Work in Progress & Office Design Trends: Herman Miller’s 12 Do’s to Design Your Office Space By

Posted by Path Interactive on : May  02,  2016

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

Boeing’s New 737 Economy Seats Are Inspired by Office Furniture,

In a bid to prove all airline passengers should feel like valued customers, Boeing has tapped seat manufacturer EnCore to design more comfortable economy seats for the 737 Boeing Sky. These seats meld convenience and functionality into a pleasant place to spend a long flight.

Herman Miller’s 12 Rules to Design By, ArchDaily

Herman Miller conference room furniture is roundly regarded as an example of superior office furniture design. The sensibilities of those who lead the company set the bar for all those who hope to become like them high. Designers of all stripes may find these 12 pearls of wisdom regarding form, function, and design inspiring.

Employee Well-Being

If Work Is Digital, Why Do We Still Go to the Office?, Harvard Business Review Online

The globalized business world has made it easier than ever to work from anywhere. So why do people still choose to complete their duties in the office? Quality workplaces with thoughtful design and functional furnishings entice employees to come work in a space where they can share knowledge in an inspiring environment.

Office Perks Are Dumb,

Recent office design trends brought us workplaces that include areas for active play. These creative spaces were intended not only to increase employee satisfaction but to entice top talent to join the company. Yet the superficial perks may not have a lasting impact on the talent pool, as savvy employees look past them towards more sustaining benefits.

How to Rebuild Your Mojo after Escaping a Toxic Workplace,

Not all workplaces represent hothouses of creative support and ingenuity. Those who have escaped unfortunate or toxic positions may find it difficult to recover in the wake of an oppressive job. There are strategies, however, to get you back on your professional feet.

Women in the Workplace

Don’t Call People “Sweetie” or “Honey” in the Workplace,

Terms of endearment may endear you to those who care about, but they have no place in company culture. So says PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi. At the seventh annual Women in the World Summit, she spoke passionately of the issue of belittling nomenclature, as well as other issues facing women in the workplace.

Office Design Trends: Join the Conversation!

At Benhar Office Interiors, we love to keep up with the newest news in Herman Miller conference room furniture and other design trends. If you found an article you think we would enjoy, send us a tweet at @BenharOffice with the hashtag #WorkInProgress!

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