Why Adding Personality to the Office Boosts Engagement

The office does more than providing a place to work — it can also deeply impact your mood and your productivity. Employees who have control over their workspaces are happier, healthier and, ultimately, more productive, says Meredith Wells-Lepley, Ph. [...]

By | 2017-04-26T19:23:35+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Featured, Productivity, Wellbeing|

6 Office Design Tips to Increase Employee Wellbeing

There’s an undeniable link between creativity and wellbeing in the workplace. As Steelcase research has shown, "people who are happier at work are more productive – they are more engaged, more creative and have better concentration." In today's compe [...]

By | 2017-04-26T19:23:52+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Featured, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

Food Is the Way to an Employee’s Heart

Small companies are taking a page out the employee benefit playbook of tech companies by providing free drinks and snacks to employees. Silicon Valley has lots of dough to provide free food throughout the day —  including meals— but chances are that’ [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:36+00:00 October 19th, 2016|Productivity, Startup Culture, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

4 Surprising Benefits of Coworking Spaces

According to a Global Coworking Survey, the coworking industry has quadrupled during the last 5 years. Coworking spaces now number more than 10,000 globally, allowing people to share equipment, ideas, knowledge, and of course, space. They come in all [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:37+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Productivity, Startup Culture, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

“Let the Light In” to Boost Happiness + Productivity

Office workers exposed to more light at the office had longer sleep duration, better sleep quality, more physical activity and better quality of life compared to office workers with less light exposure in the workplace, reports a study by Northwester [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:37+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Productivity, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

Why Free Food Isn’t Really About Food at All

Entrepreneurs looking to foster startup culture know a thing or two about great perks like free food. Hoping their "if you build it, they will come" attitude will draw talented rock stars, they splurge on organic treats and beer on tap. But much like [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:37+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Productivity, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

Nature in the Workplace: 6 Ways To Do It Well

Bringing nature into the workplace is not only a beautiful design element, but has been shown to reduce stress, minimize illness and enhance employee wellbeing. Whether your workplace has green spaces inside or access to green spaces outside, the imp [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:43+00:00 April 14th, 2016|Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

8 Ways to Increase Wellbeing at the Office

Though ergonomics and sustainability have long been influencing workplace design, wellbeing is the most recent consideration making headlines when planning your space. Wellbeing is a holistic design focusing on the user, aiming to encourage healthy l [...]

By | 2017-11-22T15:56:01+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Wellbeing, Workplace Design|