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Is arbejsglaede the new hygge? Meet the Danish idea all about being happy at work

Ahead of the British Council for Offices conference in Copenhagen, we learn more about the Danish concept of arbejdsglæde Arbejdsglæde(ah-bites-gleh-the) is…
06 Jun 2019

'I'm fed up of Brexit... I still think it's a stupid idea': Guy Verhofstadt says what he thinks at the BCO Conference

Guy Verhofstadt, the leader of the Liberals and Democrats bloc in the European Parliament, got a round of applause from…
04 Jun 2019

The country with the happiest workforce also has high levels of trust and equality in staff

Technology companies are well known for their work perks – and with free lunches, game rooms, pets in the office…
03 Jun 2019

How design can take corporate wellbeing to the next level

The debate on mental health has come a long way over the past few years. Mental Health Awareness Week, which…
24 May 2019

What’s causing poor mental health at work?

Given that most of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work, it’s no surprise that our workplace…
13 May 2019

Finland is proof that investing in libraries pays off

Are Finland’s libraries undermining the country’s co‑working offers? That’s not to suggest that co-working isn’t a thing there. Since this…
09 May 2019

Why is the gender pay gap still such a big problem?

Despite huge amounts of publicity and government efforts to tackle the the gender pay gap, it remains a serious issue.…
26 Apr 2019

In conversation with the co-founder of Canadian co-working space The Aviary

Founded in 2016 by Andrea McLean and Stella Boyland, The Aviary is Vancouver's hippest co-working space and retail shop for…
25 Apr 2019

What is modern design? Contemporary innovation or a rationalist industrial aesthetic?

In OnOffice’s Modern Issue, it seems somehow appropriate to question the basis of modernity itself. What is modern? Is it…
24 Apr 2019

'Work evolves rapidly, but our cities can lag behind': An architect on the future of work

In the latest in our partnership with WOD - Women in Office Design, we spoke to architect Valeria Segovia, a…
23 Apr 2019

Meet the woman opening up Milan's closed-door salons and putting diversity on the design agenda

Design is at the heart of Milan’s well-heeled Brera neighbourhood and no more so than at its landmark institution Brera…
28 Mar 2019

Five prize-winning books about work that offer a new perspective

An emerging genre of fiction in France is providing an unlikely brand of escapism. Growing numbers of French writers are…
11 Mar 2019

Why networking is so important in the design industry – especially for women

Women in Office Design (WOD) is a networking and advocacy group set up in May 2018  that supports women working in…
08 Mar 2019

This group is building a support network for women in office design

In the UK, design, as with many industries, remains a male dominated profession. According to research by the Design Council…
07 Mar 2019

London architecture's biggest success is in retrofit - combining the old with the new

The English don’t have much architecture to call their own. We borrowed the Romanesque, the Gothic and the classical from…
04 Mar 2019

Can office design promote good leadership skills?

Here’s a question for designers as you put the finishing touches to your latest workplace interior: how much have you…
18 Feb 2019

A happier workforce? There's a tenant experience app for that

Living in the second decade of the 21st century we are right to expect a lot from our workplaces. With…
08 Feb 2019

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