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20 December 2022

Different offices for different personalities

While the modern office evolves in line with new trends in design and technology, people’s needs are also changing, allowing for the emergence of differing personalities that can potentially lead to contradictions within the workspace. There is, in fact, a close correlation between aspects of design (style, colour, materials, structure and function of furniture) and... Read more
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24 November 2022

The importance of breaks for well-being in the office

In the era of the hyper-connected office, in which the speed and the constant acceleration of time risk compromising individual experientiality, “taking a break” during work becomes ever more important. However, it is a well-known fact that nowadays the dynamic nature of work does not always allow for breaks, in which people can recharge their... Read more
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risparmio energetico in ufficio
25 October 2022

Human-centric green building design; solutions and strategies for energy efficiency in the office

Sustainability and energy efficiency are the two great challenges for present and future offices. On the one hand, growing social awareness surrounding “green” themes and the introduction of increasingly advanced building system technology highlight a direct correlation between people’s behaviour and energy performance in offices. On the other hand, comfort, well-being and flexibility are central... Read more
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global office design
30 September 2022

The office goes GLOBAL

The future of the office is already upon us. In the age of hybrid working, design, materials and technologies blend to form a new office concept: more open, more participatory, more collective and human centred. A GLOBAL office with no borders, with spaces designed for collaborating and creating together, sharing and interacting, from anywhere in... Read more
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22 July 2022

Great workplaces for employee engagement

Today, more than ever before, people choose to work and stay in a company context in a conscious and purposeful way, evaluating not only the organisational aspect, but also the environments, the existence of spaces where they can relax and share, and the materials used for office furniture. It is therefore necessary to promote a... Read more
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11 July 2022

Human Centred Design: how technology has changed the office

The digital acceleration seen in the post-pandemic era has had an inevitable impact on the world of office design, marking radical changes in the approach to the organisation of space. Previously “design oriented”, offices are evolving into “human centred” spaces, paving the way towards new models that focus on technology as well as on personal... Read more
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13 June 2022

Wellness office design

Flexible, shared, adaptable, innovative – the office of the future places particular focus on the themes of well-being and personal productivity. This is the new frontier of office design, which has become wellness-oriented, paving the way for new models of design that aim to promote what is known as organisational well-being. In this light, the office... Read more
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20 May 2022

Agile office for Generation Zoomer

Generation Zoomer is having an increasingly decisive impact on companies worldwide. It has been estimated that by 2025, Gen Zoomer workers will represent 27% of the workforce, 1/3 of the global total (source: Il Sole 24 Ore). A category of workers with attitudes, needs, and forms of sensitivity that are drastically different from other generations.... Read more
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05 May 2022

Identity and a sense of belonging; five creative ideas for office walls

An organised working space focused on employee well-being is essential for creating a successful business. Organise, subdivide, isolate. Welcome, group, communicate. The “open space” era has led to the need to redefine the balance between individual and shared space, combining the need for interaction with requirements of individual privacy. A fundamental role in reconfiguring space... Read more
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office-pods-copertina-mobile
22 April 2022

Acoustic comfort: new office privacy solutions

In this era characterised by a sharing of space, it is increasingly important to protect the well-being of workers through the designing of areas capable of guaranteeing privacy and confidentiality. An absence of privacy is, in fact, one of the main causes of employee dissatisfaction. A study carried out by the Center for the Built Environment (CBE)... Read more
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01 April 2022

Technology and interaction: presenting Life-Based Office Design

Technology is revolutionising the world of the office, opening the path to new design approaches focusing on ‘interaction design’. Amongst these concepts, of particular interest is HTI Design (Human-technology interaction), which utilises the study of technology to provide functional design solutions, significant for people’s lives. An approach to office design in which a fundamental aspect... Read more
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18 March 2022

Shaping an ergonomic office

Management spaces and roles are changing substantially and so they have to adapt rapidly to more inclusive modes of working and more multifaceted professional approaches. The frontiers are extending and moving towards new ‘ergonomic first’ design models that focus on the relationship between individuals and the workspace. We are increasingly hearing about ‘activity-based workplaces’, in... Read more
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