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The Mod Squad

Cumbersome office furniture is a crime--modular to the rescue.

This story appears in the May 2001 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Think of your office space as a canvas in need of painting. Youdon't have to approach it haphazardly like Jackson Pollack,splattering a hodgepodge of desks and all over the place.However, you also don't have to approach it aesthetically likea "traditional" painter, hiring an interior designer togive it all a sense of cohesion. Simply investing in modular officefurniture will give your office a uniform appearance and offerflexibility for future rearrangement or expansion.

Buying components from a modular office furniture line is likepicking from a restaurant menu where you know everything will tastegood together. The hutch will match and fit the ; the filecabinet will go snugly alongside; the peninsula will be perfectlyproportioned-and you can always move the hutch to another desk oradd a peninsula a year down the line when one of your employeesneeds more space.

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