Boost your team's morale with these 4 convenient services

Posted by Becca Cachion

My clients are often surprised to learn that we at TurningArt can handle an entire corporate art outfit remotely. And even though I enjoy touring spaces and meeting clients in person, I find that our ability to leverage technology and provide a high-touch, convenient service remotely is of immense value.

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Topics: Art & Company Culture

4 Essential Steps To Creating a Healthier Workplace

Posted by Mari Silipo

We’ve all seen the headline “Sitting Is the New Smoking.” Last year, the Los Angeles Times published an interview with Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic-Arizona State University Obesity Solutions Initiative, in which he declared that the bad habits of many working-age adults – including sitting for hours at a time behind computer screens – were causing irreversible damage, equivalent to losing “two hours of life for every hour we sit.”

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Topics: Art & Company Culture

6 Ways to Dramatically Improve Company Culture

Posted by Mari Silipo

You’ve probably heard hiring managers, startup founders, and office managers talk about company culture. Maybe you’ve talked about it yourself.

As companies fight for top talent, many have jumped on the company-culture bandwagon, believing that adding a pool table, or buying more snacks, will make employees happy.

But employees don’t want to work at companies because they can play video games on their lunch break. Employees choose companies—and stay with them—because they’re part of a thriving community that feels like home.

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Topics: Art & Company Culture

3 Employer Branding Tips for Hiring Top Talent

Posted by Mari Silipo

        Recruiting is a forefront concern for companies of any size, and building a well-tuned recruitment strategy is now more essential than ever. In LinkedIn’s 2015 Global Recruitment Trend report, 53% of US companies cited competition as their greatest recruitment obstacle. In answering the follow-up question “What are the things that your competitors have done or may plan on doing that would make you most nervous?” companies reported “investing in their employer brand” (or in other words, their reputation for being a good place to work) as the greatest threat.

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Topics: Art & Company Culture

How to Create an Office Environment Like Facebook

Posted by Mari Silipo

We recently caught wind of a big expansion in Facebook’s new Cambridge, Massachusetts, office. At TurningArt, we’ve always had a lot of respect for the social media giant. Since its early days, the company has been committed to the arts and the concept that a great office has great artwork. A key part of Facebook’s recent office expansion, was the commission and acquisition of new artwork by local artists.   

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Topics: Art for Offices, Art & Company Culture

How to Inspire Millennials Through Office Artwork and Design

Posted by Caitlin Dowd


The Millennial generation makes up over a third of today’s workforce, and the
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that by 2020 they will account for nearly half of it. Research around this tech-savvy, highly connected generation reveals that their attitudes and expectations around work fundamentally differ from preceding generations and, consequently, have shifted the way companies manage and engage with their employees. As a result, operational changes and new management practices are informing the way commercial interior designers and facilities managers create office spaces and choose office artwork.

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Topics: Art for Offices, Art & Company Culture