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Jun26

Five ways to Get More Nature into the Office

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Five ways to Get More Nature into the Office

It’s not just another pretty space. The biophilia hypothesis suggests that humans possess an innate tendency to seek connections with nature and other forms of life. Research indicates that connection can improve health, well-being – and even the bottom line.

According to Work...

Jun19

Design Dilemma: Finding Furnishings for Your Weirdly-Shaped Workspace

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Design Dilemma: Finding Furnishings for Your Weirdly-Shaped Workspace

Most office furnishings today are designed with symmetrical spaces in mind, but the evolving needs of many businesses and the modern movement toward open, cohesive floor plans require the use of more dynamic, flexible fixtures. As a result, most offices aren’t simple squares with 4 walls...

Jun06

How to Keep Your Office Clean with an Easy Plan

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How to Keep Your Office Clean with an Easy Plan

In a study featured in The Journal of Neuroscience, Princeton University researchers established that disorder within an environment essentially creates unnecessary competition for your attention. It seems to be stating the obvious, but any objects or papers that are not in their place are...

May26

Top Tips for Finding Quality Desk Chairs for Computer Programmers

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Top Tips for Finding Quality Desk Chairs for Computer Programmers

Computer programmers serve important roles in just about every industry these days, completing essential tasks in teams across all sectors and companies. With work life demands different from your typical office employees however, it’s important to consider factors like durability, versatility,...

May24

How to Improve Your Company Culture

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How to Improve Your Company Culture

Kim recently graduated from college. She has a lot of energy and drive, and she is hungry for an opportunity. She lands a job at a growing software company that has a fair salary, great benefits, and a strong chance for advancement. However, there's one problem: she doesn't like the culture at...

May17

How to Create a Productive Brainstorming Area in the Office

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How to Create a Productive Brainstorming Area in the Office

Some offices today are taking creative cues from childhood. Forbes.com highlights innovative tech companies that have added carefree elements to the workspace.

  • At Google, employees can take a slide to get to the floor below.
  • At Skype, slate-colored “rock” cushions...

Apr28

Office Design Trends that Millennials Will Love

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Office Design Trends that Millennials Will Love

Millennials are changing the world of business in manifold ways. They have rewritten the playbook for marketing to consumers; reminded us that businesses can grow from almost no upfront capital; convinced us to shop local; further popularized 24/7 customer service; moved us to refashion the 9 to...

Apr19

Five Tips for Spring Cleaning your Office Workspace

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Five Tips for Spring Cleaning your Office Workspace

Five Tips for Spring Cleaning your Office Workspace Do you realize that your coworkers might not be judging you on your accomplishments, attitude or even your altruism? Rather, that water-cooler chatter might be revolving around what a mess your desk is. In fact, according to Forbes, a survey...

Apr17

Boost Employee Engagement with Workplace Personality

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Boost Employee Engagement with Workplace Personality

Employee engagement is a focal point in the development of today’s workplace, because while it seems obvious that a happy staff can keep customers happy, many employers haven’t gotten the memo. According to 2016 Gallup research, only 33% of employees in the US felt engaged, that is,...

Mar24

5 Questions to Consider Before an Office Redesign

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5 Questions to Consider Before an Office Redesign

An office redesign is an investment that can have tremendous returns for your business. Not only can a new look and space improve your brand recognition, but an efficiently designed office can increase employee retention, improve their mental and physical health, and according to a Lifehack...

Mar20

Tips to Help You Begin the Office Redesign

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Tips to Help You Begin the Office Redesign

In 2017, office redesign is far more complex than a coat of paint and rearranging some new furniture. It’s a major investment that can affect everything from reputation, worker satisfaction and ultimately revenue. So where does the right office redesign begin? It begins with a lot of...

Mar07

Great Office Design Tips to Boost Employee Creativity

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Great Office Design Tips to Boost Employee Creativity

Design is not just a matter of determining how something should look. It also involves fostering a meaningful, functional flow and developing a space that leads to innovative ideation. The legendary architect Le Corbusier, a major figure in modernism, once noted that a home is best conceived as...

Feb27

The Top 3 Design Considerations for the Millennial Migration

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The Top 3 Design Considerations for the Millennial Migration

In the wake of the retiring Baby Boomer population and a dwindling Generation X, employers in the coming decade will be looking to fill leadership gaps, and it’s expected that by 2025, nearly half of all U.S. workers will be Millennials. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, these...

Feb17

How to Properly Soundproof Your Office

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How to Properly Soundproof Your Office

Who would want a performance review in earshot of colleagues? And what about the clients? Do they want their conversations overheard? Now factor in the sounds of doing business that often aren’t silent – such as telephones, printers and brainstorming.

Light, bright, open, airy...

Feb14

Designing with Seniors in Mind

Designing with Seniors in Mind

Those who own and manage senior living facilities are generally aware that design is a critical element of the way they position the community. By renovating the design, they are able to add value to the property, more effectively sell to potential residents, and improve retention.

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