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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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Human Focused Office Design Trends

At PureAlchemy Design we focus less on "trends" perse and more on Human Focused Sustainable Design. That being said, to everyones benefit, that very underlying focus is a driver for many trends we do see emerging into our...

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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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Sustainable by Design

In recent years, interior design has seen increasing use of sustainable materials. This is not only due to a demand from customers but also out of necessity. Sustainable design is vital to ensure materials are still available for future generations.

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European Lighting Perspective

Today, we’re going to be exploring some European lighting perspectives. It is valuable to consider international lighting trends since they frequently lead style trends (and they can be used as inspiration for your next project!) The video below highlights some of Germany’s top lighting trends for the year thus far.

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Desktop Lighting Options

Desk Top Lighting Options Want a small change that can light up your world? Here are our favorite Desk Top Lighting Options from the “The 8 Best Desk Lamps of 2019” by David Beren and Jay Alba. The Rundown Best Overall: Taotronics Stylish Metal Table Lamp at Amazon, “The lamp has a classy yet modern look that’s both stylish and functional.”Runner-Up, Best Overall: Lightblade 1500S at

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How Lighting Influences a Space

How Lighting Influences a Space…Lighting is one of the easiest modifications you can make to your interior space, and yet it can have an immense impact on the atmosphere of a space. Smart choice of lighting can make a significant improvement in the ambiance of your home office or workplace. It is vital when setting up lighting for an interior space to carefully consider the location and positioning of your lighting to effectively illuminate your whole space.

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