Work In Progress: Mad Men Furniture Style & Herman Miller; Hacking Office Productivity & Positive Emotions at Work

Posted by Path Interactive on : April  22,  2014

Once a month, we gather a list of six stories from the furniture and design world we think are worth reading. This month, we’re reading:

1. Herman Miller Brings Back Classic Eames Chair in Recyclable Fiberglass, L.A. Times.

The classic Herman Miller Eames molded fiberglass shell chair was discontinued because of environmental concerns. Now over 30 years later, a sustainable version of the chair has resurfaced with its original colors.

2. Is a Standing Desk Workstation the Cure to “Sitting Disease?”, Humantech

For some time now, sitting all day has become a topic of discussion regarding health for the average office worker; but can the simple solution of “stand while working” cure the sedentary problem office workers face each day?

3. 10 Productivity Hacks For Spring Cleaning Your Work Life, PGI.

Wondering how you can be more efficient everyday at the office? These 10 tips will help you be just a little bit better at those daily tasks.

4. How to Design Your Workspace to Encourage Positive Emotions at Work, Fast Company

Being passionate about your work counts for a lot of how you can perform at the office and contribute to a company’s success. Here are three office design ideas that can help employees both feel at ease and perform their best.

5. 5 Yoga Moves to Help You De-stress at Your Desk, King 5

Working at an office all day can sometimes make us feel like we don’t have the time to relax or clear our minds. These 5 yoga moves will help to alleviate the stress of sitting and keep you active and healthy throughout the day.

6. The Secret Weapon Of Mad Men? Herman Miller, Fast Company

The famed furniture company from Zeeland, Michigan, Herman Miller, helps the set decorator of Mad Men, Claudette Didul-Mann, get the details right to portray Sterling-Cooper and Partners, the agency of this critically acclaimed series.

For most of you, office furniture might be something you take for granted, but we at Benhar know the importance of investing in your workspace. Is your office conducive to your productivity? Is your furniture supportive without being uncomfortable? Do you enjoy being there? Benhar Office Interiors stays up to date on all things office-design because we want all of our clients to answer these questions with a resounding ‘Yes!’ To learn more about how we’re staying up to date and what we’re reading up on each month, click here.

If you can think of something that we haven’t included here, shoot us a tweet @BenharOffice using the hashtag #WorkInProgress and let us know. We’d love to hear from you!

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