Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The science of why sitting all day is bad for your health

Is sitting all day at work slowly killing you? The simple answer is yes. Staying in a fixed position for extended durations can have serious adverse effects on your health. READ MORE

Monday, March 19, 2018

Some sound advice on workplace design

Thoughtful design, paired with a change management program to educate staff, can both enhance connectivity and minimize distractions.

Open office design draws mixed reviews these days, and noise is one of the primary reasons. Spaces intended to facilitate the free flow of people and ideas often allow noisy distractions to travel, too. But thoughtful design, paired with a change management program to educate staff, can both enhance connectivity and minimize distractions. 

So how do we deliver workplaces that support our clients' goals for branding, functionality, and productivity?

Source: Building Design & Construction

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Have you seen the new Orb desk from TheSenatorGroup? It's out of this world

Orb is a revolutionary desking solution that allows the liberalisation of space through 360 degree circular worktops. We’re not talking simply about cutting corners, far from it, Orb’s design permits a natural fluidity to the workspace allowing gentle crescents to be created through the simple interlocking of workstations.

Monday, February 19, 2018

5 Spaces To Support Creative Collaboration

Collaboration is one of the key focuses of business leaders today. It drives innovation and creativity, leading to new ideas and business success. Regardless of industry, teamwork plays a crucial role in our work. When workers are able to collaborate, they’re more likely to solve problems and generate innovative ideas.

According to a Global Workplace report, 96% of highly engaged and satisfied workers feel their company encourages teamwork and collaboration. To facilitate teamwork, it’s essential for employers to provide collaborative spaces throughout the workplace.

Genuine meeting places spur collaboration that helps migrate ideas around an organization, and give people the fuel to do their best work. Collaboration can happen in a variety of spaces, and it’s important to provide both casual and formal settings to support teams. Here are five spaces to support creative collaboration.

Source: Coalesse

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Millennial Arrival And The Evolution Of The Modern Workplace

Have you noticed? Millennials appear to be everywhere. Not that this group -- the sizable cohort born between 1981 and 1997, now estimated at 75.4 million Americans -- was ever invisible. What’s changed is their status. Pampered and acclaimed, fussed over by recruiters, annunciated by the press, dissected by psychologists and analyzed by statisticians, the millennial generation has fully come into its own, and that means big changes to the design and implementation of the modern workplace.


Tuesday, February 06, 2018

BFI Furnishes new Biolabs facility in Princeton New Jersey

BFI is proud to have provided the furniture for this new Biolabs facility in Princeton New Jersey.

Princeton Innovation Center Biolabs, a new co-working space, which will be home to more than 20 startup companies in the sciences and engineering fields.

The Biolabs founder says it will be part of a network of facilities around the country where innovators build new companies.

This facility is created in partnership with Princeton University. The executive director of the Entrepreneurship Council at the school says while basic research and the academics remains on campus, they wanted to create a space where faculty and students could go to grow their ideas into a business.


Thursday, January 25, 2018

What workplace productivity and collaboration will look like in 2018

Enterprise technology plays a pivotal role in determining the success of modern business. Tools such as chat apps, messenger integrations and cloud services have helped us become more organized, improved our collaboration processes and ultimately led to a more productive workforce. But what innovations are on the horizon for next year that will change the way we work?

Here are four of the biggest workplace collaboration and productivity trends to watch out for in 2018. READ ARTICLE

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Top 25 Most Popular Offices of 2017

The Top 25 Most Popular Offices of 2017

It is that time again for Office Snapshot's annual look back at what people were interested in throughout the past year: The Top 25 Most Popular Offices of 2017. READ ARTICLE
Source: Office Snapshots