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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

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

The most successful businesses understand ideas come from everyone

Katrina Larkin, co-founder of Fora, says agile working and a creative culture lead to innovation and new solutions This year’s…
07 Feb 2019

How to prepare for the rise of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is frequently positioned as a threat to human work. We are now constantly looking over our shoulders…
05 Feb 2019

The most influential people in design 2018

1. Norman Foster, founder and executive chairman, Foster + Partners Awards don’t make buildings, nor do they make people, but…
22 Jan 2019

How office design opened corporate doors to collaborative innovation

It's not just what's inside the office that counts – a growing workforce expects their workspace to encourage collaboration outside its walls,…
14 Jan 2019

Is noise the real enemy of productivity (and the end of open plan)?

A Unispace survey of more than 2,000 global occupiers shows that firms are erroneously introducing open plan working environments believing…
18 Dec 2018

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