Today’s businesses employ a variety of methods of making everyone feel more comfortable at work, but there’s one trend that is becoming universally accepted — the blending of work and home atmospheres. As offices and work styles continue to evolve, people are spending less time at a desk and more time collaborating in places that offer the casual comforts of home.
of Millennials and Gen Z employees feel stressed all or most of the time at work.
Udemy Workplace Stress Study, 2017
“Work is happening everywhere these days. People are migrating away from their desks and finding different kinds of venues in which to collaborate, which requires inviting color palettes and comfortable material selections that align with the desired functionality of the space. This residential transformation has also been impacted by other outside influences such as coffee shops and lounges, where palettes are often more stimulating and refreshing. Small businesses are increasingly looking for an experience that feels more like what you find at home, with softer materials and colorful palettes that put people at ease.”
- Andy Benner
HON IDS Director
HOME AWAY FROM HOME
Here are few ideas to bring touches of residential life into your office.
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