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In this section, you’ll find a collection of information on Workplace Trends, Ergonomics, Collaboration, and how to work smarter not harder. Check out our Work Space Professionals Blog to gain some insight on the current Workplace Trends and the latest in the world of office culture. If your looking for a light read consider one of our many white papers, provided by Haworth. Remember this, our passion is your workspace, so let us keep you up to date on the latest information.

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Ergonomically Designed Furniture for the Classroom

In a recent study in the  International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics, they found that low desks and undersized school chairs are contributing to chronic back pain in adolescents. Over the past few years, the school furniture market has witnessed steady growth which has been caused by a number of factors. Classrooms are no […]

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The Latest Trend In Improving Patient Experiences

As the future of the interior design of medical offices and healthcare setting trends towards comfort, the decor and furnishings in the healthcare setting have become an important part of improving the patient experience. Studies have supported the findings that the design of medical facilities can actually improve outcomes for patients. With just a few […]

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Office Design to Grow Your Business

In a year, employees are likely to spend in excess of 1,500 hours in their workspace, so it is important to create a workspace that will inspire and bring happiness to your employees.  Because a well-designed workspace is an important factor in a business’ success, a space that engages your employees will position your business […]

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Important Facts That You Should Know About Height Adjustable Furniture.

One of the most popular trends in office furniture is height adjustable furniture, and its popularity continues to increase.  Experts have predicted that within the next few years, 90 percent of companies will have moved to a sit-to-stand model. In recent years, evidence suggests that sitting all day long at a desk is detrimental to […]

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Modernize your Conference Room

Technology continues to change quickly, so it is important to make sure that your conference rooms are keeping up. By updating your meeting space, you can generate positive outcomes like maximizing productivity, eliminating unnecessary costs, supporting collaboration and increasing efficiency.  If you are thinking about updating your space, here are three ways to make your space […]

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3 Ways To Use Your Space To Engage With Employees

Recent research about employee engagement has found that only 30% of employees are engaged in their work. Drivers of engagement include feeling like your part of the team and being treated fairly by management and feeling overall trust and pride in the organization. While many aspects of a job can improved engagement, one of the […]

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Higher Education: Expanding the Boundaries

In education, there is a movement towards using influences from outside the industry to help shape the way that classrooms are designed.  It is an interesting time in education, as the educational world has slowly begun to adapt and change the way they address the needs of learners. Lecture halls and college classrooms used to […]

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Is your workspace helping your business agility?

Business agility refers to the ability of a business to quickly adapt to changes in the internal and external environment in productive and cost-effective ways.  Two qualities that are critical in maintaining long-term business agility are adaptability and flexibility. One of aspect of maintaining business agility that is often overlooked is your workspace or physical […]

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All You Need To Know About The Popular Colors For 2018

Pantone has named Ultra-Violet, a blue-based purple, the 2018 color of the year. Leatrice Eiseman, the Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute states, “that we are living in a time of that requires inventiveness and imagination. It is this type of creative, inspiration that is indigenous to Pantone 18-3838 Ultra-Violet that takes our awareness […]

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Millennials: Changing the Modern Office

By the year 2020, 40% of the workforce will be comprised of millennials.  Since millennials have entered the workforce, the way companies do business has changed.  Gone are the days of staying at your office late, putting in long hours stationed at your cubicle, and working hard to try and get into the corner office. […]

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