Space Solutions

The Role of Technology in Spaces

The role of technology in our spaces is changing. In addition to visual inspiration, we’re sharing articles that explore how technology is at the forefront of our space solutions, how change is imminent, some creative analysis to change, and a project that embodies that change.

Global - Drift™
Drift seating inspires people to come together with new ideas, new priorities and new ways of thinking. The series features lounge and side chairs in multiple back heights with wood or Polished Chrome bases. 

Global - Novello™
Introducing Novello, an innovative and dynamic expression of material science that synchronizes the seat and back with every movement.

Global - Terina™ Tables
Terina™ is a multi-purpose table that allows you to quickly adapt your space to suit your needs. The simple flip-top mechanism is designed for single-handed operation. 

Chief - Display Mounts
The benefits of Chief display mounts include increased stability, fast installation, and easy cable management and security.

Office Design in the Era of Gen Z, AI and the Metaverse

Trends to Watch: 5 Opportunities Shaping the Future of Tech in the Built Environment

Designing our digital future: Talent, skills and mindsets

Project Inspiration

Delta Tech Hub - Technology Center

Perkins&Will’s lead designer, Anne Smith says that when she and Jennifer Christiaansen began work on one of the Delta Tech Hubs (there are three), they were inspired by the enormity of work that a tech hub does for Delta, and they wanted their design to reflect that work. Delta’s tech hubs host the vast invisible web at work managing air traffic globally, and the designers used elements that reflected this connectedness and the vast network at work.

Source: Perkins&Will

Space Inspiration:

Magnuson Group - PARBAN
PARBAN is an elegant, minimalist room divider featuring a semi-transparent aluminum mesh screen and natural oak legs.

Special-T - Aim EZ Desking
A stylish, adaptable and affordable solution, AIM EZ Desking is perfect for furnishing an open office space quickly and at a reasonable cost. It is ideal for small businesses, start-ups, corporate call centers, and study areas.

Special-T - Seating Collection
From flexible training areas, to dedicated workstation spaces, to the countless gathering opportunities in between, Special T's seating collection possesses an impressive designs that deliver comfort and flexibility. 

Special-T - PET Screen
Special-T’s new line of social distancing products features a broad array of screens and workplace barriers that offer the flexibility you need to safeguard your team.

Thonet - Modern Heritage Shelving System
The components The Modern Heritage Shelving System are easily configurable to meet your unique storage needs. Each base unit offers multiple combinations of shelves, flipper door cabinets, and open box cabinets, each with a wide variety of decorative options. 

Featured Manufacturers: Magnuson Group, Special-T, and Thonet

Featured Articles

Office Design in the Era of Gen Z, AI and the Metaverse

Watch a dialogue on YouTube between HOK workplace and interior design experts Kay Sargent and Tom Polucci about how the hybrid office is responding to a new era of artificial intelligence, Gen Z and the metaverse, or read the four major themes from the conversation in a summary in this link.

Source: HOK

Space Inspiration:

Global - Zira™ Tables
Zira™ tables provide a place to connect and collaborate with colleagues. Media, boardroom and collaborative tables fit the way you work. Power and technology options may be specified in table tops.

Global - Luray™
An upholstered seating series to keep participants at their best, Luray provides ample proportions and full back support with three available back heights, choice of two tilter mechanisms, and standard Soft Descent™ pneumatic lift.

Featured Manufacturer: Global

Trends to Watch: 5 Opportunities Shaping the Future of Tech in the Built Environment

A blog from Gensler’s “Design Forecast” series looks at “what’s next in 2023” and beyond. The blog describes five opportunities that will potentially directly impact the future of tech in the built environment. Hans Neubert and David Kramer share their observations and projections about the ways in which the way we work (and live) will continue to be tech-intertwined and in more and more seamless ways.

Source: Gensler

Space Inspiration:

Global - River™
River brings people together in a place where ideas, insight and inspiration can be shared. Many seating units, benches and tables can be specified with power and USB outlets for mobile devices.

Featured Manufacturer: Global

Designing our digital future: Talent, skills and mindsets

The Design Singapore Council (Dsg) believes that a digitally competent design industry is essential to growing more inclusive, accessible and personalized systems in cities. And the key to this growth, according to the council, is having a talent base of designers ready to tread intersections between the technical and social.

Source: digital AECOM

Space Inspiration:

Tennsco - Workbench
Tennsco's Workbenches with 24" deep modular pedestals come in either a cabinet or drawer style. They can be used seperately or to support one of our standard tops.

Eurotech Seating - Concept Stool
The Concept 2.0 offers a similar look and feel to its famous cousin, the Ergohuman, but at an even friendlier price point. Highly adjustable and outrageously comfortable, the Concept 2.0 was designed to work as hard as you do.

Featured Manufacturers: Tennsco and Eurotech Seating

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