4 Secrets to Creating the Perfect Law Office Design

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Feb 19, 2018 2:30:00 PM

“Perception is reality.” It’s a phrase lawyers –– perhaps more than professionals in any other field –– understand intimately. Because whether you’re presenting a case in court, or entertaining guests at a house party, the way you present yourself to the world matters. Indeed, the same can also be said for office design as well. And when it comes to law office design, there’s a delicate balance to strike between form and functionality. The good news is, you can transform your law office into a dynamic space that works both for you –– and your clients.

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Car Dealership Design: How to Wow Your Customers

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Feb 8, 2018 10:30:00 AM

In the past going to the car dealership was a delightful day out. After all, what could be more exciting than purchasing your own car? Unfortunately, though, too often modern-day customers don’t experience that same “wow factor” consumers in the past felt for automobiles and car dealerships. So how can you recapture some of that spirit and impress your customers at the same time? The answer is down to innovative car dealership design. And you can begin revamping your car dealership by following these five simple steps:

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Unconventional Workplace Design: Turning Unique Spaces Into Offices

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Feb 1, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Modern offices take the shape of a company’s needs. Plain and simple, the idea of a workspace being a square-shaped grid with matching cubicles of equal size is not only outdated, but unfeasible in many cases. That’s because plenty of companies occupy spaces that weren’t designed for them. Instead, modern businesses will often repurpose buildings and spaces that were once used for other functions –– like manufacturing, residence, or even commercial sales. As such, unconventional workplace design has become more important in the past few years. Fortunately, there are ways you can mold your workspace into a thriving office environment –– no matter how strange a space it might appear at first.

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5 Creative Office Design Tips for the New Year

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jan 24, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The holiday season may seem a long time ago already, but the New Year has only just begun. And with it comes the opportunity to better yourself, develop healthy habits, and re-prioritize what’s important to you. The good news is, you can take that New Year’s optimism and channel it in any number of ways –– including redesigning your office. So if you’re feeling especially creative, or if you’ve been putting off reconfiguring your office for some time, here are five creative office design tips to help get you started in 2018:

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CEO Office Design: How to Create the Optimal Workspace

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jan 19, 2018 10:30:00 AM

ceo office designIn the modern corporate world, there are a number of executives who eschew a private office and instead set up shop alongside their employees. While this spirit might be commendable, in practice it presents a myriad of problems for the contemporary CEO –– from a lack of privacy, to a decrease in status and even productivity. So how do you strike the right balance between the stuffy, off-limits offices of yesteryear, and forgoing an essential workspace entirely in your office layout? The good news is, there are measures you can take to ensure that your CEO office design creates a room that is both private enough to allow for quality work, and still inviting and open at the same time. Here’s how:

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4 of the Best Office Design Practices for Small Office Spaces

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jan 11, 2018 10:30:00 AM

We can’t all be blessed with the type of wide open spaces or eye-catching views we’d like at work. Nor can every business afford a costly expansion and renovation to suit their needs. However, there are measures you can take to maximize a small office space. Indeed, with a little creativity and a little elbow grease, you can transform a cramped workspace into a thriving mecca for your team members. So, here are four of the best office design practices for small office spaces:

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How to Make the Most of a Studio Office Design

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jan 10, 2018 2:30:00 PM

studio office designThere’s a common misconception in the design world that a larger canvas allows for greater creativity; that if you’re saddled with tight quarters you’ll just have to make do with your surroundings. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Indeed, anyone can make the most of a studio office design –– provided they keep an open mind and apply sound design elements to their space. Here’s how you can get started revamping your studio office:

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3 Creative Dental Office Design Ideas

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jan 3, 2018 11:30:00 AM

One of the key “anxiety triggers” for people who are reluctant — or in some cases, flat-out dread — going to the dentist, is the traditional clinical look and feel of the environment: uncomfortable plastic chairs in the waiting room, buzzing fluorescent lights, PEOPLE Magazine’s and Sport’s Illustrated circa 2005, and of course: that “dental office smell” and those “dental office sounds”. Indeed, just thinking about it is enough to convince patients to put off going to the dentist until they absolutely have no other choice.

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The Differences Between Contemporary vs. Modern Office Design

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Dec 29, 2017 11:30:00 AM

When exploring options for refreshing, renovating or perhaps re-inventing your work environment, you’ll likely come across the terms “contemporary” and “modern” used interchangeably in various articles, books, videos, discussion forums and websites. 

However, while contemporary and modern are synonyms in everyday communication, in an office design context they refer to distinct concepts. Below, we summarize the key differences: 

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3 Types of Ergonomic Office Furniture Items to Include in Your Office Design

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Dec 22, 2017 11:30:00 AM

For decades, employees were obligated to “fit” into their office environment — which typically meant facing a daily grind of sitting in painful chairs, working at awkward desks, straining to reach inconvenient cabinets, and the miserable list goes on.

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