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Wednesday
Aug082018

Red Bull Reenergizes a Warehouse Into Their Atlanta Workplace

Photography by Garrett Rowland, Image © Gensler

Southern charm and the high-octane world of Red Bull collide for an enthusiastic atmosphere in their new Atlanta office. The office enhances their employees’ experiences by celebrating its local dedication and passion to its Southern customers.

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Thursday
Jul262018

The Open Office Isn’t Dead

Gensler San Diego. Photography by Ryan Gobuty

The workplace depends on many factors and when you have a well-designed space these pieces tend to fall far more easily into place.

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Tuesday
Mar272018

A Day in the Life of an Agile Worker

A mix of sit-stand stations and collaboration areas support agile working. Image © Gensler/John Ryan.

As companies seek to gain efficiencies in the workplace, provide choice for employees, and attract and retain talent, strategies involving agile working and free-address have gained traction. When our Gensler La Crosse office relocated last year, we leveraged the opportunity to support an agile workplace strategy. While there are arguments for and against agile working, here’s what I’ve experienced firsthand.

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Monday
Nov062017

Beyond 50 Shades of 'Greige': Seven Ideas to Create an Inspiring Workplace

Image © Eric Laignel (at left) and Image © Garrett Rowland (at right)

Gray and beige are two colors I see most often in many of today’s workplaces. I’m not the only one, either. A client at an advertising firm recently described their office as “kind of greige.” Yuck. It’s no surprise these bland workspaces are often empty or distinguished by staff struggling to find the right spaces to meet and concentrate.

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Monday
Oct232017

"Treat Us Like a Client": The Power of Design, From a Non-Designer

Gensler La Crosse. Image © Gensler.

A little over a year ago, our office lease was nearing its end and we were faced with a decision—do we extend our lease and stay in our current space or do we relocate? At face value, this seems like a simple question to answer. However, we quickly learned that answering this question is neither simple nor easy. As we embarked on the journey to answer this one question, we learned a lot about ourselves and the power of design in the workplace.

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