The physical space of their new Toronto office was an opportunity to brand Edelman as THE place to build a long-term career in the PR industry. Edelman worked with Bartlett & Associates to deliver an integrated hospitality and workplace concept with elements appropriate to engage the agency’s increasingly young employees with local character.
ROSSETTI designed the dense work station format to include Herman Miller sit-to-stand flexible work stations, demountable wall offices, and open, brightly lit rooms. A variety of activated lounge spaces encourage spontaneous meetings. For their new cafeteria, Quicken Loans asked for an all-you-can-eat approach. The vibrant space has the potential to activate a 24/7 youth culture movement that will power the Detroit cityscape forward.
The Rocky Mountain regional office has reduced allocated space per employee by 48%, from 145 square feet per person down to 100. When compared to the traditional cube layout, the new designs reduce real estate footprint, material consumption, and overall cost of each workstation. Fewer square feet per person allows for a larger workforce in the same envelope, and when a workstation’s cost to build can be halved, it becomes easier to grow.
Edelman wanted an urban environment that mirrored the artsy feeling created in their office by their young workforce. So they hired RTKL to focus on the specific design elements of Edelman’s workplace that conflicted with their mission for a younger, more collaborative workspace.
We sat down with Steve Cocozza, executive vice president of marketing for Masland Contract, whose textile collections can be seen in projects from Northrop Grumman to the Helicopter Association.Ãƒâ€š Steve to talk about who they are — and what makes their carpets, rugs, and services different.
At NeoCon this year, IdeaPaint is going to show off POWDER, its industrial powder paint that can be applied to any metal surface. Change a bank of file cabinets into an idea wall, where employees can brainstorm together and a large storage tower into a calendar of events.
Global Total Office is about to launch a modular, linear workstation system designed for collaboration. The new benching system is called Bridges II, and it’s poised to show NeoCon attendees how 20- and 30-something employees can work in more collaborative ways.