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Is Your Workplace Summer Ready?

Exposure to nature, whether it be in the form of outdoor spaces or creatively bringing nature elements indoors, is critical for the wellbeing of employees. Moving into the second half of 2021, we are all recognizing the importance of taking “a walk in the park”. If you’ve got an outdoor space that needs furniture, modifications or accessories, now’s the time to invest!

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LightHouse for the Blind & Be. Workplace Design:

An Inspiring Collaboration Be. Workplace Design had the pleasure of working with LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in furnishing their Sirkin Center in Alameda! This inspiring collaboration is very dear to our hearts; we are filled with gratitude to have been entrusted by such an important organization in co-creating a reliable, modern & upbeat space!

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5 Design Elements for a Focused Office

It’s a well-known fact that our environment has a direct impact on our mental clarity. We can influence our capacity for focus and productivity through various design tools. Thoughtfully incorporating certain design elements into your workplace can allow for more focus to flow through the environment. Here are some great ways of keeping focus in the office.

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STEM Innovation Center at Carondelet High School

We’re excited to reveal photos from one of our most recent projects–the STEM Innovation Center at Carondelet High School in Concord!

We had the pleasure of collaborating with Ratcliff Architects and the faculty at Carondelet to select and provide furniture for the innovative open & collaborative spaces in the facility. We also provided delivery and installation. Check out the beautiful space!

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Outdoor Furniture

Working outdoors has countless benefits! It can improve your mood, prevent fatigue and increase productivity overall! Now especially, given our new normal, working outdoors can help keep you and your employees safe (when paired with safe physical distancing practices). We want to share some of our favorite outdoor picks with you! With impeccable quality and sophisticated design this is outdoor furniture for the long haul.

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2021 Workplace Design Trends

2020 has undeniably transformed the world of work, paved a new path for workplace design and inspired a unique wave of trends to surface in 2021. Design choices in the new year are unique in that they are an adaptive response to unprecedented circumstances. We’ve done our research & turned to our design experts to gather a list of top industry trends we will likely be seeing in 2021–some of which have already surfaced in a variety of ways.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Years Eve! Together, we have made it through 2020 and are welcoming 2021 with open arms. This year has brought all of us great challenges through which we are able to see valuable lessons and growth. We hope you have a wonderful night surrounded by love, warmth & excitement for the new year! Wishing all of you the very best in 2021. Be. Uplifted. Be. Inspired. Be. Ready. Be. Together. Be. You.

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The Evolving Workplace: What We Can Learn from 2020

We can all agree that 2020 has been the year of unpredictability–the workplace world has had to learn to adapt to changing circumstances at a moment’s notice. Whether you have transitioned to working remotely or are now returning to the office and gradually re-occupying, circumstances have been changing rapidly and unpredictably. Without a doubt, there is something to learn from experiencing and adapting to these transitions. We’ve gathered our key lessons and takeaways from 2020 in workplace design and want to share them with you!

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Happy Holidays!

Sending our warmest holiday wishes.
Our team wishes you and your families a wonderful holiday season and an uplifting new year! We appreciate your continuous support. May the magic and the wonder of the holiday season inspire you and your loved ones. Be. Safe. Be. Well. Be. Cherished.

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Safety Goes Beyond the Body: Designing a workplace that’s safe for the mind.

Given our current circumstances, countless organizations have been integrating tools, products and practices to increase physical safety in the workplace. Adaptive tools such as barrier systems, dividers, panels, floor markers, and others have become a staple for organizations choosing to continue in-office work hours. These solutions are essential as they allow businesses to continue functioning during the pandemic while keeping employees as safe as possible. At Be. we have implemented several of these solutions to ensure the safety of our team members, partners and clients.

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