The Orlando Business Journal columnist Susan Lundine polled local interior designers to get their take on the latest in office interior trends. The cubical is being replaced by ‘benching,’ long two sided counters and tables that lap top users can land on, and work in collaboration as a groups. Below is a photo of the Pilot Offices by Workscapes to illustrate the idea.
The lineup of designers, with a link to their websites, includes:
Craig Caswell, president, Common Sense Office Furniture http://www.commonsenseof.com/
Sean E. Ronan, director, Interior Contract Services http://www.interiorcontract.com/
Christie Hill, market president, Workscapes Inc. http://www.workscapes.com/
Dennis Bowman, co-owner, Florida Business Interiors http://4fbi.com/en/
Michael Abbott, CEO, Marc-Michael Interior Design Inc. http://www.marc-michaels.com/
Elizabeth Delaurentis, senior vice president, interior designer, VOA Associates Inc. http://www.voa.com/
Kay Green, president, Kay Green Design Inc. http://www.kaygreendesign.com/
Anne Rue, owner/principal, Anne Rue Interiors Inc. http://www.annerue.com/
Debbie Sellers, director of design, RLF, Architecture Engineering Design http://www.rlfarchitects.com/
Debra Lemons, director of interiors, HuntonBrady Architects http://www.huntonbrady.com/
Rob Turner, president of interior design, Phil Kean Design Group http://philkeandesigns.com/
Read the whole article by managing editor Susan Lundine of the Orlando Business Journal and the insights from each of the designers listed above at this link: http://www.bizjournals.com/orlando/morning_call/2015/04/check-out-the-latest-interior-design-and-office.html?ana=e_orl_rdup&s=newsletter&ed=2015-04-10&u=dymwEYfzIcmIVE0o96saXQ0923d260&t=1428704559
On a related note, Elizabeth DeLaurentis received the President’s Choice Award at the International Interior Design Association’s annual Central Florida Chapter Award Event last week, for her tireless service and dedication to the Central Florida IIDA Community.
Congratulations to Elizabeth.