Generations in the Workplace | Diversifying the Modern Office

Today’s offices are a melting pot of personalities, perspectives and talents. With many professionals working longer in life than they used to, it isn’t uncommon to see organizations with up to five generations working together at one time. The result is a wider breadth of experience and skills that help to diversify the modern office.…

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Ultra Violet | Pantone® Color of the Year 2018

It’s the most the wonderful time of the year! And while the holidays are right around the corner, that isn’t what we’re referring to. For interior design, it is a moment we eagerly await all year long. The Pantone Color Institute, a beacon for all color-related trends, recently announced the Pantone Color of the Year…

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Biophilic Design | A Naturally Beneficial Workspace

While you may not be familiar with the term ‘biophilia,’ you have undoubtedly witnessed its role within workplace design. Simply put, biophilia describes the intrinsic relationship humans and nature share and addresses the notion that we perform at our best when connected to the other. This relationship has a profound impact on how we design…

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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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Hospitality in the Workplace | Creating Your Third Space

Image Source: Office Snapshots, Northland Controls Offices – Milpitas Corporate design has undergone a remarkable transformation in the past decade. As workplace demographics and technology have continued to evolve, so, too, has the traditional approach to real estate management. Flexibility has become a key component in attracting and retaining workers and overall employee productivity. Beyond…

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Kimball Theo | One Chair, A Thousand Settings

  One of the multiple product introductions made by Kimball in 2017, the Theo™ seating line has already made an impact on the furniture industry. This handsome lounge chair was inspired by iconic, mid-century designs, and offers rich veneers, highly polished aluminum and clean lines. A product that is equally at home in lounge settings as…

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Natural Light | Bringing Your Office to Life

  No other medium has as big of an influence on our bodies and minds as light. A flurry of studies in the past decade have proven that sunlight and other natural elements boost the physical and mental health of the human body. However, as individuals spend more and more time in workspaces with little…

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Kimball Office Pairings | Paired to Perfection

  Comfort and style. Flexibility and convenience. Choice and harmony. Some things are simply better together. This mentality is what prompted the creation of Pairings®, a diverse lounge-based system by Kimball Office designed to work alone or as components. Boasting power access, acoustical separation and functionality for open or enclosed spaces, Pairings provides an escape…

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A Shift to Resimercial | Bringing Comfort to the Office

While the term “resimercial” may not be new to our ears, this year’s NeoCon show in Chicago certainly solidified its continued presence throughout the industry. Resimercial designs were seen around every corner, incorporating homelike influences into commercial spaces and furnishings. With this trend only growing in popularity, we’re discussing how it came to fruition and…

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NeoCon 2017 in Review

.The 49th annual NeoCon has concluded and its 50,000+ attendees have returned home, eager for what the future holds in commercial interiors. As one of the largest and most pivotal furniture trade shows in North America, NeoCon showcases the latest products, ideas and industry trends. The event, held annually at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart from June…

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