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7 Great Plants For Your Office

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Some plants provide more benefits than others, and maintenance levels vary widely between species. Small potted plants have all the benefits of large plants, but on a smaller scale. If an office contains a large number of small plants, the benefits will be just as obvious as if the office had one or two large plants instead.
Peace lilies


The Peace Lily is a beautiful plant and one that can improve your indoor air quality by as much as 60 percent. A peace lily with blooming white bulbs is truly a sight to behold, especially when several peace lilies of varying sizes decorate different parts of the office. Peace lilies do require some nurturing to thrive, but they are still considered a low-maintenance plant.
Heartleaf philodendron

Heartleaf philodendrons remain small when frequently cut back, so most offices place them on desks and other surfaces with limited space. Larger areas are usually reserved for plants that require more room.
Devil’s ivy

The most important benefit of Epipremnum aureu…

The Power of Physical Space: Designing for Focus Work.

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“Physical space has the power to cue (and sustain) good habits like focus work,” “But the spaces have to be designed with intention and purpose.”
While much of the work space design you see today focuses heavily on collaboration, the ecosystem of a successful office environment is built on a carefully constructed balance of task zones:


By utilizing these zones, there’s a clear message: Here’s where you don’t talk at all and phones aren’t permitted. Here’s where small group meetings happen. Instead of arranging by departments, it’s all hoteling space based on the task at hand–collaboration or otherwise.
We think collaboration is great—and necessary in today’s sharing economy—but we still need to (gasp) work at work. So the question is: How do you design an office that supports totally-focused and productive deep work without sacrificing the benefits that come from an open office environment. We asked our team of workspace strategists for their insight, and they offered up three impactful …

Design Tips to Promote Well Being in the Workplace

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If you want to achieve an office culture with happy and engaged employees, begin by reevaluating your physical workplace. The working environment, where about ninety percent of people’s time is spent, matters more than you might realize.
Initiating an effective design is necessary for facilitating employee well being and productivity. Here are some ways to implement an attainable and smart design that caters to your office culture:
Customized Work spaces

Researchers have discovered that utilizing one mainstream office design to serve several different departments is unpractical and detrimental to productivity and well being. Customized areas within the work space that serve the individual needs of each department and how they work is shown to have a much more positive impact. Work spaces should be created around how work is done, rather than the other way around.
Here are a few things to take into consideration when catering space to the individual’s needs. One, how much storage do they n…

“Resimercial” Design Trend In Today’s Workplace

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WHAT IS “RESIMERCIAL” OFFICE DESIGN?
A combination of “residential” and “commercial,” the resimercial approach brings aspects of home into the contemporary work space. With today’s “always on” mentality, Office Insight suggests that creating homelike environments – where we truly enjoy spending time – is one way to accommodate the increased demand placed on employees.

The modern workforce seeks comfortable, inspiring spaces that create a sense of calm and put people at ease – opening the door for creativity to flourish. To adapt to this shift, forward-thinking companies are increasingly developing offices with a residential sensibility in mind.
WHY “RESIMERCIAL” OFFICE DESIGN IS IMPORTANT IN TODAY'S WORK CULTURE
Resimercial elements are not just a fleeting office design trend, they are the next logical step in workplace evolution. Here are the main ways in which the typical workday has changed, giving rise to the need for newer kinds of offices:

Changing attitudes at workplaces–Younger…

Top 10 Interior Design trends of 2019 to look out for

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The seasons have changed and the year 2019 brings with it a dash of color and an urge to head back to the basics! Here are top 10 Interior Design trends of 2019 to look out for this year.
Offbeat lighting You can be in line with the interior trends in 2019 by getting a set of floor lamps or chandeliers; a more elaborate way would be to create hidden lighting via false exteriors.


Artifacts and antiques It’s the season of ethnics and the 2019 trend forecast is to go back to the roots with artifacts and antiques as a part of home décor.


Cozy Nooks The idea is to create getaway spaces to read, meditate, relax and getaway from digital distractions right in the comfort of your home. You can include this in your home decor in 2019 by decorating an area with rugs, floor pillows and bean bags.


Bold geometrics Few of the ways you can bring these interior trends of 2019 is by getting geometric wallpaper or getting geometric patterned upholstery including curtains and rugs.