As work environments continuously evolve, workplace wellness and its effect on employee health are more prevalent than ever. At Kolar, we work with multidisciplinary experts who have studied how the […]
Health and wellness should be at the center of any design strategy. At Kolar, we believe in taking a holistic, human-centered approach to design. By using the most innovative methodologies […]
Many employers are re-thinking the way their teams work. The key is finding the right approach for your business model. Employers need to be flexible in their strategy moving forward, […]
In this post-pandemic world, work may never return to what we once considered “normal”. Many have pivoted to take on a more virtual approach through hybrid and even entirely remote options. What does this mean for workspaces?
In today’s battle for talent, sustainability matters. According to a recent survey published by Fast Company, nearly 40% of millennials have chosen a job because of company sustainability. Less than a quarter of gen X respondents said the same, and 17% of baby boomers. With this shift in ideology in mind, it would put companies at a competitive advantage to invest in sustainability now, and that includes the work environment you provide for your employees.
This summer I returned back to my alma mater to team teach Design Systems, a junior-level experiential graphic design (EGD) course. We guide students to research social issues within local communities to co-create wayfinding systems and strategic placemaking design. For most, this is their first encounter designing complex three-dimensional systems, working in scale, and within the built environment.
In January of 1990, kolar was founded by an entrepreneur with a far-reaching dream that the “power of design could make a difference in the world.” It is that original dream that continues our exploration into the transformative power of design. A tool that when used properly can excite, entice and even invigorate people to make a difference.