A few years ago, an acquaintance lamented about the size and configuration of his brand new building. Not that it was too small; rather it was too large. It was costly to maintain, not set up well for his office function and was difficult, and time consuming, to modify.
Take a quick look around at the upholstered chairs nearby. Are they basic black? Perhaps a subtle color or texture? Neutral upholstery fabrics can work very well in many work environments, but sometimes you may want something just a little different – something that can make more of a statement.
When most people think of walls they think of paint, but with so many other great options on the market why stop there? Let’s look at five alternatives that add a punch of interest from environmentally friendly products to easy maintenance and install.
When I was first shown the Concreate line, my mind immediately started to wander through all of the possibilities. Designed to provide the urban industrial look of concrete without the mess and inconvenience of conventional concrete, these plank floor and wall panels really hit the mark.
When I think of fun areas I think of a place to get your mind off the day to day grind and recharge. One of our designers thinks of it as “recess for the brain”. We like to call them relaxation areas. There are many different ways to include a relaxation area in your office. Here are some of the ideas I thought were fun and innovative.
Carpet tile is available in an increasing number of different shapes and sizes. Within these offerings, vastly different looks can be achieved within the confines of a single pattern of square carpet tile simply by varying the installation method used. Because I find myself frequently discussing these options with clients, I thought it might be helpful to illustrate this visually.
This community is very fortunate to have a plethora of powerful, successful Women Business Owners and influential, dynamic Women Business, Civic and Community Leaders working within for- profit and non-profit enterprises. Each time a new awards list comes out I am excited to learn of recently recognized women who have been working years to achieve this notoriety and success, as well as hear about emerging young leaders making their mark in the Detroit Metro Area.