3 Pitfalls to Avoid In Your Office Move

3 Pitfalls to Avoid In Your Office Move

Designing and moving into a new office is a big deal! And like many things in life, workplace transitions are often more complex than we think they’re going to be. But take heart! We’re here to help you avoid costly mistakes. Read on to learn about 3 pitfalls you’ll want to avoid during your office transition.


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.

PBJ Guest Column: Put Humans First When Creating Workplaces That Work

PBJ Guest Column: Put Humans First When Creating Workplaces That Work

Human-centered employers understand that behind every great company, product, service and tool are great employees. Therefore, they work toward keeping their most valuable assets — their people — motivated, engaged and happy. While the environments in which we work are just one piece of the workplace culture conundrum, they represent a pretty large piece of the puzzle.

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.

Keeping Interiors Sustainable: K.I.S.S.E.S. Part 2

Keeping Interiors Sustainable: K.I.S.S.E.S. Part 2

Delving into the vast topic of Sustainability, this post focuses on how the term relates to and deeply affects workplace elements both physical and psychological in nature; plus identifies several ways to incorporate these ideas into the office environment. 

Keeping Interiors Significant, Sustainable, Engaging & Simple

Keeping Interiors Significant, Sustainable, Engaging & Simple

Over the course of a four part mini-series of posts, we’ll share with you an easy (albeit somewhat cheesy!) acronym as a tool for Keeping Interiors Significant, Sustainable, Engaging & Simple (K.I.S.S.E.S.)

Most Likely to Turn Green

Most Likely to Turn Green

Indoor plants are underrated! If thoughtfully curated and planned, the use of potted hanging or free-standing plants can not only add texture and bring life to interiors, but they can also be used to delineate space and provide that much needed human connection to nature.