An online expert talk with three leading workplace experts: neuropsychologist Elke Geraerts, designer Tom Lloyd and digital champion Saskia van Uffelen.
To efficiently implement the return to the office, existing office structures need to be analysed and adapted. The right harmony between distance and proximity influences the planning.
Step by step we are moving into a new normal. The most important new game rule for collaboration is: SOCIAL DISTANCING. We at Bene say: PHYSICAL DISTANCING to stay social. The right distance, has always been essential to interact efficiently as a community, team, or group to proactively shape our future and our goals together.
The future of work is an opportunity and scope for companies and employees. Together with the Fraunhofer Institute, we surveyed 1,200 people in 34 countries and provide new impressions and ideas in the “Challenge the Future of Work” report.
Opinions differ about listening to music at work. Some cannot do without it, while others find it distracting. This is why the subject of listening to background music in the workplace usually creates a lot of discussion.
Serenity and focus are essential sources of inspiration and creativity. At Bene, we also want to support this in your everyday life and provide you with a series of meditation sessions.
Inspiring offices. Since 1790. This is what Bene stands for and this constant will remain in the context of the challenges with Covid-19.
The world of work is changing. People are changing. Ideas flow, workspaces are fluid and processes are flexible. As a global benchmark for innovative working we need to question one thing in particular: EVERYTHING. As Bene has always done. With desks you can stand at. With chairs that are more than just great to sit on. With concepts that spur work. With offices that INSPIRE.
In the PARCS collection, PearsonLloyd wanted to give people a real choice of space and experience, so that they were not dictating how or where people should work. They did not want to presume that they knew what would be comfortable for a particular type or length of meeting. It was more that they wanted to facilitate a different type of use, a different type of interaction, a different type of communication.
In 2009 a new kind of furniture was launched: PARCS inspired unconventional office layouts, breaking out from established formats and routines. Jointly developed by the London design duo PearsonLloyd, it defined a new style of office interaction – informal, inspirational and communicative. We celebrate 10 years of PARCS and revisit the background to this success story.