With 2020 just kicking off, we’re looking back in time to see what our most popular blogs of 2019 were based on based on how much time people spent reading each blog.

Below is the list of our top 10 blogs for the year, varying in topics including ancillary furniture, modern office rugs, technology, collaboration space design, and productivity. As we enter a new decade, we hope to continue these conversations, but also explore new trends and exciting discussion points for future blog content.

10. Hidden Secrets on Timing Your To Dos

Coming off the heels of HubSpot’s INBOUND conference, this blog focuses on key takeaways from the event. It recaps a session from Dan Pink, author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, who discussed how timing is more of a science than an art. Continue reading the post for more tips and tricks on how to plan your day based on your own chronotype.

9. Unleashing team creativity with Steelcase Flex

This post looks at how the Steelcase Flex Collection keeps up with today’s fast-moving teams. It dives into the era of hyper-collaboration and explains how design thinking is a physically and cognitively active methodology for creative problem solving. Click the link above to learn more about this collection featuring Steelcase Flex Board Cartlightweight markerboards and Steelcase Flex Tables.

8. Add color and texture to your space with modern office rugs

As we look for ways to add residential comfort to the workplace, an element that can go overlooked is what goes beneath your feet. This blog shares our top 5 manufacturing partners for rugs that bring unique colors, textures and warmth to a space, as well as provide space definition for ancillary furniture settings.

7. Checklist for collaboration space design

When planning collaboration spaces, there’s a lot to think about. In this post, we’ve simplified the process and created a checklist for you to help identify important considerations in designing your space.

6. 5 places to source modern workplace lighting

When it comes to residential-inspired workplace settings, lighting solutions are often overlooked. Floor lamps, pendant lights, table lamps and wall lights add character and personality to any environment. Continue reading this post to see our top 5 vendors for sourcing modern workplace lighting.

5. 10 Inspiring sources for residential office furniture

Exploring furniture options for residential-inspired workplace settings can be overwhelming due to the sheer number of products available. This blog reveals our top 10 favorite ancillary furniture solutions.

4. Ancillary furniture: comfortable, beautiful and perfect for creating inspiring workplace destinations

No one wants to sit in a sea of cubicles, and it still holds true for 2020. Ancillary furniture can be utilized in every aspect of the workplace to create comfortable, beautiful and inspiring spaces. See all our cool collaborative, social, and focus space examples in this post.

3. Using technology to boost productivity: 3 tips

It’s incredibly hard to get a multi-generational, global workforce on the same page, but can technology help? Our #3 blog of 2019 shares our top tips on how to leverage technology to increase positive business outcomes, including increased growth, employee retention, and the development of holistic business strategies.

2. The exciting future of the corporate headquarters

Have you heard of HQ 2.0: The Next-Generation Corporate Center? This blog post perfectly aligns with Red Thread’s workplace transformation mission. We compare how the design of headquarters and the role of the C-Suite continues to evolve. Read on for more details on how this impacts cost.

1. What is ancillary furniture?

Ancillary is the new primary. Check out our top blog post on why ancillary furniture represents the largest growing furniture category.

Looking forward

Now that we’ve taken a stroll down memory lane, are you interested in our predictions for the new year? Check out this article to see what our own Stephanie Brock wishes for 2020 and beyond.