Is it me, or is the "resimercial" trend - residential design in a commercial space - taking the interior design world by storm? As a contract furniture designer, often my challenge is to incorporate the comforts and feelings of home with the reality of creating a productive, functioning office design. Without hesitation, I attest that it … Continue reading Embracing Resimercial Design
On May 11, 2017, Metropolis Magazine and Haworth hosted a discussion on A Healthy Return: The Business Case for Well-Being in the Workplace. In competition for today’s top talent, companies’ recruiting strategies are expanding beyond traditional employee benefits to include healthful and enriching lifestyle initiatives. And with the robust correlation between productivity and employee well-being increasingly … Continue reading A Healthy Return: The Business Case for Well-Being in the Workplace
Environments at Work believes effective office spaces can inspire workers, improve overall wellness, and encourage comfort. Throughout the month of May, we've been exploring well-being and the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL), which aims to create healthier and greener buildings for those who inhabit them. WELL looks to maximize the human experience within the built environment, so … Continue reading We’re Inspired by WELL and Well-Being [Infographic]
Aesthetics and high performance Wi-Fi are equally important in today’s open office environments. Unfortunately, many office Wi-Fi networks have bulky or ugly wires and equipment in plain sight. Ventev’s new Access Floor Wi-Fi Antenna hides the Wi-Fi antenna and cabling by concealing it inside a floor tile in raised access floor applications. This innovative solution … Continue reading Introducing Ventev Raised Access Floor Wi-Fi Antenna
We love wood – and everything about it. The “back-to-nature / bring-the-outdoors-in” design trend in office interiors soothes our senses! Natural and stable, wood furnishings, accents, and architectural details bring a calm, residential feel to the workplace. Wood evokes warmth and comfort, blurring the line between home and office. Wood textures used throughout a space … Continue reading WOODn’t you like to know…
"Designing for Focus Work" is a new white paper that shares approaches to workplace design and it's available on haworth.com. Open and interactive spaces that encourage collaboration can also introduce distractions that can sabotage focus work. Including spaces that help minimize distractions, thus allowing for greater focus, are vital for worker productivity. Employers need open … Continue reading Designing for Focus Work: a new white paper from Haworth, Inc.
By David Atwood, General Manager at Integrated Interiors Raised flooring and underfloor air applications have quickly risen in popularity with the new demands of sustainable construction. With benefits tied into both its efficiency and indoor air quality (IAQ), modular construction of underfloor air applications will become a key differentiator for any general contractors familiar with … Continue reading The Air Under There: Best Practices for Successful Raised Floor Installations
Environments at Work (EAW) partnered with Lumenpulse for its US headquarters relocation to Post Office Square in Boston. Founded in 2006, Lumenpulse is an innovative designer and manufacturer of LED lighting solutions...
We live in a society where 90% of our time is spent indoors, and that time is beginning to drastically affect our health. The WELL Building Standard is a revolutionary new building system that looks to improve human health within built environments. According to the WELL Building Standard, the mission is to enrich “the way people live by developing space that enhance occupant health and quality of life.”