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Month: December 2016

  • Seven trends that will (continue to) reshape the workplace in 2017

    Posted on December 14, 2016 by Fresh Workspace

    It’s nothing new to suggest that the workplace is in a state of flux. Yet, while the underlying drivers of change remain largely the same (technology, legislation, the environment and new working cultures) what does change each year is the focus on different aspects of the revolution in the places we work. Some are new […]

  • A new dawn for the way we design and manage the workplace

    Posted on December 14, 2016 by Fresh Workspace

    Firms have always had concerns about the efficient use of their offices, and for good reason. After staff, real estate is their most expensive and valuable asset. Twenty or more years ago, before the Internet began to unravel the bonds that tied us full time to the workplace, this was a fairly straightforward issue. Up […]

  • How colour signifies what is happening in the economy

    Posted on December 14, 2016 by Fresh Workspace

    The announcement by Pantone that its Colour of the Year for 2017 was a bright green called simply ‘Greenery’ was met with the now traditional annual carping about the subjectivity of the whole thing. Whatever your opinion, there are two things we know for sure. The first is that Pantone puts a lot of time and effort […]

  • More conclusive proof of the link between office design and productivity

    Posted on December 14, 2016 by Fresh Workspace

    Earlier this year we offered up three proofs of the link between office design and productivity. The article we wrote built on decades of research which prove what we all instinctively know. Namely that the places we work and the things with which we surround ourselves change the way we feel, behave and interact with […]

  • Shining a light on the link between office design and wellbeing

    Posted on December 1, 2016 by Paul Goodchild

    Winter is perhaps the time of year we most become aware of the links between lighting and wellbeing. We may not all suffer from the full blown affliction known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) but we are all more aware of how a lack of natural light each day can affect us. This is linked […]