Did you know employees sitting closer to windows are more likely to show up at work? According to the Question & Retain (Q&R) Happiness in the Workplace Pulse Check, 40 percent of us say the most important factor that makes us happy at work is feeling valued and supported; 19 percent of us get out of bed for the intellectual challenge work provides; and for 12 percent, the pay and benef...

The major economic and business themes over the past year have been focused on the war for talent, creating an employment experience for job seekers and candidates, overtime and compensation, the end of the annual performance review, the continued skills and leadership gap, the rise of Generation Z and the shift to the on-demand workforce. These trends have all impacted how companies recruit, reta...

Looking to make your office more cheerful? Here are few ideas how we can help. Forbes has a list of office decor changes that will make you happier. Choose More Flexible Furniture Repaint With Lighter Colors Introduce Some Plants Consider All Your Senses Get Organized See the full article at  www.forbes.com Photo source - www.mycityplants.com  ...

What is an Interior Designer? The professional interior designer is qualified by education, experience and examination to enhance the function, safety and quality of interior spaces. Interior design combines critical and creative thinking, communication and technology for the purposes of improving the quality of life, increasing productivity, and protecting the health, safety and welfare of the pu...

Sherwin Williams introduces their 2018 Colormix® Color Forecast. Like blue meeting yellow to make green, every color is a collision of influences - every palette a fresh chance at community. Sincerity - Less is more as we're de-cluttering, moving more possessions into the cloud. Affinity - Nationalism and globalism are in flux, challenging terrestrial boundaries. Connectivity - We're e...

To move, or not to move – that is the question. Whether it is most fitting for a company to engage in a search for new office space and relocate or to negotiate the terms, renew the lease and renovate . . . From Atlanta Business Chronicle Does the thought of Hamlet expounding profound concepts and complex philosophical ideas make you think of commercial real estate? Maybe not. But as companies...

We were thrilled to be finalists in the 2017 Dekalb Chamber of Commerce APEX Awards. The awards honor businesses for their exemplary standards in business development, employee programs, business innovation and contribution to DeKalb County and the metro Atlanta region. Congratulations to the winners.

Architecturally-trained designer KXIV has envisioned a custom pair of adidas UltraBOOST sneakers, inspired by the architecture of Herzog & de Meuron’s 2008 Beijing Olympics stadium, commonly referred to as the “Bird’s Nest.” KXIV’s design features a unique lacing system that wraps around the sneaker, held in place with a series of 3D-printed double-loop cinch locks. Underneath, a lycra textur...

Millennials will continue to influence the direction of office design. First of all, this generation wants a career that offers a sense of purpose and contributes to the greater good. Given this reality, workplace designers should consider how the workspace can embody these goals and how they can visually be represented in the space. And similarly to the importance of authenticity-centered design,...