From smart building management systems to wearable gadgets that encourage regular movement, today’s workers increasingly inhabit a new kind of workplace, optimized by technology to enhance productivity, health and wellbeing.
The UK’s largest practice, Foster + Partners, says it would consider moving its headquarters from London if Brexit meant it could no longer attract the world’s best architects.
Brooklyn lighting designers Rich Brilliant Willing has teamed up with manufacturer OLEDworks to develop a futuristic, bendable lighting panel.
According to One Click Retail research, Amazon.com did about $4 billion in furniture sales in the U.S. last year, up 51% year over year, to become the largest online player in the category.
The Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has approved a new safety and performance standard, BIFMA X6.4-2018 Occasional Use Seating.
Studio cofounders Susan Grossinger and Yorgo Lykouria have worked in architecture and interiors, but are now solely designing products, pure and simple.
One-third of the working U.S. are now labeled freelancers as Americans increasingly opt out of the rat race.
There is a witch hunt on in the workplace. “Open plan” has become a dirty word and the national press are leading the mob in vilifying this so-called scourge.
The contract furniture industry has seen a noticeable shift in the last few years, as specifiers respond to market demand to bring retail furniture into modern office designs.
This is the third in a continuing series of articles exploring the link between the built environment and the human behaviors that unfold therein.
By leveraging space utilization and fit-out technology tools, workplace strategists can gain a deeper understanding of where things are now and where they need to go next.
The Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) has approved new criteria for Product Conformance Requirements.
The designer discusses his approach to workplace design, and his new forays into branding strategy to give manufacturers a global edge.
According to the report, conditions are much worse now than three years ago when Oxford Economics conducted its first study.
When we think like a designer, we are able to transform the way we develop products, services, processes and even strategy.
“We no longer can only rely on personal productivity, but rather on social productivity," the product designer and founder of Feiz Design Studio says.