Over exposure: resetting the open office

Over exposure:
resetting the open office

We brought together experts from Haworth, Note Design Studio and JLL to debate how new research can inform approaches to interior design that make open-plan offices more productive - and pleasurable - places to work.

This video gives you the highlights, including how spaces can support or undermine the three different types of thinking that are necessary for innovation, the one thing you need to keep in mind when creating a living room feel on the scale of an office, and how the internet of things will transform the way we use space at work.

This is one of two special Clippings in Conversation panels we held at designjunction during the London Design Festival, moderated by our trends editor Marius Thies. You can also watch the first talk, titled Rise of the flash team: designing the agile office, for insights into how interior design can meet the needs of today's hyper-flexible organisations.

We'll be hosting a series of discussions on designing for tomorrow's workforce this autumn, so make sure you're subscribed to our newsletters if you want to be kept in the loop.

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Jennifer Celesia
Workplace Strategist at Haworth

Jennifer advises multinationals on creating offices informed by the latest research about how we can “make work human”. She sits on the Worktech Academy Partners board and collaborates with the Royal College of Art’s Helen Hamelyn Centre for Design.

Daniel Heckscher
Interior Architect and Partner at Note Design Studio

Daniel oversees interior and product design projects as part of the influential Swedish collective. He and his team have collaborated for years with acoustic furniture specialist Zilenzio and this spring completed their first coworking space in London.

Owen King
Director of Corporate Research at JLL UK

Owen heads the development of thought leadership, reports and insights tackling the evolution of the office sector for real estate services firm, JLL. His professional research spans organisation design, the future of work and emerging technologies.