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Furniture trends for 2018/19

  • Posted on: 16 November 2018
  • By: ben
Author: 
Rachel Woodger
Category: 
industry news

The theme of Orgatec this year was 'culture@work' and although a few weeks have passed since the show we thought that we would share a few products and trends that stood out for us.

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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
  2. ...Read more

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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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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

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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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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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Salone Del Mobile Milan 2016

  • Posted on: 10 May 2016
  • By: ben
Author: 
Ben Woodger
Category: 
industry news

Now the dust has settled on another year in Milan and we’ve recovered from our whirlwind tour (and aching feet) of the most important and biggest exhibition in the furniture calendar we thought we'd give you a quick run down from some of our favorite products and manufacturers that caught our eye.

It’s such a mammoth event that its often quite hard to see the wood for the trees but it’s a great place to catch up with some of the manufacturers we work and have a look at their new...Read more

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STOCKHOLM FURNITURE & LIGHT FAIR 2016

  • Posted on: 14 March 2016
  • By: ben
Author: 
Ben Woodger
Category: 
industry news

Having spent a couple of cold days in the Swedish capital in mid February for its annual Furniture and Light fair WE thought we'd bring you some of our highlights from another great event.

We were very impressed with the huge two storey Johanson Design stand. New products including the "Shima" a public seating system and the "Haddoc" range which includes stools, side chairs an armchair and sofa. Along with other new items and...Read more

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