When used correctly, specialist acoustic products can be highly effective at solving a variety of acoustic and soundproofing issues in the office. The popularity of open plan office space has seen acoustic products become more of a necessity than a feature.
When the world started working from home in 2020 and everyone saw the significant environmental gains this triggered, there still remains an appetite in most companies today to continue this good work and apply innovative methods to save energy, cut waste and boost the quality of life for employees from the space in which they operate. Read on to find out 5 sustainable design choices you can make for your office space.
Climate change is the defining crisis of our time and it is happening even more quickly than we feared. However, the race isn’t lost yet if everyone can play an active role. In most cases this starts by selecting the most sustainable furniture in the design, that can be recycled and is made from recycled material.
According to a new poll from PLAY, a quarter of GEN Z employees (18 to 24 year olds) would not work at a business who profited from unsustainable practices. For those that care about the attraction and retention of talent, this statistic will have a massive impact on your ability to recruit at minimal costs for your business.
Making your office sustainable goes beyond including recycle bins in your office design, making the necessary design adjustments to consider the environmental impact of the workplace - in both the short and long-term.
Creating strong brand coercion is becoming one of the main drivers behind why people are getting an office fit-out. Not only does it help your workplace showcase your culture it can also really set you apart from other businesses - a key point when recruiting top talent and creating a strong first impression on visiting clients.
Humans – the centre of the business world. Not only do we make businesses work and prosper, but we need interactive spaces to work in and to develop in both personally, and for the ever needed evolving of the business.
Despite tech becoming more and more involved with the day-to-day running of the business, it can be easy to forget that, despite how advanced your technical equipment is, there are still people that look after the everyday running of the business. It is important to look after these people, as for example, Gen Z view work as an occupation rather than a need, and prioritise their experience rather than the pay.
With the growing acceptance of hybrid working, employers have struggled to encourage their staff to return to work.
Inclusive design is not just a trend that will be going off the scene in a few month’s time – far from it. It has the power to improve businesses and their employees. You might think this is a far-fetched statement, but we have got several benefits to prove it. Read here to find out what an inclusive office design is.