The Psychology Behind Healthy Cubicle Workspaces

January 25, 2014 by admin

Environmental psychologists study how people live in the physical world. They investigate the psychological implications of sensory experiences from how color influences mood to how furniture should be placed. What they tell us can help create a workspaces that make employees feel secure, calm, and capable —  so they can accomplish their best work. Here […]

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San Diego Cubicle Living – Tips for Staying Sane and Fit

September 27, 2013 by admin

Working in a San Diego cubicle installation can do wonders for productivity – but could be rather hazardous to your employees’ health. Be a good office manager or CEO, and make sure your worker bees stay fit as well as focused with these tips! Make sure they move it, move it. Surprise – sitting in […]

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Cubicle Sharing – Making it Work

September 14, 2013 by admin

There’s often a disconnect between space planners and actual users, and this is even more apparent when it comes to cubicles. While cubicle sharing seems like a no-brainer to planners and facility managers in cases with limited workstations, the workers who have to physically exist in the shared space can sometimes find it difficult. How […]

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Take, Lock, Hide at Your Workstation

December 6, 2012 by admin

With the Christmas shopping rush coming up, perhaps you’ve seen the public service signs at your local mall reminding you to: Take your valuables Lock your car Hide anything you leave behind You might see these signs cropping up at work as well with office thefts on the rise for the holidays. You probably don’t […]

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Another Workstation Enhancer from Teknion

July 26, 2012 by admin

The “Behind-You” screen we blogged about recently is just one of Teknion’s new series of Workstation Enhancers. The office supply manufacturer is determined to make the cubicle experience enjoyable by providing more and more ways for employees to customize theirs. The Podium is one of the latest additions to the “Complements” collection. This desk organizer […]

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Alternatives to a Treadmill Desk

February 16, 2012 by admin

Arnold’s Office Furniture has put together another great roundup post. This time, the topic is products that can turn your cubicle into a fitness center. I blogged about the Sit-to-Walkstation treadmill desk back in 2010. It hasn’t become a fixture in very many offices – and the steep price tag is probably one big reason. […]

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Allsteel “Reaching” for Workstation Ergonomics

October 22, 2011 by admin

This week, let’s dig into the Allsteel research library archives again for a look at workstation ergonomics. Allsteel compares its Reach™ workstation with a traditional workstation in this white paper. The paper starts with a review of the basics. For example, workstations should have plenty of leg space and drawers that are easy to open […]

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What Would You Create With This Office Furniture As A Canvas?

August 30, 2011 by admin

Although Herman Miller’s Canvas collection evokes the idea of painting, it’s really about sculpting your office environment. This line of office furniture is designed with the idea that you should be able to use the same basic components to erect a huge variety of workstations. It’s like Lego for your office – but without all […]

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Workers Covet Height Adjustable Workstations

June 22, 2011 by admin

According to Laura Casey at the Contra Costa Times, people are taking workstation ergonomics into their own hands to get some relief from the long hours of sitting required for many of today’s white collar jobs. Some are constructing their own standing desks out of whatever they have on hand. Unfortunately, going from sitting all […]

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Owning Your Workspace

October 25, 2010 by admin

Does employee morale increase when individuals are allowed to customize their workstations? Guest writer Susan Koole Huls from Herman Miller offers insights.

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