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The way we work shapes our economies, our businesses, and our lives—and it’s shifting every day. We believe in design’s capacity to drive organizational change, jump start innovation, strengthen cultural values, and grow smarter businesses. In the face of rapid global change, we are continually rethinking how the workplace can embrace deeper levels of authenticity, agility, and humanity. Welcome to our (open) office.

Mar 16, 2017

How to Retain Top Talent? Take a Page Out of OCLC’s Book

With recent STEM graduates flocking to Silicon Valley for career opportunities with technology giants and fledgling startups, one organization used a smart design intervention to capitalize on their space to appeal to and retain the talent pool in their own Midwestern backyard. Read More +

Nov 29, 2016

From Warehouse to Workplace: A Bay Area Transformation

The utilitarian bulk of a 1940s-era San Francisco warehouse presented a unique design challenge: How does one design a modern, light-suffused workplace within a building constructed to shield inanimate objects from the sun? The solution was as spectacular as it was unexpected. Read More +

Oct 25, 2016

Are There Zombies in Your Workplace?

Workplaces across the globe are suffering through a zombie apocalypse. Work environments and workplace culture play a vital role in promoting and enhancing workplace engagement, banishing office zombies. The shift from traditional work environments to high-performance workplaces is the cure to this epidemic. Read More +