Why design is the secret weapon for a calm workplace post-lockdown

Dari Shechter, VP of Creative and Design at Mindspace shares how businesses should be re-designing workspaces for a post-pandemic world

Opinion
17 November 2020
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The School of Life reveals the 20 soft skills you need to succeed at work

The School of Life’s The Emotionally Intelligent Office champions a move away from traditional hard skills in favour of a more soft skillset

Opinion
9 November 2020

Why aren’t we treating employees as consumers?

Murray Aitken, founder and creative director of Counterfeit Studio, shares the retail strategies that can take workplaces from dull to delightful

Opinion
2 November 2020

Elfreda Chan on parenting, pandemics, and adapting educational spaces

Parenting while working from home during Covid-19 is a new experience that doesn’t come with a training manual. Senior Associate (Strategy) at global design firm M Moser Associates, Elfreda Chan, shares her top tips for parenting during remote learning

Opinion
22 October 2020

Make possible: Agility in the age of uncertainty

London-based design practice Pearson Lloyd shares how to thrive with agility in the age of uncertainty

Opinion
20 October 2020

The Onsite, Offsite: culture, collaboration and specialty experience is the (only) future of workplace

Award-winning creative David Schwarz, Founding Partner of design agency HUSH, shares his thoughts on why the post-Covid office will be a hub of inspiration where data and touchless forms of interactivity will embody company values 

Opinion
14 October 2020

‘Together Has Changed’ is Cutwork’s manifesto for post-Covid working and living

The Paris-based co-living and co-working experts have created a manifesto that explores how our lives will change post-Covid, beyond architecture and design

Opinion
12 October 2020

10 ‘lockdown-beating’ tips to avert back pain

To mark Backcare Awareness Week, leading UK back-pain-prevention expert and Health Ergonomist Nichola Adams offers practical advice on coping with the growing challenges of working from home

Opinion
7 October 2020

Uncommon’s modular offices poised for local Fulham businesses

Why re‐using existing buildings will help towards creating a more sustainable future and greener workspaces

Opinion
31 August 2020

The power of scent in the workplace

Can scent increase workplace productivity?

Opinion
25 August 2020

How to combat distractions at work

Our Wellness Columnist shares his top apps to keep you on track and focused throughout the day

Opinion
18 August 2020

Not all short-term pandemic office solutions will lead to long-term changes

Phil Oram, regional director at Crown Workspace, offers his analysis of whether office design solutions proposed to battle the coronavirus outbreak will have longevity in the long run.  

Opinion
13 July 2020

Why we need a long‐term workplace design strategy

Opinion
8 July 2020

Physical office space is indispensible, concludes survey

Opinion
24 June 2020

Agile working boxes: a post COVID necessity?

Opinion
23 June 2020

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