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Solving the privacy problem in open plan offices

When it comes to office design in Toronto, an open plan office doesn't have to be a distracting, frustrating work environment. With proper planning, the need for privacy can be delivered in multiple ways.

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Banking by design: setting new standards for retail bank design

It's time to set new standards for user experience in banking by working relentlessly on simplifying everyone’s financial life.

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Revving up rental in retirement

Baby Boomers no longer yearn for the peace and quiet of the countryside; the spirit of retirement has completed changed. It could be argued that we now have a 60+ generation who are poised and ready for a second adulthood, one that's liberated from childcare, packed schedules and even the burden of home ownership. 

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Workplaces send unconscious signals: research

VP of Design Research and Strategy Tyler Gilchrist penned an article for Canadian Facilities Management and Design exploring the new research about how workplaces affect us unconsciously.

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Workplace Planning for Today and Beyond

We recently attended a round-table discussion hosted and moderated by Knoll. The topic of conversation? What are the trends and the challenges that workplace interior design is seeing today and how can we prepare our clients for the future?

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figure3 walk away with Project of the Year at 2017 ARIDO Awards

At 158 sq ft, our work for Penguin Shop shows you don't need to be big to be bold.

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How tech behemoth Apple got their office move dead wrong

With rumours are flying that Apple's engineers are rebelling against their new $5billion open plan office, what steps should businesses take to make sure the same doesn't happen to them?

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10 of the best podcasts about office culture, city building and retail

Podcasts are booming. Almost every major news outlet has launched at least one and you can find something to tune into no matter your interests. We've rounded up our faves.

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The real advocates your office needs post-move

Designating champions to get you moved and settled into your new office space is only half the battle. You need to put ideal behaviour on display to truly realise the investment in new space.

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The difference between noise and sound

With the death of the cubicle, headphones have become the new walls. But, there are some smart moves you can make to reduce the noise to sound ratio.

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