Category: Office

Tips for Setting Up A Work From Home Space

Beth Rice 02/04/2020

Working from home? We’re with you! Looking to set up a work from home space that’s free of distractions, full of comfort and that you can adapt to easily? We can help. Here are some tips for setting up your work from home space. Setting Up A Work From Home Space CHOOSE WISELY Pick a designated workspace that will work with you and for you. This will be your hub of production, your area that… Tips for Setting Up A Work From Home Space

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10 Ways You Can Customize an Amish Wood Desk

Beth Rice 19/03/2020

Amish wood desks are special. Not just because they’re pretty and made with solid wood, but because they are customizable and customizations give you options. An Amish wood desk can have the look, the features and the function that will serve you best. Here are 10 ways you can customize an Amish wood desk to be the desk you like to use, look at, own and pass on for generations to come. Get ready.  It’s… 10 Ways You Can Customize an Amish Wood Desk

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5 Things That Make an Amish Desk Chair Comfortable

Beth Rice 30/01/2020

While a desk is essential to supporting our work, we don’t sit in the desk. It’s understandable that significant funding can be put into the right desk for the job, but working at your desk can become unbearable if comfort is sacrificed. And the source of comfort for someone working a desk job 40-plus hours a week can be found in….an Amish desk chair. What Makes an Amish Desk Chair Comfortable The Back Support The… 5 Things That Make an Amish Desk Chair Comfortable

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Office Desks That Help DeClutter

Beth Rice 09/01/2020

Looking for an office desk that will do more for you in the new year? We’ve zeroed in on three office desks that bring a lot to the work space and that can help you get and stay organized in the new year. Which office desk will help you the most? The Computer Desk If you have lots of computer and office equipment and not enough room to put it, a computer office desk could… Office Desks That Help DeClutter

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Creating a Study Space for Great Thinkers

Beth Rice 29/08/2019

What kind of study space works best for you? What spot do you like to settle in to read, concentrate, or get some work done? I think a place conducive to studying or working differs by personality. While some need their study space to have complete quiet in order to concentrate, there are many who can have the TV on or listen to a podcast while hitting the books or working on a project. It… Creating a Study Space for Great Thinkers

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Staff Picks for our VP’s New Desk

Beth Rice 09/11/2017

Our vice president Linse Miller is looking for a new desk. Currently working at our Amish Woodbury L-Desk in brown maple wood finished in antique slate, she will soon give that desk to our new Business and Finance Team Manager Ross Wiemken.  The Criteria Linse shared with us the top three features she’s looking for in her new desk. The Contenders We asked some of our team members to give us their top pick for… Staff Picks for our VP’s New Desk

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Tips for Creating a Shared Home Office Space

Beth Rice 18/10/2017

With 30 million Americans currently working from home at least once a week, shared home offices are becoming popular. Whether you’re on the job or managing your household schedule and finances, a comfortable and efficient space is the key to maximum productivity. Here are some tips for creating a shared home office space. These four options allow each person to have their own desk top and the ability to personalize their space with décor, as well… Tips for Creating a Shared Home Office Space

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Finding the Right Desk for You: 3 Questions to Ask

Beth Rice 05/10/2017

Solid wood desks are versatile, beautiful, and durable. DutchCrafters desks are available in many different styles and with custom options to support your work. Find the right desk with the right combination of form and function for you within the space you have by answering three key questions. Question 1: How much work space do you need? Desks for Small to Medium Work Spaces Solid wood writing desks fit small and medium spaces nicely and… Finding the Right Desk for You: 3 Questions to Ask

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Meet the Woodworker: Elkhart Office Furniture Collection

Beth Rice 28/06/2017

Handcrafting and perfecting fine solid wood office furniture since 2000, Lavern Beechy and his wife Mary recently visited our headquarters to share their story. __ Back in 2000, Lavern was working for a trailer company when a friend invited him to take over his business that specialized in solid wood desks. The timing was just right as Lavern had been thinking about starting a woodworking business but wasn’t sure what to make. He and Mary set up shop… Meet the Woodworker: Elkhart Office Furniture Collection

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Desks for the Busy Professional

Beth Rice 25/04/2017

“An organized space creates clarity and clarity attracts success.” April 26 is National Administrative Professionals Day. This day recognizes all the hardworking administrators, administrative assistants, secretaries, and receptionists who contribute to keeping offices running smoothly. Handling all the demanding tasks that come through a busy office takes organizational and multitasking skills that are on point. It also requires a desk where they can stay organized, store paperwork, answer phones, take notes, and more. What desks are… Desks for the Busy Professional

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Conference Table Buying Guide

Leah Meldman 11/04/2017

Like the dining room in your home, where the company gathers for meetings is an important space. Many great ideas take shape in conference rooms. Therefore, it is important to select the right conference table. We’re narrowing it down by explaining the various possibilities and benefits of round, square, rectangular, and boat-shaped tables. Our buying guide will help you create an ideal setting for the meeting of minds. Size Follow these general rules when determining… Conference Table Buying Guide

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Organize your Home Office Day

Leah Meldman 14/03/2017

March 14 is Organize your Home Office Day, and we’re getting in the clutter-free spirit. These days, 1-in-4 American households has some type of home office. Whether you’re self-employed or work from home on the weekends, we know it can be hard to keep your work space tidy. Use today as the perfect opportunity to organize it. Decrease what is unnecessary and increase your productivity with these helpful tips. Out with the Old Begin your office… Organize your Home Office Day

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How to Create an Office Space without an Office

Beth Rice 31/01/2017

Whether you live in an apartment, small home, bungalow, ranch-style farmhouse, or manor, there’s a spot that can be turned into an office space. And selecting the right custom furniture will help transform the space. A Bedroom Work Space A quiet bedroom corner is conducive to creativity. Whether you’re reading, writing, or just catching up on the daily mail, a space in your guest or master bedroom can be transformed into an office. Keep the… How to Create an Office Space without an Office

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History of the Roll Top Desk

Beth Rice 24/10/2016

“A place for everything and everything in its place” was the slogan that propelled the roll top desk to popularity during the 19th century. A desk full of small drawers, hideaways, and perfectly sized compartments with a top that could be closed to conceal any clutter was a delight for many and became a popular choice for small to medium-sized offices. But first, it began with a king. At the King’s Request King Louis XV… History of the Roll Top Desk

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Classic Combinations: Reading Nook Furniture that Eases You Into Fall

Jayca Pike 27/08/2015

This blog post was updated on October 22, 2018 with new reading nook chair suggestions. Classic Combinations: Reading Nook Furniture that Eases You Into Fall Two simple things: a solid wood bookcase and a reading chair. Most homeowners will have versions of these hanging around the house, but together? Together they are an oft-overlooked, pleasing power couple. To wit:

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