Posts Tagged: WOrkspace

The effect of materials & processing technology on office development

Particleboard and the ability to produce it in large sheets – cut, shaped and edged in a wide variety of sizes and finishes – was perhaps the first significant and liberating breakthrough in materials processing to affect the development of office (and other) furniture design and production. Veneered and lacquered post-primary-manufacturing finishes have over time… Read More >

6 December 2019

GoSmart’s Workspace Solutions

Agile working is no longer a pipe dream – it’s already here. According to BT, 80% of its staff now use agile practices, resulting in a 30% rise in productivity (source: IT PRO). The telecoms giant says it’s also decreased stress-related illness among its workforce by more than a third. GoSmart’s Director Phil Tipson speaks… Read More >

23 October 2019

Janus et Cie Cultivates Collaboration

Collaborative work environments have begun to replace the traditional office space of four walls and a desk, and no workspace exemplifies this exciting change more than Amazon’s new Seattle headquarters, The Spheres, outfitted by Janus et Cie. Amazon began designing this iconic building, a massive triple-domed structure with a clear facade, by identifying one simple… Read More >

18 July 2019

An Inclusive and Diverse Office Design

Written by Mark Davies & Rosalind Poerwantoro The workforce today is more diverse than it has ever been, and commercial offices and workspaces have an important role to play in supporting this. When working with our clients across the financial, legal and tech industries to design or reimagine their workspaces, promoting inclusivity is one of the main… Read More >

5 March 2019

To meet or not to meet…

Mark Barrell, Design Director at Boss Design, explains how the role of meetings is changing in response to the change in the workplace landscape. The subject of meetings is an emotive one. Everybody has sat through unnecessary or misbegotten meetings and left them with an awareness of to-dos that will remain undone. Yet at the… Read More >

1 March 2019

Boss: Four rooms of a learning environment

Learning is an activity that is hardwired into us, which is what Boss understands well. Universities are no longer just about teaching, learning and researching, but for living and working. Offices are no longer just about the nine to five, they are about developing employees through training and retaining skilled workers. Boss, who is a member of… Read More >

11 October 2018

It’s all about ‘Habitats’

As we accelerate towards healthier and more flexible workplace environments where workers can fulfill all their daily tasks, Andy Tatton, Sales Director at Boss Design, explains why ‘Habitats’ are key to successful workplace design.  Traditional closed office layouts are being replaced by open plan, informal and flexible layouts that are conducive to the wellbeing of… Read More >

27 June 2018

WHAT DOES YOUR DESK SAY ABOUT YOU? Julian Evans

In this series we will enjoy a glimpse of the working environments of designers, architects and directors and discover what can we learn from how they work and the objects they work alongside. In our sixth post BroomeJenkins’ Senior Designer Julian Evans shows us his workspace and gives an insight into his design methods. ‘Object 1. Sketchbook:My sketchpad… Read More >

30 May 2017