Social distancing design is realigning the collaborative workplace culture as new health and safety guidelines for businesses encourage safer engagement. Companies are beginning the reconfiguration process and the steps necessary to safely welcome employees back into the office.
As the year draws to a close, we are excitedly looking forward to the office design trends of 2020. Color, sustainability and inclusiveness will be stealing the limelight this year. We’ve done some research, and we’re now ready to share these industry trend predictions for the coming year:
- Vegan-sourced, organic and recycled fabrics with bold, clashing color palettes
- Environments designed with physical and mental diversity in mind and more focus on work-life integration
- Workspaces with modular, moving parts and more outdoor settings
- More solutions to combat the privacy crisis in open office plans
- A resurgence in informal working environments
These successful office renovation tips can inspire some outside the box thinking for your workspace design. Even if you don’t think your office can handle it, we’ve got you covered. With office space at a premium, sometimes a renovation is the best option for a rapidly growing team. It also gets top marks for talent retention, acquisition, and morale. It’s all about carefully crafted space planning & design to determine optimal workflow and efficiency for your team to accomplish their goals.
The 2019 color forecast has been released by Sherwin-Williams. Every color whether alone or combined with others, tells a story. So let’s take a look at how that translates into office design with regards to how personal, aspiring and attainable they are to your industry and your workspace.
Office privacy has become the next big adventure in office design. Over the past 30 years, the open office concept has shoved its way past more traditional designs to become the most popular office setting in America. Almost seven out of every ten offices now use this concept in one fashion or another.
Creative workspaces are essential to the livelihood of any brand. It doesn’t really matter what industry you’re in. Creativity and innovation are necessary to keep up, get ahead and grow your business. This is exemplified by coworking trenders like WeWork, who design innovative think-tank driven office spaces.
NeoCon 50 was all about the 2019 design trends hitting the commercial industry. Most of these trends have been filtering into office design via the hospitality industry, where a more den-like comfort zone has become a prominent aesthetic.
Developing The 5G Workspace is an idea whose time has come. The evolution of workplace design has witnessed plenty of incarnations in its quest to accommodate an ever-changing workforce. It sometimes appears to be a contest of extremes, but workspace design has risen to the challenge of providing the perfect environment for every level of expertise…simultaneously.
An optimized workspace is all about maximizing efficiency, which is always on the corporate agenda. The best place to start is your office design, where productivity and employee wellbeing begin.
Taking the time to optimize your workspace into a place where impact can be made within your brand environment is a significant player for productivity. Office managers are realizing the importance of creating a workspace that sparks creativity, flourishes with efficiency and keeps employees happy. Read more
The evolution of the perceptive workspace is futurecast by the design problem-solving of today. Office spaces have embraced the colorful changes brought into the working life of millennials, but the future of office design will embrace a multigenerational workforce. Employee working needs and the importance of health and emotional wellbeing in the workplace will drive these workspace design changes. The success story of a business is now deeply tied to employee happiness, which improves the overall efficiency and the integral success of the workforce.