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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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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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Color me Productive

A color is an explicit expression of personality and taste. Picking the right color can be a tricky affair ; besides individual tastes in color being subjective, it’s also important to pick a color that fits your company image and nature of work. It affects an outsider’s perception of your business. But moving beyond the aesthetic appealof colors, it’s been proven …

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The not-so-technical guide to picking an ergonomic chair

Every manufacturer’s got the one chair they consider their gold standard ergonomic chair. Then you’ve got the knock-offs and the generic models that flood the market. But beyond the obvious aesthetic differences, it can be hard to differentiate the technical elements that make each chair unique. The Ergonomic Chair check-list Height A task chair should be able to accommodate users …

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Wellness & Well-being Deconstructed

Wellness is all the craze right now across the globe, it’s our industry’s new sexy buzz word! What happened to collaboration, sustainability, acoustics or ergonomics? Would you believe it, it’s all of that and a bag of chips! 😉 Why all the talk about Wellness? There is a ton of statistics on the cost of poor ergonomics. Below are just …