Answer modular workstations offer a range of applications, aesthetics, technology supports and ownership adaptability to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow
Through workplace planning and change management, we help you create high performance work settings that engage and inspire. We offer innovative solutions that support all of the ways in which people work today, helping you achieve your organizational objectives.
– Develop a workplace strategy
– Support change through employee engagement
– Design innovative and creative applications
– Manage workplace transformations
– Serve as your single point of contact
– Provide a dedicated and experienced team
CONFERENCE | MEETING ROOM
LOBBY | RECEPTION
MULTIPURPOSE | TRAINING SPACES
RECEPTION OR LOBBY SPACE
Reception spaces, whether large or small, traditional or modern, offer an excellent opportunity to highlight brand. Whether through color, graphics, technology or furniture, don’t miss the opportunity to tell a story. Today, these lobby spaces are not just reserved for guests, but work hard as informal meeting areas for employees.
WORK CAFÉ OR MULTIPURPOSE SPACE
A café space can serve as a central ‘hub’ by creating zones to eat, meet, share information or do focused individual work. A variety of spaces and technology options encourages collaboration, impromptu meetings and offers space for mobile workers. Often these spaces also serve as training rooms and host company wide meetings so flexibility and technology choices are paramount.
Individual resident spaces are ‘owned’ by individuals and can support a variety of tasks including concentration, idea sharing, workflow staging and accessing information. Considerations include storage, power and data management, flexibility and options for collaboration.
Many workplaces continue to incorporate the private office within the floorplan. However, often times, in order to optimize real estate these are shared offices accommodating multiple residents or they utilize moveable walls to delineate space. Increasingly, video conferencing is incorporated into the space helping to keep managers in touch with distributed teams.
TOUCHDOWN SPACE FOR MOBILE WORKERS
Simple, shared free address destinations allow nomadic users to conduct focused work as they touchdown in the office. Ideal for guests or a mobile sales force, this strategy frees up valuable real estate.
COLLABORATIVE TEAM SPACE
Team work is central to knowledge work and collaborative settings provide the supporting structure. Teams need places (both virtually and physically) that allow them to see their teammates comfortably, hear each other clearly and share information easily so they can build the “shared mind” that is necessary to bring innovation to successful conclusion.
Whether a traditional boardroom or informal meeting room, providing spaces that are comfortable, allow for democratic participation and feature seamless technology are key design considerations.
QUIET SPACE OR PHONE BOOTH
Often times, the open plan office can be over-stimulating and you need a quiet place to focus or make a private phone call. Quiet enclaves, peppered throughout the space can provide welcome respite and privacy.
Introducing the Brody WorkLounge. Designed to be good for your body and good for your brain.
Gesture by Steelcase is the first chair designed to support our interactions with today’s technologies.
Post and Beam is an architectural framework that allows you to configure a range of work environments
The Think office chair intuitively responds to the movement of the body to provide comfort. Fully redesigned and reengineered, Think is smart, simple and sustainable.
Elective Elements is a freestanding office workstation designed to address the changing workspace requirements in today’s private and open-plan office environments.
Ancillary furniture: comfortable, beautiful and perfect for creating inspiring workplace destinations
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