How is the modern workplace changing?

Rapid and dramatic developments are remaking how we work. The technology we utilize continues to evolve at a break-neck pace. The modern office is adjusting to the “work everywhere” approach while ushering in a new generation of employees with different expectations and standards. Today, systems thinkers who explore all facets of sustainability, accessibility, material innovation, and technology, shape the design of everything. The workplace is smack in the middle of this massive rethink.

The Workplace of the Future 2.0 Design Competition asks the design community to imagine what our work lives will be in the next 10 to 15 years. The $7,500.00 prize, plus world-wide publicity for the winning entry will help position the chosen team or individual as leaders in innovative workplace design; it will also help propel their vision forward.  There will also be a $2,500.00 runner-up prize.

The second annual Workplace of the Future 2.0 Design Competition is presented by
Metropolis magazine and Business Interiors by Staples.

To learn more about Business Interiors by Staples, please visit here.

The call for entries period for the Workplace of the Future 2.0 Design Competition is July 1, 2014 - October 13, 2014.
Submission deadline is extended to October 13, 2014 11:59pm EDT.

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