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  • Trends

Posted 10 October 2018 / 1 minute read time

Wellness in the Workplace

A greater number of errors, inadequate care, and high turnover rates are driving healthcare workplaces to evaluate the well-being of their doctors, nurses, and administration staff. Much like their corporate counterparts, healthcare facilities are introducing their own versions of on-site services, recreation, and design elements to build a true sense of belonging and esteem. An…

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  • Healthcare

Posted 7 September 2018 / Less than a minute read time

The New Behavioral Wellness

Depression affects approximately close to 15 million American’s a year (cited by American Psychological Association). In addition, metal illness or disorders contributed to nearly $60 million dollars in expenditures with it being one of the top conditions in the country. Depression, anxiety, mental disorders and stigmatization are only growing and only sheds more light at…

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Posted 31 August 2018 / Less than a minute read time

New Product Alert: Kimball KORE Work Cart

Kimball introduced the KORE Work Cart at Neocon this past June and it is finally ready to order! The KORE Work Cart is designed for adaptability and embraces the concept of shared workspaces. Supporting a wide variety of work styles, the KORE Work Cart allows you to create individual work areas that can easily be brought…

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  • Trends

Posted 21 August 2018 / 1 minute read time

Respitality: Fad or Forever?

ONE THIRD OF ALL PROJECTS ARE NOW INCORPORATING A MORE CASUAL FEEL   Today’s evolving spaces are blending the comforts of home into the workplace. This movement is revolutionizing how work spaces are being designed and how they are being used. Through Respitality℠ design, we offer solutions that have evolved from the fundamental elements of…

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  • Corporate
  • Design Solution

Posted 15 August 2018 / 1 minute read time

Can having the proper workspace be an advantage?

Can having the proper workspace actually give your business a competitive advantage? According to the Young Presidents Organization, the answer is, yes. In a recent study, their members agreed that creativity is essential to thrive in today’s shifting business environment. 90% of those who responded also believed that new technology and actual physical space are…

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  • Trends

Posted 9 August 2018 / 2 minutes read time

Creating Comfort and Well-Being in the Workplace

In Chicago this year, Kimball’s showroom featured what is important to us—quality products that inspire, spaces that improve well-being in the workplace, and a focus on people with the goal of comfort and happiness. Evoking a forward-thinking approach to products and spaces that allow individuals to interact and collaborate, we are providing environments that create…

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  • Trends

Posted 19 July 2018 / 2 minutes read time

Colors that make a statement in any work enviornment

Every year interior and paint color experts go through thousands of colors to select what they think will be the hottest colors for that year. This year, the choices range from bright and bold to the more subdued, but they still all have one thing in common — they’ll add a real statement to any…

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  • Trends

Posted 4 June 2018 / 3 minutes read time

Hot-Desking. Musical Chairs in the Office.

Just when you thought your open office plan put your company on the cutting edge of office design, along comes something called hot-desking. A wild new work environment experiment where employees don’t have an assigned workplace. Instead, every day as they walk into the office they can choose to sit and work wherever they want….

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  • Corporate

Posted 13 April 2018 / 1 minute read time

Tax Break Money Can Refresh Your Space

After overcoming the shock that your business really got a tax break, what do you do? You already gave employees bonuses or pay raises, and hired new people to fill all those positions you kept vacant due to a hiring freeze. You reinvested money back into your company for R&D or other programs and even…

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  • Lighting

Posted 19 March 2018 / Less than a minute read time

Can Natural Light Affect Productivity in the Office?

Believe it or not, windows play a big role in an employee’s satisfaction with a workspace. That’s because lighting doesn’t just affect how well we are able to see, it also affects our mood and behavior. But while it‘s true that natural light can result in happier workers, less absenteeism, reduced stress, and fewer illnesses,…

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