Why HR Should Dabble in Color Theory, and Other Industry News

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

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  • With corporate culture becoming more relaxed and office design growing more vibrant, HR Dive says now is the time for HR to consider color.
  • Multiple hospitality brands are exploring how shared work spaces might strengthen community ties and bring in additional revenue. Why not, asks Commercial Property Executive. Many lobbies are already de facto offices.
  • Check out this inside look of the Vogue Italia Offices, which have been given a temporary makeover for Design Week.
  • We all assume that an aesthetically pleasing environment can affect the brain positively, reports Wallpaper. But thanks to a partnership between Google and Johns Hopkins University’s Arts + Mind Lab, a new installation being unveiled during Salone del Mobile has the data to prove it.
  • Industry Announcement: Join fellow professionals from real estate, facilities, HR, technology, executive management architecture, design and professional advisors for WORKTECH19 Los Angeles on May 1st. This event will serve as a forum for all those involved in the future of work and the workplace as well as real estate, technology and innovation. You’ll discuss the latest thinking on the growing importance of workplace as a strategic tool for an organization’s business return and hear from an amazing line-up of speakers including:
    • Matthew Savarick, Team Wellbeing and Performance Lead, Headspace
    • Rohan Silva, Co-Founder, Second Home and former senior policy advisor to Prime Minister, David Cameron
    • Primo Orpilla Principal & Co-Founder, Studio O+A
    • Clive Wilkinson, President, Design Director, Clive Wilkinson Architects
    • Yester Sabondzhyan, Workplace Experience Program Manager, Hulu
    • Kate Dodd, Woods Bagot North America Workplace Strategy Lead
    • Kelly Robinson, Workplace Designer, Airbnb, SoundCloud, Headspace
    • Philip Ross, Futurologist and CEO, Cordless Group & Ungroup
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