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What is Design Thinking & Why Does it Matter?
Hank Adams, a VP of architecture firm HDR, was recently asked by a healthcare company in a request for proposal to place his organization into ...
3 Things to Consider When Reviewing Furniture Options
Startups and companies with tight budgets want ample funds to direct toward business development and the transition to computing’s third platform (mobile, social, cloud, and ...
10 Trends Designing the Future of Healthcare
As a space planning and interior design company specializing in healthcare design, we share a common concern with many of our clients: the continuing development ...
Is Your Office Space Prepared for the Interconnected World?
A general, widespread business trend related to the future of the workspace is the rise of the globally integrated enterprise (GIE). This concept is not ...
How Nature-Based Design Benefits Us
It is easy for businesses to underestimate the powerful impact of integrating nature & design. Many experts in the office design field believe that green ...
Activity Spaces Can Increase Office Collaboration & Innovation
One of the major focuses for research and development at world-renowned office design firm Knoll is the concept of activity spaces, in contrast to the ...
Increased Daylight Leads to Happy, Healthy Nurses
Studies have repeatedly suggested that when interiors are lit in a manner that replicates sunlight, a positive impact is seen in employee attitude, focus, and ...
How to Make the Most of Your Floor Space
Typically office space is second only to payroll among the greatest expenses companies face. It makes sense: you want to invest in strong talent, and ...
5 Design Principles of Future College Workspace
Faculty members at colleges and universities across the country may be finding it harder to fit themselves, visitors, technology, and other resources inside their offices. ...
The 5 Best Plants for the Office
Many of us love houseplants because they add life to the rooms of our homes, connecting our environments to the natural world. Similarly, many businesses ...
Simple Workspace Hacks to Boost Your Happiness
If you are like many Americans, you have a strong sense of the connection between environments & mood, with ample time spent contemplating, dreaming, and ...
4 Ways LEED v4 Will Shape the Future of Business
One huge part of marketing is the look and feel of the finished product, what could be called its superficial design. This part of the ...
The Benefits of a Sit-to-Stand Desk
The standing desk used to be an oddity. Although notable creative greats such as Kierkegaard, Dickens, and Hemingway were famous for using high desks to ...
How the Use of Natural Light Can Improve Office Health
Office employees with access to natural light slept for more hours each night than those without access, according to a study released by Northwestern University ...
Long Days with Comfortable Office Chairs
Many of us feel that we need to be comfortable in order to operate at our highest capacity. That's true at work just as it ...