Collaboration has enjoyed a long run as a buzzword, but as a result, it’s lost some of its impact. It has devolved into a term to describe any type of interaction. The focus should be on designing spaces that support the behaviors and resultant activities that are occurring within the overall physical workspace.
Your client buys into your concept and design for a new, innovative work space that will leverage creativity and attract young talent. Yet, statistically, approximately 90 percent of corporate change initiatives fail to achieve their projected goals (as measured by financial performance the following two years). What are we to do with this paradox?
Despite the cold weather, more than 55,000 people flocked to Clerkenwell Design Week in London to peruse 50 permanent showrooms and many more temporary exhibitions inside a variety of interesting buildings, popups, and outdoor sites.
Over the course of two days at WORKTECH NY, the focus of conversations shifted from serendipity to data. Increasingly, we are measuring the performance of our designs very differently than we were just a few years ago.