The open office plan has earned a bad reputation over the past decade. A quick Google search for “open office” reveals a myriad of negative stories and research studies. However, the blanket statement that “open offices don’t work,” portrays an incomplete representation of the concept.
HLW has ranked as one of NJBIZ‘s 2019 Best Places to Work in New Jersey in the medium-company category. This is the first year that HLW’s Madison, NJ office has participated in the Best Places program and is thrilled to share that they have placed
We are excited to announce that HLW is opening a new location in Stamford, Connecticut in February 2019. This space will be the pilot location for our brand-new satellite office initiative, StudioGo. Located at 700 Canal Street, our new space allows us to better serve
One of the common assumptions we hear is that an office needs to appeal to Millennials to ensure a business remains successful. There is an element of truth in this, but the emphasis is wrong. We believe that what sits behind the doors of all
HLW’s Hannah Beveridge, Senior Workplace Strategist, is featured in video interviews to highlight key issues around improving workplaces. This is to support the ongoing work of the ‘Stoddart Review Workplace Advantage’ study – a key piece of research commissioned to urge businesses and the workplace
In our ever-changing economy where an increasingly diverse workforce assumes new job roles, it is important to be cognizant of potential design biases that manifest in the workplace. As designers, how are we contributing to or questioning our unconscious bias when we design? There are
By Peter A. Bacevice, Illustrations by Jinghang Huang Clients often ask us if flexible open plan workspace is effective. While “effective” workspace means different things to different organizations, we have broadly discovered a number of benefits that an open office design can provide to a wide range