1. newyorker:

How should a modern workplace be furnished, decorated, and designed? Ben Mauk explores the century-old question: http://nyr.kr/1hYDEnF

“An engineer named Frederick Winslow Taylor, best known for exalting standardization (of scheduling, wages, equipment, and so on) for the sake of productivity, advocated that managers arrange their workers into cell-like spaces tailored to the simple, unskilled labor that each would perform. His ideas—known as scientific management or, simply, Taylorism—helped to inspire not only the modern factory but also the rigidly planned mid-century office, and they remain widespread in the business world.”

Photograph: Amy Eckert/UpperCut Images/Getty

    newyorker:

    How should a modern workplace be furnished, decorated, and designed? Ben Mauk explores the century-old question: http://nyr.kr/1hYDEnF

    “An engineer named Frederick Winslow Taylor, best known for exalting standardization (of scheduling, wages, equipment, and so on) for the sake of productivity, advocated that managers arrange their workers into cell-like spaces tailored to the simple, unskilled labor that each would perform. His ideas—known as scientific management or, simply, Taylorism—helped to inspire not only the modern factory but also the rigidly planned mid-century office, and they remain widespread in the business world.”

    Photograph: Amy Eckert/UpperCut Images/Getty

  2. (via Healthcare Trend: Wall Mounted Monitors)

    (via Healthcare Trend: Wall Mounted Monitors)

  3. 7 ways to create a healthier workplace →

  4. Big Ideas: School/Work | Projects | Interior Design →

    Firm: Ctrl G Estudio de Arquitectura. Project: Jardín Infantil Buen Comienzo Carpinelo. Location: Medellin, Colombia. Photography by Sergio Pirrone.

  5. springwise:

This hospital door handle also cleans your hands
Hygiene is a major issue for hospitals and many already use sanitizer dispensers to enable doctors and visitors to easily wash their hands and prevent the spread of bugs. However, remembering to use them can be a problem. In the past, we’ve seen solutions such as Hyginex — a wristband system which alerts hospital staff when it’s time to wash their hands and helps managers track hygiene levels. Now PullClean is offering an elegant solution in the form of combined sanitizers and door handles, prompting hospital users to wash each time they enter and exit a room. READ MORE…

    springwise:

    This hospital door handle also cleans your hands

    Hygiene is a major issue for hospitals and many already use sanitizer dispensers to enable doctors and visitors to easily wash their hands and prevent the spread of bugs. However, remembering to use them can be a problem. In the past, we’ve seen solutions such as Hyginex — a wristband system which alerts hospital staff when it’s time to wash their hands and helps managers track hygiene levels. Now PullClean is offering an elegant solution in the form of combined sanitizers and door handles, prompting hospital users to wash each time they enter and exit a room. READ MORE…

  6. Keeping the trash where it belongs and with style! Triss Recycling System. Silver powder coated sheet metal. Each side can be opened at the front and has a hinge lid. Hightower http://www.hightoweraccess.com/product/triss/

    Keeping the trash where it belongs and with style! Triss Recycling System. Silver powder coated sheet metal. Each side can be opened at the front and has a hinge lid. Hightower http://www.hightoweraccess.com/product/triss/