Expert Insights

The 5 Trends at NeoCon

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It wasn’tquite as dramatic as the high-flying, pre-recession days, but after years of economic upheaval and the dumbing-down effects of aggressively priced commodity products from Asia, there was evidence of fresh thinking and design-led investment from some of the larger companies.

A Blandness Born of Internationality?

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Despite the possible onset of a universal and somewhat bland style of workplace, many successful companies such as Cisco, Microsoft, Nike, and Virgin Atlantic demonstrate that expressing their unique cultures in their workplace, is a key component in maintaining and uniting a successful workforce.

Death of the Cubicle

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An effective, cost-efficient work environment is an essential consideration for most businesses. So it comes as no surprise cubicle workstations have dominated office design for decades. Yet imagine entering an office where cubicles never really caught on…

The Vast China International Furniture Fair

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I walked away from CIFF realizing the huge potential U.S. manufactures have in looking to China for partnerships. If we’re willing to provide them with our innovation and design, they could match us with impressive manufacturing power and quality.

Place Matters in a Mobile World

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The technology rich world in which we find ourselves completely supports mobile work. Should we elect or be asked to do so, the infrastructure exists to allow us to be productive from nearly anywhere in the world.