Celebrating Florence Knoll and How She Invented the Modern Office, and Other Industry News

Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.

Florence Knoll passed away on Friday at the age of 101. Photo courtesy of Knoll.
  • Florence Knoll, who passed away on Friday, was a brilliant architect who popularized modernism in America. Even 60 years later, shares Fast Company, her work has a contemporary sheen.
  • OnOffice reports on the increased understanding of design’s impact on our health which has made wellbeing a central consideration for many designers.
  • Marie Kondo, star of the new Netflix show “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” and author of “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” stops by Fast Company HQ in New York City to salvage a desk disaster.
  • Ever wonder exactly how your office space impacts employee wellbeing? Forbes shares the facts.
  • BizCommunity describes pro-working as co-working’s more mature older sibling, who is also better dressed and much more sophisticated.
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