Mastering office space acoustics

Offices can be noisy. From water cooler conversations and outside traffic to phones, printers and air conditioners, there is no end to the stream of sounds facing the modern workforce. So, it’s no surprise that acoustic issues are one of the highest cited worker...

Colors to bring to the office in 2020

In office design, color makes all the difference. Whether it packs a punch like bold chartreuse or cleanses the mind like a calming blue, color sets the tone for commercial spaces and is known to impact employee productivity and creativity. Though the top colors for...

The office amenity arms race

It’s no secret that there are more commercial spaces available for rent than ever before. The industry was booming pre-COVID-19, with an additional 50 million square feet of new construction put on the market annually from 2015 to 2019. Companies looking to create...

Sit down and do your best work

At the office, a chair is much more than a piece of furniture. When you spend hours each day sitting at a desk, it’s crucial that you’re comfortable. After all, the fewer aches and pains you experience, the more productive you can be. That’s why...

What will the office look like post-COVID-19?

As the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the global landscape in just a few short months, the question inevitably arises: how will it change our workforce and, in turn, our office spaces? While the future of commercial design in a post-pandemic world is far from...

The office post-COVID 19

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that work is done for millions of Americans. And as offices begin to open up, those changes will continue. For offices where communal spaces or open floor plans were once the norm, it’s important to adapt to current...

Could the cubicle make a comeback?

For the last few years, many corporate offices have transitioned to open concepts and collaborative working areas. However, as a result of current events, industry experts expect offices to revert to more separated spaces. But does that mean the workforce will return...