With three-quarters (76 percent) of office workers agreeing that a well-functioning and attractive office workplace would encourage better staff retention, the study demonstrates a link between the office workspace, the people in it, and their inclination to stay put.
Agile Working is more than a project it is a cultural journey involving continuing change to achieve continuous improvement. Agile Working is moving on.
Wearable tech is less effective in motivating the older workforce – perhaps what we need is a digitally enabled workplace that supports us as we age.
Do people really care about working in offices with social events and perks like cold brew taps and ping-pong tables?
Generation Z is entering the workforce, bringing with it a tech-first mentality that will propel businesses further into the digital era while potentially deepening the divide among five generations in the workplace.
Thanks to cloud computing and Skype, there’s less need for a physical office, but the urge to transmit corporate culture and values persist.
The design studio Rapt has created two wild concepts for a futuristic cubicle, involving robots and . . . non-toxic fog.
With organizations that use them often being accused of Big Brother-style surveillance, workplace sensors are as controversial as they are pervasive. But what insight can they provide the design community?
With the average American working 40+ hours a week, and entrepreneurs working often 2 to 3 times more, it’s important to understand how a physical workspace affects mental workspace.
As people work longer hours and in more intense ways, many organizations are seeking to support employee wellbeing in the office.
When it comes to workplace design, the idea of beauty (or at least attractiveness) seems pretty important even when it can’t be measured.
If the future of work is remote work, why do we need office furniture, whether a desk or a sofa? Why show up to a workspace at all, for that matter?
People love to complain about meetings. They’re often pointless, and attendees feel like there is always more important work they can do in its place.
Thanks to technology and mobility, our work has come home with us. So it’s only fair that home should come to work, right?
While tech-driven workplaces present new opportunities, if architects fail to show how design shapes workers' performance, then architecture could easily loose its relevance.
By constantly seeking to unlock the future of the workplace, Gielgen serves the Vitra team with the results of his observations, trend clusters, market analysis and business cases.