While the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has offered extensive cleaning and disinfection recommendations, along with hand washing direction to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, McCoy Rockford and Steelcase also want to offer assistance and service to businesses at this time.
McCoy Rockford is open for business and will continue to serve our clients in the best way possible. We care deeply about our people, our customers and the community. With that in mind, we do believe that it is important to help slow the spread of COVID-19 while continuing to run our business.
When it comes to sustainable design, the benefits are plenty — your sustainable design can help keep the blue planet green, but it can also increase the health and happiness of your employees and save you money. Luckily, technological advances of the 21st century have made it easier to make sustainable choices. From upcycling and choosing environmentally friendly materials to opting for an innovative office interior, learn how sustainable design can save you money, increase the wellbeing of your employees and help keep the earth spinning round.Protect the Planet
Being aware of materials is the first step to creating a sustainable design. Choose items made with the environment in mind and buy from companies that value sustainability. Steelcase, our primary furniture manufacturing partner, works hard to effect positive change and runs a materials chemistry practice used to understand the effects of what goes into their products. They are phasing out anything of concern as they create alternatives and teamed up with companies that share similar beliefs.
Breathe life into the workplace with the top three trending office colors for 2020. Studies show that different colors have different effects. Whether choosing furniture pieces for the office or putting paint on the wall, the colors you choose matter — some colors are comforting and refreshing while others cause agitation. Use color wisely when you pick hues to uplift employees and enhance mood.Green to Relax
Think seafoam and celadon — natural shades of green that offer an air of calm. Employees will feel at ease with the serenity these colors provide. Usher in relaxation when you choose furniture pieces of this hue like the West Elm Work Belle or West Elm Work Boardwalk, perfect for any lounge area or place of respite. Both pieces are modular and can be reconfigured to fit your space.
Personalizing your workplace helps employees feel comfortable and can increase efficiency and productivity. Your healing, learning or working environment becomes a happier and healthier space for all when employee wellbeing is a priority. Ready to learn more? McCoy Rockford reveals three easy ways to achieve a custom workplace design where your employees will thrive.Environments
Email alerts and ringing telephones can keep employees from finding the focus they desire. For situations that call for peace and quiet, tune out the world around you with enclaves and focus spaces — private areas that allow for deep concentration. Incorporating the use of the Brody WorkLounge by Steelcase makes it easy to provide employees shelter from interruption.
As the debate over office space environment continues, McCoy Rockford brings you both sides of the discussion. This month, we’re focusing on the argument for corporate environments and how more traditional workspaces can drive professional behavior.
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Although agile principles have guided the software development industry since 2001, non-tech companies have adopted agile best practices to guide their own projects. From increasing synergy and creating a culture of hyper-connectedness to improving efficiency and empowering employees, organizations are seeing the impact of agile work teams. In fact, the 2017 Forbes Achieving Greater Agility Report found:
Topics: Collaboration, attracting talent, Employee Engagement, creating a great place to work, branding, innovation, standing desk, productivity, employee satisfaction, workstations, open office concept, commercial design, maximize space, customer experience, next generation in the workplace, workplace trends, employee wellbeing, new brand, brand launch, mccoy rockford, agile, agileworkteam, flexcollection
As the debate over office space environment continues, McCoy Rockford brings you both sides of the discussion. This month, we’re focusing on the argument for resimercial, or home-inspired, spaces. Read on for our team’s thoughts and don’t forget to check back in May for the counterpoint.
Contemporary Workspaces Highlight Aspects of Home to Increase Employee Comfort
The lines have never been more blurred between work and home. As employee needs and wants evolve, forward-thinking designs blend the best of residential and commercial furnishings to create a workspace that is comfortable and familiar, while being flexible and inspiring. The reality is that most people are putting in longer hours at work, so why not provide them a space they actually want to live and work in?