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Sound masking can make all the difference in open, collaborative office environments

November 20, 2017

We know that you want to design the most inviting office environment for your current employees as well as to attract new employees. You want to promote collaboration, interactivity, and creativity, but open office spaces can create problems that weren’t ever considered in a traditional office environment. For example, some of our clients have told…

A Room without a View for the C-Suite

November 5, 2017

They say everything old is new again – and that goes for the way office buildings are being designed and laid out. For those of us in the industry, it seems like just yesterday that companies were looking for open floor plans, shared office spaces, and common areas where all employees, regardless of rank and…

Solutions for Transitioning to the Open Office Environment

October 15, 2017
Workshelf Benching System

The open office environment promises a collaborative workspace that promotes the free flow of ideas and encourages impromptu meetings and discussions. In this environment, your staff chooses where they work every day, from sit to stand desks to conference rooms with glass walls to comfortable soft spaces, with sofas that incorporate ports for plugging into…

Buying The Dream: Husband-and-Wife team put their own design on long-running office furniture business

April 4, 2017

For Michael and Hilary Troia, it had been a dream 14 years in the making. That’s the length of the time the married couple estimate they had ongoing conversations about acquiring a Norwood-based office furniture dealer,Office Gallery International, from original owners Allen and Gwen Wluka, who had started it in 1989. In July of last…

Get Organized and Get to Work: Considerations for a Home Office Space

February 4, 2017

Look around.  Is your home office helping you be as productive as you could be?  Do you feel comfortable in your work space?  Does it reflect your personality and work style?  For many home business owners, these questions might seem trivial, or secondary – what’s most important is getting the work done.  True; but by…

Office Gallery Celebrates New Troia Ownership

December 31, 2016

Office Gallery International, a Norwood, MA-based leading provider of office furniture for the business community since 1989, celebrated the recent new ownership by Pembroke residents Hilary and Michael Troia with a ribbon-cutting celebration, held earlier this month at the showroom. On hand to congratulate the business owners were Special Legislative Aide Bill Buckley, who presented…

High Profile: Office Gallery Celebrates New Ownership

December 28, 2016

“We are so grateful to the Wlukas for starting Office Gallery International and making it synonymous with quality business furniture that enhances the work environment,” said Michael Troia.  “We appreciate the trust they have instilled in us, and look forward to building off of all that they poured into the business over the last 27…

Office Gallery changes hands; 27-year old business furniture store purchased by Michael and Hilary Troia

December 28, 2016

Office Gallery International, a Norwood, MA-based leading provider of office furniture for the business community since 1989, celebrated the recent new ownership by Pembroke residents Hilary and Michael Troia with a ribbon-cutting celebration, held earlier this month at the showroom. On hand to congratulate the business owners were Special Legislative Aide Bill Buckley, who presented…

From One Couple to the Next: Office Gallery Adapts to the Future

December 16, 2016

Mike and Hilary have not only seen the business transition owners, but also its focus. Though the company was initially geared around home of!ce furnishings, the pair noted that the industry is changing. Workers have shifted away from desktop computers to more flexible laptops and tablets, eliminating the need for a traditional, stationary home office…

Wicked Local: Office Gallery celebrates new ownership

June 30, 2016

Office Gallery International, a Norwood-based provider of office furniture for the business community since 1989, celebrated the recent new ownership by Pembroke residents Hilary and Michael Troia with a ribbon-cutting celebration, held earlier this month at the showroom. On hand to congratulate the business owners were Special Legislative Aide Bill Buckley, who presented official proclamations…