Workplace Trends 2020: The Driving Force Behind Them

Trends. Trends. Trends. In 2020, the world is obsessed with what’s currently trending, and even more concerned with what will be trending in the foreseeable future. One question I’ve been asking myself has been: Who is driving these workplace trends? I’ve been following workplace-related topics for some time now and I’d like to share my aggregated thoughts on who I’ve …

Workplace Design: An Introverted Take

Are you an introvert, extrovert, or ambivert? Has anyone in your office ever asked which personality trait you identify with more? There is a case for acknowledging and implementing design solutions that address varying personality types – that effectively complement job functionality, productivity, and employee satisfaction. As a bit of a self-proclaimed ambivert, I find myself exploring the follow topics …

Biophilic Design

What’s With Biophilic Design?

Health and wellness. LEED and Well Buildings. Innovation in design. Workplace design trends. In today’s world of work, designers are increasingly encouraged and motivated to involve features that introduce and incorporate elements that bring more of the natural world into the built environment. As such, biophilic design is being used more and more. Biophilia For those not acquainted with the …

What Is Workplace Strategy?

In older times, workplace strategy meant cramming what you could in to the square footage you had available, to save on costs. Today’s definition of workplace strategy has dramatically changed since then. As newer generations enter the work force, alterations of all kinds are being made to traditional work spaces. These major adaptations are aimed to meet the standards set …

Is Coworking Right For You?

By this point in time we’ve all heard of coworking spaces – we know the national giants and we’ve seen the local companies during our daily commutes. So why is coworking such a hot topic? And is it something you should consider for your business? Here we’ll explore several areas that can impact a company’s decision to move into a …

The Office Skinny

Make 2018 your happiest and healthiest year yet, starting with the place you work, live and play Monday through Friday… the office! Research from CBRE and the University of Twente reveals five elements that create a healthy work environment. This month, we’re breaking down those elements, and doing our part to support #healthyliving by giving away a Lululemon gift card! Read below for …