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His and Hers How to design an office everyone on staff will love.

By Kristin Ohlson

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You can usually walk past someone's office and accurately guess the occupant's gender--there's something about the way the room is decorated, organized and lit that tells the visitor if a man or woman works there.

Feng shui consultant and interior designer Johanna Pockar says that this is because rooms usually reflect each person's instinctual need to balance their gender energy.

"Too much of anything isn't good," says Pockar, owner of Cleveland-based Energy by Design. "When I'm designing a woman's office, I usually want to balance her space with some male energy and give her more strength and assertiveness. I create a light, bright space with lots of right angles."

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