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How Great Workplace Design Improves Productivity and Profitability

Having a beautiful work space is one thing, but ensuring it allows for everyone to perform at their best takes much more than pretty pictures on the wall. In this episode of my ‘Wine and Wisdom’ show called ‘How Great Workplace Design Improves Productivity and Profitability’ I speak with the very talented Annelie Xenofontos from Axiom Workplaces.

We discuss:

  1. How you design for different organisations and how it is different? Isn’t office space roughly the same?
  2. What is the best advice when it comes to embarking on a workplace transformation journey?
  3. What are the pitfalls when first communicating potential workspace changes to staff?
  4. Plus lots lots more. 🙂

You can either watch the Q&A here, or read the full transcript below.

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About Annelie Xenofontos:

​Annelie is a critical thinker, problem solver and challenger of norms. Inspired by change and motivated by challenges, she brings a fresh approach to every design project at Axiom. With over 20 years of design industry experience, Annelie is a creative and strategic thinker who leads the Axiom team in the design of workspaces which fulfill client aspirations and ideals. Each project represents a new opportunity for Annelie to challenge clients – in a good way.

A key part of her process is to listen, prompt and question to provide surprising and innovative solutions. According to Annelie “Businesses are finally recognising that the wellness of their most valued asset, their people, needs to be curated and nurtured.” Designing inspirational spaces is based on understanding the needs of the people within them. A keen observer of people, Annelie recognises the potential to improve the daily quality of someone’s work life through a well-conceived workspace. Her attention to detail and intense focus have successfully delivered award winning spaces for Axiom’s clients. This desire to push boundaries and ignite change is characteristic of Annelie both with Axiom and in her time away from work. An enthusiastic car racer, her drive for success is infectious.

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