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workplace design
Ergonomics: “The science of refining the design of products to optimise them for human use”. Design has a significant impact on health, wellbeing, occupational safety and welfare of both staff and visitors. We need to design ergonomically for the variety of body structures that are evident in our society. While it is impossible to design...
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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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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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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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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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office setting
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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Employees
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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Mistakes Ignoring Basics
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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Mistakes One Size Fits All
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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Mistakes Gimmicks
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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Wasted Space
Good space utilisation is often a common factor found in successful workplaces, yet it also often one of the most overlooked factors by most organisations, as they waste as much as half their space. Good space utilisation is often a common factor found in successful workplaces, yet it also often one of the most overlooked...
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West Australian Union Police
We talk about designing for your staff and how to do it, but what exactly do your employees want out of the new office transformation? Here are a few of the main aspects that employees seek in their working space to improve their organisational satisfaction: Comfort Research has shown that efficiency and productivity are significantly...
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