We Have to Hold Our Yoga Class Outside!

We Have to Hold Our Yoga Class Outside!

A few weeks ago, I was sitting in my office, listening to the cold November sleet on the roof. Through the miracle of modern day technology, I was conducting a face-to-face interview with one of our client’s employees. This particular organization was located in a...
In Office Spaces, Loud is the New Quite

In Office Spaces, Loud is the New Quite

I moved to Indy in 2005 and attended my first Indy 500 race in May of 2006. I think the moment that first race began was the loudest moment I have ever experienced in my whole life. It was so loud I could feel it inside my body. We had to wear ear protection, and by...
Let’s Establish a Few Workspace Boundaries

Let’s Establish a Few Workspace Boundaries

Remember growing up as a kid and sharing your bedroom with your sister? Well, I didn’t have any sisters (thanks a lot, Mom and Dad), but I did have a lot of Full House reruns. Watching Full House, I learned how my idol, DJ Tanner, navigated the treacherous waters of...
Well-Designed Workspaces are no Joke

Well-Designed Workspaces are no Joke

It sounds like the beginning of a great joke: A design researcher walks into a dinner party … . Although I am a design researcher, these days—with three kids under 5—it’s mostly birthday parties for their classmates on a Sunday afternoon, not dinner parties. However,...