Does Design Have to Change for the Office of the Future?
In the 1999 comedy "Office Space," the soulless arrangement of individual cubicles along with his employer’s staid and dreary culture ensured that Peter Gibbons (Ron Livingston)...
Amazon.com Opens Rainforest in Seattle
Amazon.com has opened a rainforest-like office space in Seattle that it hopes will spark new ideas for employees.
Humanity the Future of Office Design Success
In many traditional office arrangements, workers arrive in the morning and leave in the evening, five days per week.
Australia Lags In Workplace Ergonomics
Australia’s business sectors are world class in many respects, but lag noticeably in ergonomics, according to Kirsty Angerer, Associate Ergonomist for Australia and NZ for ergonomics...
Do Open Plan Offices Really Deliver Productivity?
The trend toward open plan offices continues to gather momentum as companies such as Google, eBay, Goldman Sachs and American Express tear down partitions and open...
Your Office Might Look Good, but is it Safe?
Practicality needs to be an important factor in office design and furnishings.
Tired of Moving Chairs Around? Nissan Built Self-Parking Ones
Japan prides itself on making nearly every aspect of everyday living more convenient through technology, but we never could have seen this one coming: self-parking chairs.
Using Science to Design Office Spaces that Attract and Retain Top Staff
Winning the battle for talent is one of the biggest hurdles senior leaders are facing. In the ever-increasing competitive landscape for recruiting and retaining talented employees,...