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Creating a Modern Office Design Concept Without Rigid Structure or Form

Michael Hemsworth
August 14th, 2013

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Branding, Business
The idea of the workspace has begun to shift significantly over the past several decades to the point where creating a modern office design concept is both easier and harder than ever. This is because of the digital shift, which has placed a significant level of capital on the virtual office space instead of the physical one. As such, many brands are struggling with creating a modern office design that appropriately fosters both worlds to create something of a symbiotic relationship between the two.

Employees require a virtual connection to get tasks taken care of, but this in turn has lead to many companies worrying about the loss of productivity because of the pervasive nature of social media and beyond that comes with the connection. Combating against this by restricting access has proved futile in the past, so embracing a connected office space that strikes a balance between work and play can help to foster a truly innovative business culture.

As seen within Trend Hunter’s PRO Trend Tech-Assisted Teamwork, there are a variety of ways that employees can reestablish the connection with one another by adopting 21st century solutions that are based on a much softer structure than previously exercised. Whether it’s the LeafDesk by TILT that expands and contracts to help accommodate group or individual workstations, or the Bonus.ly platform that allows employees to digitally reward one another, minimizing structure and adopting a modern office design concept can be a fruitful endeavour for all involved.

Whether it’s changing the office design aesthetic or incorporating new fangled technology to boost morale, keeping up-to-date with the business market at large is key. Trend Hunter’s Business Trend Report can offer fresh insight to help a brand identify characteristics that can positively affect a workplace culture for today and beyond.
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