Red Thread Boston moves to 101 Seaport: The story of our journey.

As of January 2016, our Boston based employees found themselves in fantastic new workspace at 101 Seaport Boulevard – with gorgeous 6th floor views of the water. But of course as anyone who has relocated an office knows, it is a journey. Lots of hard work and big decisions to be made. Normally it’s our…

Boston fire code change allows furniture free of flame retardants.

Red Thread is pleased to announce that on March 23rd the Boston City Council passed an ordinance amendment (unanimously) to bring the Boston Fire Code into agreement with Massachusetts (and the majority of the country) paving the way for hospitals, schools, colleges, and other public buildings with sprinkler systems to use furniture free of toxic flame…

Red Thread’s Owen Milne talks about non-profits and the workplace.

Owen Milne, based in our Red Thread Burlington, Vermont office speaks with CommonGood Vermont about his experience working with non-profits as they transform their workplaces for the modern age. He sees a trend in non-profits taking a serious look at how their offices support their people. Much like in the corporate sector, they are looking to…

Red Thread Stamford CT has an interesting history.

For those of you who have seen the Red Thread Stamford, Connecticut Showroom, located at 700 Canal Street, it is generally agreed that it’s a gorgeous space. With soaring ceilings, exposed brick walls and warm wood textures — it’s evocative of an artist’s SoHo loft. Having large windows that stream in the sunlight and provide lovely…

Microsoft Surface Hub begins shipping to business customers!

As a key distributor in the Microsoft Surface Hub commercial sales channel, Red Thread is proud to announce that Microsoft has begun shipping the Surface Hub to business customers! After a few delays (after all this is a brand new product being manufactured in the US – read the story here), they are beginning to…

Ten considerations when choosing a sit-stand desk

It’s common knowledge that sitting is “the new smoking” with many of us averaging over 9 hours a day sitting at a desk. In fact, according to fastcodesign.com, “85% of workers experience discomfort on the job” especially in situations where there are few options available for postural change during the day. It’s no wonder then,…

The Multimedia Suite is today’s modern meeting room.

Progressive companies are eschewing the formal meeting room for an option that is more informal, comfortable and versatile – at Red Thread we call it the Multimedia Suite. Today’s teams, especially marketing and communication, need audio visual solutions that are agile and allow them to monitor social media feeds simultaneously on a multi-media wall for immersive…

Steelcase Engagement & the Global Workplace Report

Steelcase recently released a global report entitled, “Engagement & the Global Workplace“, the first study to explore the relationship between engagement and how people feel about their workplace. Partnering with IPSOS, the global research firm, the study encompassed 17 countries, 12,480 participants and yielded 5 key findings. The takeaway? There is definitely a correlation between engagement…

Town & Country; A fun workplace poised for growth.

Town & Country Federal Credit Union “breaks the mold” by redefining workplace culture in a financial institution. Innovation is not typically a word that comes to mind when one thinks of financial institutions. However, Town & Country Federal Credit Union in Maine pushes the boundaries of what it means to be a pioneer, not only…

Space planning ideas for wellbeing at work.

Today wellbeing encompasses much more than just physical wellness and includes the cognitive and the emotional aspects of being “well”. Employees that are static, overloaded with information, and feeling constantly stressed are not innovative individuals – and that directly impacts the bottom line. With so much time spent “at work” and the huge impact that technology has…