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18 Nov
Wellbeing designed office spaces
2019’s Top 5 Office Design Trends

These are the office design trends leading Australian organisations are investing in. In a fast-paced economic climate, being behind the curve in any way can be disastrous for businesses. Finding, gaining and retaining top talent as well as boosting the overall productivity of your workspace are essential for businesses to stay relevant and viable in...

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04 Oct
Empty Office
Does your office have this common problem?

Common office problems you might be ignoring all this time. If you have one of these common office problems, now is the time to consider this as your next project. Too many staff but not enough desks! Is your office struggling to fit everyone? Inadequate staff accommodation is a huge issue and can quickly lead...

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06 Sep
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How do you transform your office culture?

Don’t just create an office, create a culture space! An office is more than bricks and mortar.  Often, success hinges solely on the quality of the entire workgroup’s collective values, or what is more commonly known as workplace culture. So how do you create an office that breeds a new and better culture? You design a culture...

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14 Aug
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What do amazing offices have in common?

Our Senior Interior Architectural Designer, Natalie Newton, talks about what makes an amazing office. “As a professional Interior Designer with over 20 years of industry experience, I’ve been privileged to work with progressive companies to create amazing offices. All these offices displayed 7 key elements which I’d love to share with you to integrate in your...

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01 Aug
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Have you tried our FREE Office Fitout Cost Estimator Tool

Office fitouts can be stressful, time-consuming and costly, but not with Wurkspace7! Wurkspace7 is your local Perth office fitout team comprised of highly skilled and experienced Designers, Project Managers and construction professionals. Our in-house resources provide you with a huge range of service solutions, tailored to your exact needs. Even better, by leaving your project in...

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25 Jul
Are you losing good staff because of a bad office fitout?

Is your office fitout a reason for staff to stay, or leave? In this modern age, knowledge workers are becoming more valuable than ever before. However, getting (and keeping) the best talent is getting harder and ‘where’ someone works is becoming more about the office and amenities than the name on the door.  Savvy employees are more...

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23 Dec
Mistakes Ignoring Basics
The Most Common, Yet Avoidable Mistakes Made When Designing a New Workplace: Part 4

Here we reach the end of this month’s four-part series discussing the most common mistake made when designing workspaces. We have divulged into the ramifications of not listening to employees, incorporating too many gimmicks and assuming one size fits all, and we now wrap it up with one of the most important considerations when designing...

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16 Dec
Mistakes One Size Fits All
The Most Common, Yet Avoidable Mistakes Made When Designing a New Workplace: Part 3

We near the end of our four-part series this month, discussing the four most common, yet avoidable, mistakes seen when diving into the design of your new workplace. We have explored the ramifications of not listening to the employees and implementing too many gimmicks, with this series’ second-last ‘mistake’ being the assumption that one size...

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09 Dec
Mistakes Gimmicks
The Most Common, Yet Avoidable Mistakes Made When Designing a New Workplace: Part 2

Last week we began to divulge into the four most common mistakes that are seen and can be avoided when designing a new workplace. Now we have addressed the importance of listening to your employees’ needs, let’s discuss further into the second most commonly seen mistake: Gimmicks. Too many gimmicks Within the workforce, there has...

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02 Dec
The Most Common, Yet Avoidable Mistakes Made When Designing a New Workplace: Part 1

It is common when designing a new workplace that the client or company can get caught up in the idea and excitement of an open-plan office or a ping-pong table in the break room, they lose sight of the bigger picture. A new workplace design must work for all employees, and align with the company...

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20 Jun
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Advancing Communication Through Workplace Design

Have you thought about the significance of communication within your business? Communication within the workplace is a greater integral factor within an efficient workplace than most initially believe. So how can you advance your workplace communication through design? Dedicating a breakroom The habit of staff members eating at desks has a negative impact on the...

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31 May
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Can you identify an ‘improved’ way of working?

Have you assessed the productivity and efficiency of your staff members recently? Assessing the productivity of your organisation regularly is essential in understanding the strategies in place to achieving your organisational goals and how they are progressing and how they need to be improved. These routine assessments will lead you to ask yourself, ‘Do I...

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