Human-Centered Design at VIDA

Human-Centered Design at VIDA

Originally written by and posted on VIDA Co-working’s blog, this article focuses on the unique design approach being applied in a collaboration between VIDA and ctrl+shift+space. This office will be the first of many co-working spaces being created by and for women professionals who desire to Make/Life Work. Give it a read and you’ll see how VIDA supports how real people will actually use and engage with the environment.

Smart Design for Shared Spaces

Smart Design for Shared Spaces

Originally written by and published by Buildings in May of 2019, this article focuses on how shared spaces are most successful when intentionally planned and outfitted to meet the needs of the people who will use the environment most.

5 Ways to Help Boost Productivity and Collaboration With Creative Spaces

5 Ways to Help Boost Productivity and Collaboration With Creative Spaces

Originally written by and posted on American Express’s Blog, this article touches on several ways to boost employee productivity through purposeful design and placement of creative spaces in the open office.

Portland Technology Company Sightbox Unveils New Office Expansion

Portland Technology Company Sightbox Unveils New Office Expansion

In response to its rapid growth, Sightbox, a Portland-based technology company that offers its members a new way to experience vision care, recently embarked on an expansion and remodel of its current office space in downtown Portland. Doubling its square-footage, two Portland workplace strategy and design firms, ctrl+shift+space and Studio 7 Design, collaborated to infuse Sightbox’s culture into the 25,000 square-foot project, while also ensuring the company operated successfully throughout construction and installation.

Modern Meeting Room Designs

Modern Meeting Room Designs

Originally written by and posted on CORT Furniture’s blog, this article touches upon different ways of setting up meeting rooms for maximum productivity and collaboration.

The Future of Workplace Innovation

The Future of Workplace Innovation

There’s a direct link between office design and business performance. The right type of workplace is a company’s foundation for a high-performing workforce and more effective, happy and creative employees.

A How-To Design Strategy Guide for Keeping Interiors Engaging

A How-To Design Strategy Guide for Keeping Interiors Engaging

In recent news, Employee Engagement is a topic difficult to avoid. This article focuses on 5 important workplace strategy considerations to keep at top of mind when transforming an office into one that engages - and inspires - people.
 

Converting (Some) Office Space to Conference Rooms

Converting (Some) Office Space to Conference Rooms

Newsflash: The “open office” layout is not a millennial concept. It’s actually been around for decades. Almost as long as the backlash against open office spaces.