Tag Archives: Office Furniture

Clerkenwell Design Week Visit

Carol, Matt and I spent another fabulous day strolling around in the sun, dropping into showrooms, ambling around fascinating exhibitions and catching up with all our favourite reps at this year’s Clerkenwell Design Week. The cocktails flowed freely as did my enthusiasm for many new products, a few that really stood out to me are:…
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Sit Stand Desks; First Hand Experience

A year ago, Carol wrote a blog about the benefits of standing at work – now I can give you my first-hand experience of them. Three weeks ago we had new electric sit stand desks delivered. To my surprise, I’m really using it, as is everyone else in the office. My first discovery was that…
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Bad Office Design Costing UK Business £15bn per Year

UK businesses are suffering massive losses in company performance due to ‘disengaged’ employees who complain of working conditions that result in constant distraction and disruption and a lack of privacy, according to a new report published by office furniture maker Steelcase. Research by the Centre for Mental Health claims that presenteeism (at work physically but…
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Flexible Office Furniture For Client Facing Meeting Rooms

Flexible meeting spaces are not a new requirement in the office; most offices have been using folding walls, flexible tables and stacking chairs for some years now. I am regularly asked to ensure that all meeting rooms work hard for their floor space and this is much easier to design for when the rooms do…
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The Freedman Chair

I saw the Freedman Chair at 100% design this year. Simon Freedman is an osteopath who has designed a chair to help the significant percentage of the workplace with back problems. It was quite remarkable how the chair controlled your posture 'placing' you in more of a standing seating position. His KickStarter campaign success has…
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Furniture specification project in Cambridge for Ridley Hall College

Furniture specification project in Cambridge for Ridley Hall College – 25,000sqft Ridley Hall is a historic ecclesiastical college in the heart of Cambridge.  The new facility, designed by local architect Bland, Brown and Cole will provide new seminar spaces and accommodation for students. We have worked with both the architect and Ridley Hall to ensure a future proof specification…
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