Key Elements to Note in Commercial Design

Commercial design is very different from residential design, and it requires many more key elements to keep track of. Knowing how to implement every detail is vital, and the many options that can be implemented all affect the final result.

An experienced commercial space designer will know how to balance the imagination, the wishes, and the project budget. Each is critical for creating a safe, functional, and beautiful commercial space. So, let’s get right to it and discuss the commercial design elements that can make your commercial building design stand out above the rest.

Commercial Design


Light & Lighting

The light and lighting are both responsible for the mood the space conveys. Adding enough light and brightness is essential for optimizing the work environment, as it can inspire employees and make visitors feel welcome. The opposite can have an adverse effect on the appearance of the commercial space: a too-dark commercial space can feel uninviting and negatively influence employee productivity.

Space & Traffic

Maximizing the commercial building space is vital for the final result – a layout just right for the tenants’ use. Advance planning is handy here, as planned blocking of interior spaces with special applications can help create a good design.

The commercial space’s application is essential to know beforehand, as the expected foot traffic needs to be taken into consideration in the planning of the commercial design.

Commercial Design


Usability & Functionality

A functional and organized space helps the business leave a good impression on employees and visitors. Keeping an open mind is essential, as is the implementation of versatility – the option for easy and convenient change in the future, one that will not require anything more than the physical rearrangement of the workspace but will allow a reconfiguration of the space that can save a lot of money in the long run.

Are you planning on designing, building, or renovating a commercial space in Vancouver, Kelowna, Pint Grey, Squamish, Whistler, Kitsilano, Victoria, The Fraser Valley, or the Okanagan? Well, Beyond Beige is the designer you want, as we have long-term experience in new builds and renovations and have the portfolio and awards to prove it. Contact us today, and we’ll arrange a meeting and discuss your design needs.

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