Design

v Whilst none of us know exactly how or when we will get through the pandemic, it seems safe to assume that the offices we return to will be dramatically altered to suit the post-COVID-19 landscape. But what exactly will be the new ‘normal’? How will the pandemic change the rules of the office?  As...

Office fires can be caused by anything from faulty machinery to complacent workers. Regardless of who or what is to blame, when fires occur, workplaces need to quickly spring into action to ensure worker safety and potentially minimise any damage caused. Still, that fateful question remains; what can be done to...

We all make an effort to make sure we are comfortable at home, but how come we don’t pay the same amount of attention to our workspace? Given that most of us will spend eight hours a day, five days a week at work, we tend to forget about the importance of making sure we are comfortable and have an ergonomic...

Despite advances in business practices, office culture and technology usage, a question that has always lingered in business spaces is how leaders can make their teams more productive. Of course, a more productive team will accomplish work more effectively, which can result in greater profit margins, but productivity...

Planning the interiors of a small workplace is indeed a challenging task but equally delightful as well you will have to work with compact spaces, making them aesthetic and functional!  The key, however, is to also make the place look more spacious than it actually is.  An appropriate mix of design elements, suitable...

While you’re working, do you ever find yourself gazing out the window (or leaning into someone’s office to see out theirs), imagining what it would be like to be sitting in the sunshine rather than under some fluorescent lights? Do you daydream about experiencing what the day’s weather feels like rather than sitting...

You’ve done the paperwork, invested the capital, bought all the supplies and found your perfect office space. Now what? Well, unless you want to sit on the floor with your laptops, you’ll probably need to invest in some decor. But having spent all of that time and money setting up, you may not have much left over to...

Most of us know on an intuitive level that it’s easier to concentrate and get work done in a quiet space with minimal distractions. However, whilst the more tangible aspects of office design (such as layout, lighting, desks, and so on) are usually at the forefront of the mind when crafting the perfect office,...

Does office space have an impact on an organization and its people? A report by World Green Building Council indicates that there is a significant relationship between productivity and office design. Modest improvements to indoor air quality can boost productivity by between 8 to 11%. Another research conducted in...

While separating one’s professional life from their work may feel like a logical step for their work-life balance, the truth is that these things are much harder to keep apart. The reason behind this is fairly simple, due to the fact that a lot of people spend 8 to 10 hours every day in their office. When you...