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Workplaces Magazine - April, 2020

  •   WHERE I'M WORKING: MY COOL LOFT APARTMENT NEAR BOULDER, COLORADO - For the past five years working with Bellow Press, I have written hundreds of stories about workspace design. I realized that my home offices over the years, while functional, were poorly designed and lacked the essential fundamentals a workspace needs.
  •   REMOTE WORKING: REPORT SHOWS WORK IS CHANGING BEFORE OUR EYES (AND LIKELY WON'T CHANGE BACK) - In a tracking survey of global corporate real estate professionals at large corporations conducted by CoreNet Global, the amount of respondents who say they now support a corporate mandate for remote work has nearly doubled in two weeks to 97 percent from 56 percent two weeks ago.
  •   FOR MANY, THE HOME IS NOW THE OFFICE - For the first time, many are leaving offices to work from home, and it can be a jarring experience trying to balance work with home.
  •   WORKING FROM HOME - "Working from Home" has never been more prominent in our vocabulary. Whether you are directed, volunteered or simply chose a full- or part-time at home work environment, not everyone is fully prepared for working outside the more traditional work spaces.
  •   WHEN WORKING FROM HOME, PHYSICAL TRANSITION IS JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBERG - We began 2020 with the same unbridled optimism with which most new years start. Then our world was unexpectedly turned upside down by coronavirus. In a matter of weeks, we went from a thriving economy, and record low unemployment and vacancy rates in the U.S., to a world nearly shut down by a global pandemic.
  •   IN UNCERTAIN TIMES, EASE YOUR EMOTIONS AT WORK AND AT HOME - Living in Spain and being hundreds of miles away from my family has made it harder, especially after they imposed the national lockdown.
  •   PRODUCT MATTER - A review of some products that help make working at home a bit easier and more productive.
  •   INSIGHTS FROM 140+ REMOTE TEAMS AND COMPANIES ON HOW TO INTEGRATE, MANAGE AND COMMUNICATE REMOTELY - To help contain the spread of COVID-19, remote work has been advised by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and companies worldwide across all industries and sizes have implemented working from home as a temporary workplace policy.

Business of Furniture - April 1, 2020

  •   Building a Dream — Gebesa Sets Sights on Growing Its US Market - The company specialized in kitchen cabinets at first, eventually adding more products and finishes to its offerings.
  •   COVID-19 Industry Bulletin Board - New on page 8 - Business of Furniture is dedicated to getting you the latest industry information.
  •   The Brandywine Experience - The Brandywine Experience (Bex) is a co-working and meeting space created exclusively for tenants within Brandywine Realty Trust's office buildings.
  •   Remote Work Tips for the A&D Industry - As an industry that thrives on creative inspiration and human interaction, we've been forced almost overnight to transition to a near-complete remote existence.
  •   "So the Company and its Employees can Come Through This Crisis Together" - A certain sense of helplessness comes from being quarantined.
  •   Steelcase Combats COVID-19 Global Pandemic; Commits to Supply Critical Medical PPE Equipment Needs - Steelcase Friday reported it has already started and continues to manufacture and deploy critical equipment supplies for healthcare providers on the frontlines of the battle against the COVID-19 global pandemic.
  •   Note from CIFF: The Show is Rescheduled for Late July - Salone del Mobile.Milano Now Cancelled; Event to Take Place Next April
  •   Stephen Says - "The Perfect On Line Job Interview (and How to Have Better Internet Meetings for Anything)" - by Stephen Viscusi
  •   PLACES - Global Asset Management Company – Amsterdam
  •   FIRST LOOKS - 3form, Luna, SurfaceWorks, Source, Concertex
  •   So Much More Every Week - Regional Industry News Brief, Industry Moments, Industry Portfolio, Hutch, Industry Events, The Stream, Industry Pulse, Industry Classifieds & Careers


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