2019 Workplace Trend Predictions

by Bob Fox via Work Design Magazine

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Work Design publisher, Bob Fox has again spent the month of January picking the brains of industry experts, clients, and peers while reviewing patterns in the market to round up his predictions for the biggest workplace trends in 2019. His list of five major trends include some new and some continuations that he expects will make an impact on the workplace this year.

Say hello to Heya

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In Japanese, Heya means “small room.” @OFS Brands Designer Roger Webb created Heya to form smaller spaces within an environment. Designed for both individuals and groups in mind, Heya’s comfort and visual softness allow these small rooms to blend seamlessly into the office, while still providing the closeness and privacy people need to really focus. Webb took Heya to a more portable level with Heya mobile, creating the option to adjust the space according to employee needs throughout the day.

Manufacture Spotlight: HON furniture

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Office Interiors is a proud supplier of HON office furniture. From the break room to the boardroom, HON designs and manufactures a variety of Business Office Furniture including; durable desks, file cabinets, chairs, workstations and other office solutions that answers your every need.

The #1 Office Perk? Natural Light

by Jeanne C. Meister via Harvard Business Review

image courtesy of WONG/UNSPLASH

image courtesy of WONG/UNSPLASH

The news headlines about what perks or elements of office design make for a great employee experience seem to be dominated by fads — think treadmill desks, nap pods, and “bring your dog to work day” for starters. However, a new survey reveals the reality is that employees crave something far more fundamental and essential to human needs.