4 Design Principles of Open Plan Offices

With benefits like greater productivity and collaboration and the elimination of the high wall cubicles, the open plan office is considered to be the starting point for “the office of the future”. As designers, we have adapted to this new feel and look of the corporate world, and have found that there are four key design […]

4 Design Fundamentals That Lead To Office Wellbeing

The phrase “office wellbeing” is hugely emphasized in the corporate world today. Companies are working to make their offices happy and healthy environments for their employees to work in. But what does an office that encourages user wellbeing look like? When we design offices for wellbeing, there are four fundamentals we work around. 1. Give them an […]

6 Ways We Added Color to a Space Without Painting the Walls

Color can be included in any design, even those with a neutral palette. Check out 6 ways we used color in some of our recent designs without painting a wall. 1. A burst of orange brings life to this seating area We used exotic millwork to set the tone for the reception area that we […]

Design that Works: A Multi-Functional Private Office

Our design for the multi-functional private offices at software company Pegasystems Inc., was inspired by the trending decrease in the amount of private areas found in the workplace. As designers, we often challenge our clients to re-assess what job functions require someone to sit in a private office. Most people will say they need an office because […]

Flashback Friday: Tudor Investment Corporation, 2000

Our 25 year anniversary as a firm has given us an excuse to look back on all of the projects we have completed since 1990. This week, we are flashing back 15 years, to a space that we designed for Tudor Investment Corporation.

5 Reasons to Let Transparency Shine in Office Design

Transparent design principles are trending in the workplace today.  Check out 5 reasons why: 1. Out of sight, out of mind When sight lines are limited to the walls of a cubicle, it is easy to forget that office spaces are in fact full of people. Breaking down site barriers in the workplace fosters collaboration because […]

5 Reasons to Stand at Work

You’re going to want to rise out of your chair and plant two feet on the ground for the rest of your work day after reading this… 1. Say goodbye to aches and pains Static sitting for long periods of time results in awkward posture, aches, pains and fatigue. Sitting seems to be the default way […]