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Affordance Impacts on Human Performance - Research

Affordance Impacts on Human Health

The workspace is much more than a container for people—and it’s much more than a tool used to perform a task. The workspace can have a direct effect on the ability of employees to do their work, which—consequently—has an indirect effect on business goals…

Creating Workspaces for We and Me - Research

Creating Workspaces for We and Me

In an era where collaboration and diversity of thought drive innovation, open-plan offices have become the standard for workspace design. But the old adage, “If you build it, people will come,” has critics clamoring that the open office isn’t driving much of anything…

4 Basic Ergonomic Design Tips - Research

4 Basic Ergonomic Design Tips

Good workplace design fosters well-being and employee engagement, ultimately leading to higher organizational performance. A key component of physical health is ergonomics, a complex science that focuses on optimizing well-being by studying jobs, tasks…

The Psychology of Color - Research

The Psychology of Color

As organizations realize that their greatest asset is people, they respond with human-centered space design focused on employee needs. One facet of the design process is integrating color into a space to make an emotive connection. But each person’s emotional…

Design a Happier Workplace - Research

Design a Happier Workplace

These days, the office is less a tool for increasing productivity and more about making employee well-being a priority. This shift is partly due to Millennials who blend their work and personal life. They come to work with the need for belonging, connection, and…

Rethinking Corporate Wellness - Research

Rethinking Corporate Wellness

Factors such as smart technology, demographic shifts, the increasing popularity of collaborative spaces and a push for more sustainability have forever changed how and where we work. One of the strongest catalysts for change, one that has bridged a gap between…