Inspiring People Spotters, Name Plate Holders, and Cool 2019 Office Design Trends

Untitled design(2)Boring, generic work spaces are becoming as increasingly passé as the 9 to 5 work day. That’s according to Décor Mag, which recently listed employee lifestyle and wellness as focal points in new office design trends. A DM “Décor Aid” entry even claims that office décor and the environment it represents has become “part of the decision-making process when future employees are considering whether or not to accept a job offer.”

How to achieve that trendy look in 2019? The Décor Aid article pointed to several areas, like incorporating a homier feel in common work areas with coffee tables, sofas, and throw cushions. Layered textures are also big, blending materials ranging from leather and sheepskin to wool, metal, and stone…in a range of colors and finishes.

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Partition Name Plate Holder

Details count. Accentuating a new office look also demands the right People Spotters…modern Name Plate displays that complement the latest design trends, textures, and themes. Colored Border Desktop Name Plates in Black or Silver, for example, make a bold statement in reinvigorated offices. Inserts are also easy to customize for DIY printing with heavy gauge perforated card stock included free on select orders.

New People Spotters aren’t confined to desk and countertops, either. Cubicle layouts are being reconfigured into more attractive work pods…and the partitions still need their Cubicle Name Plates with Borders. Polished edges and premium thickness acrylic lend a dynamic showcase for traditional 8-1/2” x 2-1/2” Name Plates.

Acrylic Cubicle Sign Holders can also play a part in a new-look décor. Exclusive Sign Frames with Borders really make event pronouncements and essential literature displays pop with eye appeal.

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Desktop Name Plate with Silver Border

People Spotter Name Plate Holders also fit other design trends in DM’s Décor Aid. Imaginative use of geometric patterns is one instance. And how about offsetting acrylic and colored borders with shimmering metallics, like in wall coverings? In futuristic offices, reflecting light this way can only make work days brighter!

 

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Name Plate Holders for National Name Tag Day March 8th!

the bascs ofIsn’t it time for a little name recognition? Believe it or not, March features an officially recognized celebration of the Name. “Celebrate Your Name Week” runs March 4 – 10, culminating with National Name Tag Day on March 8th. According to Mental Floss, the only hard rule is that you wear a “Hello, my name is…” tag and the name you choose doesn’t necessarily have to be your real one!

Once the Name Tag Day party is over however, there remains the essential task of everyday name and title identification – and the best way to spotlight inserts with a dynamic new look and a modern flair for the aesthetic in professional office environments.

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Cubicle Name Plate Holder

 

The next generation of superior acrylic name plate holders has hit the scene for 2018. Unique designs in cubicle name plate hangers open a world of options, including the latest in Multi-Tier Cubicle Name Plate Holders that can accommodate up to five inserts. Imagine the possibilities, not only with department identification but also in directional signage and rotating on-site event announcements.

Making an even more colorful splash on desktop and countertops, NPAA Name Plate Holders combine a traditional slant back display in premium thickness with bold borders in black or silver, or sparkling glass-green acrylic. It’s an eye-catching frame for names…and an effective way to grab attention in busy foot traffic to show passersby directional signs and departmental designations.

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Desk Name Plate Holder

 

NPS Name Plate Holders accentuate that look even more with stainless steel standoff posts. The metallic posts in each corner help draw attention and lock focus on your insert templates, securing those inserts between polished acrylic plates while adding support to the display itself. Black and silver color options reach more eyes, more effectively.

All these models are built to last with clear acuity. And what better time to order than National Name Tag Day? By the way, there’s another early March holiday that features just ONE name: National Alfred Hitchcock Day, March 12th!

Name Plate Holders and March 2019 Employee Spirit Month

howtoentrylevelemployees-750xx5350-3021-0-451In case you didn’t know, March is officially Employee Spirit Month. As the name implies, the month is designated as a time to boost employee morale and make the workplace a more fun environment. After all, it’s no secret that people enjoying their time on the clock are more productive and less subject to absenteeism.

