Here are our 2018 commercial design trends. From Wellness to Flex Spaces, this year's design trends are all about PEOPLE. Never before have we been so focused on WX and emblematic culture through design.
Corporate workspace designers are trending toward coworking spaces for inspiration and influence for tomorrow's office. But why? We look at the reasons for drawing design ideas from common co-working spaces and how these collaborative workspaces are changing offices across the country.
This 10,000 sq. ft. office space features open environment, bright and light workspaces and full window views. Office has been branded with client colors and reclaimed wood on wall areas. LARGE GATHERING SPACE It’s a great space for daily gatherings where the team bonds during their lunchtime. FLOORING Luxury vinyl floor throughout, and carpet in […]
Access to more information has allowed more people to take a serious interest in their health. They turn over boxes to read nutrition labels, try to limit unhealthy food intake, and enjoy sneaking in exercise when they can – especially weekend walks. In the workplace, where we spend more than half of our waking hours, […]
Is the Workplace Dying? Have we reached “peak office” by pushing too hard for remote commuting and flex schedules? Many companies have had recurring conversations about options for their staff. These are usually followed by some survey or other about the rise of flexible working or a case study of a workplace devoid of desks […]
How Conference Room Design Affects Business Impression and Meeting Engagement Every business or organization has face-to-face meetings, and where you hold them can influence the success or failure. Here are some pointers on arranging a meeting space that maximizes client and employee attention and comfort. Design decisions subliminally influence people’s experience at work—even their job […]
HAPPINESS Improve engagement, productivity, and health by fostering a happier and more meaningful work experience for your employees. Engagement Is More Than Performance Employee engagement is certainly an effective mantra. But, we have to be careful that engagement doesn’t become synonymous with performance. We have to remember that engagement also has an emotional component. We […]
This Artice was originally published in STIR® Spices and paint color — pigment — have an ancient, shared history. Understanding this relationship can help you make more inspired design decisions. By Amanda Lecky If you’ve ever been inspired by the rich red of cayenne or the intense gold of curry while cooking, you’ve reacted to […]
Commercial Interior Glass Design Commercial interior glass has been popularized in open office designs. This is nothing new. It allows generous amounts of natural light to permeate offices historically “cubed-in” and creates a task-oriented fish bowl transparency. Managers and co-workers can monitor with hovering. But the growth of digital screens combined with glass-centric designs also […]
Companies continue to focus a great deal of attention on improving workspace environments: open floor plans, formal and informal collaboration spaces, increased natural light, and inspirational common spaces are all incorporated in today’s design practices. And, like all of the other aspects of our lives, technology continues to drive space design. A new generation of […]