“May you live in interesting times.” So goes the Chinese curse. And make no mistake, ours is one of the most “interesting times” we’ve ever experienced. I’ve been around long enough to remember working pre-computer, Internet, email, Apple products, and even pre-fax machines. The amount of change in my lifetime has been staggering and the pace of that change is only increasing. More than that, my anxieties about keeping up, let alone getting ahead of the curve somehow, are also increasing.
A typical office space in 1962
The evolving office in 2012, equipped with Allsteel’s collaborative furniture collection, Gather