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Relaxation Day in the Office!

Relaxation Day in the Office! In honor of Relaxation Day today, we are reflecting on ways to make our most stressful workplaces a bit more calming. Build or reconfigure a space to maximize employee engagement with windows and views of nature. If windows aren’t an...

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NeoCon 2019 Office Space Solutions

NeoCon 2019 Office Space Solutions We all know the benefits of the open office space…collaborative opportunities, more efficient use of space and shared energy. With all of these positives, there is also the need for balanced opportunities in working styles and...

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NeoCon 2019 New Flooring Introductions

NeoCon 2019 New Flooring Introductions At this year's NeoCon, we captured a lot of new flooring innovations. The main theme...no more boring "commercial" flooring. As with high fashion, commercial flooring is showing more character, color and pattern than in years...

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NeoCon 2019 Showcases Biophilic Design

NeoCon 2019 Showcases Biophilic Design PureAlchemy Design had the chance to attend this year’s NeoCon, the highly anticipated event for the commercial design industry, at The Mart in Chicago. And the inspiration we gathered wandering the eight floors of showrooms left...

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Ways That Office Noise Impacts Productivity

"Sound affects us psychologically, cognitively and behaviourally, even though we’re not aware of it‘ – Julian Treasure, CEO The Sound Agency. Ways That Office Noise Impacts Productivity Creatively implementing sound control within a design is an important factor...

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Collaborative Office Spaces

One of the most consistently important elements of a well-designed office is the inclusion of collaborative spaces. These collaboration spaces foster casual interactions in an office space for on-the-fly brainstorming within a workday as needed. For many companies, this can be an invaluable change that leads to significant improvements in productivity.

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Innovative Workplace Design

Companies across the globe have begun to embrace some exciting innovative design trends for their workplaces. A cool example; the
audio brand Skullcandy recently added a unique movable desk system to their international office in Switzerland. This highly adjustable system allows employees to easily rearrange their workplace depending on if they want to work as a group or privately.

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The Sustainable Fabric Frontier

The innovations in sustainable fabrics frontier have become downright AWE Inspiring! Not only that, their colors, patterns and textures are making the world of design broader than ever. But what you can’t tell by looking at these innovative fabrics are the surprising things they are made from.

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