The Office Design Trends of 2020

MACRO TRENDS:  1. Dynamic Flexibility 2. Wooden That Be Nice? 3. Community in a Remote World 4. Striking Sustainability
MICRO TRENDS: 1. Monochromatic Expression 2. Hanging Horticulture 3. Modern Modular 4. Domesticated Workspaces
1. Dynamic Flexibility

Key Features: Furniture-forward Lightweight Moveable / Wheels Ergonomic Multifunctional
2. Wooden That Be Nice?

Designing Your Digital Workplace

Organizations that adopted or are willing to adopt a digital workplace offer an increased access to technology, allowing coworkers to collaborate constantly, enhancing their efficiency and leading to an enhanced customer satisfaction. In this article, we are going to look at this from a different angle.

The numerous benefits that are offered to businesses when adopting a digital workplace, like enhanced communication and collaboration, mobility, and ease the process of searching and finding information, are strongly influenced by the way you design your digital workplace environment.
When it comes to your digital workplace design, one of the main aspects that should be undertaken by your organization is branding.
Branding is a means for an organization to differentiate its services or products from the rest. A unique name, great PR and/or advertising or images are some of the tools an organization has in hand to do so.

Branding offers organizations the opportunity to shape the des…

How can workspace design adapt to different personality types and Moods

Workplace designs should focus on improving productivity and employee satisfaction. Today there is a renewed focus on creating flexible, or agile offices, that feature a variety of work zones and accommodate the five major personality types and allow employees to change their environment in relation to the task they are performing.

Workplace design is complicated by the fact that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach. Furthermore, one source says there is insufficient evidence to show different personality types respond differently to the office environment in terms of distraction, job satisfaction and performance.
However, other studies have found the environment can impact performance and job satisfaction in employees that are performing specific activities. Common sense and personal experience confirms this is a true reflection of workplace environments.
Ultimately, it is regarded that different personality types have preferred ways of working. Whilst some people thrive in open-pla…

Office Lighting Design in Workspace

Lighting is considered one of the most important factors in ergonomics, but it is often overlooked, rushed, or sacrificed for style. Do you hate the lighting in your office? You’re not alone. A study was conducted by the American Society of Interior Designers and it showed that 68 percent of employees were dissatisfied about the lighting situation in their offices. That is a very large percentage proving lighting is a daily ergonomic issue.

Types of Lighting

What type of lighting should you choose for your office? There are many different options to choose from, and each type has its own specific purpose, advantages and disadvantages. You can combine these different types of lighting to create a properly lit working atmosphere.

Task Lighting

If your office lacks natural and overhead light, you may want to consider adding task lighting to all of the employee desks. Tasks lights are small lamps that can be plugged into any outlet to provide extra lighting right where the employee needs it.