Productivity at Work: Why does it matter and are you Acoustically equipped?

Interior architecture & design is like technology, a continually changing, continually developing & improving art. As each office or studio or school, theatre, home and public space is completed the standard and thought that goes into a project is bettered. While the battle between open plan and more traditional office layouts seems to have been won over by open, the …

How Technology Has Changed the Way Workspaces look

As our devices get faster, smaller, and slimmer, our workspaces are going to start feeling bigger and alot more different. For the most part, laptop and a mobile is all a modern worker needs to function; a change that’s causing businesses to rethink what we need in a office. Cloud storage, disappearing wires, Augmented and Virtual Reality becoming mainstream, smart …

Woven Image – our partners in Aesthetic Acoustics

The Total Office is proud to introduce Woven Image, our newest partner in the region and manufacturer of high-performance, quality fabrics, and acoustic solutions.  The Australian manufacturer was established in 1987 after identifying a strong need for design driven textile products. In line with the need for combined functional and aesthetically superior acoustic products and fixtures in the UAE, we’re thrilled …

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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Acoustics – Have we heard enough ?

“Distraction is the most corrosive disease of 20th century” – James Victore I can’t see that being any different in the 21st century – While it is difficult to address all the latest distraction of this century in the book – that can range from watching cat videos on ‘Youtube’ to going on a ‘Connect’ mission on Linkedin, we can …