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3 Dental Office Furniture Best Practices

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Nov 28, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Dental offices are some of the most varied workspaces in any industry. On one hand, dental offices need to be warm and accommodating for visitors of all ages and backgrounds; however, they should also support employees and ensure high levels of productivity. As such, everything about a dentist’s office –– from the color scheme, to the layout, to the very furniture –– can affect a practice’s bottom line. With that in mind, today we’re here to provide a few helpful hints about an often overlooked design element, namely, dental office furniture. Check out these three best practices before you make any impulse buys!

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Topics: Dental Office Renovation

3 Medical Office Design Trends With Staying Power

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Oct 23, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Effective office design typically combines both classic and contemporary stylistic elements. When a workplace design skews too “old school” it can miss out on key benefits modern advancements provide; alternatively, an office built with only modern trends in mind could quickly become dated after only a few years. Indeed, not every design innovation will stand the test of time. Considering how important office design is to the overall effectiveness of a clinic or facility, it’s critical for professionals to strike the right balance between modish and timeless design choices. That’s why we’ve decided to focus on three medical office design trends that can improve your workplace environment for patients and staff members alike:

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Topics: medical office design

How Your Business Can Benefit from Tech Office Design Elements

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Sep 24, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The tech industry is constantly evolving. Technology is never static, and, unsurprisingly, tech companies themselves also undergo change at a rapid rate. What’s more, the way tech startups think about their office design is often unique and exciting. These are businesses looking to push the envelope and their workspaces typically reflect that fact. The good news is, all businesses can benefit from elements of tech office design –– regardless of their area of expertise.

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Topics: modern office design, tech office design

Car Dealership Design Ideas

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Aug 28, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Car salespeople understand the importance of making a good impression with a customer. Making a good impression, however, is about more than some dealerships seem to realize. Indeed, the way your space is arranged, and the amenities you have to offer your visitors can have a massive impact on your sales team's performance. To that end, here are a few examples of sound car dealership design ideas brought to life. We bet you'll see some design elements you can implement at your location!

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Topics: car dealership design, modern office design, office layout

Office Remodeling Examples: Get a Gorgeous Office Without Breaking the Bank

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jul 17, 2018 10:30:00 AM

All business owners have an obligation to themselves and their staff to manage their finances responsibly. It’s not always fun forming a company budget, but it’s an essential element to generating a sound business strategy. Unfortunately, budgetary restrictions sometimes prohibit a business owner from doing everything they’d like to accomplish under ideal circumstances. And far too often, management chooses to forgo a much-needed office renovation to cover other areas of need. The good news is, you don’t have to break the bank to achieve a stunning office redesign. Indeed, here are four office remodeling examples you can emulate at your workspace. Simply click on the links in the blog to see the work for yourself!

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Topics: office redesign, car dealership design, Dental Office Renovation, Office Renovation

How to Master an Office Redesign in 4 Simple Steps

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jun 21, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Let’s get logistical, baby. Transforming an office from what it currently is into what you want it to be can be a complicated process, involving numerous moving parts, contractors, and revisions along the way. Indeed, the task can prove so daunting that many companies desperately in need of a renovation put it off because they feel they don’t have the time, energy, or resources to complete one successfully. Fortunately, we can help with that. Here’s how to master an office redesign in 4 simple steps:

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Topics: office redesign

Commercial Office Design for Millennials: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jun 13, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The times, they are indeed changing. According to a study from the Pew Research Center, Millennials are already the largest generation in the American workforce. And that number is going to rise in the near future. As such, businesses across all industries need to adapt in a number of ways to accommodate this new wave of professionals. In particular, companies should reconsider their office design in relation to Millennial workers. Reconfiguring your commercial office design for Millennials might sound like a drastic step, but in reality it isn’t; it’s merely a natural progression. Still, in order to help your business make this transition as smoothly as possible, here are three things to look out for when renovating your office for the next generation:

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Topics: office design practices

5 Break Room Renovations that Will Wow Your Employees

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jun 8, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Who says work can’t be fun? Progressive businesses have realized over the past few years that the way their employees think about their workspaces –– and their jobs –– varies greatly from professionals in the past. As such, a modern office needs to provide more than just functional solutions; indeed, the best companies to work for tend to offer their employees a workspace where they can explore their creative impulses, collaborate with others, and –– of course –– unwind. The break room is no longer a luxury for companies that want to attract, and hold onto, top talent in their field. With that in mind, today we’re going to examine five innovative (and cost-effective!) break room renovations that your employees will love:

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Topics: office design practices

Repurposed Office Design: How to Make an Old Workspace Vibrant

Posted by Dan Johnstone on May 15, 2018 10:30:00 AM

It’s natural that most business owners would have a vision in mind when they picture their ideal workspace. After all, part of the fun of owning a small business is dreaming about the possibilities of growth, expansion, and improvement. However, there’s often quite the disparity between how people would like their offices to look, and how they actually are. Indeed, more and more companies are having to make do with offices and workspaces that weren’t designed for their needs. In fact, some businesses occupy buildings that weren’t even meant for their line of work. With that in mind, today we’re going to examine several repurposed office design best practices, and show you how you can make any office environment feel like a thriving workspace.

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Topics: Office Design

5 Open Office Design Ideas for Every Industry

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Apr 23, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Some companies never consider the possibility of an open office design because they feel it wouldn’t suit their business. Professionals in certain industries have ignored this potentially beneficial office upgrade, in large part because it’s considered “untraditional,” or they fear the shake-up would cause more harm than good. The truth is though, open office design can work for just about every business –– in every industry. And while we can’t cover every single profession in this blog post, today we’ll highlight five open office design ideas that can improve any workspace:

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Topics: Open Offices