ARE YOU ONE OF 33% WHO FEEL ENGAGED AT WORK, OR DO YOU FEEL DISENGAGED?​

The scariest part of the 2017 Gallup Report on “The State of the American Workplace”  is that only 33% of employees feel engaged at work. That means that 67% of employees (or time) are NOT engaged. Even the world’s best organizations have only 70% engagement. What can design do to enhance the employee experience and engagement?1 …

​DESIGN TRENDS THROUGHOUT THE DECADES

Architectural trends, like fashion, come and go throughout the ages. Just as skinny jeans and shimmery makeup populate the runway nowadays, modern and mid-century architecture and design was re-popularized last decade and now gold fixtures and finishes (remember the 90s?) are showing up again too. When design trends are recycled, they blend favorite ideas from …

ATTENTION BUSINESS LEADERS: CAN GOOD DESIGN BOOST YOUR BOTTOM LINE?​

Here are some ideas for boosting your profitability: Place more women on your board of directors. Surveys show that companies with 20% or more women directors are more profitable. (Source: Boston Club Research and 2020 campaign) Place more people of color on your board of directors. See above – it’s true – a diverse board …