“Moving into 2018, organizations should be focusing on their office layout and design to engage their employees. Workspace is one of the key elements to an engaged workforce and you have to cater for individuals and tasks.” Robert Hicks, group HR, Reward Gateway.
Unconventional Work Areas: This design trend was spearheaded by the millennial generation and their preference for open commercial office spaces, collaborative work environments, and the atypical.
Dynamic Spaces: The Dynamic Spaces trend has emerged as one of the most popular design trends over the past 2-3 years. Merriam Webster defines “dynamic” as: “marked by usually continuous and productive activity or change.”
Biophilic Design: More than a trend, Biophilic design is a scientifically proven philosophy of our innate connection with nature and natural elements. With people living and working indoors 90% of the time, this design trend has shot to the forefront.
Homestyle Comfort Design: The new Homestyle Comfort Design is a sign that employers are either listening to the wants and desires of their colleagues, or they’re figuring out new (and fun) ways to get them to stay at work longer. Spaces like the Living Room of Prestige Offices demonstrate this design trend in action.
Shared from Zack Sterkenberg’s ‘Exploring the Hottest Office Design Trends of 2018’
PUREALCHEMY DESIGN Pinterest Board: TOP OFFICE TRENDS FOR 2018
2018 COLORS OF THE YEAR:
“A collision of rich blue with jewel-toned green… Oceanside SW 6496, is our 2018 Color of the Year.” The color is “multi-dimensional, marine-inspired look can create a welcoming statement as a lively color for a front door. Its green-meets-blue tone can also boost creative thinking and clarity of thought…”
And, just to show that design has a broad canvas, Benjamin Moore recently announced the 2018 Benjamin Moore Color of the Year is a paint color they coined ‘Caliente’.