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4 Engaging Modern Office Interior Design Concepts

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Nov 19, 2018 10:30:00 AM

In terms of interior design choices, modern business owners have an overwhelming amount of options at their disposal. One one hand, this is obviously a good thing. But it also raises a lot of questions and concerns about how to best create a workspace. Is an ideal office setup trendy or classic? High-tech or old-school? Creative or comfortable? The reality is, only you know which design style is best for your business because your company is unique. Indeed, perhaps the biggest mistake entrepreneurs can make in regard to interior design is accepting a boilerplate concept for their office space. Rather than settling for one of a number of cookie-cutter workspace layout plans, check out these four engaging modern office interior design concepts that will be sure to excite your team:

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Topics: modern office design

4 Cost-Effective Small Waiting Room Ideas

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Oct 16, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Previously on our blog, we’ve written about how business owners can maximize a small office space. And we’ve also covered how to improve the look and feel of a waiting room. But we’ve never tackled how to optimize a small waiting room design –– until now. Indeed, it can be difficult to come up with solutions to small waiting room problems, since so many design upgrades rely on having lots of space –– or money. Don’t worry, though. We’re here to provide you with four small waiting room ideas that will enhance customer experience without busting your budget:

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Topics: waiting room design

The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Office Design for Gen Z

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jul 24, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Where does the time go? Though many of us already in professional environments may be loathe to consider it, huge numbers of young people within Generation Z are poised to enter the workforce. Indeed, the oldest members of Gen Z are about to graduate from college, and as such, business owners need to adapt and adjust to this new breed of employee. With that in mind, today we’re going to focus on how companies can make their office spaces more inviting to young people. Consider this your ultimate guide to commercial office design for Gen Z:

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Topics: office design practices, Office Design

Your Worst Nightmare About Dental Office Design Come to Life

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jun 20, 2018 10:30:00 AM

For many, (around ten percent of the population) the thought of going to any dental office is a terrifying one. Indeed, dental phobia is real, and medical professionals in the dentistry field need to recognize this if they’re going to overcome stereotypes and negative connotations. The good news is, the way your practice is laid out and organized can have an alleviating effect on nervous patients. Conversely though, a poor dental office design could compound your patients’ fears, and irritate your other visitors as well. On that note, today we’re going to examine the worst case scenario in dental office design. Here’s a few nightmarish design elements to avoid like the plague at your office:

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Topics: Dental Office Renovation

How Building Information Modeling Can Transform a Design Project

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jun 18, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Many times in business and in life, the process is just as important as the end result: the destination as vital as the journey; the effort as integral as the outcome. If you’re a believer in doing things the right way, then know that office design projects are no exception to that rule. And with Building Information Modeling (BIM), businesses of all sizes can now renovate and redesign their offices with greater confidence, time-efficiency, and cost-savings opportunities than ever before. Don’t know how building information modeling works? Then don’t worry –– we’ll explain everything you need to know here:

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Topics: office design practices

3 High Tech Office Design Ideas for Progressive Businesses

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on May 4, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The most innovative work spaces are often expressions of the forward-thinking companies behind them. After all, successful entrepreneurs recognize the value of a cutting-edge office, and will take measures to equip their team with everything they need to gain an advantage over the competition. The problem many companies face when dealing with office renovation however, is they don’t know where to start. Indeed, it can be a daunting task to try and completely reimagine a workspace from scratch. So in order to provide a solid blueprint for all business owners to follow, here are three high tech office design ideas for workplaces of all sizes.

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Topics: Office Design

Workspace Design Psychology –– How to Improve Engagement and Productivity

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Mar 26, 2018 10:29:00 AM

An office at its best is more than just a set of rooms, desks, tables, and chairs. Instead, the best workplaces don’t feel like offices at all. They inspire people to create and perform better than they could anywhere else. So the question then becomes, how do you create a truly dynamic office? What about the way an office is designed allows for greater productivity and collaboration from your employees? Today we’re going to take a look at several factors that influence workspace design psychology –– and how you can use it to your advantage.         

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Topics: Office Design

4 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a Small Office Space

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Mar 7, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Cramped. Confined. Cornered. Claustrophobic.  

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Topics: small office spaces

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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Topics: unconventional workplace design

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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Topics: small office spaces, office design practices