Your workspace should support your performance, says Doug Shapiro

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Today’s guest, Doug Shapiro, understands that the space where you work can impact your productivity, your creativity and how much you enjoy your job. He’s a thought leader in the design industry, a respected observer of the interplay between work culture and physical places, and the vice president of research and insights at OFS, a furniture company. Doug says how we work has changed forever, and now offices must deliver choices about how tasks are done. He says that, wherever you perform your work, your space can support calmness, a sense of belonging, and productivity. And he offers tips for a creating supportive environments, like assuring access to daylight, introducing a touch of nature, and generating energy with high impact, vibrant spaces.

For more insights about design, check out Doug’s lovely podcast, Imagine a Place.