Carson Design Associates Blog

Archive for the ‘Health + Wellbeing’ Category

How to Prepare Your Workplace for Generation Z

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

From Boomers to GenXers to Millennials and Gen Zers, each new generation enters the workforce with their own set of workplace design and cultural expectations — based on their unique opportunities and challenges. Today, Generation Z steps into the workforce, bring a whole new way of thinking about the design of an office environment. How

A Look at the Workplace of Tomorrow

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

The future of work is a hot topic for industries across the board. Our own Julie Berry and Reagan Long went to NYC this year for WORKTECH18 — a leading international workplace conference — to explore the present and future state of work for the people and technology involved. Below, we reflect on the top

7 Things to Consider When Creating a Mobile Office Environment

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

More and more, today’s workforce yearns for mobile office environments. And so, employers have responded by creating a flexible office space that, among other things, lets their employees know they value a balance between life and work, inspire greater creativity, and improve productivity. But what is a flexible office environment? With the rise of remote

Creating an Office Space That Encourages Mindfulness

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

We live in a world inundated with distraction and inauthentic connection. The digital space of emails, social media, text messages and the internet makes it nearly impossible to stay present throughout the day to a single task or moment, especially at work. With near constant stimulation and an overwhelming access to information, it’s no surprise

What Traditional Workplaces Can Learn From Co-working Spaces

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

Co-working spaces aren’t just a new, fleeting trend. Rather, they are a response to the growing demand for collaborative spaces that give remote employees a place to work and feel a part of a larger community. People love co-working spaces because of the well-designed work environment and well-curated work experiences they offer. Those two things

How to Create a Workplace That Supports New Ideas

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

As the workplace continues to evolve, flexibility and mobile workplaces are becoming more and more popular among the growing workforce. Fixed hours and static office environments with little room for collaboration are phasing out of workplace trends. Here are several ways to be more intentional about creating opportunities and spaces that foster new ideas. Create

The Power of Natural Light in the Workplace

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

Studies continue to show that sunshine and natural light in the workplace are vital to the overall health and well-being of employees. Artificial light and lack of windows increase stress levels, negatively impact sleep and heighten the chance of depression, and research shows that physical work environment leads the way to employees feeling happy at

How to Bring the Human Touch Into the Workplace

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

It’s no secret that today’s employees are seeking workplaces that are open, collaborative and flexible. Happiness in the workplace is strongly affected by the office environment. Creating a positive, safe and healthy office space increases morale, improves work-life balance, enhances talent attraction and retention, and has an overall positive impact on your business. Employees are

When Collisions in the Workplace are a Positive Experience + How to Create More of Them

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

When we talk about collisions in the workplace, we aren’t talking about interpersonal accidents or physical damage. We’re referring to an unexpected collision of ideas and people. We’re talking about chance meetings that encourage team members to connect in ways that wouldn’t happen on a normal work day. These types of collisions often result in

How Your Office Environment Affects Your Employees and Ways to Make it Healthier

AUTHOR: Carson Design Associates - Indy   POST DATE:

Did you know that creating a positive, safe and healthy office space can increase morale, improve work-life balance, and make an overall positive impact on your business? Here are just a few of the benefits of a healthy office environment. Attract + Retain Good Talent By striving to make the work experience healthier for employees,