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The Best of the 21st Century: Products


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Metropolis Magazine asked leading practitioners to share their best picks of 21st Century products and compiled a list of designs that have reshaped the way we work, live and interact with one another.

Creating a timeless and modern workplace 

In Kontor’s latest installation of Office Obsessions, Senior Designer Josie Grant shares her thoughts on using home inspired solutions in the workplace and creating timeless design to future-proof.

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Using change management to create better workplaces


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Canadian furniture manufacturer Teknion shares lessons from its recent relocation to the downtown core

Transforming the Experience of Work

Workplace strategy is at the forefront of business strategy. Lisa Fulford-Roy, CBRE’s Managing Director of Workplace Strategy, shares her insights on how it can build on an organization’s brand.

Infographic: Communicating with Millennials in the Workplace

The University of Florida looks at communication channels employers need to use to make it easy to interact and converse with employees who grew up during the digital era

5 ways startups have revolutionized office design

From open layouts to wellness programs – the modern office has borrowed from the startup culture.

Ergonomics Fall Behind The Modern Workplace

Working styles are changing, but ergonomic design is stuck in the days of the “cubicle farm” and not evolving quickly enough to support more mobile employees, according to a new Haworth white paper.