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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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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The Open Office | A Balanced Design Solution for Everyone

Open plan offices have become a staple of the modern working environment, with over 80% of US businesses using it as their preferred office arrangement. Some of the world’s leading organizations have transitioned from private to open, including Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook, freeing themselves from floor plans of cubicles, high partitions and closed workspaces.…

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Office Ergonomics | What to Expect from an Ergonomic Evaluation

According to Gensler’s U.S. Workplace Survey, a staggering 70% of employees’ weekly activities involve sitting at a desk with another 20% spent sitting in meetings. The negative impact of prolonged sedentary work can range anywhere from damaged joints and chronic pain, to increased risk of asthma, diabetes, obesity and fatigue, all of which directly correlate…

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David Edward® Stratus Lounge | Floating in Comfort

Minimalist design coupled with a wide range of customizable features make David Edward’s new Stratus Lounge the perfect example of contemporary elegance. Designed by Maxwell Moore, the back and base of this lounge chair are one continuous piece, giving users the feeling of floating on a cloud with maximum comfort and support. Available as an…

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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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9to5® Seating Lilly | Versatile Comfort Within Reach

Classic design lines coupled with a roomy sit give 9to5® Seating’s Lilly lounge chair versatility in the modern office. Ideal for collaboration, lounge and touchdown workspaces, Lilly’s sophisticated and supportive shape offer a warm embrace without distracting employees and guests from the task at hand. 9to5 Seating’s Chair Designer tool also allows you to walk…

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