Tiffany English English: “This hybrid space needs to satisfy a diverse workforce and at the same time reflect the culture and brand of the organization.”

SAN DIEGO—Traditional office users are looking for ways to create work environments that satisfy the needs of both younger employees and seasoned professionals, Ware Malcomb principal Tiffany English tells The firm recently completed construction on the new San Diego-based corporate headquarters of ICW Group Insurance Cos., a group of property and casualty carriers, at 15025 Innovation Dr. Ware Malcomb provided interior architecture and design services for the project, completely transforming the existing 68,105-square-foot space, and also provided an evaluation of new guidelines for space allocation and furniture standards.

We spoke exclusively with English about what more-traditional office users are seeking in their workspace and how these goals are achieved through design.

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Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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