Human Factors

When we design furniture, we look closely at human needs, particularly within the context of day-to-day activities that take place. Our goal is to make furniture that provides a positive experience for every user.

Through these articles, explore how Flokk apply these principles through the designs we make, and learn more about how you can improve human factors in your workplace or home.

Our approach to human factors

The workplace is in constant change, with architects, consultants and employers always looking for ways to improve productivity and wellbeing.

By taking a human factors approach, we are able to design products with the user's experience at the centre, directly influencing the health, happiness and efficiency of individuals and organisations as a whole.

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How big data can influence workplace design - Interview with Leesman CEO Tim Oldman
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Six steps to a healthy work environment

There are links between employee health and aspects of the physical environment at work, such as ergonomic furniture, indoor air quality and lighting. Aside from the potential decrease of sick absence, improvements of the physical environment can increase satisfaction at work and make your colleagues more productive...

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tips for a healthy workplace physical environment ideas na dusggestions including furniture and seating
Case Study

Empathic Design - What is it and why does it matter?

The redesign of the RH Logic was a perfect example of how using an empathic design approach results in creating a product to truly fulfil the needs of the user.

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  • Swiss creatives Hørde showcase their human centred workspace design approach

    Swiss design & advertising agency Hørde open its doors shedding light on the way they work and the impact it has on their workspace design.

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  • Workspace design to improve communication, connection and rebuild company culture

    Exploring the effects of hybrid work on social connection in the workplace, and how approaching office design with this in mind can help businesses achieve greater social cohesion and overall wellbeing for all their employees.

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  • Designing workspaces for optimal focus, productivity and creativity - Light

    Wherever you work from, ensuring optimal working conditions is an effective way to inspire productivity, creativity and focus in yourself, your employees, or your colleagues. From the air you breathe to the arrangement of your furniture, there is a whole range of metrics that induce natural biological responses, which can be harnessed to do better, more effective work. In this article, we explore the impact of light, and how this can affect workplace design.

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