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    Posted on May 25, 2018 by Fresh Workspace

    Overview Our website addresses is: http://freshworkspace.com. Our aim with those we hold on our database is to provide workplace professionals with appropriate news, commentary and features. Our readers have the opportunity to subscribe to our regular newsletter which offers them an overview of the best stories we have published recently. We ask only for their […]

  • Changing workplace strategies confirm importance of wellness, technology and productivity

    Posted on March 22, 2018 by Fresh Workspace

    Nearly two-thirds of  corporate occupiers (62 percent) plan to increase their investment in real estate technology over the next three years, most of them in the next year, according to the 2018 EMEA Occupier Survey from CBRE. Companies are intending to invest more heavily in new real estate technologies over the short to medium term in […]

  • Workplace design, corporate identity and the war for talent

    Posted on March 21, 2018 by Fresh Workspace

    As with so many things, the idea of the employer brand was with us for a long time before anybody saw fit to give it a label. In the past, the concept has been most obvious in the military, where a strong sense of identity, loyalty and culture must become ingrained in troops for them […]

  • How global office design trends adapt themselves to local needs

    Posted on March 21, 2018 by Fresh Workspace

    The ongoing evolution in the design of the places we work has much in common with evolution in the natural world. But whereas natural selection is dependent on the famous ‘Blind Watchmaker’ of evolutionary theory to shape creatures in response to the forces in their environment, workplace design is anything but blind – at least […]

  • Why activity based working is almost certainly the right solution for you

    Posted on February 15, 2018 by Fresh Workspace

    The language we use to describe work and workplaces evolves almost as quickly as the workplace itself. And if there is one term that encapsulates cutting edge workplace design thinking in this part of the 21st Century it is Activity Based Working (ABW). As with most of these ideas there is nothing magical, or even new […]

  • Placing people at the heart of workplace design

    Posted on February 15, 2018 by Fresh Workspace

    A new book called The Elemental Workplace from the former Workplace Director of Sky Neil Usher lays out in simplified form the most important factors firms need to consider in the design of their workplaces. What is interesting about the book is that its core theme is people and not buildings. This is exactly as it […]

  • How to create inclusive office design for everybody and all they do

    Posted on February 15, 2018 by Charles Marks

    Although it is much maligned, it is also clear that the open plan office remains an incredibly popular model of workplace design. Even as we enter 2016 it remains the default form of office, based on its relative simplicity, low cost and the way it fosters interaction and transparency. Even a company like Facebook is […]

  • Wellbeing in the workplace is now all about taking a stand and moving on

    Posted on February 14, 2018 by Charles Marks


    Although the idea has been around for a long time, workplace ergonomics first came to prominence in the wake of the intensive growth in the use of computers. That wasn’t really all that long ago, maybe 25 years, but its legacy is already a fairly fixed and traditional idea of the ideal workstation and the ideal posture.What we learned about ergonomics in the past is still valid but the world of work has changed dramatically over the last quarter of a century with people no longer restricted to their own workstation to work on a PC. We are largely free to work how we choose and we have the products and workplace design models we need to make those choices a reality.

  • Environmentally friendly buildings help you to sleep better and work more productively

    Posted on February 14, 2018 by Fresh Workspace

    A study from researchers at Harvard claims to establish a link between those standards for green buildings with an indoor environmental quality (IEQ) component and the wellbeing and productivity of employees. The study, The impact of working in a green certified building on cognitive function and health, has been published in the journal Building and Environment. […]