THE BLOG

31
Jan

The importance of natural light in your office

The last thing employees want when they’re stuck in the office 9-5 each day is unnatural, fluorescent lighting. Designing an office where you take advantage of natural light is a must – not only for shining a light on your space effectively but for the wellbeing benefits for your staff, too.

There are many benefits of natural light; the positive effects are abundant on employees alone. Read on to find out more about the importance of natural light.

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31
Dec

Office design tricks to improve staff productivity

Willis Towers Watson conducted a study and results highlighted that 70% of employers improved their physical environments to encourage healthy behaviours. To promote employee engagement, employers realise that staff are a product of their environment and that health and wellbeing are vital to keeping employee engagement levels high. The study showed employers started reshaping the physical environment to encourage healthy behaviours. 

How did they shape the office environment? They added healthy foods and alternative break out spaces, ergonomic task chairs, monitor arms, sit/stand workstations, and appropriate lighting.

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15
Nov

How workplace design can help you retain employees

Would you want to work in an office environment that didn’t enhance productivity? If you were sat in a grey office space, would you feel excited to turn up Monday through Friday to perform at your job?

No, we didn’t think so.

As an employer, you have the power to change your workplace environment for the better.

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26
Nov

The benefits of modular office space designs

Whether you’ve got a small or a large open-plan office space, modular furniture designs can help you cultivate an office environment to be proud of.

These office designs can help shape a chaotic office space into a creative and thriving hub.

It makes use of every inch of your office

The great thing about modular office furniture is that its versatility means it can slot into any office space. You can configure your furniture however you want to ensure you and your employees get the most out of it.

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08
Sep

Can workplace design strengthen employee engagement?

Over the last five years, workplace trends have had to adjust dramatically to reflect the changes in mass office culture. Offices are now offering flexible working, and aspiring to offer a collaborative working environment for their employees.

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12
Jul

Best of the UK: Top 3 inspiring office designs

There are some beautiful offices all over the world, but the UK alone has its fair share of enviable office spaces; an increasing number of employers are realising the benefits of offering a truly inspiring place to work for their staff members.

What benefits are triggered when you’re surrounded by inspiration? From an increase in productivity and happiness, your employee turnover can lower and the working environment becomes a lot more collaborative and productive. With social ‘collision zones’ encouraged throughout all the offices we’re about to show you – how could you not want to work at these businesses?!
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19
Jun

What are ‘collision zones’ and why does your office need them?

It sounds brutal, ‘collision zone’, but it’s just a buzzword for a chance meeting between your employees. It’s all about creating spaces around your office environment that can encourage inter-team collaboration.

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26
May

3 furniture solutions for small offices

Just because your office is small doesn’t mean you can’t have impactful office designs. There are many tips and tricks you can implement to use the space as cleverly and as uniquely as possible.

We’ve gathered together three furniture solutions for small offices below, to help inspire your creativity.

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15
May

Walter Knoll’s cable-less lamp makes its debut in Milan

Walter Knoll has made a name for itself, becoming a leading international manufacturer of both office furniture and premium upholstery. They’re products, whilst stylish, also encapsulate everything a user wants from their furniture purchase, superior comfort and longevity.

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03
May

7 ways you can immediately become more productive at work

Work can be a drag. Particularly if you feel you’ve got too much work to do or you hate your office environment. It can be hard to self-motivate, but most of the time, it’s down to you to get the best out of yourself on a day-to-day basis.

So how can you become immediately more productive at work?
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