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.
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.
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.
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.