Office culture and layouts have evolved tremendously over the past few years, thanks in part to the startup and tech world. Layouts that feature comfortable creative spaces, collaboration-focused work stations and an overall fun environment is a trend that is here to stay.
While Silicon Valley startups were the first to debut this type of office environment, it has now caught on with companies of all sizes and across a wide range of industries. It's a trend that I personally see becoming even more popular -- the benefits of this type of office environment are hard to deny.
Check out the infographic below by Rove Concepts that highlights fifteen popular modern office furniture and layout trends that you can get some inspiration from to help transform your current office into a more productive and creative space.
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Here is a well written and insightful 2016 Workplace Report created by the architectural firm, Ted Moudis Associates. Ted Moudis Associates has offices in New York, Chicago and London.
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An insightful and enjoyable interview on the Future of Work and WorkSpace.
Jennifer Magnolfi thinks about the future of work from her own unique perspective — that of an architect. Born and raised in Italy, she has also spent a lot of time in North America exploring workspaces and what they mean in the context of society. She has worked with large web corporations and new workspace networks. She has also spent time working for Herman Miller, the iconic furniture company.
You may look at Belmont Ridge Middle School seventh grade teacher Jason Augustowski's language arts class and see a bunch of couch potatoes, but that's not the case.
The teacher has swapped out the desks and chairs for couches and coffee tables to set the mood for something different in how students learn.
The experiment will be assessed at the end of this marking period and could be expanded to other classes if it proves to help students learn.
If you spend more waking hours in your office than with your significant other, you and your workspace had better be a good match. Studies have shown that office buildings aren't benign containers but active contributors to good — or poor — health, mood and productivity.