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Business of Furniture - April 19, 2017

  •   UPFRONT: From Custom to Construction, OFGO Goes the Extra Mile - Though many office furniture makers claim to customize, OFGO's ability to do it has helped the company grow.
  •   Bending the Boundaries of the Timeclock - The workplace we are familiar with was designed in the 30s and doesn't come from any strategy for productivity.
  •   FEATURE: GMi Evolves - Though its brands reach back decades, GMi Companies acts a lot younger. Its hunger to innovate is palpable.
  •   Humanscale Announces Five Sustainable Initiatives - Sustainability Officer Jane Abernethy transforms Humanscale's sustainability program into a globally recognized model of excellence.
  •   Teknion Opens New Showroom in Downtown Los Angeles - Situated on the 41st floor of the Ernst & Young Plaza, the showroom provides clients with an accessible location in the city's burgeoning downtown.
  •   CoLaboration - Al Everett - Just What are You Going to Do?
  •   Stephen Says - How to Deal With a New Type of Coworker: The Noisy Guy From a Different Company Who Shares Your Coworking Office - by Stephen Viscusi
  •   PLACES - Hollands Kroon Municipality Offices
  •   BoF PULSE NEWS - Meadows Office Interiors Opens New 20,000-SF Showhouse Facility / Teknion 2017 International Dealer Award / Charter Capital Partners Named in Axial's Top 100 Most Referred Middle-Market Advisors
  •   Whiteboard - Green Offices May Be the Key to Productivity—and Employee Health / Lighting the Work Environment / Beware the Great Apex Fallacy of Workplace Design
  •   FIRST LOOKS - The latest products from Poltrona Frau, Arcadia, BDI, ChargeSpot and HBF Textiles
  •   So Much More Every Week - Regional Industry News Brief, Industry Moments, Industry Portfolio, Hutch, Industry Events, The Stream, Industry Pulse, Industry Classifieds & Careers

Workplaces Magazine - April, 2017

  •   TRENDS | CLOUDFLARE LONDON - London-based architecture and interiors practice Jump Studios (a Populous Company) has designed the first UK office for Internet performance and security company Cloudflare in London.
  •   LEARNING TO STORYTELL - Data visualization in the workplace. Information is everywhere. We are constantly surrounded by new facts and data; it's impossible to get away from them. Together, technology and the Internet have increased our data exposure to unprecedented levels.
  •   THE EFFECT OF INDIVIDUALIZED WORK SETTINGS ON PRODUCTIVITY AND WELL-BEING - This research looks at the evolution of office environments and examines how present day activity-based work environments support employee personalities and work modes. From multi-tiered incentives to volunteer-run initiatives, workplace wellness programs come in all shapes and sizes. With some businesses covering up to 80 percent of their employees' insurance costs, companies are eager to balance health expenditures.
  •   WORKTECH17 NEW YORK RETURNS TO MANHATTAN FOR ITS 8TH ANNUAL FUTURE OF WORK CONFERENCE - The future of work is on everyone's agenda, and WORKTECH17 brings thought leaders together from North America and Europe on May 4th.
  •   CASE STUDY: REINVENTING AN ICON - A NEW HQ HELPS THE NEW LA-Z-BOY - A company that thrives for nearly a century is exceptional. A company with a product that's a household name and brings a smile to faces everywhere, that's a rarity. La-Z-Boy has long enjoyed such status.
  •   PUMP UP WELLNESS WITH FITWEL CERTIFICATION - From multi-tiered incentives to volunteer-run initiatives, workplace wellness programs come in all shapes and sizes.
  •   THE 'SMART' OPEN OFFICE - High-performing businesses recognize the competitive advantage they gain by supporting their employees' well-being. Open office planning has received some negative press lately, as the workplace trend drew complaints for noise, interruption and employee dissatisfaction.
  •   THE RIGHT LIGHTING CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE - One aspect of design not always delved into on an individual basis is lighting, but the impact it has on a space should not be underestimated.
  •   THE SCIENCE OF FEELING - More and more, philosophy and sacred science is making its way into the contemporary interior design process.
  •   PRODUCT MATTER - This month you'll find reviews of ESI's Evolve2 monitor arm, Loctek's Flexispot Desk Riser, Tetley Super Tea for Focusing, and Targus' compact blue trace mouse.
  •   HOW TO HONE YOUR HUMILITY: SEVEN TIPS TO HELP YOU LEARN THE ESSENTIAL SKILL SET FOR OUTSMARTING SMART MACHINES - The journey to becoming a more humble person will not be short. It will take persistent hard work, and it will be a lifelong endeavor.
  •   ENDMATTER - Asia Raising Rapidly in Office Furniture World


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