Inside the four walls where your company resides lies a surprising opportunity to tell a story through thoughtful planning, good design and branding.  The interior of your business should tell the story of your company’s history, core values, mission, and well, what your brand is!  Furthermore, it should be attractive and easy to read by […]
For manufacturers, warehouse capacity utilization can equate to profit- or loss. Most warehouses are utilizing only about 68% of available space. If that sounds about right for your industrial office space, then you can do much more with that space to improve business. But of course, revamping your space means having to invest lots of […]
Design Considerations to return to work safely
As times change, we must adjust and find ways to adapt, and this includes updates and redesigns in our places of work.  With new safety guidelines being established, the office designs we are used to have become outdated.  Certain changes must be made before employees can safely return to their offices. In the midst of […]
If you own an office space for your business, chances are you’ve put a lot of thought and consideration into how your business will function and thrive in this space.  You’ve considered the equipment and resources your company will need, and perhaps a design that will best suit the productivity and level of organization you […]
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The global conversation around workforce has changed dramatically over the past week. Closer to home, here in CT the workforce went from needing thousands of workers to a screeching halt in hiring. Conversations are swirling with action plans that include best efforts for preservation of business and preservation of the workforce. According to Ron Angelo, […]
No design project is the same and the opportunity for unforeseen costs and unexpected delays can be great. The good news is with some insider know-how, you can keep your design project on time and under budget. Have a Plan First things first, define your plan! Without knowing what you want to accomplish, it is […]
You might be dreaming of a full-scale renovation to your workspace, but maybe it’s just not in the budget this year. To get you moving in the right direction (and improve employee morale while you’re at it) follow these simple and low cost approaches. 1. Make the Smell Memorable Have you ever walked into an […]
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Working with a Commercial Interior Designer in Connecticut
When it comes to interior design, there are many roles an interior designer can play in the commercial industry.  At Design Your Monday! LLC, we are an independent design firm who can also operate as your Project Manager or Owner’s Representative.  We engage partners like architects and engineers when needed, and always have our client’s […]
lean principles
Did you know the average American worker is wasting more than 20 hours a week – Every. Single. Work Week? If you’re looking to improve the way that you and your employees work, you need to think about lean principles and how they could work for you. There are ways to improve efficiency throughout your […]
work environment
You should treat the physical space of your work environment like software. That’s the thinking of Mark Levy, Global Head of Employee Experience at Airbnb. With software, you experiment, upgrade, evolve, and change and you can (and should!) do the same with work environments. Are you getting the most from your manufacturing work environment? Read […]