FMLink Newsletter — Furnishings and Interiors — December 7, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Furnishings and Interiors — December 7, 2017

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This newsletter covers furnishings and interiors news from November 2 through December 6, 2017.


Flexibility to work remotely is the new norm, finds Staples — is your office keeping up? (Surveys and Trends)

Learn how Yelp designed its new corporate office with local culture and minimal environmental impact in mind (Case Studies » Interface)
Go beyond productivity and provide inspiration by creating positive spaces that impact your facility’s inhabitants

ComEd offers tips for buying, hanging and using your holiday lights safely and efficiently (Lighting » Products and Services)

Explore six shifts in office layouts that are sparking higher performance for people and organizations (White Papers » Herman Miller)
See how your office landscape should evolve to address these shifts

Flexible, adaptable office furniture improves employee wellbeing and retention (Case Studies » HON Company (The))
Software company incorporates height-adjustability, customization and connectivity into office design to foster teamwork and productivity in the workplace

Improve work flow by creating opportunities for connection across the office (Case Studies » Herman Miller)
See how Tavistock raised its workplace effectiveness score by 25 percentage points

Fine tune every part of the workplace to people’s needs and get better results (White Papers » Herman Miller)
See how a more holistic approach to workplace planning can improve productivity for your business

How safe would your building’s occupants feel navigating during a power outage? Cintas poll reveals emergency lighting concerns (Surveys and Trends)


The Edison Table

2017 winners for educational furniture, flooring and equipment (Other » Products and Services)

See if you can guess how law firm FMs are adjusting their real estate strategies in today’s changing business environment (Surveys and Trends)

Clean, functional, innovative and appealing — see which facility was voted America’s Best Restroom for 2017 (Developments » Industry Awards)

Fellowes Brands acquisition of ESI Ergonomic Solutions to boost selection of office organization, productivity and wellness products (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

If you need customized office furniture fast, take a look at Readymade’s quick-ship line of cutting-edge workplace solutions (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

Bobrick’s automatic hand dryer offers high-speed, low-watt drying for high-traffic environments (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

If you are a company that needs tech talent, where do you think you’d be most likely to find it? And its cost may be lower than you think. (Surveys and Trends)