The dream workspace, from your idea to realisation TEXT: LAUREN WALKER | PHOTOS: SCHÄFER SHOP
On average, a full-time employee in the EU spends a quarter of their time every week working. The quality of this environment and its dynamics are therefore deciding factors when considering the standard of working life. Improving these factors is where Schäfer Shop comes in. For over 40 years, the company has specialised in producing modern office furniture and office equipment to benefit its clients’ businesses by delivering quality products and tailored services. Schäfer Shop has become the go-to place for successful firms all over Europe, as it sells everything workplaces will need. The company offers individual necessities for office life, like the comfiest desk chairs and the most practical storage spaces, as well as catering trollies and coffee in bulk 58 | Issue 74 | February 2020
— all in one place. With over 100,000 products on offer, it caters to every type of workplace.
Service like no other Aside from the fact that it produces all its own furniture in Germany, the store’s specialised ‘Premium Service’ is by far the unique factor which makes this firm stand out from other, similar businesses. It assists businesses in creating the ideal workplace by putting the individual needs and wishes of clients and their employees at the centre of the designs and the furnishing of offices and warehouses. Everything is taken into consideration when designing your next workspace, from the floors and the ceiling to the colour of the walls to suit your branding, the acoustics of the office and ergo-
nomically friendly furniture. At every level, Schäfer Shop strives to create a motivating and engaging atmosphere during every renovation, tailored to every individual business, whilst guaranteeing planning monitoring and support during every phase of the process and keeping costs to a minimum. Working together with construction specialists, architects, CAD designers and account managers, all on location for your convenience, the team develops customised design concepts for all workplaces; creative, personalised and innovative from planning, implementation and construction. At every step of the way, a team of motivated professionals will help ensure the project runs smoothly, allowing you to implement positive change without having to deal with the stresses.