Smart-Connected-Banner
December 11, 2017

“Sitting is the New Smoking”

I think at this point everyone has heard “sitting is the new smoking” or “your chair is killing you“.  We sit during our morning commute, we sit at our desk, we sit in meetings, we sit at lunch, we sit driving home, we sit at the dinner table, we sit and watch TV… the list…

15-0012461
December 6, 2017

Successful Companies Put Emphasis on Wellbeing

Wellbeing: A Bottom Line Issue Steelcase Research How Feeling Good at Work Drives Business Performance When IBM asked CEOs around the world to identify the most important leadership traits needed today, their answer was resounding: collaborative, communicative, creative and flexible. CEOs are seeking “employees with the ability to constantly reinvent themselves. These employees are comfortable…

November 28, 2017

WorkCafé the New Conference Room?

WORKCAFÉ: THE NEW CONFERENCE ROOM? Some meetings are “let’s book a conference room”-type discussions. They require a level of formality or privacy that only a conference room can give. But increasingly workers are ditching the conference room in favor of the cafeteria, lounge or café. These “let’s grab a cup of coffee” meetings have become part of…

bludot 1
November 21, 2017

Thanksgiving with a Touch of Furniture!

Each year on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans gather for a day of feasting, football and family. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. While today’s Thanksgiving celebrations would likely be unrecognizable to attendees…

IMG-0025
November 17, 2017

Education Event

Wow, what an amazing education event!  It was great to have all the educators here to collaborate about how we can create better learning spaces for students.  Thank you to all of our speakers who were able to come and inform us about how to create spaces to inspire students. Check out our facebook page…

02_Duo-Studio-Mosaic
November 15, 2017

Creative Spaces + Technology

“The future will be powered by ideas,” says Ludwig. “How we create, identify, foster and make ideas tangible – that’s how value is created. Our spaces and technologies need to help us solve problems, not cause friction or get in the way. When space and technologies come together to really support people’s work and really…

Print
November 8, 2017

Creative Spaces=Creative Minds

“Creativity isn’t a linear process. It’s not even a predictable process. It has a rhythm of different activities and requires both convergent and divergent thinking.” JAMES LUDWIGVice President, Global Design, Steelcase New pressures to compete and grow businesses shifted organizational emphasis toward work that requires creativity and a new innovation process. “Breaking rules and breaking patterns is…

natlstressday041516011_178530_o
November 1, 2017

Stress Awareness Day

Stress can be a big issue, both in the workplace and in our day to day lives. Stress serves a solid purpose in human biology, but our modern lives have brought about a surplus of causes that haunt us from day to day. When we are faced with a challenge, or a threat to our…

tp.candycornbowl.0.0
October 30, 2017

National Candy Corn Day!

Its National Candy Corn Day! It’s that time of year again, and Halloween is upon us.  When you think of Halloween candy, there is one candy that comes always come to mind (although we wish it didn’t); that’s CANDY CORN. Candy corn has been around since the 1880’s, and I bet you didn’t know the…

17-0084538
October 24, 2017

State of Work: Blur the Edges

Smart devices let us work anywhere. The cloud keeps information with us wherever we go. And, mobile work policies allow more and more people to choose where they want to work.

Capture
October 10, 2017

22 Ergonomic Tips!

Little Secret:  There is nothing mystical or complex about workplace ergonomics.  Apply a little logic and the right tools can fit workers to the physical reality of the workplace.  Here are 22 easy-to-implement Ergonomic Tips and Ergo-cises.  Questions about how to make your workplace ergo-friendly?  Always feel free to give us a call!   22…