interiors

Arc Task Systems

Tracing the Arc of mobile furniture to bring back the human touch

In the search for workspace efficiency, have we gone too far in removing personal control and a sense of belonging? Flexible new furniture developed by Task Systems seeks to redress the balance

financial workplace

The financial workplace: back from the brink to rebuild credibility

A decade after the global banking crash, financial companies are breathing new life into their real estate strategies, according to WORKTECH’s Financial Workplace 2018 conference. But there is still a long way to go…

The choice of curves or straight lines is matter of science, not taste

New scientific research explains why curved lines might be more appropriate in some office environments while angular and rectilinear forms might work better in other situations

Wellbeing influences how we feel about our environment

Why perception of noise and objective recording can be at odds

New scientific research suggests that the state of employee wellbeing can make levels of noise, dust or glare seems worse than they really are – this is just one of several new studies throwing fresh light on the changing workplace

WORKTECH Toronto

Laid-back Toronto turns up the volume on workplace change

Canadians have a reputation for reticence, but WORKTECH Toronto 2017 suggested that major transformations just around the corner will give the city's real estate community much to crow about

West Coast looks at technology and human-centric design

San Francisco on a mission to blend technology with human-centred design

The 2017 edition of WORKTECH West Coast tempered the pace of tech-driven disruption with a return to design values in creating great places and spaces for people

Why wellbeing is not just a buzzword

Wellbeing is a word that is well established in workplace vocabulary, but few organisations really know what it means in relation to its workforce. Jon Odey sheds some light on the subject

Making light work of constant distractions in open plan space

Having trouble getting ‘into flow’ in the office environment? A new traffic light system promising to cut down interruptions has reopened a familiar debate about the trials of working in open plan