What can supervisors and managers do to boost morale? Inc. Magazine tossed out a few ideas. One involved organizing staff members according to common traits they share, like those attending the same college or biking to work, for example. Then bring the groups together and see if they can figure out that common denominator. Include a prize and see what happens!

For many Americans, March symbolizes a lingering winter and longing for spring. All the more reason to battle low morale and lagging performance/productivity. The HR specialists at Kelly Services are also believers that celebrating Employee Spirit Month can certainly help remedy the situation. Perhaps an office dinner with recognition for individual and team achievements? How about a St. Patrick’s Day party? Some companies also organize office charities with paid time off for volunteers.NPBR085025-SSS-Insert-600px

Recognizing the people who help make operations successful can also be accomplished in more subtle ways. Accessorizing individual cubicles and workspaces can brighten the surroundings for those who spend so much of their lives in them. And what better way to acknowledge the individual than by each one’s Name Plate Holder?

Here are a few suggestions. Those cubicles will look much nicer when the Cubicle Name Plate Holder has polished edges and colored borders, say in silver, bronze, black, or white. Desk Nameplate Holders with Borders will also be well-received, as well as easy-to-mount Wall Nameplate Holders. Cool patterns, textures, and potentially free card stock included for custom inserts can make for a pretty sweet “thank you.”

Want to foster a more positive work culture the rest of the year? Inc. Magazine also suggests fun, creative rewards for goal achievements: a dinner-for-two certificate, massages, concert tickets, audio books…the possibilities are endless!

 

Name Plate Displays and Office Accessories: a Modern Re-set in Traditional Office Environments

Purple Desk SettingIt’s a new day in modern office design as businesses figure out the formula for balancing worker productivity and comfort in a traditional setting. The basic tools haven’t changed – people still need desks, chairs, and organizational accessories. And don’t forget the Name Plate Holders! All are just as essential in 2019 as they were decades ago.

New challenges today crop up in multiple ways. Ergonomic chairs, keyboards, and   desks adjustable to different heights make it easier for office workers to do their jobs with less strain on the body. One office supply company also pointed to the greater number of those in the workforce with disabilities. Designing workspaces with easily reachable sockets and incorporating color-coded keyboards for those having trouble seeing certain keys are just two ways offices have changed.

This kind of “Assistive Technology” makes work environments more inclusive for talented individuals whose contributions might have been missed otherwise. A provision in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 even addresses the requirement for telecommunications upgrades, for example, to include those with hearing or speech impairments.

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Desktop Name Plate Holder

 

Beyond function, modern offices are also becoming more adaptable without sacrificing style. This is where upgrades to the traditional office look take on unique appeal. Just look at the Name Plate.

Originally, Desktop Name Plate Holders were largely uniform wood or metal. Today’s Office Name Plates still share the most popular standard size (2” high x 8” wide) but depart vastly in other ways. Bordered Desk Nameplate Holders are now available in Silver or Black. New pattern selections also lend a more textured appearance over the old standard.

Wall Mount Nameplate Holders in clear acrylic also take identification from desktops to eye level, including models with stainless steel standoffs for added appeal. Easy-to-install Office Name Plate Holders also mount to doors and cubicles. Some even come with free card stock for DIY custom printing.

If your office environment is due for an upgrade, be sure to account for everyone. As for those working with disabilities, recently departed President George H. W. Bush said it best upon enactment of the ADA: “Let the shameful wall of exclusion finally come tumbling down.”

 

Deck the Halls with Office Name Plate Holders!

Deck the Halls with Office Name Plate Holders!Are you ready for the holidays, both at home and in your work environment?  What’s in your office this season?  Photos, decorations, a splash of color?  While you’re in the spirit, consider capturing NEW colors in your office décor that will accentuate your holidays and look great even after the Christmas decorations come down.  Deck the Halls with Office Name Plate Holders!

