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Five Tips for Staying Productive in the Open Office

There’s a lot to love about an optimized open office. The setup can promote collaboration, communication and innovation at fast-paced companies, and provide a perfect physical space for organizations that have strong virtual components to their operations. Tech companies in particular – including Apple, whose new $5 billion headquarters is designed around open-concept seating – are often strong proponents of the idea.

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Open Office: Meet Compact Storage

All the function. Compact form.

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The Role of Office Furniture in the Office Redesign Process

The Role of Office Furniture in the Office Redesign Process

With any office redesign plan, there are typically a number of different factors to be considered, all of which play key roles in determining the end result. Of course the objectives of the redesign project are the starting point. Once the objective is clear, designers have a variety of “levers” that can be pulled to achieve those objectives. Design elements such as windows, skylights and partitions can have a big influence on the look and feel of an office space, even if mostly on a subliminal level. Almost anything can be changed, but some elements are more malleable than others. Among the more malleable elements is Office furniture, which surely deserves a spot on the list of influencing factors when approaching a redesign. But let’s take a step back for a moment.

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7 Publications to Keep You Informed about Modern Office Design

Office design is an evolving discussion in the business world. What aesthetics energize employees? What environments are best for creativity? Is collaboration or privacy better for business? While all of these answers are dependent on the industry, the corporate culture, and design objective, these seven publications will keep you at the forefront of the discussion and up to date on the most recent thought on modern office design.

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