The Power of Color | Workplace Design for Maximum Benefits

Take a moment to look around your office. What colors do you see and how do you they make you feel? Research behind the psychology of color suggests that color scheme alone can have a tremendous influence on mood, productivity and even physical health and well-being. Deciding which colors to incorporate into your workplace design…

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Healthcare Design Expo + Conference 2018 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. More than 3,600 industry professionals and 250 exhibitors gathered at the Phoenix Convention Center Expo Hall in Arizona from November 10-13 this year, taking the opportunity to earn continuing…

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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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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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The Maker Movement | Catalyzing Creativity in the Workplace

Recent decades have seen a resurgence of the Maker Movement and a celebration of the artisan economy. Consumers have the world at their fingertips and can purchase goods and services with the quick click of a mouse. Perhaps that is why the appeal of custom-made artisanal products has intensified and caused buyers to slow down…

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7 Cost Effective Ways to Improve Office Aesthetic

It comes as no surprise that workplace design is a critical component of company success. We have touched on a multitude of trends and topics which yield personal and organizational benefits in previous blog posts, including integrated technology, environmental graphic design, workplace acoustics and many more. While design components like these are essential for a successful…

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Kimball Wilder™ | Versatile Comfort Across Multiple Platforms

The final weeks of summer saw the launch of Kimball’s newest seating collection, Wilder™. Designed by David Dahl, the versatile collection features lounge, guest and benching solutions for multiple industry platforms. Simple clean-out design and an optional moisture barrier give Wilder the ability to meet the rigorous needs of healthcare facilities, while its soft shapes…

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Acoustical Design | Eliminating Workplace Distractions

A beautifully designed open office boasts a multitude of benefits. Comfortable collaborative spaces, partitionless benching systems, bountiful biophilic touches and glass walls that allow for plentiful natural light make a bold statement about company culture and lend a heavy hand in attracting and retaining today’s top talent. Open offices have their downsides, however. Tearing down…

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Outdoor Spaces | A Breath of Fresh Air

The modern office has become increasingly self-aware as to how workplace design affects its company culture. Informal locations that allow employees to relax, collaborate and work independently, also known as corporate “third spaces,” are being incorporated into offices around the globe, harnessing their bountiful organizational and individual benefits. But who says these third spaces are…

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Kimball KORE™ Work Cart | Adaptability for Evolving Workspaces

Today’s open office floor plan requires furniture that can quickly adapt to the needs of the individual and the needs of the organization. Space must be maximized and flexibility must be within arm’s reach.  Creating a balanced environment that offers both private and collaborative opportunities can prove difficult, especially when our multi-generational labor force and…

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