OFS Obeya | A Framework for Bringing People Together

Research has proven that the open office plan, considered the new industry standard, has many benefits, specifically for those organizations looking to boost innovation and creativity. Clean lines, minimalist modular workstations and convertible collaboration spaces have given employees choice in where, when and how they work. While the open office plan can be conducive to…

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Corporate Coworking | Transforming Traditional Workplace Design

Coworking spaces have taken the modern business environment by storm. But if you picture “coworking” as a bunch of tech-startup millennials huddled around a local Starbucks table, think again. What was once considered a fad for freelancers and startups has quickly matured into one of the fastest-growing global workplace movements. Equipped with the latest technology,…

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Workplace Design Matters | An Investment in Design is an Investment in Your People

Workplace design matters. While most, if not all, of us can agree with that statement, we don’t often stop to ask ourselves why. Why does workplace design matter? Over the course of a lifetime, we will spend an average of 110,000 hours at work. Whether on the daily grind or pursuing our dream career, work…

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Kimball Aidin™ | Adjustable Support for the Highest Level of Care

The healthcare industry is undergoing a transformational shift and the demand for human-centric design solutions has never been greater. In order to meet this shift and enhance the experience for patients, their families and the staff that heals them, Kimball Health‘s latest product offerings provide seamless and durable support for the full facility. Aidin™, a…

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A Healthy Step Forward | CDI’s Kilp and Nemoir Certified as WELL APs

Corporate Design Interiors (CDI) is thrilled to congratulate Jen Kilp, Director of Design, and Heather Nemoir, General Manager and Partner, who recently became WELL Accredited Professionals (WELL AP). The credential is earned through the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) and signifies advanced knowledge of health and wellness in the built environment and specialization in the…

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Kimball Enhancements | Pairings® and Priority™

Recent product enhancements have brought even greater depth to two of Kimball’s popular collections. From dedicated workstations to casual collaboration areas, these enhancements allow employees and guests choice in where, when and how they work and lend a hand in attracting and retaining a talented workforce. Let’s take a look at these additions and explore…

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Ancillary Furniture | Support for the Evolving Workplace

Our modern, multi-generational workforce has driven demand for flexible spaces and tools that support differing styles of work. Especially in recent years, we have seen traditional furniture systems and formal workstations being replaced with casual, collaborative landscapes that boast both comfort and versatility. These alternate workspaces and the furniture within them are often referred to…

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Watson Zo | Storage Solutions for the Full Facility

Functional furniture is essential for the modern workplace. As the needs and expectations of our multi-generational workforce continue to evolve, so too must the tools we provide within our spaces in order to attract and retain talented professionals. Designed to support this evolving landscape with durable solutions for the entire facility, Watson’s Zo Collection provides…

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Multisensory Design | Designing for All 5 Senses

Our senses play a vital role in how we experience and respond to the world around us. Immediately upon walking into a space, our brains interpret its quality and comfort based on how it looks, feels and smells; what we hear; and whatever we might taste. In addition to interpreting each sense independently, our brains…

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Privacy Booths | Finding Solitude in the Open Office

We all seek solitude in the workplace, but is it obtainable in today’s open office? Increased collaboration and communication among employees, as well as significantly reduced overhead costs, have led to the widespread adoption of open concepts. We’ve discussed this popular trend on the blog, along with a serious cause for concern when implementing it: NOISE.…

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