Is An Open Office Layout Right For You?

We’ve all heard the complaints that usually accompany open-plan offices: “I can’t hear myself think”, “It’s impossible to hold a private conversation without being overheard”, and “It’s a mobile phone, for goodness sake – that means you can go somewhere else to chat loudly!”Often when it comes to designing a working environment, functionality and aesthetics […]

Downtown Durham Office Renovation

A local company in downtown Durham was relocating their office in an existing building to the 12th floor, . They wanted a fresh updated look but the new “open office” environments that are becoming so popular, would not be ideal for them. Throughout the planning process, three scenarios were presented to help find the best […]

Benching Station Install in Morrisville, NC

A local and expanding tech company recently relocated their headquarters location in Durham to Morrisville. They were in the market for collaborative benching workstations, and we were able to help them as they explored the expansion options they had within the leased space.The main focus on this project was making sure all workstations were open […]

To work from home or not to work from home?

To work from home or not to work from home? There are several benefits of working from home: so many that some may have a hard time believing there are so many. According to recent studies, remote workers are said to be more efficient, engaged and innovative. Studies also indicate remote workers to be more […]

Influence of Workplace Design

Influence of Workplace Design

Recognize the Seriousness of SpaceFirstly, listening to employees’ thoughts can go a long way; and usually does. Generally, employees who expressed an overall level of happiness with their office environment will often times not only become more engaged but stay engaged. On the other hand, employees who were dissatisfied with their work environment tended to be […]

The importance of a healthy office chair.

 The importance of a healthy office chair.In today’s society, many professionals, are required to work with some form of technology for extended periods of time throughout their workdays. This equates to sitting for most of the day, which is why desk chairs are much more than just additions to a workspace. Ergonomically-friendly chairs are often […]

2017 Office Design Trends

2017 Office Design Trends

 2017 Office Design TrendsIn 2016, the corporate world continued to adapt to the increasing number of remote and mobile workers. While this may not have been an easy transition, statistics show that flexible employment models can contribute to higher levels of productivity. The main challenge is determining where the conventional working environment belongs in this […]

Office Etiquette tips

Office Etiquette: 8 Quick Tips for a Happy Work Environment

While a new professional is beginning their career, office rules and etiquettes are oftentimes under-looked. Learning these policies and training yourself to become as social-aware as possible, particularly in the workplace, will only help your productivity in said workplace. One slip-up or faux pas can be a detriment to your social domain of the office,  future raises and promotions. […]

Office Ergonomics: Tips That Make a Noticeable Difference

Office ergonomics best practices. Finding the right chair for you. Although choosing the right chair may be difficult, it is still imperative. Office ergonomics are highly-correlated to productivity and efficiency, so keep that in mind. Your spinal curves need to be supported, so choosing a chair equipped with lumbar support is your best bet! The height of […]

Office Acoustics

Furniture Acoustics: Understanding and Taking Action

  Many offices and homes have noisy rooms, especially startups with open floorplans and concrete walls. The more furniture (sofas, big soft chairs, etc) the better. When it comes to carpet – the bigger and the heavier, the better. Take a room with bare walls, “hard” furniture and no carpeting. With nothing to absorb the sound, […]

Perfect Office Furniture

5 Tips to Choose the Perfect Office Furniture

Tips to Choosing the Perfect Office FurnitureChoosing the perfect furniture for the office is no easy task. Yes, you can find a “great deal” on a desk or chair on any given day, but what do you do when that “great deal” ends up costing you more money? Think about it. You spend most of […]

NC State Contracts

Here are a few manufacturers  we carry that are on the state contract.A lot of these items are quick ship and great options for purchases that need to be made by the end of the fiscal year.