Friday, July 29, 2016

Behind the scenes at Herman Miller

What exactly does a company town look like in the 21st century? Curbed trekked to Grand Rapids, Michigan, to take a look at furniture manufacturing through the eyes of Herman Miller’s 3,700-strong workforce.

Source: Curbed

How The Modern School Is Becoming More Like The Modern Workplace

There was a time when American schools, like American offices, were drab and stuffy places. But things are changing.

As the office has evolved to allow a more creative and collaborative workplace, many educators have taken note, bringing those same features to classrooms, school libraries, lunchrooms and other common areas.

Today’s schools, are now being equipped with outlets from the floors to the walls allowing students to easily plug in and charge laptop computers, phones and other devices wherever they work. They have furniture designed for the way students sit and stand. And they have collaborative spaces designed to allow them to work together in small groups and in teams.



Thursday, July 28, 2016

Your Company’s Open Office Strategy Is Wrong

Not all open offices are collaborative.

Who better to tell us how we’ll work than the company that invented the cubicle? Ryan Anderson, director of product and portfolio strategy at Herman Miller weighs in.