Classic Blue | Pantone® Color of the Year 2020

Described as “elegant in its simplicity”, “reflective” and “an anchoring foundation”, Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year is making us anything but blue. Two decades after the new millennium was painted Cerulean Blue, a pivotal time in which we were challenged with both excitement and uncertainty, experts at the Pantone Color Institute recognized that similar feelings…

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Humanscale® Task Lighting | Sustainable Beauty and Ergonomic Comfort

No other medium has as big of an influence on our bodies and minds as light. It is an environmental factor that directly contributes to comfort and enhanced productivity within the workplace. While we know that access to natural light is critical to employee health and well-being, natural light alone isn’t enough for most office-related…

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Healthcare Design Expo + Conference 2019 Review

The annual Healthcare Design (HCD) Expo + Conference is known as the industry’s premier design show, highlighting best practices and top healthcare products across the country. Earlier this month, more than 3,200 industry professionals and 250 exhibitors gathered at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, taking the opportunity to earn continuing…

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Accent Pillows | Complimentary Comfort for Maximum Workplace Well-Being

Workplace design doesn’t have to be boring. And as we’ve discussed on the blog, the design elements we choose to incorporate certainly do matter. Now more than ever, the lines between work and home are blurring and employees crave environments that provide comfort and foster well-being. Small as they may be, pillows are the quickest and…

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David Edward® Superkool | Luxurious Comfort in Iconic Form

Luxurious comfort coupled with an iconic, organic form give David Edward’s Superkool collection versatility in the modern office. Designed by David Fox, the product line’s rich offering of sculpted, upholstered seating boasts customizable features that are ideal for secondary workspaces or casual meeting areas. Ottomans and three types of tables round out the collection, giving…

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Artwork in the Workplace | Curating a Beautiful and Beneficial Space

The impact of artwork in the workplace is often underestimated. Vibrant splashes of color in a painting can alter the mood of a collaboration area. A series of framed photographs can provide a talking point in an otherwise bland private office. The benefits of art, however, go far beyond aesthetics. Research studies conducted throughout the…

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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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