3 Different Office Chairs Situations

January 8th, 2015 by

A lot of thought goes into the layout of your business. The offices, reception area, lobby and conference room are set up to increase production and satisfaction of your employees. However, office chairs aren’t always high on the layout list. In today’s market, there are hundreds of options when it comes to chairs. Here are three distinctive . . . Read More »

3 Different Meeting Setups Using Conference Tables

December 18th, 2014 by

Organizing your business notes, charts and discussion questions, is very important in order to have a successful corporate meeting or training session. Most people do not realize that the room layout is just as important. By using conference tables, you can create different environments that suit your meeting type. Here are three different possible setups. 1) . . . Read More »

Why Your Office Should Be Ergonomic

December 3rd, 2014 by

It’s been a long day. The clock finally ticks down and it’s time for you to drag yourself home. You stand up and stretch, hoping the neck and back pain aren’t as bad as yesterday, or the day before, or the day before. But alas, it is. This discomfort distracted you all day, preventing you . . . Read More »

Feng Shui in the Office

November 26th, 2014 by

From selling wholesale supplies to working in retail, your office is an important part of your business’s productivity and success. Today, the use of Feng Shui has become a popular option in design and decor. While this ancient Chinese practice creates a stylish design, it also helps balance energy to enhance creativity and productivity. If . . . Read More »

Flexibility Is Key for Getting Workplace Redesign Right

October 29th, 2014 by

If your company is ripe for a workplace redesign, it’s a perfect time to get some expert advice. Rearranging the office causes a certain amount of unavoidable disruption. You want to make sure the results are worth the hassle—and that employees will end up more satisfied than they were before. Create a Buffet of Choices . . . Read More »

Technology and Workplace Wellness

October 22nd, 2014 by

Workplace wellness programs have now been around for a couple of decades in one form or another. Having a fitness center on-site is viewed as a desirable perk—and even getting a discount on a gym membership off-site provides some value to employees. But working out a few times a week isn’t enough to offset all . . . Read More »

How the Traditional Office Desk Has Changed over Time

October 15th, 2014 by

The traditional office desk has seen many changes in its history. Back in the days of papyrus scrolls and parchment, desks were built much like drafting tables. The beautifully illuminated, handwritten manuscripts produced in times of antiquity called for an artistic approach to the furniture that supported these endeavors. According to Mitchell at Cubicles.com, the . . . Read More »

Is the Modern Office Really Obsolete?

October 8th, 2014 by

First cubicles reportedly died, but it appears that now office desks and even the workplace itself are in danger. A couple of recent articles that appeared on Haworth’s Trends Wall have rung yet another death knell for the modern office as we know it. While rumors of the death of the cubicle are still proving . . . Read More »

Daylighting the Modern Office

October 1st, 2014 by

Is daylighting on your list of LEED improvements during your next office remodel? San Diego is definitely one area of the country where business owners can expect to see substantial energy savings by inviting more natural light into the workspace. According to Gregg D. Ander, FAIA, “daylighting helps create a visually stimulating and productive environment . . . Read More »

The Herman Miller Locale Seems Like a Good IDEA

September 24th, 2014 by

This summer, the Industrial Designers Society of America announced that the Herman Miller Locale concept won the International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) in the Office & Productivity category. While more than two dozen awards were handed out, this one has high relevance for businesses that are interested in improving the bottom line. How Locale Came . . . Read More »