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 […]
Behind the Details of Corporate Design
All workspaces are not created equally. Think about it – when you walk into an office, a restaurant a home or any other 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 […]
office remodel, office design, interior design, hartford, new haven, commerical design
Your workspace is speaking to your clients, your potential hires and your employees. Are you paying attention to what it’s saying? Much like culture, office environments are a part of “workplace heritage” – they provide a visible definition of what is important to both leadership and the business. According to research conducted by Teknion, a leading […]
architectural photography, commercial design, interior design hartford,
Recently I partnered with an industry colleague and friend, Heather Conley, of Heather Conley Photography to share our belief in the power of storytelling through the use of professional architectural images to connect with clients.  A well-designed space captured through a professional camera lens speaks to the very essence of attention to detail and can be […]
Workplace Design and its Impact on Human Resources
Recently, I shared my experiences with Kardas Larson Human Resources Consulting Firm the notion of linking business strategy to interior workplace design. Maximizing the investment you make in your corporate interiors can help drive recruitment efforts and positively impact employee morale, therefore supporting retention.   To read more of my approach, click here.