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  With new safety guidelines being established, the office designs we are used to have become outdated.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 […]
5 Questions to Ask When Designing Office Interiors
Planning – underrated and overlooked. When it comes to design, a lot of non-designers think Creatives just walk into a room and Poof! Shoot out ideas for a space from their heads! I hate to be the bearer of bad news but it doesn’t really happen like that. Well, maybe a little bit of it does, […]
Why You’re Not Qualified to Design Your Workspace: The Details of Commercial Design
All workspaces are not created equally.  Think about it.  When you walk into an office, a restaurant, home or any space, what makes you want to stay there?  Is it the ambiance?  The décor?  The Feng Shui?  Do you leave feeling energized or depressed?  Excited or bored?  The truth is that spaces matters.  But what […]