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February 2, 2021 Katie Ling

Pandemic Campus Life: What Does It Look Like?

Before the pandemic, college students were active around campus catching up with fellow students while on their way to a crowded lecture hall and later meeting friends in a cafeteria for lunch. Betwee
February 2, 2021 Katie Ling

Post-Pandemic Classrooms with Safety in Mind

  The 2020 school year was a challenge to say the least, leaving students and faculty weary. With the start of 2021 educators and administration are diligently working out what the teaching envir
February 2, 2021 Katie Ling

Pandemic Challenges: Building Classroom Community & Culture

A school’s culture is defined by student experiences every year. Homecoming games, pep rallies, and even late-night study sessions make up some of those examples. As we move through Q1 2021, some in
February 2, 2021 Katie Ling

Five School Library Design Tips

With the reopening of school libraries, comes the need to reinforce health and safety concerns for all students. Educators are also tasked with providing a welcoming facility. In 2020 the American Lib
June 15, 2020 Katie Ling

Facial Recognition Kiosk for Safer Spaces with Access Control

  Securely scan and prevent people with elevated temperatures or no mask from entering your facilities. Just $80 per month per temperature scanning, access control kiosk. Schedule a quick 10 minu
May 14, 2020 Katie Ling

Screens for the office

  Desk screens, counter screens & panel extenders for the office by bluespace interiors. We are here to help you return to the workspace with quick solutions that mitigate the spread of infec
April 29, 2020 Katie Ling

Workspace Germ Control and Indoor Air Quality

It’s more than surfaces. Clean viruses from the air with commercial, HEPA air filtration systems. The CDC warns that indoor air is more likely to transmit flu than surfaces; and indoor air is 5x
March 10, 2020 Katie Ling

A Better Workplace from the Floor Up

  We believe that space matters; that the workspace can inspire creativity and collaboration, encourage wellness, and contribute to your culture. Allow us to develop your customized flooring stra
March 9, 2020 Katie Ling

PANTONE Announces Color of the Year 2020: Classic Blue

PANTONE ANNOUNCES COLOR OF THE YEAR 2020: CLASSIC BLUE Go blue! Create the feeling of “calm” with the timeless color of Classic Blue. Instilling peace, confidence and connection, this blue
March 7, 2020 Lyra madding

Catalog of Open Office Workstations From TEKNION

The open office, when planned right, will support heads down work and encourage collaboration. Imagine a workspace that transforms corporate culture and that your team feels good about living in. Brow
February 4, 2020 Katie Ling

Ruckus Lectern and Desk

  Ruckus Lectern and Desk The Ruckus collection fosters student engagement, enables a wide range of teaching styles and adapts to a variety of users and uses. Users can quickly and easily change
February 4, 2020 Katie Ling

Ruckus Stools

  Ruckus Stools Ruckus innovative seating promotes student movement and lets users choose how they relate to their learning spaces. The Ruckus collection fosters student engagement, enables a wid
February 4, 2020 Katie Ling

Ruckus Storage

  Ruckus Storage Ruckus storage keeps learning tools handy and learning spaces neat. Partnered with other elements in the Ruckus collection, Ruckus storage fosters student engagement. With an inc
January 27, 2020 Katie Ling

Ruckus Chair

  Ruckus Chair Shake up the learning space! Ruckus innovative seating promotes student movement and lets users choose how they relate to their learning spaces. The Ruckus collection fosters stude
January 23, 2020 Lyra madding

Playing With Blocks – Teknion Bene Boxes For An Agile Workspace

  Playing With Blocks – Teknion Bene Boxes For An Agile Workspace Teknion’s Bene Boxes may look like a box, but it can also be a table, a bench, a desk, a shelving system, and so much
November 21, 2019 Katie Ling

New Paradigms in Higher Education

From cyberspace to physical space, we understand the needs of higher learning. We’re at the forefront of new ways to design and deliver responsive educational spaces with innovations that complement
November 21, 2019 Katie Ling

K-12 Learning Environments

As education providers head into unchartered territory, how will their physical spaces need to adapt and evolve? In response to an economy evolving away from the industrial era, there is an enormous t
June 27, 2019 Lyra madding

LeanTo – A Private Work Nook We Love

We all seek those places. The nooks and corners to escape, to collect our thoughts, and center ourselves. We’re also drawn to cozy settings to have conversations with colleagues and friends. Wel
office lounge furniture
April 9, 2019 Lyra madding

