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  When a workspace is designed first and foremost with its occupants in mind, it entails a complete shift in thinking. Why? Because until recently we have seen the places we work as just that, locations that each member of the team needs to travel to so that the company can ensure work is done and productivity happens. Work. Space. Notwithstanding the fact that human comfort was never top of the agenda, the way in which we used to functionally work was a formative influence on how our workspaces were necessarily designed and organised. Think top-down structures, people...

It’s a time of increasing opportunities for communication and interaction in the workplace. Technology has quickly demolished the need to be static, sitting at a single desk. If we choose to work mobile, we can. A higher degree of personal control over the way we work equates to 88% of workers feeling more highly engaged when they are not chained to a desk. However, great work still needs to happen in a physical workplace where colleagues can mix, influence, and affect each other in a way that has yet to be fully substituted by digital interaction. So what does this mean for...

In an age of flourishing e-commerce options for the hyperactive armchair shopper, success is rated in how few clickthroughs it takes to complete the process. Compartmentalising the shopping experience, from prospecting a range of items through a selection of characteristics and agreement on price has never been an easier task to perform. However, despite the monumental success of e-commerce as pioneered by Amazon and others, and the finessing of mobile technologies to encourage zero excuses to shop at any given moment, the ability to indulge in tactile experience is wholly missing. Humans come equipped with many ways to interact with the...