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 »

Don’t get UpStaged

Office Interiors is excited about one of Teknion’s newest released design concepts, upStage. Teknion describes how upStage fills a need in today’s workplace.  “Just as mid-century modern design transformed 20th century interiors, upStage brings a new topography to today’s office. Based on a simple platform or “stage,” upStage frees users from the constraints of a Read More »

Scotland Wright Associates

Scotland Wright Associates is a premier commercial real estate firm in Atlanta that specializes in service, knowledge, experience and quality. When it was time to renew or relocate SWA, they chose to relocate to The Fountains at Piedmont Center. In doing so, Scotland Wright wanted to include several of the most current office trends in today’s 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 »

The Office of the Future: Are we there yet?

The Office Of the Future – Are we there yet? by Bill Coons, President, Office Interiors Wow, there is a lot of information out there on what the office was, is, and will be. 32 years ago I was in college, studying the new trend of – the open office – and apparently, I still 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 »