Tag: Interior Design

That’s the Interior Designer’s Job?! Construction Administration

Interior Designers’ skills go far beyond making things look pretty.  Successful Interior Designers are also often successful project managers. These skills can then be applied to other areas of projects – like construction period services. When I was a Professional Practice teacher at my alma mater, one of the lessons I would teach my students […]

Written by on June 9, 2021

Flexible Workspace Design

The word of the year is flexibility. As the workplace begins to find its new normal, it is more important than ever for workspaces to be comfortable and adaptable. Office design shapes how employees get their work done – giving them the spaces they need to perform at their best. Space is limited and valuable […]

Written by on June 3, 2021

Designing in the Public Realm

Providing architecture, engineering, and interior design services for governmental projects requires a high level of coordination between competing program requirements.  Providing design solutions for public sector projects is a delicate balance of not only satisfying the programmatic or missional requirements of the project, but also a wide range of other tangible and intangible factors which […]

Written by on March 15, 2021

That’s the Interior Designer’s Job?! Trash Receptacle Detailing

The Interior Designer’s job is to think through every detail of how a user will interact with the interior space. A lot of what we do involves detailing of casework. Detailing is drawing to show small assemblies and how they work with other assemblies in larger finished pieces. Typically, a lot of detailing goes into […]

Written by on March 3, 2021

NKB Cardboard Box Challenge!

Are the cardboard boxes in your house piling up as your online gift and pandemic shopping cranks up? We invite all of our employees, colleagues, and clients to participate in our first-ever Cardboard Box Challenge. For our friendly competition, we want you and your family to take simple cardboard boxes and create something amazing! We […]

Written by on December 14, 2020

Approaches to Cleanliness in the Workplace Post COVID-19

As we work to understand when and how we will return to the office and implement proper COVID-19 safeguarding and protocols, the word cleanliness seems to be at the forefront of everyone’s mind.  How do we clean?  When do we clean?  What do we clean?  What does clean enough even look like?  Unfortunately there is […]

Written by on July 28, 2020

Elevating the Sense of Well-Being in the Workplace through Visual Messaging

Reopening the workplace means changes for many workplaces. How can we make simple, smart adjustments to help employees navigate these updates? As we work through the phases of re-opening, employers are now tasked with re-imaging the workplace post COVID-19 to communicate new protocols and elevate the sense of well-being.  A Citrix poll of 2,000 workers […]

Written by on June 2, 2020

The Post- COVID-19 Workplace

COVID-19 Design Awareness Over the last couple of months, we have all adjusted to the ‘new normal’ or working from our home ‘offices’.  If you’re anything like me though you’re itching to get back to real life because you really miss your desk, and your task chair, and your work family!   But what does the […]

Written by on May 12, 2020

14 days | 336 hours | 20,160 minutes

I (very) recently started at N.K. BHANDARI, Architecture & Engineering, P.C. as a Senior Interior Designer. I was just getting acclimated to my new company, my new colleagues and my new routine when the COVID-19 pandemic swiftly and drastically changed the way we work. Within 14 days, 336 hours, 20,160 minutes, I went from working […]

Written by on April 24, 2020