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The Benefits of an Ergonomic Office

By Design, Office Design, Space Planning

As a business owner, you probably have a long list of goals. Chief among them will be things like maximizing productivity, cutting costs, improving product quality, and treating your staff well.  What if you could achieve all of these goals by making an ergonomic office one of your top priorities? When you look at the many benefits of integrating ergonomics in your workspace, you’ll discover why these initiatives have so much value.  Here is what you need to know about…

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Can You Use Natural Stone in a Bathroom?

By Design, Space Planning

For centuries, natural stone materials like marble, slate, and granite have symbolized power and wealth when used in construction and interior spaces. Only the wealthiest citizens in ancient Greece, Italy, and Persia could afford to have a craftsman mine, transport, cut, and install these materials in a building.  While natural stone is more accessible today, it’s still considered a high-end building material. If you want to give the bathroom in your commercial space a look and feel that will be…

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Office interior design

Our Office Needs a Face Lift

By Design, Office Design

Good office space designs incorporate a combination of functionality and aesthetics to inspire workers. When you design your office, it’s important to think about its utility first. But forgetting about the other elements can impact the productivity of your workforce.  The average full-time employee spends about 1,800 hours annually at work. According to one study, nearly half (46%) of professionals claim that their workspace heavily impacts their productivity. In other words, the interior design of your office can be a…

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Laminate vs. Tile: Which is Right for You?

By Construction, Design, Installation, Office Design, Space Planning

Floor coverings have come a long way over the past several years, which is exciting news for your commercial space. Laminate flooring and tile flooring are two types of floors used by many businesses. They have a different look and style, and one might meet your needs more than another.  Choosing a floor for your business can be tough without all of the information. Here is what you need to know about the similarities and differences between laminate and tile…

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Why Is Office Space Layout Important to Employee's Health and Well-Being?

Why Is Office Space Layout Important to Employee’s Health and Well-Being?

By Charleston SC, Commercial Space, Design, Office Design

The space in which employees work and spend their time can have a significant impact on their emotional wellbeing, even going so far as to affect their outlook on life and their productivity. As an employer who’s seeking to maximize productivity and employ a happy workforce, office space layout isn’t something that should be overlooked. Consider the following about the relationships between space and layout and productivity, health, and happiness. Poor Conditions Lead to Unhappier, Less Productive Employees Time and…

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New Waterfront Mixed-Use Development on Daniel Island Planned

New Waterfront Mixed-Use Development on Daniel Island Planned

By Charleston SC, Construction, Design

A new 22-acre development on Daniel Island has been proposed to be built in phases along the waterfront.  River Landing Village will be built at the end of River Landing Drive and Pier View Street and will be a mixed- use development to include 300 condominiums and townhomes, two new public-access piers, and commercial retail space and restaurants along the Wando River. East West Partners, a Colorado real estate company that specializes in upscale residential developments (Denver, Vail Valley and…

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The Best Options to Design the Perfect Office Space Up for Debate

The Best Options to Design the Perfect Office Space Up for Debate

By Design, Office Design, Space Planning

There is no right answer when it comes to the design of the perfect office space among the corporate world, landlords and designers. A panel of experts at a Bisnow conference, Workplace of the Future, agreed that there is much to be debated still about how best to design an office. “We could charge an hourly rate for the conversations we have on what belongs in the building – not the shape of or the color of glass, but what…

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office floor plan

Should I Change My Office Floor Plan?

By Design, Space Planning, Trim Work

Do you remember back to when you were a child?  Rearranging your bedroom was one of the most exciting ways for you to feel like everything was new again.  Do you remember the first time your family moved and you got a whole new bedroom?  Having something new, even if it is filled with old familiar things can often bring those old usual tools and pieces of furniture back to life again.  If you’ve ever been part of a fast…

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interior design tips

Office Interior Design Tips

By Design

Gone are the days of taupe walls, closed doors and fake plants in the lobby.  Offices today are quickly being revolutionized by changing technology and a greater desire for employee satisfaction.  Just a few years ago, if you spent all of your days at your desk grinding away at your work you were considered a great employee.  Today being at your desk doesn’t necessarily mean you are being productive and longer hours spent in your office with the door shut…

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interior architect

Do I need an Interior Architect?

By Design, Space Planning

Looking for an interior architect can be a difficult task.  Hiring the right person for that job is an important part of your building project and crucial to making sure your space turns out just the way you want it.  Especially when it comes to office space or retail space, you need to make sure your business’ personality and priorities are embodied in the look and feel of your new space. The best way to decide if an architect or…

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