As an interior design firm, we advocate for creating dementia-friendly environment to enable people with dementia to regain their independence.
Dementia patients can be as young as in their 30s (young-onset dementia, YOD) or old-aged. Some of them have memory problems and some do not but are experiencing regression in cognitive ability like decision making or perception. Every person with dementia is different and thus required different cares. How do we design dementia-friendly environment to enable them continue to work and live independently as long as they can? How can we reduce their sense of insecurity, anxiety and worrying through purposefully-designed private and public spaces? And what are these spaces? Continue reading “Creating Dementia-Friendly Environment”
Klique purposefully designs environments for special needs schools and facilities, so as to create custom spaces that stimulate children with special needs to explore, express, and experiment in a safe and meaningful setting.
Klique designs enjoyable spaces that enable immersive and collaborative learning experiences for key special needs care stakeholders.
People start to realize the importance of acoustic control in the workplace after sometimes when open office concept became a trend years ago. Inspired by technology companies like Microsoft and Apple, an open workplace filled with comfort couches, fancy furniture, industrial-design hanging lamps, visible pipes and whitewashed brick wall was once a dream workplace for many millennials.
However, sooner or later, executives and employees who were impacted by the poor acoustics control in an open-plan office started to notice noise problems. Telephone calls, typing, office equipment like printers, repeated doors and lifts opening and closing and chatters can be sources of noise and interruption. Continue reading “Acoustic Control in the Workplace”
Working remotely is not a new norm amidst COVID-19. However, with the implementation of circuit breaker from 7 April to 1 June 2020 to contain the spreading of COVID-19, it has caused companies from non-essential sectors to execute work-from-home, or telecommuting policy with almost immediate effect. While companies which do not have a business continuity plan on remote working policy in place have to struggle to comply with this “sudden” regulatory requirements, as an employee who has not or rarely experienced working remotely, what can we do to uphold our productivity while working in a totally different environment? Here are a few tips. Continue reading “Best Practices for Working Remotely”