Author: Ana Martins
Publisher: Frame Publishers
The latest volume in Frame’s series of books on workplace design, The Other Office 3 highlights inspirational interiors that are setting the trends in creative workplace design. At its core are around 100 pioneering projects drawn from 86 practices all over the world. Featured offices include ad agencies, media outfits, technology firms and co-workspaces, ranging from compact offices and design hubs to large workplaces. The Other Office 3 is divided into three chapters, each of which offers insight into the main factors driving contemporary office design: the role of the workplace as a brand asset, the growing concern for employee wellbeing, and the need to create inspiring and energising workspaces. Projects are presented on four to six pages, including an in-depth description of both concept and design, illustrated by stunning photography. Outlined are the challenges that designers must overcome to be able to realize more efficient, modern and – all importantly – creative work environments. This book focuses on the current trends in office design, developed with a knowledge of what is at the heart of a creative workforce and its day-to-day requirements. The Other Office 3 highlights outstanding projects and inspirational spaces from across the globe. Features - This 512-page reference book, the latest in Frame’s workplace design series, offers a global overview of prevailing trends in office design - It is filled with nearly 100 pioneering office designs, developed by 86 international studios in the past three years - The book is divided into three chapters, each of which offers insight into the main factors driving contemporary office design - The book’s chapters are contextualised through a brief introduction that sets the tone of the pages ahead. - Featured projects are accompanied by descriptive text and stunning photography.
Author: Julie K. Rayfield
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Because the edge you need begins with the space you occupy . . .The Office Interior Design Guide enables facilities professionals with little or no design experience to become knowledgeable, active partners with consultants and designers in developing efficient, flexible office spaces that work. It is also intended to serve as a general overview of the office environment for the design or engineering professional. This practical book covers the entire planning and management process for both conventional and alternative officing, with important information on The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, indoor air quality, fire safety, and more. From building support systems to key elements of interior design, this comprehensive guide shows you how to: * Create a strategic facilities plan * Put together an effective in-house team * Define project needs and objectives * Build solid relationships with management, technical, and creative consultants * Choose the right design firm * Select appropriate facilities * Develop an on-target schedule and budget * Achieve adaptable, cost-effective design solutions. Complete with sample letters for requesting proposals and qualifications, plus a detailed programming questionnaire to help you specify project requirements, The Office Interior Design Guide enables you to create hardworking environments equipped to handle today's business challenges and tomorrow's organizational needs.
Author: Harry Siegel, Alan M. Siegel
Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications
Tells how to start an interior design business, acquire clients, determine fees, make estimates, collect bills, select insurance, and establish good relations with trade sources
Author: Mary V. Knackstedt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Thousands of interior design professionals have come to rely on The Interior Design Business Handbook for comprehensive, accessible coverage of the essential procedures, tools, and techniques necessary to manage a successful interior design business. The Fifth Edition of this essential resource has been revised to address the latest trends and changes in the field, with new and updated material on business size and structure, building a brand, client development, social networking and Internet marketing, finances, purchasing, technology and software programs, and other key areas. Complete with more than 75 sample forms and letters, this Fifth Edition is a one-stop resource for all aspects of establishing and running an interior design business—from choosing a location and managing day-to-day operations to growing a business and putting it up for sale. All of the techniques and procedures in the book are rooted in real-world experience and are used daily in successful design firms throughout the United States. Filled with valuable information for solo practices and small firms as well as larger businesses, this book is an indispensable resource for seasoned professionals as well as interior designers who are at the start of their career.
Author: Chris van Uffelen
Publisher: Braun Publish,Csi
The demands placed on office spaces and office buildings have intensified considerably in the 21st century through the digital revolution and the new realities of the internet age. Employees working in offices are a constantly growing part of the workforce and play an increasingly decisive and creative role in the economy. Consequently, this human capital needs better care than what the office clerks of the past received. In order to cultivate motivation and obtain top productivity it is in the interest of the employer to provide a most comfortable work environment. This has led to a wide variety of office space options like flexible combination offices and relaxing lounge workspaces, extended leisure time facilities as social hubs, ranging from saunas to cafeterias and pool tables. This volume showcases the most inspiring architectural innovations in this expanding field. The selection ranges from small-scale two-roomed offices, business hubs within other institutions such as hotels and airports, to sprawling corporate skyscrapers.
