When it comes to interior design Auckland wide, we here at DB Interiors like to stay on top of the latest trends. In today’s blog, we’re talking about the latest movements in the ongoing debate around open office planning.
Over the last few years, open-plan offices have become the benchmark for businesses that want to use their floorspace in the most efficient manner. Traditional open-planning has also been said to increase collaboration between staff, equalise ingrained hierarchies and power structures, and bring with it a sense of progress and modernism.
However, the most recent research doesn’t support the idea that a conventional open-plan office is all you need to boost productivity and can even harm your workflow under specific circumstances.
Today, we’re going to look at the ideas that are emerging in response to these ideas, and the solutions that concepts – such as break out area design – can offer.