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  • Major rules of acoustic design

    Sound Masking

    What is Sound Masking?  Sound masking is the balance of Absorbing, Blocking or Covering sound. Also known as the ABC’s of sound. How does sound masking work? Adding sound to a space actually makes the space seem quieter. It sounds counter-intuitive but it’s true. This is because the added sound reduces the intelligibility of human…

  • Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

    Is Your Office Work Space Accessible and AODA Complaint

    Creating an Accessible Office Work Space  2025 is a critical year for all commercial business owners, whether big, small, local or franchised. Why? This is when the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, better known by AODA, becomes law. While 2025 sounds like a far time off into the future, it will be here sooner than…

  • White table and blue-black tables in a bright office

    Hot Desking – Is it right for your office?

    Over the past few years, a trend called “Hot Desking”, in the workplace has emerged. Hot Desking also referred to as “Desk Hoteling” is the practice of an office replacing permanent offices and cubicles with temporary work spaces. Employees use these work spaces only when they are required or on a rotating system, rather than each…

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    How To Plan Your Office Space

    Proper office space planning can boost employee productivity and as a result, improve your bottom line. Canadians spend an average of 36.4 hours at work per week, according to the Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. When you add it up, that’s a lot of hours employees spend in the office each year. To help…

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    How to Make Collaborative Workspace Design Work in Your Office

    Collaborative workspaces continue to be a hot subject and type of workspace design in and out of the media. Hype aside … how sensible are they really? For extroverts, they make a lot of sense, but many introverts are having a hard time adjusting. The easiest way to make collaborative workspaces work for two very…

  • Sensyst - Toronto's top office design company

    We’re on Pinterest!

    Sensyst is now proud to announce that we are uploading almost daily on Pinterest to our many diverse boards! On top of our own portfolio our Pinterest account highlights some extraordinary design projects from all over the world. Ranging from British Columbia, to London England, to Southern California, and all of the way to Moscow,…

  • Outdoor lounge area for employees

    What We Can Learn From Google

    Google has some of the most fun and modern office interiors. Not to mention, the search giant has creative collaborative workspaces and business interiors that make a lasting impression. Google is truly an inspiration when it comes to office design and there’s a lot we can learn from them! Lesson #1 – Design an environment…

  • Avoid These Scary Office Interior Design Blunders

    We say this a lot (because it’s true) — the interior design of an office space can influence employee and customer behaviors. Through careful office space planning, a positive impact can be achieved, while on the other hand, no planning at all could be disastrous. You want your employees to feel good about the space they…

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    Spice Up the Walls in Your Office with Texture in Colour

    You may have seen them before in restaurants or offices – textured walls in colour. They make quite the impression and class up any wall. In addition, they bring life to once boring and simple walls in commercial office spaces especially. There’s textured wall painting, stonewall, bamboo, Mexican inspired textured walls, and more. We’ve done a lot…

  • Infographic for office ergonomics

    INFOGRAPHIC: Proper Ergonomics in the Workplace