The future of retail design in Singapore and the world is being shaken up as consumers turn to online shopping to get their fix of retail therapy. Millenials shifted the focus to be more ethos and experience focused, and other shoppers seem to have followed, moving the focus from product sales to making connections and feeling a brand out. Social media and apps are fast becoming the preferred POS, so brick and mortar stores need to get more experiential to keep customers coming through their doors.
‘Form follows function’ is particularly relevant in office interior design where ergonomic design needs to be the prime objective, rather than simply beautiful design. Conscious consideration of the space itself, the tasks to be carried out, and the tools that will be used for each task will help ensure employees remain happy and comfortable in their work. Workers will be more content in the office, boosting productivity and cutting employee turnover, and the company’s bottom line will benefit from reduced claims for injury and compensation.
Just like any area of design, bathroom trends change and improve, either by embracing new technology or reconsidering classic styles. 2019 provides opportunities with new offerings in hardware and fittings, as well as embracing materials that have been around for centuries. Consider these top 10 trends in bathroom design when talking to your professional interior design team, to upgrade your space into your dream home