Fight Like A Girl, Fight For A Cure

October is breast cancer awareness month which affords us an opportunity to reach out and support those near and dear to us. This very day, in offices, in boardrooms, in our neighborhoods, and in our homes the ranks most dear to us; mothers, daughters, friends, wives and colleagues are holding the night sentry and raising…

How Work Modes Impact Modern Workplace Design – Part 5: Rejuvenate

In the conclusion of our five part series we take a look at an emerging work mode, rejuvenate. As the lines between work and play become increasingly blurred due to increased technology, work days become longer and stress levels increase. In an effort to promote better work/life balance and employee wellness many companies are adding…

How Work Modes Impact Modern Workplace Design – Part 4: Socialize

The next work mode impacting modern workplace design is socialize. Being social by nature, people need interactions with others throughout the day. While collaboration and learning can satisfy this need to some extent, break time plays an integral role in the social work mode.  Having designated areas in the office where employees can come together…

How Work Modes Impact Modern Workplace Design – Part 3: Learning

Now that we have seen how focus and collaboration impact workplace design, it’s time learn how the next work mode leaves its mark. Our next work mode is just that, learning. Every day is an opportunity to learn something new, expand our way of thinking, and come up with that ah-ha moment that leads to…

How Work Modes Impact Modern Workplace Design – Part 2: Collaboration

Welcome back for part two of our five part series on how work modes impact modern office spaces. Today we explore collaboration and its impact on workplace design. With studies showing that collaboration and innovation have an 81% correlation, it’s no wonder why many companies rank collaboration as their most critical work mode. Although collaboration…

Quick & Easy Dining Room Refresh

Ready for a quick & instant update in your dining room or kitchen? Not everyone has the time or the resources for a complete remodel, but this simple and affordable upgrade can bring new life into your space. It’s easier than you might think. Simply swap out your dining chairs or bar stools with something…

How Work Modes Impact Modern Workplace Design – Part 1: Focus

The workplace has changed dramatically in recent years. The rise in technology and disruptive innovation has led to new ways of working and collaborating, altering the way we work and our work environments. Gone are the days of the cubicle farm and the singular open office. Today, a hybrid of different types of workspaces fuse…

What You Need to Know Before Moving Into Your First Dorm Room

Are you one of the millions of students across the country enjoying the last few weeks of summer before heading back to school for another year of college studies? Perhaps you are getting ready to embark on your first experience away from home, moving into a campus dorm room and beginning your path to adulthood….

5 Ways to Incorporate an Accent Chair Into Your Home

The accent chair is often an overlooked or completely forgotten piece of furniture in the home. Yet, they can be a great way to add extra seating space for your guests, while adding personality to the room. With a wide variety of fabrics, shapes and styles available, it is easy to infuse your living space…

Ottoman vs Coffee Table: Which is Right for Your Home?

Updating your living room and finding it hard to choose between an ottoman and a coffee table? While they are both practical choices that add function and style to your living space, they each have attributes that work well with different lifestyles. Let’s take a look at some of the key distinctions between the ottoman…

How to Choose the Perfect Bar Stool

If your kitchen design features an island layout or peninsula layout, you know all too well the importance of finding the perfect bar stools for your kitchen space. Kitchen seating can add warmth and character to an otherwise utilitarian space. However, it can also make a space look dated and out of place when the…

Maximize Your Productivity with Colorful Office Chairs

Who said that your office chair has to be basic black?  Have more fun with color! Traditionally, office chairs have been issued in basic black to match nearly any office design. While these chairs may be functional and do their job, they often lack style and do little to inspire yourself or your staff. In…