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The Evolution of Meeting Spaces

When was the last time you had a meeting in an actual meeting room? Before you think of a date and time, let me throw in something else for you to consider: when was the last time you had a meeting that genuinely needed a meeting room? Traditional meeting spaces belong to an older generation of office spaces – an …

4 Design Mistakes your Employees will Resent you for

You’ve heard the urban adage, ” the true test of a person’s patience is a bad internet connection.” We’d like to think this applies to furniture as well, in some form or the other. To be clear, we’re talking about design, offices and furniture that, aren’t necessarily just bad in quality but are counterproductive to what they’re meant to do. …

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The Biophilic Design Checklist – 14 patterns you probably don’t know

Most people start frowning or scratching their heads when the words biophilic design get thrown into the design brief. To the uninformed , the word ‘biophilia’ immediately sparks the imagination to draw up images of greenery in its various settings. And it’s followed by frustration owing to the attempt at figuring out how those green images can fit into the …

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The Anatomy of an Ideal Workstation

Buying a workstation can be the same as buying a car…The bigger it gets, more the configurations. Which means digging deeper into your pockets 🙂 There are several components that go into a workstation, depending on the number of users it has to accommodate, minimum space and privacy requirements. More often than not, facilities and procurement try and put together …

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What is Estidama ?

The UAE has never shied away from adopting the latest trends and practices. In the field of construction and architecture, a dominant trend in the region has been the adoption of sustainable and eco-friendly practices. A fact not known to many : The UAE ranked 9th in 2014 among the top 10 nations in the world in adopting green building …

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Why Commercial Spaces need Commercial Grade Furniture

The words Commercial Grade represent the line that divides our products from the rest of the commoditized items you find in your local retail or discount furniture store. If you’ve started the process of contacting furniture suppliers or dealers, you’ll most likely encounter a sales or marketing executive that uses throws in the word ‘commercial’ or ‘contract’ grade. While it …

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3 Points to Consider When Designing Training Rooms

Any successful organization understands how key well-designed training rooms is to the office infrastructure. They’re environments dedicated to learning and collaboration of information and ideas of employees. And an organization’s most important assets are the people that make up its workforce. Which is why it makes sense to invest in the right design and products that go into these training …

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Future of 3D Printing

3D printing seems to have blanketed the news in the construction industry in the past 6 months. So why is a 30 year old process finally grabbing so much of the limelight? Let’s start by understanding what it really is before we jump on to why it’s grabbing some of the headlines. The technology is also anonymously known as additive …