How to Design Your Office Within Your Budget

It’s fun to think about what your space could be. Just imagine what updated technology, a fresh coat of paint or modern office furniture could do. Redesigns can be a time to engage the team and explore wish lists—until Debbie Downer says the B word: [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:54+00:00 March 31st, 2015|Workplace Design|

Easy Cleaning Routines Keep your Office Looking Good

At then end of a workday, there’s already a lot on your mind: the events of the past few hours, what you’re doing when you get home, what to have for dinner, etc. The last thing most people think about is the (technically non-mandatory) task of clean [...]

By | 2017-11-22T15:08:37+00:00 March 24th, 2015|Workplace Design|

How to Position your Desk for Maximum Productivity

Selecting the right desk for your office is difficult enough—but have you thought about which way you to place it? Each direction, whether toward the door, the window or the wall has its own pros and cons. Though some say otherwise, there’s no univer [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:54+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Workplace Design|

How to Add Lounge Furniture to Your Office

As the editor of Office Snapshots since 2007, and blogger for turnstone since 2011, one of the fun aspects of my work has been seeing the proliferation of turnstone's products, most often their Bivi and Campfire lines, in many office design projects [...]

By | 2017-09-15T15:42:15+00:00 March 5th, 2015|Workplace Design|

Eliminating the Guesswork: a Guide to Office Furniture Shopping

In an ideal world, furniture shopping would allow us the ability to take our office with us when we shopped. Since that’s not the case, we often end up with a desk that takes up ¾ of the space and doesn’t even leave room for a chair. Obviously, there [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:55+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Workplace Design|

Decorative or Distracting: Where to Draw the Line

An inspiring physical environment is definitely important when it comes to working. I know if I had to be confined to nothing but plain walls, I’d feel too trapped to get anything done. Instead, my office is decorated with mood boards, collages, art, [...]

By | 2017-11-22T15:25:05+00:00 February 17th, 2015|Workplace Design|

Infographic Reveals Challenges of Remote Working

­When it comes to getting work done, all generations want choices. Technology has cut the cord, freeing us from a single, prescribed way of tackling projects and to-do lists, making it easy for remote workers to take work “anywhere.” And for a long t [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:55+00:00 February 11th, 2015|Workplace Design|

Hunting for the right Coworking Space? 3 Tips to Help You Choose.

Tired of working from home? Does your job require a lot of "working out of coffee shops?" If so, it's time to pick a coworking space. Luckily, with more of them popping up every day, it's easy to find one that will work for you. At first glance, tryi [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:56+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Workplace Design|

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 easily be able to [...]

By | 2016-12-01T19:13:57+00:00 December 9th, 2014|Workplace Design|

Supporting Mobile and Remote Workers Through Office Design

Technology has been changing the way humanity gets work done ever since the dawn of time. New tools have made workers more efficient and more productive, helping them create greater value at an ever-increasing rate. These new tools also impact change [...]

By | 2018-03-05T19:42:52+00:00 October 16th, 2014|Workplace Design|