Introducing the Office Design Trends of 2019 and Beyond
December 17, 2018
Office design has never played a more integral role in the success of a business as it does today. With each passing year, new technologies are implemented and new trends are adopted in office spaces around the world.
In our post about 2017 office design trends, we said that nature in the workplace would be one of the major trends to watch, and we expect it to remain very popular in 2018 as well. Biophilic design is a philosophy based around the principle that humans have an innate need to feel connected to nature for their own wellbeing...
While some may feel that office design is going a little too over the top with unnecessary bells and whistles, the fact is we exist during a time of remarkable technological and manufacturing advancements for office furniture and accessories. These innovations help us rethink and disrupt traditional concepts around work and replace our images of what the office should look like...
Businesses worldwide are marching into the future, reinventing the commonly held perceptions of office space. The conventional workspace is being phased out in favour of connected spaces that encourage innovation and collaboration while still championing personal identity.
With advancements in technology, new annual goals and employee turnover, it’s safe to say the workplace is ever-changing. But even with all the changes that happen, one thing remains the same—you need an office that’s useful and enjoyable to employees.
Mobile computing technologies have enabled knowledge workers to work anywhere at anytime. And millions of us are doing it. But it isn’t always easy. Nomadic workers often put up with discomfort and inconvenience. That’s why Coalesse decided to study mobile workers and better understand the issues they experience every day.
There’s no escaping it. The work we do, wherever we are, is always influenced by what’s going on around us, both in our immediate workplace context—team, tools, tasks, goals, workspaces—and in our broader geographic and cultural setting.
Dull and drab cubicles are now a thing of the past. As we spend major hours of our day in the office, some companies decided to value the time devoted by their employees with spectacular architecture and fun interiors.
It is said that a good manager provides the tools that help those around them do the work they need to do effectively and efficiently. Increasingly, this tenet applies to the role of facility management leaders...
In today’s busy environment with ever changing technology, a well designed workplace should change effortlessly according to the task at hand. Developing areas that can be easily adapted to suit changing requirements is an essential element of design in 2017.
Everyone is different, so its stands to reason the psychological effect of colours on people would vary, depending on their life experiences and culture. However, research shows that colours can actually have the same general affect on the majority of people.
Design. It’s a master plan, a minute pattern. The creation of an object or system. It’s an idea that embodies the most human of instincts to make the world work better: our best tool. But design is also a phenomenon of the senses — of taste, texture, optics, acoustics, scent, shape and fit — that lets the world become more habitable and personalized...
“Home Base” — A Needed Office Space Alternative for Austin
August 03, 2016
For more than 6 years, the White Lion Team has enjoyed traditional office space downtown at 511 W 7th street. On that note, I had been a fan of Marrisa Mayer’s decision to pull all of Yahoo’s remote workers in the office agreeing to a shot at higher rates of innovation and quality collaboration when team members meet in-person. However, my traditional office space thinking has been rapidly evolving with some of the issues my team has faced...
“Place Matters” is at the core of this furniture dealership’s culture. They have been shaping environments throughout San Diego since 1989 to help customers connect their workplaces to business objectives and goals.
6 ESSENTIAL WORKPLACE DESIGN DEVELOPMENTS FOR 2016
July 20, 2016
Workplace design trends often evolve gradually, representing a continuous development. The aim is to improve the work environment to create a place where employees are enabled to work more productively and collaborate with ease. However, 2016 could be the year that we begin to see a revolution rather than an evolution. Here's why...
Flexibility is also key to winning the war for talent. According to a recent WorkplaceTrends.com survey, 7 out of 10 HR leaders use workplace flexibility programs as a recruiting and retention tool. The workplace itself must support this new approach to work.
When The Frontier Project moved into it's new studio last fall, they saw it as an opportunity to create a place that not only reflected their brand and ethos but also amplified the output and performance of their employees.