Author Archives: Venue Industries

  • 4 uses for commercial office pods blog graphic

    4 Uses for Office Pods in the Workplace

    As society redefines what the modern office is like –– supplying furniture solutions that provide value is more important than ever. The demand for hybrid workplaces is steadily increasing post-pandemic, with office workers saying they need 63% of their work week to be on-site with colleagues. One of the primary reasons for in-office time is [...] More
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    6 Movies & TV Shows that Inspire Commercial Interiors

    Art imitates life and life imitates art. Commercial designers and film set designers have been playing off each others’ ideas for decades, creating interpretations of popular design styles in waking life and on the big screen. Set design and interior design create a mood and tell a story about a place. Directors and interior designers [...] More
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    5 Trending Spaces in the Workplace and How To Design For Them

    The demand for spaces other than the workstation or the break room has risen since the global pandemic, making third places more common in workplaces in the past few years. Third places provide a space to engage in other activities than work, like conversation or relaxation, which feed the productivity meter. The work styles of [...] More
  • Venue Industries Opens Showroom

    The commercial furniture company, Venue Industries, is set to debut its flagship showroom at THE MART during NeoCon, June 12-14, 2023. The new space will be on the tenth floor of THE MART in Suite 164. Venue Industries’ showroom will be open year-long, by appointment only starting May 22nd, 2023, and the grand opening will [...] More
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    Humoring Hybrid: 4 Ways to Design for Hybrid Workplaces

    Adjusting our societal needs to reflect the post-pandemic workscape has caused a staggering paradigm shift for employers and employees. With phenomena like the Great Resignation and the Great Rethink, companies & workers are reassessing what they want out of the labor experience. The emergence of COVID-19 has caused employees to dig deeper into existential questions [...] More
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    Best Practices for Buying Commercial Furniture

    Commercial furniture is somewhat complicated to specify for first-timers. Buyers can end up fatigued by the purchasing process, due to limitless customizations. This fatigue can sometimes lead to logistical errors or shortsighted decisions. We’re here to help with the basics & best practices for buying commercial furniture. Here are some tips & tricks for making [...] More
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    Defining ROI on Commercial Furniture

    Calculating your return on investment for commercial furniture can seem a bit abstract at first. Return on investment is usually a quantifiable number that’s derived from the profitability of a purchase, but furniture doesn’t come with performance tracking metrics. Or does it? We like to envision ROI on furniture with a three-pronged approach: We assess [...] More
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    So You Want to Specify a Booth or Banquette..

    Booths and banquettes are sort of like fraternal twins; they look pretty similar at first glance but if you get them confused, somebody will be upset. Booths and banquettes have the same components -- however, the way they are configured is very different. While booths and banquettes each have a base, seat, back, toe kick [...] More
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    Antimicrobial Fabrics & Surfaces: The Post-Pandemic Design Solution

    While we continue to wash our hands, stay at our homes and abide by social distancing recommendations; there’s still the elephant in the room — how will we, as a global community, prevent something of this magnitude from happening again? It’s our social responsibility, as a brand, to create solutions within our industry to prevent [...] More