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…

Outfitting the Executive Office

With the trend towards open offices and hot-desking you would think that the traditional executive office is dead; however that is far from the truth. While these trendy new office types do receive a lot of attention, there are still a large number of offices with cellular layouts and combination office spaces that feature dedicated…

7 Easy Tips for Decorating Small Spaces

Decorating any space can certainly be a challenge. Finding the right furnishings and accessories that match your style and blend well together can take time and perseverance. Small spaces present their own unique challenges. On one hand the smaller space means you have less room to fill, but it means finding just the right pieces…

How to Find the Right Office Chair

If you work in an office environment you know all too well the challenge of finding the right office chair. Between personal preference and our diverse body shapes there is no such thing as a one size fits all office chair. The tasks you perform at work can also influence the type of office chair…