How to set up your workplace for remote and hybrid employees

Different types of remote workers and their needs Wherever your team works, it’s important to support everyone’s unique working situation. It’s best to determine how your equipment helps bring teams together to allow for productivity every day. First, let’s define the different types of remote work few of these options so you can decide what your organisation looks like and … 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

Office layouts for workplaces post-coronavirus

Australian architecture firm Woods Bagot has created four proposals for workplace design following coronavirus that merge working from home and office life to “strengthen culture and performance”. The Working from Home, Working from Work project was created by the architecture firm to move beyond health and safety measures, which are a given, and focus on encouraging collaboration and creativity during and after the … 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

Office design and its effects on productivity

Office design and productivity

Encouraging, monitoring and measuring productivity in the workplace is always going to be an important focus for businesses. In this blog we take a look at the impact office design can have on an employee’s morale, engagement and productivity. WHAT DRIVES PRODUCTIVITY? The productivity of your employees is based on a variety of factors. From their work-life balance to their relationship with their co-workers. … Read More