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Oct18

Pros and Cons of Industrial Office Design

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Pros and Cons of Industrial Office Design

Rugged materials and rough edges are part of the industrial office design trend. Creating a workspace that feels like a garage or warehouse has gained popularity. It’s the opposite of the cube farms of the past. The look is modern, bold, and brave.

However, It also has some...

Oct05

Industries That Demand a Unique Office Layout

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Industries That Demand a Unique Office Layout

Just as people are unique, the office space where those individuals work also needs to be different. There is not one perfect office space design that fits everyone’s needs. It depends on the industry and job descriptions.

Solitary or Collaborative Space

One of the first...

Sep26

The Benefits of Bringing the Outdoors into the Office Space

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The Benefits of Bringing the Outdoors into the Office Space

It isn’t called the “great outdoors” for nothing. Outdoor space at the office is a trend that is catching on.

Being outside is restorative. The sun and the sights and smells of the outdoors can give energy boosts. Even cooler temperatures can be invigorating.

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Sep18

Going Green in the Office

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Going Green in the Office

Having a nice workspace is important to productivity. A green workspace can make an even bigger difference.

A study showed people who worked in a green-certified office had fewer sick days, better sleep, and a cognition boost.

Here are some ways to make any workspace a...

Aug29

The Benefits of a Walking Desk

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The Benefits of a Walking Desk

Not enough hours in the day to fit exercise in? A walking desk could help make things fit a bit better, including your clothes.

Prolonged sitting can lead to an increased risk of many health problems, so adding movement to your day can keep you from being too sedentary.

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Aug21

Colors That Promote Productivity in the Office

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Colors That Promote Productivity in the Office

A coat of paint can brighten up any space, especially an office. Picking the right color can also increase productivity.

Decide the Focus

There is not a one-color-fits all answer to increasing productivity. It depends on what you want to draw attention to.

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Aug14

Office Design Trends of 2018

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Office Design Trends of 2018

Office trends are constantly changing, and this year is no exception. Innovations in design, furniture, and function can change and improve the working environment for everyone, making the office a place people want to go instead of one where they have to go.

Bringing Nature...

Jul24

Crucial Things to Get Right During an Office Renovation

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Crucial Things to Get Right During an Office Renovation

Renovating or creating a new office space can be an exciting time for any company. Keeping some important tips in mind can help things go more smoothly.

Involve Employees

Employees who like and feel more comfortable in their workspace are often more engaged and satisfied....

Jun26

Can Office Feng Shui Work?

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Can Office Feng Shui Work?

An ancient Chinese practice could help productivity in your office. Feng shui has been around for many years and involves spatial arrangement and orientation and how it relates to the flow of energy in a particular space.

Setting Up the Office

Feng shui is all about energy flow or...

May22

How to Stay Awake After Lunch

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How to Stay Awake After Lunch

Do you separate your work day into two parts, before and after lunch? Often, it’s difficult to focus after lunch. The urge to yawn is greater than the desire to cross things of your to-do list. Staying awake doesn’t need to be a chore. Here are some tips that can help make it easier to...

May15

Staying Active at Your Desk

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Staying Active at Your Desk

All of us should probably get more exercise each day, but how do we work it into our busy lives? There are ways to exercise without leaving your office. You won’t break much of a sweat, but you can strengthen and tone.

Stop Sitting So Much

Most of us drive to work and if we...

May08

Increase Productivity With Good Office Lighting

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Increase Productivity With Good Office Lighting

Today, most companies design office spaces that foster collaboration. However, even the best desks, chairs, and design might not be enough to boost productivity if the lighting in the office is too bright or too dark. Good lighting helps to create pleasant working spaces, which increases...

Mar22

The Influence of Your Office Space on Employee Productivity

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The Influence of Your Office Space on Employee Productivity

Your employees’ workplace should be somewhere they want to go rather than a place they have to go. Recent research in the UK links employee satisfaction to an increase in performance and productivity at work. Changes to the physical workspace can have a huge impact on employee satisfaction,...

Mar15

What Your Employees Really Want in an Office Space

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What Your Employees Really Want in an Office Space

As technology changes and becomes more mobile, a number of companies are re-thinking the layout of their workspaces. Open concept is in because people believe it sparks collaboration among employees, but there can be limitations. With multiple people sharing the same space, issues can arise. A...

Feb15

5 Tips for Office Organization

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5 Tips for Office Organization

An organized workspace can help increase productivity and creativity as well as reduce stress for employees. Getting things in order does not have to be a monumental task, and even small changes can make a huge impact on the way your office feels. For the bigger things, tackle them in stages....

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