Modern society loves to ignore the fact that human beings are animals. We’re designed to interact and integrate with our environment - and contrary to popular belief, that natural environment isn’t sandwiched between two cubicle walls inhaling sterile air with no view of the outside world. Humans possess the instinctual need to be immersed in the real world, and without access to it, our behaviors can change. So it’s no surprise employees and some businesses are demanding Mother Nature be integrated back into the office space.  
Office design strategy is largely about efficiency, productivity, and how many employees can effectively and purposefully be placed in a space to churn out the best results; usually from a monetary perspective, sprinkled with employee happiness and well-being. Yet, in an ever-evolving landscape that demands supportive collaboration in the office, we’re left wondering why more commercial office spaces aren’t optimized to improve creativity.
Remember the Three R’s from public school? They’ve never been more relevant as eco-friendly initiatives, recycling, reusing materials, and renewable energy are handily at the forefront of today’s societal consciousness. Making your office more sustainable has a plethora of benefits - from helping ease the pressure of elevated utility fees and growing capital expenditures, to generating positive client and public perception and a company culture that’s dedicated to ethical, eco-friendly choices that make the office a more pleasant place to be.

Gauging the amount of widespread information available today may have you thinking office spaces must be metaphorical beehives — buzzing with borderline instinctual, relentless efficiency and productivity. While design commercial interior design strategy may be a common subject for the corporate crowd, actually putting that...

The very first iterations of a so-called modern office were rolled out to the masses in the early 1900’s. Most of them featured an open concept layout to support collaboration and communication - but they also contributed to massive levels of noise and distraction. Cue...

Change can be an overwhelming word for some, but at its core, change in an office setting means taking a hard look at processes, structures, technology, and the use and psychology of space. Managing changes to these processes and spaces can be tough for organizations that have become comfy in their approach; especially when we remind ourselves that organizations don’t change - the people who make them successful do.

So, you've decided to build a new office or commercial space. The big decision you will need to make concerns which is the best method to get your project from concept to construction. Various project delivery workflows can take different paths, each with benefits and...

Today's modern business spaces look very different from traditional offices of the past. It doesn't matter if it's an open work space or some combination of private offices and cubicles, corporate management clearly understands the benefits to renovating current office spaces with improved workflow patterns...

The design of your office reflects your company’s values. Well-designed workspaces create an environment that can have an enormously positive impact on your employees' overall productivity and morale. Function within design elements are of utmost importance - whether you commute to the office, or you work...