Modern Breakroom Design

Date: December 11, 2018
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 […]

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 […]

Flexible Design Layouts for Planned Future Growth

Date: April 20, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

In 2017, Colorado reached its lowest historical unemployment rate. The growth of businesses in our state requires workspace designs that accommodate for more employees. Stagnant office designs crowd employees and cramp productivity. Thankfully, companies are trending toward flexible design layouts that can easily adapt to growing organizations. Here, we share why a flexible design space […]

Residential Style in Commercial Offices: Mid-Century Modern Design

Date: April 5, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

Residential-style workspaces are increasingly popular in commercial offices around the country. Think about couches, coffee tables, floor lamps, and area rugs. This style is revolutionizing the workspace into one that enhances employee creativity, comfort, and collaboration.  The evolution towards comfort also provides an opportunity to bring back one of our favorite trends: mid-century modern design. […]

Office Design Trends for 2018

Date: January 16, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

As business evolves, so does style. At Environments, our office design consultants focus on staying ahead of trends and looking for the next emerging ones. These are just some of our observations for design trends you might see more of in 2018. Unique & Unconventional Areas: First spearheaded by tech companies like Google, this trend […]

Sound Masking Systems for Any Office

Date: January 6, 2018
Category: Featured Trend

Sound masking is a very simple fix for a common office need: privacy. As they say, what you don’t know can’t hurt you – and this certainly applies in the workplace where an overheard conversation can be potentially damaging. What is sound masking and why is it important? Sound masking is the process of creating background […]

Community Tables

Date: September 12, 2017
Category: Featured Trend

The collaborative workspace is not a new trend, but it is an increasingly popular one. Integral to the collaborative work environment are shared spaces where employees can gather, share ideas, and create work together. Community tables are becoming a fixture in any collaborative office design. In many organizations, work culture has changed such that an […]

Office Lighting & Design

Date: September 1, 2017
Category: Featured Trend

Offices often become our home away from home, where we spend, on average, a third of our lifespan. Why not let our biggest mood enhancer be an important element of your next office design? The importance of office lighting is often overlooked, so when planning your next office furniture & design project, take serious consideration […]

Office Reception Area Decor – Furniture & More

Date: March 1, 2017
Category: Featured Trend

The office reception area is an often overlooked window into the personality and spirit of a company. Among other functions, it can create your potential customer’s first impression. Thus it’s crucial to make his or her first impression an excellent one. That first impression will also affect new hires who await their interviews; partners and […]

Movable Office Walls

Date: February 1, 2017
Category: Featured Trend

Modular office furniture has become an essential component of today’s more collaborative, open workplace designs. The ability to reconfigure and re-design furniture layouts allows for more fluid environments that can support both a team-oriented setting and more private, focused-work areas. Modular office designs and movable office walls also provide flexibility to accommodate new technologies and […]