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Active Learning Environments in our Community

Classrooms can be owned or shared, small or spacious, new or old. One thing they should always be is flexible. Our designers understand that education is an ongoing, organic process that constantly changes and varies by learning space. Recently, Young Office has been working with local K-12 & Universities to develop classrooms that focus on…

biophilic design
Four Ways to Weave Nature into the Workplace

How biophilic design promotes employee wellbeing through natural elements, such as wood. It’s true. We spend 90 percent of our lives indoors. And, most of that time is spent glued to some sort of screen, tending to our fast-paced jobs. In fact, a recent study revealed that 50 percent of employees check their work email before even getting…

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Flexibility in Healthcare Environments

Babies born today live to be about 79 years old, yet just about 30 years ago, the average U.S. life expectancy was around 50. Healthcare is constantly adapting to changes impacting the patients it serves. Demographics, diseases, rules, regulations, medical technology and equipment, a heightened focus on sustainability, and even disaster response needs are evolving.…

Sales Team Hosts Appreciation Cookout

Our Workplace Advisors and Design Team are the ones that make the most contact with our customers during the process of designing their space, but there’s so much work that goes on behind the scenes to make a project successful. Our sales team hosted a Thank You Cookout yesterday, May 9th, to thank everyone that works…

WOODLAND INITIAL CONCEPT
The Process to Transform a Local Elementary School Media Center

Located in the Upstate this Elementary School Media Center gets a full renovation to support the needs of its students and bring life back into this space. The existing space was designed with heavy wooden furniture that is hard for elementary school students to move around and limits the ease of activities in the space.…

TYPICAL CLASSROOM
Furman University Wins Steelcase Active Learning Grant

This classroom at Furman University is designed to effortlessly morph from lecture to team mode and back again in seconds. Multi-modal learning offers vast mobility and is most effective when seating can be rearranged effortlessly. With Node, a high-density classroom can transition from lecture to team mode and back again, in seconds, without interruption. Classroom…