Woman Open Office

Recently, we have received a number of inquiries pertaining to open office planning, inquiring as to our experience in helping customers. As such, we decided to explore the connection between collaboration and open office layouts. This push for “connectedness” revealed a spectrum of intriguing insights, which is masterfully highlighted in HBR’s article: 7 Factors of Office Design. Why is there such a call to action to disrupt the traditional cubical cluster office space? Simply put, the office place is melting pot of a business’s core values, endeavors, and ultimately, ethos. With that, companies are evolving, and altering their culture to incorporate transparency, openness, and communication. Below are some of the key considerations for capturing and inspiring your company’s character in the design process:

  • Location

  • Enclosure

  • Exposure

  • Technology

  • Temporality

  • Perspective

  • Size