D’Urso Swivel Chair Joseph Paul D’Urso 2008 The D’Urso Swivel Chair strikes a playful balance between formality and whimsy,offering a modern twist on the classic cocktail lounge chair.
Lawrence Laske In 1993, Laske designed the Saugaro and Toothpick Cactus Tables for Knoll. Inspired by nature, this whimsical table collection was based upon simple, organic forms rendered from natural materials.
Managing a "green" office successfully sends a message to the local business community and sets a powerful precedent. CBS San Francisco recently reported on an office building at 270 Brannan Street that will allow for more efficient parking for bikes and cars as well as sustainable energy use policies. It's all part of the drive for comprehensive green office solutions. [...]
Not all offices are equally prepared to improve their recycling activity, and some won't have a program in place at all. There's an obvious challenge in starting a recycling initiative from scratch, but it can be done if office managers "plant the seeds" early and pick a green office solutions strategy that is right for them. For a start, [...]
Kitchens in the workplace are important for employee satisfaction, but they also need to be clean, well-organized and energy efficient, just like every other section of your office. This space requires quality office furniture that doesn't create clutter and allows workers to eat and relax easily. Here are three simple ways to manage your kitchen effectively by focusing on organization [...]
The amount of light that enters an office affects everyone, usually without them knowing.. One joint study from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign shows that lighting even has an impact on the amount of sleep that workers get later on in the day. A press release on this study, which appeared in the Journal of Clinical [...]
The energy benefits of working in a LEED-certified building are obvious, but there are also tangible financial perks as well. An article in the Houston Business Journal recently reported on the value of LEED properties in the local metro area and how this classification affects them. This starts with the physical construction of the building but extends to everything within [...]
Your business doesn't have to choose between being green and being productive if you make the right layout and design decisions early on. Quality office furniture can contribute to the comfort level of your office, keep employees on task and also work as a recycling initiative. Tackling all of these goals at the same time is challenging, and Chicago-based real [...]
In previous years, offices were tied to desktop computers that were large and clunky, and this dictated where employees could place the towers and monitors that accompanied them. The desktop isn't completely gone, but there are now other options available, and new desks might fit the technology your company uses on a day-to-day basis better. Just consider the progression of [...]
Sitting for long periods of time can be exhausting, and ultimately lead to sluggishness or a lack of productivity in your workers. However, many jobs require a high degree of computer use. Managers can, though, get employees moving in a way that won't be too distracting from their jobs – and furniture can help. Fast Company's Laura Vanderkam recently featured [...]