engaging five senses

WATER COOLER CHAT: Engaging The Five Senses

Engaging the five senses—sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch—that humans perceive the world can elevate your office design for productivity. Even the best employers, providing the best workplace solutions—ergonomic seating, height-adjustable tables, views to the outdoors, multiple break rooms—may be missing something huge. What about the color of the walls? The smells in the office? The texture of furniture materials?

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refurbished furniture

WATER COOLER CHAT: Lessening Your Footprint With Refurbished Furniture

It sounds complicated, but refurbished furniture can make a difference as a consumer and a company with your buying power. Office Furniture NOW! has been reducing the amount of solid waste – including hazardous waste – that has been going to the landfill for years by selling refurbished office furniture. The office furniture business is a bulky business. A task chair takes up about 15 cubic feet of space; a desk suite takes up about 100 cubic feet. There is a huge amount of cardboard and packaging materials that arrive with each new desk or chair. Reuse and resale re-establishes the balance by giving usable furniture a new life and lessening the land ll impact. Office Furniture NOW! continues to do its part.

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branding

WATER COOLER CHAT: Design Inspiration From A Branding Client

Foote, Cone & Belding is a New York branding agency that guides the corporate images of companies like Diet Coke, John Deere, and Samsung Electronics understands that the strongest brands need to permeate every aspect of a corporation.

While views and references to the city were key elements in the plans to renovate three floors of the 1898 Gimbals department store, additional needs also had to be considered. The space and its furniture, for instance, had to be highly flexible and functional to accommodate collaborating teams and company growth. It also had to be comfortable for the 900+ employees, from the office furniture and lounge areas to a consistent climate and plenty of light. Get Inspired