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Furnishing an Executive Office to Project Authority
Posted By: Lynne Lemieux
Category: Office Furniture

Furnishing an Executive Office to Project Authority

Leather-bound books and bulky mahogany furniture have no place in the modern
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executive office. In recent years, there has been a move towards modest, unpretentious furnishings and accessories that convey authority and power through minimalism and clean design.…

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The Benefits and Challenges of an Activity-Based Working Environment
Posted By: Lynne Lemieux
Category: Office Design | Space Planning

The Benefits and Challenges of an Activity-Based Working Environment

Coined in 1996 by Erik Veldhoen, author of the book The Demise of the Office, the concept of activity-based working (ABW) refers to a workplace strategy that provides workers with a choice of settings for various workplace activities.…

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Office Interior Design Tips: How to Set Up Your Conference Room
Posted By: Lynne Lemieux
Category: Conference Room

Office Interior Design Tips - How to Set Up Your Conference Room

No matter how much office space standards evolve (largely as the result of technological advancements that allow us to work in different ways), many aspects of the traditional work environment continue to be relevant, and the conference room is one of the most important.…

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Is Your Office Design Undermining Your Corporate Culture?
Posted By: Lynne Lemieux
Category: Office Design

What Is Corporate Culture and How Do You Get One

You may think that your competitive advantage in the marketplace relies on your patented processes or on the highly-skilled workers you managed to retain. But the truth is, people and products aren’t things that are intrinsically a company’s – competitors can easily hire away your best people and gain access to the knowledge that supports your processes.…

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Office Interior Design Mistakes to Avoid
Posted By: Lynne Lemieux
Category: Office Interior Design

Office Interior Design Mistakes to Avoid

Let’s face it, not everyone has a knack for office design. As an office manager, you may have no difficulty choosing an appropriate color scheme for the walls, but you may not understand space restrictions or be up to date with the latest advancements in productivity-enhancing ergonomic office furniture – and you are bound to make costly mistakes.…

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The Truths and Myths about Office Ergonomics
Posted By: Lynne Lemieux
Category: Ergonomics

The Truths and Myths about Office Ergonomic

Over the past three decades, we saw the importance of office ergonomics steadily growing as a wealth of validated scientific research linked musculoskeletal disorders to work. Nowadays, most facility managers are aware of the very real and expensive risks associated with mismanaged office ergonomics, and that helped decrease the number of workplace injuries by a significant percentage.…

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