Workplace

Five Strategies for a Productive Return to the Workplace

The idea that most of our days are spent at desks, offices, or conference rooms is one that the COVID pandemic has completely changed. Having worked from home for so …

The One Workplace Amenity Every Business Should Consider

In the latest issue of Hixson’s Workplace Insights newsletter, we look at the one workplace amenity that every business should consider: Onsite childcare.  While offices were shut down, many working …

Listen In: CVS Announces the Workforce Innovation and Talent Center (WITC)

A partnership between CVS and a Pittsburgh-area church was integral to the creation of the Hixson-designed Workforce Innovation and Talent Center (WITC), opening soon! In this podcast, John White, Senior …

Real Estate Optimization: Now is the Time

Many companies are allowing employees the option to continue to work from home – at least some of the time. This leaves these companies with a decision: How to best …

Biophilia in the Workplace: It’s a Natural Fit!

As we begin to transition back into the office, those that have been working remotely with access to natural light may be facing the prospect of returning to a windowless …

The Race to Return: Three Steps to a More Effective Post-Pandemic Workplace

Today, as many employees continue to work either partially or completely from home, companies are beginning to review existing footprints and plan for what they should look like once employees …

Mood Boards & Swatch Boards: Helping Clients “See” Projects

In this post, Hixson Interior Designer Allee Amstutz reviews two tools Hixson designers use to help our clients envision their space: Mood and swatch boards. As we continue to collaborate …

Hixson Named to the Leesman+ Index

Hixson is pleased to announce that our workplace has been named by global insights leader Leesman to the Leesman+ index. This award, which is earned by just 5% of the …

How to Balance Corporate Standards vs. Local Needs

Corporations with large and diverse real estate portfolios often develop, maintain, and enforce design standards so that all locations are aesthetically and functionally consistent, and are a reflection of the …

Building Long-Standing Relationships: Queen City Club

In keeping with Hixson’s values, we seek to build long-standing relationships with the clients with whom we work.  One shining example is the Queen City Club, the oldest private club …