The latest in Cubicle Nameplate Holders gives your office space a professional look that’s also incredibly attractive.  Polished edges in premium thickness .092 acrylic gives passersby an attention grabbing, aesthetically appealing, and modern. Cubicle Name Plates make a great fit in a professional atmosphere, giving your floor layout a new look and attitude for 2019.  Clear acrylic catches the eye and border colors keep them focused on your message.  There are multiple possibilities for usage, from name, title, and department inserts to directional signage.  Be seen in a whole new light!NPBR (On Location)

No matter what they say, inserts slide in easily…and Cubicle Nameplate Holders themselves are also easy to install.  Just be careful measuring partition width from the THICKEST POINTS so your Name Plates are unobstructed.

Holidays have you in a creative mode?  If you prefer designing your own name and title inserts on laser or ink jet printers, the perfect perforated card stock for the job is included FREE with standard sizes.  Let your design inspiration flow with unique fonts and graphics.

If you want to take that creativity in branding and customization to the next level, consider silk-screening and custom imprinting on your Desk or Cubicle Name Plate Holder.  Options are available with select quantity orders. Tis’ the Season!

Multi-Slot Cubicle Name Plate Holders, Number One in Cubicle Accessories!

PNHL T4 (On Location)2Did you know that the multi-use Swiss Army Knife has been around since 1890? It was originally purchased by the Swiss Army for soldiers to use both in opening canned food and disassembling rifles. The Modell 1890 had a blade, reamer, can opener, screwdriver, and grips made out of dark oak. Today, the Swiss Army Knife still epitomizes multi-functionality and superior craftsmanship.

That same principle and quality can also apply to inner-office name plate holders. New Multi-Tier Cubicle Name Plate Holders showcase up to five name plates and distinctive insert options, with patterns to add even more flair. And like the Swiss Army Knife, it all comes in one solid unit…or in this case, display.

Built to last in premium thickness acrylic, the new Multi-Slot Cubicle Name Plate Holder delivers maximum visual acuity in a choice of two, three, four, or five insert slots. Customizing the look with patterns and font choices really locks focus from even the busiest foot traffic.cubicle setting PNHLT4R

Easy to hang on cubicle and partition walls, consider the possibilities for usage in your floor layout. Name/Title templates are a given. But in addition to name, title, and/or department identification, you can also use this name plate holder display simultaneously for directions, like This Way, A-M & N-Z, Enter, and Exit. Multiple signage display functions all in one sturdy acrylic unit – perfect for Combination Suite Identification!

By the way, Swiss Army Knives are not available for customization (according to Wikipedia). But they have produced many different tool combinations over the years to suit more users. That includes hoof cleaners, fish scalers, magnifying lenses, and USB sticks!

Acrylic Name Plate Holders vs Metal & Aluminum in Cost Savings and Benefits

20180530194716-GettyImages-865293688Weighing the benefits of Acrylic Name Plate Holders against their counterparts in aluminum or another metal? While both deliver their own style and visual appeal, there are some distinct differences to debate in the cost/benefit analysis.

First, the bottom line. From the standpoint of sheer material costs, metal is more expensive, hands-down. The composition of clear acrylic can be manufactured for significantly less money…hence, a lower price tag. Then there’s the added cost of the name plates themselves where metal is concerned.

Brushed, anodized, and powder coated aluminum Name Plate Holders require more money for individual displays with printing and engraving costs. Many styles of Acrylic Name Plate Holders for desk, wall, and cubicle displays come with free card stock for convenient, eye-catching DIY Name Plates.

One area where metal has traditionally held an edge is also changing. Flexibility in colors has long been a strong suit for metal. New looks in acrylic are starting to tip the scale the other way, however. Acrylic Name Plate Holders now come with colored border options in silver, black, white, and bronze. Different multi-textured patterns are also making an impact with acrylic in modern office décor and functionality.

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Acrylic Nameplate Holder with Silver Border

 

Both metal and plastic get high marks for longevity and durability. Both can perform long tours of duty without showing signs of wear, providing a strong return on investment. Premium thickness acrylic with polished edges can especially stand the test of time without yellowing or fading.

And that brings us back to cost. No matter which material you prefer, acrylic is the clear winner when it comes to dollars and cents. It costs less than aluminum and metal with the added bonus of saving time and printing costs with free card stock for personalized inserts. And the new acrylic name plate holder styles with flashes of color?  Magnificent!