Designing for the Modern Offce

Studies are finding that the open office environment is not a fit for all, in fact: Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace report indicates that 71% of workers have access to privacy when needed. Even more telling, 42% say they would leave their current jobs for more privacy.

As an interior design firm, we are able to come into a space to evaluate the need for private and open areas, however, what most designers may not know is that privacy not only benefits employees but is also a boon to employers. The context of the modern open office privacy guarantees productivity. The simple truth is that flexible workspaces have a direct impact on the bottom line.


It's All About the End-User

"Evidence-based design has its roots in healthcare design but is now becoming more common in workplace design."

HF Planners can assist in the process of educating end-users in the ever-changing office environment.


Relocation and Move Management

In the past 10 to 15 years Move Management has become an integral part of the Relocation Process - moving today requires more than just furniture.

Move management projects require expertise in planning, business operations and management, and contingency planning.


How will Artificial Intelligence transform the future of the workplace?

AI has become streamlined particularly within the Human Resources process but has quickly disrupted the way we virtually operate in the workplace. 

AI in the workplace is currently influencing:

  • Human Resources
  • Unionized Employees
  • Data Privacy and Security Services
  • Employee Benefits
  • Workplace Transition Policies

Embracing technological advances is the future of the workplace, Artificial Intelligence has penetrated into every major industry from healthcare to transportation and is rapidly transforming the employee experience.

New technology initiatives using artificial intelligence in the workplace require the design technology roadmap, defining the short-term and long-term goals.

Customer engagement has now become something that is programmed and no longer measured.