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9 Inspiring Office Libraries

Continuing education and professional development is an important aspect of many professional fields. People in design, insurance, law, education, accounting and many others stay up-to-date on the latest trends and research by taking...

This Holiday, Say “No” to Your Phone & Laptop: 5 Reasons to Unplug.

Be honest with yourself: Are you physically attached to your smartphone or laptop? (guilty!) Are you constantly updating all forms of social media and scanning e-mail inbox like a watchdog? Do you sleep no further than...

Noise problem in your Conference Room? Here’s how to fix it.

In your conference room, where confidential or important business deals take place, you need to ensure that your conversation isn’t heard throughout the rest of the office.  If the walls in the conference room are thin, you may not...

Instant Office Upgrade: Make a Statement with a New Rug

When it comes to open spaces, a rug can make all the difference. 

A bright print or a simple faux fur rug can make a cold and uninviting office space feel quaint and cozy. In corporate office buildings overwhelmed by fluorescent...

It Is Officially Time To Drop Your Drop Ceilings

                                                                    

I'm fairly convinced that one of the biggest game-changers in the office design over the last 15 years has been the movie Office Space. It perfectly sums up...

7 Interesting Examples of Curtain Walls

We all know what curtains are. And we all know what walls are. Now let's take both of those common items, shove them in a mixing bowl, add a dash of office and see what we get after a healthy mixing. The resulting concoction is a...

15 Examples of Pillars (And What You Can Do To Make Them Awesome)

Of all the topics you woke up this morning thinking you wouldn't read about today, pillars were probably on the top of your list. But you were wrong. Here you are and this is an article about pillars.

Pillars and columns are...

How to Be Productive in Your Open Office

So, you secured your exclusive spot in that posh co-working space—the one with jaw-dropping window views of the city skyline and the most fabulous co-workers around. A co-working space offers endless possibilities for freelancers,...

How to Separate Your Office Space Intelligently

One of the office design projects I'm dying to see once completed is Facebook's Menlo Park Campus, currently being designed by legendary architect Frank Gehry. If you've read much about it, you may have noticed that the office is...

Third Spaces and Your Office - Why You Should Add One Today

To those involved in office design, the term "third space" is something everyone is familiar with. One reason for this broad acceptance is because it isn't strictly an office design term, but rather a sociological term which refers...