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How Space can Support a Healthy Company Culture

Our CEO, Jeff Heath, shares his perspective on how thoughtfully-designed spaces can ensure teams are fully prepared to tackle the challenges that arise in ever-turbulent …

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Creating Collaborative Spaces that Work for Your Team

Employees are seeking out opportunities to collaborate and connect with their teams in-person. Here’s how you can create and furnish spaces to work for different …

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Reasons to Bring the Outdoors into Your Office Space

Do you want to create a healthy, welcoming environment for your employees when they’re working in the office? Consider incorporating biophilic design principles into your …

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Navigating Furniture Lead Times and Supply Chain Issues

The global supply chain is in pretty rough shape. What can you do to avoid getting hit by major delays in the commercial furniture world? …

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BII Freeform Merger Announcement

Why Two Spokane Competitors Are Merging; BII and Freeform Come Together

From the perspective of our CEO, Jeff Heath, here’s the story behind the merger and what it means for our team, customers, partners, and communities. …

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Downtown Spokane Washington Drone Photo

Why We Chose Spokane for BII’s Next Destination

We are officially opening our doors at a new location in Spokane and are ecstatic about starting work with clients and partners throughout Eastern Washington. …

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Best Office Chairs for 2021

Our Staff Picks for Best Work From Home Chairs of 2021

Our resident furniture experts compile and share a short list of the best office chairs for 2021 to help with your work from home setup. …

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2021 Office Trends in Interior Design - BII

2021 Office Trends to Look Out For; Predicting the Future of the Workspace

  Across the board, 2020 was truly unpredictable. What will 2021 hold in the world of interior and workspace design? We ask experts for their …

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Office Furniture for Working from Anywhere

Transitioning to a World Where We Work From Anywhere

In the past, we worked primarily from the office. During the pandemic, we worked from home. What’s next in the evolution of the workplace ecosystem? …

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Photo of Commercial Workspace after Best Value Model Bid Process

Low Bid vs. Best Value: How to Get the Best Quality for the Best Price in the Furniture Procurement Process

There are two approaches to commercial furniture procurement. One arrives at the winner of a bid; one arrives at the best partner for the project. …

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Haworth Work From Home Furniture Set Up

Back to the Showroom Wrap-Up; And, the Work From Home Winner Is…

    We are excited to announce the lucky winner of our Work From Home office setup, and wrap up our Back to the Showroom …

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Planning for Office Remodel in Boise, ID

Handling the Painful Realities of a Remodel and the Lessons We Learned

    No remodel is without a little pain, and ours was no exception. Here’s what we learned that can help you for your next …

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Reconfigured Group of Workstations at BII's Furniture Showroom in Boise, ID

Reconfiguring an Entire Group of Workstations for Only $500

    Reusing existing furniture in a remodel is cost-effective, but reconfiguring groups of workstations can be challenging and expensive if the redesign is not …

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Private Office Design For Commercial Furniture Showroom

Putting Extroverts in a Box: How We Designed Private Offices Without Annexing Social People

    Designing private offices for an office often brings a direct clash between the practical and emotional considerations of workspace design. Here’s how we …

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Acoustic Product Wall Solutions In Office (11)

Incorporating Acoustic Solutions to Limit Noise in a Busy Space

    As with many workspace remodels, one of the concerns we addressed was the noisiness of our space and how to implement acoustic solutions …

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White Papers and Other Resources

An Ergonomic Seating Guide from Haworth for Office Design

The Importance Of Good Sitting

The relationship between the human body and chair can minimize discomfort and promote people’s well-being—physically, emotionally, and cognitively. Task chairs should be built to accommodate the range of body sizes around the world.

How To Create A Successful Organizational Culture A White Paper By Haworth

How to Create a Successful Organizational Culture

A search for “company culture” turns up over 290,000,000 hits in a fraction of a second. Why does the topic earn so much press? Because it’s critically important, often misunderstood, and influences employee engagement.

Balancing Cost Effectiveness With Support For Corporate Change & Flexibility

Business trends, the value of space, and how changes in organizational workstyles affect office design; this paper discusses how to achieve a flexible balance between fixed and adaptable workspace elements.

Managing Knowledge In The Workplace Through Interior Design

Knowledge in the Workplace

As more and more of the economy is knowledge-based, there is a need to better identify of the difficulties of measuring knowledge outputs and how to carefully weigh decisions about the work environment that could impact an organization’s ability to effectively support its knowledge activities.