As I mentioned Tuesday, NeoCon was a great time to see a completely different side of the office design industry […]


With NeoCon 2014┬áseveral weeks behind us, I thought I would take a few days to outline some of the major […]

Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane

Guest author Keti Malkoski discusses several lessons she’s learned about flexible workplaces from the design of educational environments.


Anyone who has worked in an office environment for the last decade can attest to the noticeable difference in the […]


The walls are down, the barriers to communication swept aside. Some cheer about better teamwork, shorter distances to cover and an atmosphere of openness, while others grumble about noise, the loss of private space and an inability to concentrate. One thing is for certain: open office concepts have their strengths and weaknesses. Intelligent office layouts attempt to preserve the former and compensate for the latter. But however they look, the question of whether they function in real life hinges on how much attention is paid to personal space.


Join Keti Malkoski as she describes an important part of overcoming resistance to workplace change: employee participation.

Schiavello Hedge

In the second part of a series on Workplace Change, Keti Malkoski looks at the importance of trust in the workplace.