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OFFICE DESIGN

OFFICE DESIGN

Office Design is now much more than white walls, carpet tiles and desks. Great office design can enhance staff wellness, company profitability, employee productivity and staff retention.

Layrd Design specialise in creating unique character driven office schemes to help companies achieve this.

The 'Millennialworkforce is now demanding a more diverse and flexible working space rather than the typical office set up. Companies must embrace this new generation of employees in order to profit from their enhanced productivity levels, company culture and to retain talented staff members.

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AREAS TO CONSIDER

Key areas of your office to consider:

  • Task / Soft Seating

  • Desking

  • Storage

  • Collaborative Furniture

  • Screens & Accessories

CAT A & CAT B WORKS

We primarily offer design and cutout works for Cat B office fit-outs; these are for new tenants looking to move into a blank space who require a full design package. We also design, specify and fit-out Cat A works for landlords and tenants looking to move office and for those who require dilapidation works.

See below for a more detailed breakdown of the differences between Cat A and Cat B Design.

CAT A

Cat A fit out will provide a primary level of finish. This may include raised floors, suspended ceilings and internal surfaces, along with basic mechanical and electrical services.

 

Cat A works are mainly needed when a landlord is looking to let an office. This could be works to upgrade the space on offer or when a tenant is moving offices and is required to return the space to the same spec as when they signed the lease.

What is included in a Category A fit out:

  • Raised Floors

  • Carpet Tile Specification and Installation

  • Suspended Ceilings - various finishes available

  • Basic Mechanical and Electrical Services

  • Lighting Layout to comply with LUX requirements

  • Fire Detection Services and Smoke Alarms

  • Air-conditioning and Ventilation (HVAC)

  • Basic internal finishes 

CAT B

Cat B fit-outs are for clients taking over a blank space or refurbishing an existing office. 

Cat B works are character driven solutions. They allow the client freedom to reconfigure spaces tailored to their company brand. 

 

Cat B works would include the installation of the the required Audio and Visual equipment and Electrical, Data & IT requirements for the space

What is included in a Category B fit out:

  • Workstations and office furniture

  • Partitioning - Stud walls, glass screens etc.

  • Fully fitted kitchens and breakout areas

  • Flooring - Vinyl Tiles, Carpet Transitions etc.

  • Wall and Door finishes 

  • Reconfiguring air-conditioning and HVAC

  • Installing appropriate Power and Electrical requirements

  • Lighting Specification and installation

  • IT installation and infrastructure

  • Design and brand detailing - Signage and Way-finding

  • Bespoke Features - Moss Walls, Reception Desks etc.

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OFFICE SPACE
PLANNING

Office space planning; the key ingredient in creating a workplace that operates smoothly and efficiently.

WHAT WE OFFER

CONSULTATION

Free initial consultation to discuss your requirements and early ideas. Following this discussion, a proposal will be drawn up for your consideration. 

DESIGN

Our design team will work on space planning your office and develop a concept and client driven scheme. We produce sketch ideas, CAD drawing packs and 3D renders of the space.

BUILD/FIT-OUT

We can guarantee a quality finish for your scheme by offering a Fit-out service as part of any design project. This also allows seamless installation of all furniture and design items.

PROJECT MANAGMENT

Layrd Design offer an onsite project management service to ensure the programme is running on time, on budget and to meet your exacting standards. Delivery of all goods is closely monitored throughout.

FUTURE PROOFING YOUR SPACE

We also understand that future proofing is key for our clients. Our aim is to incorporate the latest technology, whilst making informed decisions regarding scheme specification, to limit future expense.

This comes in the form of audio and visual installations, lighting configurations, electrical outputs and furniture specification.

OFFICE DESIGN PROJECTS

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Interior Design / Fit-out
Concept Design

Strong office design can make employees up to 33% Happier at work

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