NeoCon 2017 – Emerging trends and the evolving workplace

Notes from NeoCon 2017 OI President, Bill Coons and OI Director of Design and Operations, Susan Coons – Representing Office Interiors, we recently made our annual trek to Chicago for NeoCon, North America’s most important annual design exposition and conference for commercial interiors. We attend NeoCon every year to look for unique solutions to help Read More »

Creating space without increasing your footprint

More than ever workplace design is a hot topic. According to Forbes “By 2020, the average amount of space per employee will drop to 150 square feet, down from 400 in 1985” With collaborative technology and a wide variety of generational differences in workplace preferences, an office has to be widely customizable to the momentary Read More »

NeoCon Sneak Peek!

As we head off to Chicago for the annual commercial interior design conference NeoCon, we could not help but share a sneak peak! Each year we go to NeoCon to bring back the industries latest and greatest to ensure our clients we can not only imagine their ideal office with them, but have the tools Read More »

Don’t be misled by all the sit/stand hype

Don’t be misled by all the sit/stand hype By now you probably feel like you have been beaten over the head with more information than you could ever want to know about sitting and standing at work. You might be feeling like it’s all a sales gimmick for you to buy an expensive piece of Read More »

The “Whys” of a Productive Office

Is your office utilizing products for productivity? With the continued influx of technology and collaboration among workers, designers have had to reevaluate lighting, acoustics and ergonomics as new work styles continue to prevail. Managing these three issues can be the real difference in effecting productivity in the office. Lighting General Illumination in the office in Read More »

NeoCon Trends 2014

Stay up to date with the newest trends for your industry   Office Interiors recently returned from North America’s largest design exposition, NeoCon. We want to share with you the most recent advancements in architectural and interior design, to help improve your business. The trends at this year’s event exhibited everything from advancements in touchscreen Read More »

Soundmasking

The Q&A on Sound Masking Premier Office Acoustics explains how you can reduce harsh or obtruisve sounds in the workplace. What is Sound Masking? Sound masking is a broad band, low level background sound that is designed to cover (mask) unwanted noise and conversational distractions. How does Sound Masking work? Sound masking introduces a background Read More »

War Rooms

Improving Your Collaborative Spaces with Lessons from High Tech War rooms, Agile rooms, and Scrum rooms were terms first used in software development, but providing an environment which fosters collaboration is proving beneficial to many types of project and team driven work. Tools that support collaborative spaces are evolving daily, and many can now be Read More »