The Comfy Workspace 2019 Collection

Browse our latest collection of comfy work space furniture below and let’s plan a more comfortable and engaged workplace together. Work Lounge Fall2019Collection by on Scribd
office waiting area furniture
April 9, 2019 Lyra madding

Empowering Choice – Social Workspaces

Social work spaces allow people to choose how, where and with whom they do their best work. Whether catching up with colleagues, collaborating on a project, or finding time to focus, social spaces off
open office furniture
April 4, 2019 Lyra madding

Teknion Video Case Study: Ziegler Cooper Architects

From the beginning of the relocation process, Ziegler Cooper Architects sought ways to make its new office an inspiring and sustainable place to work. During construction, low-emitting materials were
April 4, 2019 Lyra madding

Design Does Matter – An Interview with Michael Vanderbyl

Interesting talk from Michael Vanderbyl in TEKNION’S “Design Does Matter” video series. Being authentic is what will sustain a brand. Michael Vanderbyl, Multidisciplinary Designer in
open office meeting table
April 4, 2019 Lyra madding

Video – What Makes a Great Workspace – 2019 Workplace Survey

The award winning Architecture and Design firm, Gensler, publishes research discussing trends in workplace design and key findings from multiyear workplace surveys. “Great workplaces create more eng
open office workstations
April 4, 2019 Lyra madding

Planning a Versatile Space with TEKNION Expansion Cityline

Expansion Cityline is based on the concept of planning for a workplace as diverse and dynamic as a modern city. Like the public and private places where resident dwellers work and play, Expansion City
furniture for breakroom
April 4, 2019 Lyra madding

Fixing the Noisy and Distracted Office Problem

HOW MUCH IS YOUR NOISY OFFICE COSTING YOU? A recent study found that workplace distractions cost organizations like yours an estimated $588 billion dollars a year. But you don’t have to keep paying
lunchroom office
April 4, 2019 Lyra madding

Video – Designing A Successful Open Office

The work place is no longer tethered to the employee’s one workstation. It is now everywhere in the office. Only 39% of office workers constantly work at the same desk all day. And those that ha
April 4, 2019 Lyra madding


TripAdvisor’s new headquarters is designed with the experience in mind – a destination where employees can be as effective as possible while having the maximum amount of fun. Workstations are mini
meeting table for open office
March 26, 2019 Lyra madding

Work Space Design to Drive Employee Engagement

“Engaged employees are significantly more productive, drive higher customer satisfaction and outperform those who are less engaged.” Harvard Business Review Only 20% of employees worldwide
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March 26, 2019 Lyra madding

Design the Work Space to Feel More like Home

Traditionally speaking, going to work means leaving the home and spending the working hours in an office that had a commercial or industrial feel. The newest office design trend breaks that mold to cr
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March 18, 2019 Lyra madding

Solving the Issue of a Distracted and Noisy Work Environment

In 2019, approximately 75% of offices in the United States have an open concept floor plan. Long gone are the days when large corner offices and tiny, gray cubicles were the standard. The open office
standing height desk
March 18, 2019 Lyra madding

What I discovered after using a standing desk for 1 year

by Andy Ramage – Co-founder Aalpha Energy & Author OneYearNoBeer The research suggests that sitting all day is bad for our health but would losing our chairs improve performance? I
height adjustable open office workstations
March 18, 2019 Lyra madding

The ROI of Standing Desks

A simple way to increase the efficiency in an office setting is to invest in ergonomic sit-stand desks, also known as height adjustable desks. Standing desks create a more ergonomic workplace by allow
plants in the office
March 18, 2019 Lyra madding

The ROI of Workspace Wellness Design – Biophilia

The impacts of employee wellness programs, such as fitness center memberships, tobacco cessation programs and workspace wellness design, have been well documented as having both a favorable ROI (retur
March 15, 2019 Lyra madding

A Workplace That Feels Like Home

BLUR THE LINES. Spaces that blur the boundaries between work and home create a comfortable environment, invite people to relax and create feelings of well-being. Imagine your workspace where your peop
March 12, 2019 Katie Ling

K-12 Furniture Catalog: Flexible Learning Environments

  Learn more about how our furniture solutions can support your learning and administrative environments.