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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Everyone hates open offices. Here’s why they still exist.

First, you tear down the walls and dispense with the soulless cubicles. Then you put everyone at long tables, shoulder to...

How to redesign your workspace to be your most productive in...

Productivity is always a hot topic, and you can find a plethora of tips and tools to help you get more...

Why is it so hard to design a decent office space?

If you’re reading this at work, there’s a good chance that you’re sitting at an open desk or communal table. (Hey, is...

Cubicles are back, and we have open plan offices to thank

In the past three years alone, half a dozen new companies have materialized out of thin air, all offering a new kind...

Wellbeing and noise concerns fuel “accelerating” trend for healthier office furniture

Soundproof pods, saddle-shaped chairs, adjustable-height desks and wobble boards were in abundance at Stockholm Furniture Fair last week, as privacy and wellbeing...

How Ikea’s innovation lab redesigned its own open plan office

Many employees hate open offices. Yet scores of them continue to be built around the world; after all, open plan designs likely save...

Office Design That Helps Employees Enjoy Their Stay

There are many factors that influence contemporary office design besides the type of business that will occupy the space, how many employees...

How furniture design is evolving in the workplace

People typically spend more than one-third of their day at their workplaces. Contrary to a time when offices required only cubicles, lately,...

Hip offices are part of our mental health crisis, here’s why

“You should take a mental health day.” This suggestion has become the corporate cure-all for employees experiencing burnout–which as...

Nine practical changes companies can make to boost employee engagement

The modern office has transformed significantly in the past decade. As “job hopping” among millennials increases (in large part due to an...