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August 2016

 

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The style, mood and design of an office space have a direct influence on employee motivation and productivity. Here are a few unconventional ideas that businesses are using in order to motivate their employees and to make visitors feel comfortable. From recreating the look and feel of a whole city within one building to bringing in computer game characters, these are only a few ways to give a work space the zest it needs to inspire. Read on and get creative!

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Truly yours, EKATERINA KOHLWES principal / designer

If you missed it, read our July newsletter talking about the inspiring sore interiors and what brings customers in.

Promoting Trust with Cozy Colors and Finishes

Office Design - Bright Orange and Earthy Touches Turn Investment Office into Cozy Place

Office Design - Bright Orange and Earthy Touches Turn Investment Office into Cozy Place

Designer: Mindful Design Consulting Images by: Mindful Design Consulting Apella Capital, a financial investment company, approached us to design their offices and asked for a space that employees could enjoy and customers could trust. The result was an office that balances vibrant colors and formal touches, and evokes both familiarity and professional competence. We designed the office around an open …

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Considering Individual Work Styles

Portland Office Design Accommodates Employees’ Work Styles

Portland Office Design Accommodates Employees’ Work Styles

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designers: Airbnb, Aaron Taylor, Rachael Yu All photos: Jeremy Bittermann via worldarchitecturenews.com For those who like to work from a sofa, in a dark space, bathed in light, or just prefer to change rooms for increased motivation, the Airbnb office in Portland looks like a dream workspace. The office is the creation of an in-house team, including lead designers Aaron …

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Catering to the Social Side of Employees

Unconventional Office Design Uses City Concept for an Informal Workspace

Unconventional Office Design Uses City Concept for an Informal Workspace

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Evolution Design (interior design), Baumschlager Eberle, GP Wirth Architekten (architecture) All photos: TeamBank AG / easyCredit via worldarchitecturenews.com In the typical traditional office design little thought is usually given to creating an inspiring and relaxing ambiance. Instead, function seems to be the only concern. While function remains a crucial part in the design of the easyCredit office in Nuremberg, the professionals from …

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Opening the Space with Landscapes

Colorful Office Design Makes Room for Landscapes

Colorful Office Design Makes Room for Landscapes

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Liong Lie Architects All photos: worldarchitecturenews.com It’s only fitting that the office of a distance-learning institution is colorful and stimulating. The NTI head office in Leiden, Holland, is a perfect suggestion of the way that learning colors one’s world. Designed by Liong Lie Architects, the office suffers from no shortage of chromatic stimulation and is a beautiful …

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Finding Inspiration in Computer Games

"The Kingdom" - Fairytale Colors in Inspiring Office Design

"The Kingdom" - Fairytale Colors in Inspiring Office Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Adolfsson and Partners All photos: Joachim Belaieff via worldarchitecturenews.com It is only fitting that the new office of the company behind the “Candy Crush Saga” game bursts with color. Designed by Stockholm-based Adolfsson and Partners, the King office is nothing you would expect from a standard workplace. Described by its creators simply as “The Kingdom,” the space lives up …

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Creating a Space with Character

Particle Boards Take a Life of Their Own in London Office Design

Particle Boards Take a Life of Their Own in London Office Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: Design House Liberty All photos: worldarchitecturenews.com AnalogFolk, a digital marketing agency in London, extended its headquarter offices with the AnalogFolk Bridge, a unique workspace created by a Design House Liberty team led by Dara Huang. The new space recaptures the spirit of the main office that makes extended use of reclaimed materials, from barn doors to recycled bottles. …

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Making End Products Part of the Design

Vibrant Colors and Shoe Art in Retailer Office Design

Vibrant Colors and Shoe Art in Retailer Office Design

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: CBTE Architecture  All photos: worldarchitecturenews.com The concept of open spaces in office design gains more and more ground in today’s working environments. The reason is the need for easy and open communication, which is an important part in the success of a company. The same concept takes center stage in the design of the Ziylan Merchandising and Marketing …

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Keeping the Design Simple

Minimalist Office Design Proves Simplicity Is a Winning Concept

Minimalist Office Design Proves Simplicity Is a Winning Concept

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designers: Kai Liu, RIGIdesign All photos: Jack Wen via worldarchitecturenews.com The road to simplicity is long and convoluted, and the RIGI office in Shanghai, China, is the perfect example to illustrate this fact. Designed to sit at the intersection of simple and complex, the office is both. Minimalist in composition, the space, however, offers the eye plenty to …

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Using Business Principles as Inspiration

Office Design Stands as a Metaphor for the World of Commerce

Office Design Stands as a Metaphor for the World of Commerce

Via worldarchitecturenews.com Designer: M-S-D-S Studio All photos: Paula Wilson via worldarchitecturenews.com As a company focused on e-commerce software and on how its clients can better sell their products, Shopify designed their newly (and partially) completed office in Toronto around the very concept of today’s commerce. Dreamed up by M-S-D-S Studio, the space is a physical reminder of the company’s field …

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If you are thinking to open up a new business or in a process of rebranding and remodeling your existing business, contact us to get a free consultation from Mindful Design Consulting. Click HERE to price your project design.

Also, take a look at “Branding By Interior” e-book, the only book written on this subject at this time. It brings insight on how you can turn your business into a market-dominating competitor by using human cognitive responses.

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