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5 tips on how to create a happier office environment

  • Posted on: 10 October 2018
  • By: ben
Author: 
Rachel Woodger
Category: 
industry news

When it comes to the design of an office it’s is not about just giving employees a desk and a chair. It is widely accepted that the physical environment in workplaces influences the wellbeing and productivity of office staff. There are numerous factors to think about in office design in order to get the best out of employees. 

Working Environments Furniture have a few suggestions to make for a more productive working environment. 

  1. Pay attention to colours
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Meeting pods for Pure

  • Posted on: 29 August 2018
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
recent projects

WE worked with Pure in helping them find some suitable meeting pods for their open plan office. After looking at the options they selected the Meeting pod from The Meeting Pod Company with standard dark grey foam on the upper interior and grey on the seats. The standard white exterior was used.

The meeting pods were...Read more

Outdoor (or indoor!) meeting pods

  • Posted on: 29 January 2018
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
industry news

With companies constantly looking to maximise the use of their Real Estate one area that is often ignored is the outdoor space. With meeting rooms, video conference suites and even classrooms in high demand, but with available space at a minimum, one solution is to use a modular meeting pod system that can be used outdoors.

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Spark 44 Birmingham office space

  • Posted on: 5 December 2017
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
recent projects

WE had a request for a particularly fast track project, and we were happy to help! The requirement was for 100 no. desks, chairs and pedestals that were needed in a very short time frame, including delivery and installation to Birmingham. The products also needed to be similar in style to their existing office, but we had to keep a very close eye on the budget.

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Knoll

  • Posted on: 23 November 2017
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
suppliers

This year Working Environments Furniture has started working With Knoll, the manufacturer with some truly iconic products. Their portfolio includes designers such as Florence Knoll, Harry Bertoia, Barber Osgerby, Ludwig Mies van Der Rohe and Eero Saarinen to name but a few.

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A nice bit of British design!

  • Posted on: 25 September 2017
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
industry news

Seed pods for outdoors

Seed pods have been developed by Safe Innovations Ltd, originally to create private space in public service environments where there's often tension between the need for privacy, pressure on space and limited budgets. The pods provide private spaces where professionals and patients meet for mindfulness, counselling, health screening and other purposes....Read more

Meeting Bays

  • Posted on: 2 December 2016
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
industry news

As a continuation on our series for meeting spaces WE are looking at the ranges and options for meeting bays that are proving popular at the moment. For definition purposes meeting bays are separate areas for meeting spaces that have at least two "walls" of some description but are not completely enclosed spaces (such as with meeting pods).

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Orgatec 2016

  • Posted on: 24 November 2016
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
industry news

Orgatec 2016 was very busy this year, with many new products as well as improvements on some old favourites,  and as ever I left feeling that I should have allowed more time to explore all it had to offer!  

The parts that I did see were imaginative and thought provoking and I am pleased to say, provided us with additional answers to some of the projects WE are currently working on.

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Why have an acoustic pod and which one is right for me?

  • Posted on: 15 November 2016
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
industry news

Acoustic pods and meeting pods are some of our most popular products at the moment. The room in a room concept has been developed for facilities managers looking to:

  • increase flexibility of their workspace
  • reduce impact of build work and costly office downtime 
  • take out the requirement for project planning, building
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Meeting room, meeting pod or meeting hub?

  • Posted on: 29 October 2016
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
industry news

Keeping offices as flexible as possible whilst investment and development costs are minimised is a growing trend amongst WE’s clients (OR many businesses). Fortunately manufacturers are responding with an increased range of cost effective products allowing companies to do just that.  Whilst many clients are working with WE to refurbish existing meeting spaces with new meeting room furniture, or adjust how they...Read more

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