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2019 Office Design Trends

Date: April 12, 2019
Category: Featured Trend

Office design trends are forever evolving. Each year, top designers create furniture, textiles, and lighting fixtures that help define what is in vogue. Color, pattern, and shape are vital components of these new styles. However, office trends are not based purely in aesthetics. Productivity is paramount in the workplace, so cutting edge design often innovates […]

How Living Plant Walls Can Improve the Office

Date: April 10, 2019
Category: Featured Trend

Incorporating natural elements into the office can have a considerable impact on employee health and happiness. If you’d like to go above and beyond placing a few houseplants inside the building, you may be interested in creating a living plant wall. This option makes for a stunning statement wall, and often provides a host of […]

Decorating with Natural Elements to Bring the Outdoors In

Date: March 28, 2019
Category: Featured Trend

Natural touches in the workplace have the potential to inspire creativity, promote calm employees, and encourage productivity. On the other hand, work environments that feel cold and clinical may lead to feelings of anxiety and low mood. If you’d like to explore the possibility of bringing nature into the office, consider the tips we share […]

The Impact of a Well-Designed Statement Wall

Date: March 14, 2019
Category: Featured Trend

When you’re in the process of designing a modern office, you may be on the search for ways to brighten up the space while maintaining a professional and polished environment. Painting a whole room in a vibrant color may overwhelm the eye, but there’s another option to explore: a tasteful statement wall. Statement walls have […]

Tips for Using the Color of the Year in the Office

Date: March 4, 2019
Category: Featured Trend

Color trends change by the year, and Pantone has selected Living Coral as the Color of the Year for 2019. This cheerful hue breathes life into any space that it occupies, and can add a touch of playfulness to the workplace. If you’re on the search for design and décor ideas to make the office feel […]

Modern Breakroom Design

Date: January 21, 2019
Category: Featured Trend

As workspace trends shift from cubicle layouts to open, bright offices that promote active collaboration and employee productivity, modern breakroom design is changing as well. In the past, a company could limit the space to one where employees grab a cup of coffee or heat up their lunch, but today’s well-designed breakrooms are becoming vital […]

“Retro” Inspired Office Furniture Trends

Date: January 18, 2019
Category: Featured Trend

Office furniture trends are always shifting and evolving. Functionally and aesthetically, new styles come and go, transforming to fit demand. However, many timeless design models stick around, gaining dashes of contemporary flair where it fits. Of these influential classics, mid-century design is perhaps the most prominent and celebrated, particularly over the last decade. Rooted in the […]

Geometric Shapes and Patterns in Fabric and Furniture

Date: January 3, 2019
Category: Featured Trend

When furniture designers are developing new trends, they often reach to the past as a means of influencing modern collections. Today, the mid-century design of the 40s and 50s remains a popular framework for much of the office furniture found in on-trend workplaces. Recently, this foundation has seen new accents entering the fray in the […]

The Best Plants to Keep in Your Office

Date: December 20, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

Businesses are always looking for the most efficient methods of increasing health and productivity in the office. From ergonomic chairs to smart lighting systems, the options for improvement are extensive. However, not all of these options need to be complicated or tech-based. One of the easiest ways to boost wellness, concentration, and aesthetic refinement in your […]

New Office Furniture Collections & Solutions for 2018-2019

Date: December 10, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

At Environments, we like to stay ahead of the trends and offer innovative furniture collections for all of our customers. We’re proud to work on the cutting edge, bringing in the newest offerings from the best manufacturers. Here, we’re excited to showcase some of the most anticipated furniture and workplace solutions to join our offerings.(more…)

Tips for Effective Office Move Management

Date: November 29, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

Whenever an office relocation is required, the complex moving process begins. Inventory and equipment need to be catalogued, schedules need to be made, and employees need to be notified. Between this early stage and the first few weeks after the move, a plethora of factors must be considered. To avoid the hassle, you can utilize […]

Using Interior Design to Appeal to a Certain Age Group

Date: November 10, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

Office design trends are largely dictated by the desires of those who work in the offices. Depending on the age of employees, these desires may not be uniform; what’s important to Generation X is not necessarily important to Millennials, and vice versa. As generations enter and exit the workforce, ideal design elements shift. Taking into […]

Design Elements that Promote Exercise

Date: October 29, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

In the ever-shifting realm of office trends, design choices based in health and wellness are becoming mainstays. With studies and statistics indicating that wellness initiatives increase productivity and lower company insurance premiums, it’s easy to see why employee health is driving design. Unfortunately, traditional office environments may work against the health of employees by encouraging […]

Should You Purchase Up-Front, Purchase Through a Loan, or Lease Your Office Furniture?

