Happy Monday all! With another week ahead of us, we’ve gathered some interesting pieces and newsworthy articles to keep you updated as we get working today. Check them out below: A Design To Give You Wings: Surprising Red Bull Offices in New York Designed in a Modern, “Low-Key” Tone (Freshome) A Lesson To Learn In Design: David Rockwell’s Secret To Creativity? Asking “What If” (Fast Co. Design) Hudson Yards Tenant Update: Gary Vaynerchuk’s ad firm takes large space at 10 Hudson Yards (The Real Deal NY) 2020 Olympic Stadium Design Update: Zaha Hadid on “embarrassing” criticism (Dezeen) To Open By Christmas 2016: A First look at a Second Avenue Subway station (New York Post) All For One & One For All: USGBC and BCSE Join Global Effort to Further Energy Efficiency (Otto) ’Tis the season – for $4 million-plus homes: Luxury contracts break record in November (The Real Deal NY) Head In the Clouds?: Technologies For What It’ll Take For Humans […]
Written by Scott Lesizza, Co-Founder and Principal at Workwell Partners Mojo.. Every society has a word or term for it. Webster’s describes it as: “a power that may seem magical and that allows someone to be very effective, successful, etc”. The word itself invokes images of some mystical force. Sometimes it’s referred to as being in “the zone” or “on point” and on the flipside, “The Yips” when we lose it. So, what can you do to get out of a slump? If there is one thing I have learned in my professional (and personal) life is that the highs and lows run in spurts. The beauty of highs and lows is that you would never be able to appreciate the good times without occasionally experiencing the bad – and losing one’s mojo. Here are a few tips that I use when I need to get my mojo back: Take a few days off. Coaches […]
Project: Atlas Holdings Location: Greenwich, CT Timeline: January – September 2014 Architect/Designer: HLW Key Features: Height Adjustable Executive Desks, High-Impact Lounge Spaces, Reclaimed Wood Pantry Table Manufacturers: Haworth, Airhaus, Bernhardt Deisgn, BuzziSpace, Clarus, Coalesse, Davis, Herman Miller, Holly Hunt, Humanscale, Janus et Cie, Keilhauer, Kusch Seating, Minotti, Modworxx, Nucraft, Restoration Hardware, Stylex, Vitra About The Project: Atlas Holdings, a private equity firm with headquarters in Greenwich, CT has a diversified portfolio as unique as it’s recently renovated space. Converted from an old residential space, the office incorporates a cozy, residential feel while maintaining all of the amenities of a modern workplace. Workwell worked closely with the client to ensure precision in design and finish to match the carefully curated look the team was aiming for. The result was a cohesive space featuring high-impact lounge areas, height adjustable executive desks, and a show-stopping reclaimed wood pantry table.
At Workwell, our team has been more than a family than just coworkers. All year and especially during the holiday season, we are grateful and appreciative of our loved ones, our Workwell family, and our amazing clients and friends. At this time of reflection and gratitute, we are excited to be closing a stellar 2014 year and beginning another wonderful year. We have a lot to be thankful for during this holiday and would like to wish you and yours a memorable, safe, and Happy Thanksgiving as well!
So What Is Benching? With the trend of Activity Based Workplaces emerging in more organizations, there is an increased need for furniture that can adapt to collaboration and team work. To achieve this, associate workstations are being placed on benching systems that take up less real estate. Benching, which typically includes long runs of desk systems without high panels or division, holds many benefits for companies small to large. Besides promoting a higher level of collaboration, this setup can also accommodate more workers, which helps to decrease real estate costs lower per sqaure foot. There is an increased ability for function and flexbility, as many of these configurations are modular and can be easily moved or customized to meet the needs of the individual users. Benching is not a new concept to the modern workplace, but rather an idea that has been trending over the last decade. By the time many American companies found this […]
As the holiday season gets under full swing, our team is excited to be a drop-off location for Toys For Tots, a national charity that helps to provide toys to the less fortunate during the holiday season. We are asking our friends, clients, and community to join us by donating unwrapped toys, puzzles, boardgames and books for children of all ages. You can donate by placing the toys in the Toys For Tots boxes in our office, located at 6 East 32nd Street, 8th Floor, NYC. We hope you will share in making this holiday season special for local children in need.