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Your Office in Color: Best Colors to Use For a Happy, Productive Workspace

Your Office in Color: Best Colors to Use For a Happy, Productive Workspace

Colors have a tendency to invoke emotion, and interestingly enough, a certain color m&m can taste better than another just because of its color, or the color of the bowl you’re eating it out of. Research and evidence pointing to the above clarify that color is a substantial factor in our everyday surroundings, especially in the one place that surfaces many stresses – work. Knowing this, it could be safe to say that using mindful color combinations could boost employee…

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Bringing the Outdoors In: More Companies are Embracing Biophilic Office Design

Bringing the Outdoors In: More Companies are Embracing Biophilic Office Design

Our work lives have been designed in stuffy little boxes even though we have an intrinsic pull to be around nature. As humans, our attachment to open spaces, clean air, scenic coastlines, and expansive green forests runs deep. Our desire to be in nature is simply a natural feeling. Employees spend much of their lives indoors, cutting nature out of the picture and fueling workplace anxiety and stresses. Now, many offices are springing to life with biophilic office designs, reigning…

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Office Design Trends for 2018/2019

Office Design Trends for 2018/2019

The modern workplace is swiftly making the office of yesteryear a relic of the past. Tired, fluorescent-lit cubicle spaces are disappearing, evolving into areas that weave together elements of home, play, relaxation, and engagement. More and more businesses realize that to retain bright talent of our era, a reformatted, modern work environment that encourages creativity and enjoyable space to operate in is the new norm. And a well-designed area dotted with soft furniture aren’t the only ingredients to consider –…

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Say Thanks to Millennials for Open Offices

Say Thanks to Millennials for Open Offices

Over the last decade, the millennial-age modernization of workplaces has created a growing trend of open-space, collaborative areas meant to promote transparency and communion between coworkers. The google-galvanized trend of comfortable spaces for workers to lie about and kitchens filled to the brim with kombucha make for indiscernible elements between home and work, and employees are reveling in these vocational play places. Open workspaces are nothing new, but millennials have taken it upon themselves to evolve the blueprints. And while…

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Agile, At Work

Agile, At Work

The era of the cubicle and the isolated corner office is coming to its rightful end. We don’t live in rigid, artificial environments, and our best work does not emanate from places not conducive to the natural dynamics and inherent creativity of a group focused on a common mission. Agile working is all about creating a flexible and therefore more productive environment. The idea is as simple as it is functional: by creating different working areas, each tailored to the…

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When Planning Your New Office, Don’t Forget Office Accessories!

When Planning Your New Office, Don’t Forget Office Accessories!

No office looks or functions the same.  Each requires different layouts, distinct furniture, specialized equipment, and most importantly, each needs to be chock full of smart office accessories.  Powering up a large or personal office with thoughtful office supplies and accessories makes for a functional workspace and a productivity-minded think tank.  Peak performance and seamless fluidity come with maximum organizational abilities and well-stocked supplies, and it’s only natural that any office functions better when appropriate office accessories are there as…

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Benefits of a Standing Desk

Benefits of a Standing Desk

One of the biggest changes that we’ve seen in offices everywhere is the switch from standard sit-down desks to standing desks. At first this seemed like a fad that was taking storm, maybe a “millennial thing”, but would quickly fade as time went on. However, that’s not at all what’s happened. Over the last few years these desks have done nothing but take off. They are incorporated into nearly every office across the US and there are so many reasons…

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Distracting Factors in an Office

Distracting Factors in an Office

In our last blog post, we touched on a few of the colors that are fantastic to incorporate into your office space because of the effects that they have on your employees and in the building as a whole. Some of the main points that they affected were emotions, productivity and creativity. As a team, Jefferson Group, LLC, works hard to provide the equipment that companies need to make the most of their mission and the tasks that they’re trying…

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Colors That Work in Office Spaces

Colors That Work in Office Spaces

Do you remember the days where colors were just colors? Little did we know that these things we were learning would have various effects on us. From the emotions that we experience to the levels of productivity that we might be going through, the colors that surround you are a huge contributor to various parts of your life. In a workplace, there is no doubt that the colors that you incorporate throughout your space are going to make a difference….

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Attributes Millennials Look for in an Office

Attributes Millennials Look for in an Office

Millennials make up a majority of the workforce, and as a business owner you need to be aware of what types of setups and workstations these individuals work in. A majority of the changes that have happened in the workstation setup, such as the products and technologies that we incorporate, happened because of millennials and studies that have proven that change needed to happen in the workstation in order for productivity and healthy to hit a peak. Here are some…

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