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Steph Hay


Walls, Productivity, and Doing Your Best Work

A round-up of the best answers to our most recent “Questions of the Week”.

Greenbuild is Nov. 20-22 in Philly

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. Details >>

Scene: Meet the WORKTECH 13 West Coast Speakers

We are proud to introduce the industry thought leaders who will be speaking at WORKTECH 13 West Coast on November 7, 2013 in San Francisco.

Industry Evolution Drives Collaborative Design for BBH

Advertising has changed significantly in the past decade or so and requires a more collaborative and fluid team-based approach. BBH's challenge to Urban Salon was to help them change from being a business with a creative department to a vibrant, integrative studio.

Global Total Office Debuts the Arti Chair

Global's new office chair, the Arti, features our new patented flexible back support system. Arti offers a productive and comfortable, healthy back chair ready to support you through periods of prolonged sitting. Arti minimizes the possibility of resultant aches and pains with a chair back that freely moves with the user, providing excellent back support.

Rock Companies: Branding Values Through Design

Rock Companies wanted a design for their new executive suite that reinforced the entrepreneurial spirit of the company. Working with ROSSETTI, they produced an eye-popping, yet sophisticated environment with just the right balance of life, work, and play.

United Therapeutics Designs Urban Campus

Said Yuri Van Mierlo, manager corporate real estate at Unither, "We've experienced a 10-fold increase in inter-departmental interaction since the building opened. We highly value collaboration, and the new building provides intentional and coincidental opportunities to achieve just that."

2 Years of Design Experiments, Data: Grind Grows Up

"We designed a coffee bar that offers Chemex and pour-over brewing, which is a time-consuming process. So it could take 10 minutes to get a great cup of coffee in these ways, and that's when serendipitous interactions occur. We design for that wait time."

Have you been to the M@dison?

\"“It--â„¢s becoming a --Ëœgo-to--â„¢ place,--  said Joel Smith, AIA and partner at Neumann/Smith, about Detroit's new M@dison Building. "People are asking, --ËœHave you been to the M@dison?--™Â  I didn--â„¢t realize what an impact this has had on the city.   It has been a game-changer, with everybody wanting to experience it.-- 

Designing for Employee Interaction

"Everybody wants a place where they can get people together to collaborate," said Marc Schneiderman of SmithGroup at the inaugural Work Design Talk at Kimball Office in Washington, DC.

CoWork Breathes New Life into Greenville Space

I had the absolute pleasure of interviewing designer Matthew Smith, Principal at SquaredEye, on his role in spearheading CoWork Greenville (SC). Check out the images of CoWork Greenville (taken by Mykal McEldowney) and Matthew's answers to my questions -- all to get a peek into their modern cowork environment *and* understand the context, dynamic, and goals behind its existence.

You *Really* Need a Nice Desk Chair

Not everyone gets to sit in 20+ amazing desk chairs in a 2-day period. But I did. And here’s what I discovered.

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