light colors add a sense of movement and tranquility, making a strong and lasting impression.

10. Reach New Heights With Vibrant Colors

This image looks upward at a bright red patterned ceiling design with hanging light fixtures. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Atmosphera® Custom Lotus by Arktura brings vibrant colors to your office design. Powder-coated in a variety of eye-catching hues, these steel ceiling panels create an exciting and energetic space. Spark interest and conversation among your employees and visitors with this visually stunning and energetic design idea.

11. Combine Acoustic Trellis + Baffle Beams

Open office space with ample seating areas. There is a tree inside the space. There are green, gray, and white ceiling panels. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Arktura's SoftSpan® and SoundBar® Connectivity offer a versatile solution for office acoustics. These systems allow for interconnectivity, enabling architects and designers to create new configurations and layouts. By combining SoundBar® and SoftSpan®, you can achieve optimal acoustic performance while maintaining a well-lit and comfortable office environment.

12. Mask a Ceiling With Style

This lounge area has a red patterned rug, two green chairs, three coffee tables, and a blue sofa. It has large windows that overlook the city. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Drop ceiling panels are a thing of the past when it comes to concealing infrastructure and controlling sound. SoftGrid® Switch by Arktura offers a stylish solution that transforms the ceiling into an exciting design element. These panels seamlessly connect to span the space, absorb sound, and create a comfortable acoustic environment.

13. Design Open Space With Feature Design Elements

This lobby space has a marble front desk with a person sitting behind it. There is a seating area with gray sofas towards the back of the space. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Create designated spaces within large open areas using lighting and ceiling panels. Vapor® Trail by Arktura defines the reception desk area and guides visitors effortlessly. This design concept allows for a smooth flow while adding a touch of elegance to your office space.

14. Specify InLine Lighting for Integration + Illumination

This office space has white desks with black computer monitors and black lamps. There is a phone in its dock on this desk. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Light fixtures can define a space, and InLine lighting adds a unique touch to commercial office designs. Trace® Slide by Arktura, combined with customizable Soft Sound® backers, allows you to create a fully customized space that reflects your brand's identity. Enhance both aesthetics and acoustics with this lighting solution.

15. Experience the Design

A person with a black shirt and black pants is walking through an enclosed hallway with light perforating through holes. There are two people talking in the background at a desk. Image source: sanaulac.vn

Transform hallways into memorable experiences with Graphic Perf® Custom Photoreal Interior by Arktura. Incorporating custom graphics and images allows you to create a one-of-a-kind atmosphere that aligns with your company's vision. Make every walk through the office a journey to remember.

Reimagine Your Commercial Office Design

As we navigate the uncertainty of the future, upgrading your commercial office design is essential for a smooth transition back to in-person work. Arktura offers a wide variety of ceiling and wall panel systems to meet your design needs. With the help of our design specialists at Arktura, create an office space that fosters productivity, well-being, and comfort.