Embracing the Future: Top 5 Office Design Trends for 2024

office design trends 2024

As we step into the new year, the world of office design continues to evolve, reflecting the changing needs and preferences of the modern workforce. In 2024, businesses are reimagining their workspaces to foster collaboration, well-being, and innovation. Here are the top five office design trends we think will shape the way we work in 2024: Flexible Hybrid Workspaces: The … Read More

2022 office design trends

There’s been a shift in the way businesses use their offices over the last 18 months, shaping office trends for 2022. Many businesses are now opting for a more permanent hybrid working environment. The office design post-COVID has certainly changed. So what can be expected from the office environment, and what will this mean for companies? In 2022, office design, … Read More

What’s next for office design?

Can a building be immune? That’s the idea behind the Immune Building Standard, which bills itself as a “blueprint for the healthy buildings of the future”. Created by a European property group with offices in mind, the certificate scores buildings by looking for the presence of 130 suggested measures which include isolation rooms, antimicrobial paint and self-cleaning lift buttons. And while … Read More

Hybrid working and the future role of the office

The arrival of COVID‐19 sparked a mass move to remote working, with businesses scrambling to connect staff who suddenly found themselves working from sofas and kitchen tables. “The world has shifted and there is no going back,” says James Penny, chief technology officer at managed services provider SysGroup. “Eighteen months ago, many people didn’t know how to jump on a … Read More

Office furniture for a post pandemic office

A well-planned, resilient, flexible workplace should not only address COVID-19 related safety concerns but should support all aspects of employee wellbeing. Office furniture is crucial to creating these workplaces. The office design trends for less dense, agile, collaboration-driven workspaces that became increasingly popular in the last few years gained a different meaning during the COVID-19 pandemic. These trends are now accelerated by … Read More

5 Office Design Trends for 2021

Reflecting on what’s happened over the last 12 months, architects around the world are reimagining how the office will look — and operate — as we head into the new year. The big question is: how can our working environments best support remote working and physical distancing without compromising people’s productivity and sense of wellbeing? According to trend forecasters, ‘resimercial’ design, videoconferencing, … Read More

10 home office colour and design ideas

With more of us working from home than ever before, we need to create a space for a home office, whether it’s in a separate room or a chosen corner of the living room or bedroom. When deciding on home office design ideas, use colour to help motivate you and boost productivity. Do you want something calming so you can concentrate … Read More

Workplace Signage: Where And When It’s Needed Most

As we return to the office, here’s how additional workplace wayfinding signs can help to remind employees of new safety measures. As cities begin to reopen post-COVID-19 shutdown, employers are making plans for the phased reintegration of employees to their offices. If there’s one major takeaway from this event, it is the realisation that the contemporary office, designed for collaboration, … Read More

5 Ways Office Design can improve Health and Wellbeing

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Employee wellbeing is becoming more important and it is crucial that all new businesses are thinking about how to run a positive and happy work environment, and here we look at how to achieve this in your workspace 74% of UK employees state they aren’t happy with their current offices, which is perhaps telling, considering 45% of all UK working days are lost due … Read More

Office design trends to look out for in 2020

Office design trends

Designing office spaces today is no easy task. Companies are becoming increasingly complex in terms of their functions and operations. Those on the front lines of workplace design are working to anticipate the ever-evolving needs of businesses while creating a cohesive brand environment that embraces innovation and a company’s corporate culture and vision. The challenges facing businesses today have led … Read More

4 Key Components of Tomorrows Office

It is not possible to outline the next generation of workspaces until we start creating them, however there are key factors which will undoubtedly dictate the look and feel of those spaces and which can influence the workspace of today. The concept of the office is changing rapidly towards becoming a hybrid of physical and digital spaces. What can you … Read More

How your office design can attract and retain the best staff

office design to attract staff

Businesses across every sector face the same issue when it comes to their staff. They want to attract the best people but they also want to make sure that, once they’ve found them, they keep them in the business. Nobody wants to work in an office where they don’t feel productive, and nobody is going to feel loyalty or pride … Read More

Workplace consultancy – what’s it all about?

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Workplace consultancy is a strategic service provided to improve the efficiency of your workplace in a cost effective manner. With our background in not only office design but also shop interior design and fit out, our consultants gather enough information about your company to provide a variety of strategies to help maximise performance. Workplace design that makes you feel great … Read More

5 office design trends for 2018

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In today’s world, it’s important to have an office space that functions according to your businesses needs and enhances the performance of employees. This is why the design of your office is so important and why design trends are constantly changing and adapting to the demands of businesses. With this in mind here are our office design predictions for 2018. … Read More

5 design trends for the modern workplace in 2017

2017 workplace design trends

2017 is set to be a momentous year in workplace design. Here are 5 of the most important current trends in workplace design. Air quality, natural light, temperature, noise and ergonomics all have the ability to enhance productivity, increase employee satisfaction and reduce absenteeism. Employees welcome the ability to be able to seek out quiet places to manage more complex … Read More

How to Hygge your office

Hygge your office

Hygge (pronounced ‘hue-gah’) is the Danish philosophy that is taking the UK by storm. There is no literal translation but it is described as a state of mind that embraces ‘cosiness’ and comfort. Hygge can include anything from enjoying food, celebrating friendships or enjoying a cosy evening in. Why is this relevant to the world of office design? Given that … Read More

Office design inspiration

office design inspiration

If you’re looking for office design ideas or inspiration, why not check out our Pinterest boards ? We’ve included a selection on this page from our 24 boards covering a wide range of topics from office layouts to snazzy staircases and helpful office accessories…

5 ways the workplace will change in the next 5 years

workplace changes in the next 5 years

Work trends have evolved dramatically over the past few decades with a recent report by PricewaterhouseCooper estimating that in the decade between 1990-2000, the majority of the workforce was employed in roles whose titles only existed after 1990. However, workplaces have failed to adapt to the changing face of the workforce, particularly within the world of SMEs where real estate … Read More