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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...

Florence Knoll Bassett, 101, Designer of the Modern American Office, Dies

Florence Knoll Bassett, a pioneering designer and entrepreneur who created the modern look and feel of America’s postwar corporate office with sleek...

Three Design Influencers Weigh in on the Future of Work

It’s self-evident that the workplace is changing, but we might ask how dramatic these changes actually are. Looking for an answer...

Nap Desks Are the Only Thing Your Office Space Needs

Tossing and turning the night before a big day at the office is pretty much inevitable when all you desperately need...

‘Recharge Rooms’ Are the Next Trend Your Employees Need in the...

The dramatic shift in office design in the last decade has seen many iterations--open offices, biophilic design, water features, dedicated task areas,...

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...