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The Basics of Design: Balance, Harmony, and Function
According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 54,900 interior designers employed in the United States in 2012. The work performed by these ...
Creating Brand Identity Through Design
The branded environment and related ideas Over the years, experiential and sensory characteristics have become increasingly important ways that companies define themselves and brand their ...
How Noise Pollution Affects Employee Well-being
Economic & wellness costs The sound of a jackhammer. A barking dog. A car alarm going off. A baby crying. We are all familiar with ...
Adapting Physical Design to Personalities in the Workplace
“A man must consider what a rich realm he abdicates when he becomes a conformist." – Ralph Waldo Emerson Questioning conformity & standardization There are ...
Improve Wellness in the Workplace
Why our indoor environments matter Amazingly, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, we spend about 90% of our time indoors. That right there is already ...
The Emotional Impact of Healthcare Environments
Connection of mood to place in healthcare The scientific evidence is ample that a patient’s surroundings will play a major role in how quickly and ...
Impact Of Office Design on Productivity
Rise of the open office There’s hardly anything about worklife that is so hotly debated as open office design. The previously accepted cubicle format allowed ...
3 Questions To Tackle Office Space Troubles
Organization is a central component of most commercial design plans. Although disorganization has its surprising merits, it’s wise to contain your clutter by asking three ...
New Design Trends for Healthcare Clinics
Medical clinic design trends are based on research into efficiency, safety, and effectiveness. They also describe the morphing relationship between patients and providers. The necessity ...
Give Your Office an Edge With Color
The impact of your workspace design will vary greatly based on its color. In fact, color should be a consideration of all business interactions, as ...
The Importance Of Balance Within a Workspace
The ebb and flow of collaboration Many people still aren’t quite sure about the open office. However, it’s become the leading model for workspace design ...
Bold and Beautiful: Chocolate-Stained Office Furniture
In recent years, chocolate-stained office furniture has become increasingly popular. Although the rich brown may be appealing, the next concern is choosing colors to complement ...
4 Office Spring Cleaning Tips
In a busy workplace, setting aside time and resources to get organized is often the last priority. However, just like homeowners, businesses are smart to ...
New Office Design Trends Coming This Year
A report from a prominent workplace research firm suggests that cubicles will speed toward obsolescence from 2015 to 2030. Real estate consulting firm CBRE conducted ...
How To Determine What Office Furniture You Really Need
The true value of your environment Businesses spend a huge amount of money each year on office furniture. Projections from the Business and Institutional Furniture ...