6 Tips for Making Open Offices Work

It seems workers either love open offices or hate them. If you love them, you gush about the increased energy, collaboration, creativity and transparency that comes from impromptu conversations and lack of silos. If you hate them, you complain about [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:47+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Productivity, Wellbeing, Workplace Design|

Upgrade your Office Space with 5 Gorgeous Trends

This fall is full of gorgeous office trends that make it easy to upgrade or refresh your space. Personally, I've been having a field day with them all, and the best part? They're no longer hard to find! If your office is ready for a much-needed upgra [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:47+00:00 November 3rd, 2015|Workplace Design|

How Workplace Design Helps Business Agility

When I think of agility, I think of entrepreneurs responding quickly and deftly to marketplace conditions. I think of entrepreneurs bringing new products to market or modifying existing ones. I think about entrepreneurs targeting new markets, expandi [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:48+00:00 October 20th, 2015|Productivity, Startup Culture, Workplace Design|

#ModernMonday: The Future of the Workplace Twitter Chat Recap

Every Monday, Dwell (@Dwell) and Design Milk (@DesignMilk) invite Twitter fans to participate in a #ModernMonday chat discussing current trends in design. This past Monday, July 27, Dwell and Design Milk tackled "the future of the workplace," and our [...]

By | 2017-08-21T20:11:15+00:00 July 28th, 2015|Workplace Design|

How to Design an Awesome Coworking Facility

One of the most interesting aspects of creating a coworking space is understanding what exactly draws people to a location. During my first few months interacting with coworking spaces, I was under the impression that what sold a space came down to p [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:52+00:00 June 30th, 2015|Workplace Design|

Susan Cain’s “Quiet” Sheds Light on Introverts in Business

Our personality—where we fall on the introvert-extrovert spectrum—has a profound impact on our leadership ability, our ability to ask “what if,” whether we learn from our mistakes and on the work environments we prefer, according to Quiet: The Power [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:52+00:00 June 25th, 2015|Productivity, Workplace Design|

How to Leverage the Extra Space in your Office

Leftover space. At least one of the rooms somewhere in our lives has some, and it’s always an awkward size: not big enough for a couch, but not small enough to leave empty without looking like something’s missing. In a bedroom, it’s relatively easy t [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:52+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Workplace Design|

How to Manage Working Between Offices

Today's work environment allows for work to happen in lots of different places. Some of us split time between a home office and company headquarters. Others of us move between zones in our workplace,go to a coworking facility a few days a week, or re [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:53+00:00 May 12th, 2015|Productivity, Workplace Design|

Furniture Buying: When to Splurge and When to Skimp

With more options than ever before, furniture shopping has never been so difficult—simply because there’s too much to choose from. Another issue is the challenge of appropriately divvying up your budget to get everything you need. This task becomes e [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:53+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|Workplace Design|