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the language of light

Lighting is an integral part of office design and, just like the layout of an office, has a huge impact on the people who use the space. From a practical standpoint, lighting is obviously required in any workspace. But it does more than just illuminate your work surface. It’s a form of communication, supporting navigation […]

the rise of corporate communes

Corporate communes aren’t two words you’d think to see side by side, yet the changing face of work has meant many are moving to a shared office model. The extraordinary growth of freelancing, contract work and mobile technology is transforming office design and function. There’s no singing kumbayah around the campfire, but the collective approach […]

Brand-driven workspace design

Ask someone the question “what is a brand?” and the first thing that will come to mind is likely to be a company logo. Probe a little further though and they may start to think more broadly. Employees might remember their induction day when they were told about their new employer’s ‘brand values’, or suddenly […]