Author: Diane Stegmeier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
"Diane Stegmeier's landmark findings on workplace behavior in the corporate setting will prove vital in determining workplace strategy over the next ten years." —Prentice Knight, CEO of CoreNet Global "The author takes a truly comprehensive approach to understanding the business barriers to the successful implementation of physical space design. The Critical Influence methodology identifies areas of resistance to change and addresses them, enabling the architectural and design firm to do what they do best—create the appropriate workplace solution." —from the Foreword by Greg Bendis "One of the most difficult aspects of facility management is the inability to link environmental improvements with measurable productivity results. Stegmeier’s observations in this area are based on hard facts and real research, not just abstract theories. Her work is an essential tool for any professional looking to justify facility improvements that can actually support and advance the mission of the organization." —Heidi Schwartz, Editor-in-Chief of Today's Facility Manager Magazine This definitive book on innovations in interior office design offers vital lessons on preventing workplace strategy failure for architects, interior designers, facility managers, and business leaders. It fully explains the author's research on the fifteen Critical Influences on behavior in the workplace, and introduces a practical approach to integrate an organization’s cultural, operational, and environmental elements fostering the desired behaviors to support the company’s business goals when designing an office. The book includes case studies of good design in contemporary interior offices illustrating collaborative workplaces that work.
Author: Peter B. Brandt
The majority of people in the United States work in offices. In fact, more people spend more time in offices than in any other place outside the home. According to a 1991 survey by Interior Design magazine, office design is the primary specialty of two-thirds of the "100 Interior Design Giants". This book explores the complete process of office design, from the initial marketing of professional services to the final move-in and project follow-up. Among the important topics covered in depth by author Peter B. Brandt, AIA, are contract preparation, site selection and analysis, project budgeting and scheduling, code considerations, and preparation of documents for construction and furnishings. There is excellent advice on organizing the project from the outset and communicating with the client. Central to the process is the design itself, and the book fully details the challenges and techniques of designing to meet the special needs of offices.
Author: William L. Pulgram, Richard E. Stonis
Publisher: Whitney Library of Design
Explains how to organize an office in order to provide a pleasant environment for workers and make the most efficient use of computers
Author: John F. Pile, Judith Gura
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This classic reference presents the history of interior design from prehistory to the present. Exploring a broad range of design styles and movements, this revised and expanded edition includes coverage of non-Western design and vernacular interior architecture and features 665 photographs and drawings (color and black-and-white). A History of Interior Design is an essential resource for practicing and aspiring professionals in interior design, art history, and architecture, and general readers interested in design and the decorative arts.
Author: Douglas Caywood
The Designer's Workspace presents an extensive resource of distinguished firms' responses to the design of their own offices. Featuring everything from technical detail to interior design, it illustrates what these designers see as the major considerations for modern workplace design. This book reveals design solutions, details, and concepts that have been explored and used by design firms from around the world. From the first impressions at the Reception area and Lobby, to the appeal and diverse uses of the meeting areas, to the functionality and sleekness of the Design Studio itself, it illustrates how the designer's office can be quite unique in style, function, and character whilst also varying from culture to culture. No two designers will produce the same atmosphere. With this objective, The Designer's Workspace showcases an array of designs from the traditional to the contemporary, from the historic renovation to the new office tower and serves as a portfolio of the varied responses and solutions found to the challenge of designing the modern office.
Author: Ron Combs
Publisher: PennWell Books
These dental offices don't just look good and offer a feeling of comfort to patients?they provide high practice efficiency! Ron Combs, a former editor of PennWell's Dental Economics magazine and creator of its "Office of the Month" feature, compiled these dentists' offices in two volumes to provide practitioners with new ideas and information about effective dental office design. Four-color pictures guide you through some of the industy's most exquisite and aesthetically pleasing work places.
Author: James E. Rappoport, Robert F. Cushman, Karen Daroff
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Covers all aspects of planning, designing and leasing new or retrofitted office space. While the bulk of the material was written for this book, selected chapters have appeared before in other Wiley titles and are now updated to reflect specialized aspects of the subject. Topics include determining a client organization's space and cost requirements, deciding on a suitable building and space, the nitty-gritty of design, retrofitting for office automation, selecting a designer, and signing a contract. It makes generous use of tables, charts, spreadsheets, checklists, and design workgrids. Features a special lease negotiation list for tenants.