Date: October 16, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

When it comes to furnishing a workspace, spending wisely is vital. Providing a comfortable and productive office has to be balanced with the cost of doing so. Depending on your needs, the price of buying office furniture up-front can range from reasonable to restrictive. Fortunately, purchasing through a loan or leasing your equipment affords a level of […]

The Undeniable Impact of Lighting

Date: September 27, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

In the constant quest for higher productivity in the office, companies opt for a variety of re-design practices — from activity-based workspaces to ergonomic chairs to inviting breakrooms. Yet, many overlook a simple but vital element in employee satisfaction and efficiency: the impact of lighting. (more…)

Activity-Based Workspaces

Date: August 30, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

Activity-based workspaces are all the rage right now, and rightfully so; there is a plethora of benefits to this style. Whether your office wants to encourage creativity and collaboration, recruit top talent, or become a more sustainable space, activity-based workspaces may be your best option. (more…)

How Furniture Manufacturers Promote Sustainability

Date: August 25, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

One of the biggest challenges business face today is utilizing sustainable practices, even when it comes to office design. Thankfully, a large number of furniture manufacturers are dedicated to sustainable business practices that make it easy for their clients to become LEED™ certified offices. At Environments Denver, we can help you design and furnish an […]

Unique Design Challenges for Technology Companies

Date: August 10, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

Tech companies are dynamic, quickly evolving entities that require a design strategy to match. Environments Denver has years of experience designing workspaces for companies whose needs are constantly changing. Below are a few design challenges faced by technology companies, and how Environments solves them while staying true to the entrepreneurial spirit at the core of […]

3 Office Organization Strategies

Date: July 24, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

A tidy office is a happy office. But sometimes, keeping an office neat and organized is easier said than done. A messy, disorganized workspace can easily sneak up on a person; that’s why it’s better to stay ahead of the curve whenever possible. If you’re already in the midst of a cluttered office, though, there’s […]

The Best Office Chairs for Promoting Good Posture

Date: July 10, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

When you’re at work, you should be comfortable. Your office should be designed in a way that promotes positivity, collaboration, and productivity. It should also have design features that support good health. Aside from encouraging movement, the easiest way to help your employees be healthy is by offering seating options that promote good posture. Whether you’re […]

The Importance of Color Schemes in the Workplace

Date: June 18, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

The best office spaces are those whose designs encourage creativity, collaboration, and productivity. A comprehensive design must incorporate every aspect of the space, from architecture to furniture and everything in between.  Surprisingly, color schemes are often neglected in offices, and that can be a huge mistake. The right combination of colors not only makes your […]

Promoting Productivity With An Efficient Workspace Layout

Date: June 7, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

The word “productivity” has seen an evolution over the past ten years. Gone are the days when it meant keeping your head down and working until the day was over. Now, productivity means keeping employees engaged, finding creative solutions to problems, and brainstorming new ideas. Thankfully, offices are now being designed with this new definition in mind. […]

Everything You Need to Know about NeoCon 2018

Date: June 1, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

From June 11th-13th, The Mart in Chicago transforms into the design industry’s Mecca.  NeoCon is the commercial design industry’s conference dedicated to innovation, evolution, and connection. Design firms, manufacturers, and speakers gather to share ideas, network, offer services, and more. This year marks the event’s 50th anniversary, and weare helping it celebrate in style. Here is everything you […]

The Evolving Classroom: Design Trends for the 21st-Century Learner

Date: May 12, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

As office trends have moved toward open spaces optimized for collaboration and technology, so too has classroom design. Gone are the days when students sit in row after row facing the whiteboard. Now, classrooms are evolving to fit the needs of their students beyond how and what they’re taught. Here are some of the benefits […]