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The Rising Demand for Custom Furniture

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The Rising Demand for Custom Furniture

“Ten years ago, ‘custom’ meant altering a standard product – asking for a new finish, modifying dimensions, or specifying a COM,” explains Gibson. “This kind of ‘custom’ was a small percentage of my work. Today, that level of alteration is the norm for every standard product and I am routinely using an obscure upholstery on a lounge chair with custom-trimmed throw pillows. And, now, a sizable percentage of the pieces I specify are entirely unique.”

Read more: www.huffingtonpost.com

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WERK + 1 Million Cups Lincoln

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WERK + 1 Million Cups Lincoln

We typically like to use our blog to share wisdom about design, the evolution of the workplace, etc. However, for today's post, we'd like to keep things simple. We'd like thank everyone who came out to 1 Million Cups Lincoln as well as the 1MC crew who twisted our arms to come share our story this past week (July 19th). We had a great time talking about what WERK is doing and how we’re trying to help companies express their brand, evolve their working style, improve ergonomics, and contribute to their impressive story. Thank you!

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How can workplaces achieve the right balance between work and play?

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How can workplaces achieve the right balance between work and play?

"Indeed, what initially started out as a tech sector trend to create spaces which better reflected their brand and encouraged employees to think outside of the box, has gone mainstream. Yet while these modern office perks may provide a unique talking point in the office – and even a unique selling point for potential employees, some companies are struggling to strike the right balance between work and play."

Read more: jllrealviews.com

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How Gen Z could shape the future of workplace design

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How Gen Z could shape the future of workplace design

Flexibility and mobility in the workplace, areas for both collaboration and privacy, as well as access to technology will play a large role in shaping the future of workplace design for the tech-savvy Generation Z according to a yearlong study conducted by international architecture firm HKS.

Faced with a tough but exciting challenge, both the A/D community and contract furniture industry have a great potential to help shape productivity and engagement in the workplace. This shift is what excites and keeps pushing us forward. 

Read more: designcurial.com

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