OFS LeanTo | Seek Shelter from the Norm

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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Privacy in the Open Office | Design Solutions for Improved Productivity and Comfort

On the heels of last week’s blog post discussing the open office and its impact on today’s workforce, we know that strategic workplace design is essential in maintaining individual and organizational productivity in these popular layouts. Collaboration and communication may be more easily attainable, but noise pollution and visual distractions will flood a poorly designed open…

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The Transient Worker | Workplace Design for Employee Mobility

The way we view workplace design is evolving. Traditional concepts of the “office” are becoming less applicable as our decentralized workforce breaks the 9-5 mold and chooses to work virtually or remotely throughout the day. Advancements in technology, such as video conferencing, email and instant messaging platforms, have untethered workers from their desks, allowing them…

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Kimball Canopy™ | Versatility in the Open Office

As organizations adapt to accommodate today’s diverse workforce and their various work styles, it is imperative that design solutions maximize function and flexibility. The open office plan that was sought after for many years has shown limitations in its original design. While breaking down barriers within a workspace can lead to increased creativity and foster…

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The Evolution of Educational Design | Building Tomorrow’s Workforce

The state of education is evolving at a rapid pace. Education has long been thought of as something that occurs in a specific place during a set time, but that is no longer the case. Today’s parameters are much less defined and classroom functionality is being re-evaluated. Advances in technology and increased student diversity have…

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Industry Insights – Part II

Industry Insights – Corporate Design Four designers. Four specialties. One industry. This summer, Corporate Design Interiors will be giving you some insight into the interior design industry through four very talented designers. Each week, we will be featuring a new designer and specialty. Not only will you have the opportunity to hear about recent trends in…

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