Category Archives: Design

For I have seen the future….

For I have seen the future of the workplace – are you prepared? It is about: Being together and being alone Being connected and staying out of reach Working where there is a buzz and working in silence Working with … Continue reading

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Set the Bar High

Achievement is a fundamental human need that affects performance, productivity, innovation, and retention at work. The drive for achievement can contribute to economic growth. Challenge is a prerequisite for a feeling of achievement; the right tools and support can ignite … Continue reading

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Robert Propst – A guest blogger!

I have been reading a piece of work written by Robert Propst, the designer of Herman Miller’s Action Office. I wanted to share some of the insightful thinking expounded in his book, “The office, A facility based on change” As you read … Continue reading

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“We feel before we think”

This is one of 6 provocations used by Herman Miller to help people think about “The Living Office”. We take cues from the environment as well as other people and this then informs how we feel and in turn how … Continue reading

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‘Chance favours the prepared mind’

One of Herman Miller’s most recent pieces of research is entitled ‘Scenarios 2018’. Scenario planning is something that we often do in our private lives, where we imagine a series of ‘what ifs’ and create scenarios in our minds of … Continue reading

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Patiently I wait……. Well sometimes I do.

I travel.  In fact, I travel a lot, some would say I travel far too much (especially my wife). It helps that I really enjoy doing what I do after I have travelled. I meet some incredibly interesting and interested … Continue reading

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Solitaire’s the only game in town

Well, actually in my view it’s not. Whether you consider yourself a loner, an introvert, or a sole practitioner, it is very rare  in today’s world that you will actually work all alone, all the time. Whether virtual or real, … Continue reading

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