Office Environments News
Reconfiguring an existing space or designing a new office space in our post-COVID world is better with DIRTT.
Office Environments is excited to announce a new partnership with DIRTT Environmental Solutions! Partnering with DIRTT is an amazing opportunity that allows us to expand our product offerings and launch a new division of Office Environments called OE+.
How healthcare settings designed to enable communication can improve clinician teamwork—and save lives.
Building better starts with people. Our DIRTT team will work alongside yours to create a personalized, smart space. We’re your local DIRTT experts and your partner every step of the way.
When it’s time for an office upgrade, it can be difficult to imagine a redesigned space. You are so accustomed to the layout, flow, and furniture of the existing space that your vision may be limited and biased. Fortunately, the interior designers at Office Environments employ a few tools that allow customers to visualize the space before committing to a new-and-improved design plan.
It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has forced employers and workers to adapt to new ways of getting work done. Working from home has become the new normal, commutes have been diminished to just a walk to the kitchen table, and in-person meetings have been replaced by Zoom calls.
Interaction can be complicated for remote teams. Here’s how to strengthen connections among people with an office that’s optimized for digital collaboration.
Are your teams now remote? Use these tips to help you manage your remote teams stay productive and collaborative in & out of the office.
We know that practicing self-care is important. It's even more important to focus on physical, mental & emotional health when working remotely.
Whether you're working from home or in the office, these cleaning tips will help ensure that your office furniture is properly disinfected. #LookForwardToMonday
Did you know students' educational environments impact how they learn & develop? There are several design factors that can impact productivity & learning.
Annual Good Design Challenge event at Office Environments raises $3,200 for Children's Aid Society of Alabama.
At Office Environments we specialize in providing creative workplace solutions that include fitting furniture, adequate storage and prefabricated interiors for healthcare, business, education and government spaces. Our interior designers strive to create work spaces that help organizations achieve their business goals and establish a thriving office culture.
Is there enough natural light flowing into your workspace? Natural light has the power to not only boost the morale of your employees but also increase their productivity, concentration, and creativity. Lighting is an important factor in ergonomics, but it’s often overlooked by employers.
Today’s workspaces are becoming more open and more collaborative than ever, but for many workers to thrive, they need privacy and dedicated spaces for breakout collaboration. While there are plenty of benefits associated with open offices and many proponents who support them, there are still some who are pushing back against these open workspaces.
Biophilic design can be beneficial to companies like Apple to offices, schools, and hospitals. Here's how to implement it in your workspace.
Culture-forward is the demand of the modern workforce. The days of heavy wood paneling and traditional hunter green in the office place are as yesterday as the multiple-martini lunch, and it’s time to welcome in a new era to reflect where we are and what’s next on the agenda.
Check out our highlights and favorite pieces from attending NeoCon 2019.
We don’t have an answer for the rapid, welcomed interest in the humanity of work, but this we can be assured of: as time progresses, and the lines increasingly blur between work and life, more emphasis is placed on the health and wellbeing of the modern workforce.
To design exclusively on aesthetics does not a happy worker make. As workers ebb and flow throughout their workplace, they need furniture and spaces that encourage productivity and comfort. Furniture and design must address it all.
On April 12, 2019, Office Environments attended the 13th biennial IDIE Awards. Office Environments won Best of Furniture Installation Small for Shipt Headquarters.
In a 2015 article from Metropolis Magazine, Stephen R. Kellert, Professor Emeritus, Yale University in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, penned the rubric for biophilic design, an outdoors-in approach of thoughtful reconnection through nature-focused design. The article pulled from Kellert’s prior research on the desire for kinship to nature in the modern environment.