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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...Read more

Intu MerryHill

  • Posted on: 21 October 2016
  • By: ben
Author: 
Ben Woodger
Category: 
recent projects

Intu Merry Hill shopping centre in the West Midlands. Merry Hill is home to over 250 shops, retail park, cinema and an Eat Central food hall. As part of a recent upgrade of the loose furniture on the food hall Working Environments supplied chairs, stools and tables to compliment the existing design. The...Read more

Seating for The Friary Guildford

  • Posted on: 20 October 2016
  • By: harvey
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
recent projects

WE recently installed some soft seating into the Atrium areas at The Friary Shopping centre in Guildford.

The client needed some public seating with more comfort than the normal public benches...Read more

20th Anniversary

  • Posted on: 5 October 2016
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

WE are proud to be able to say that it was 20 years ago this week that our company first started trading.

Originally named Banner Interiors until a name change a few years back, Working Environments Furniture Ltd has weathered a few commercial slow downs, as many of us have, but we have enjoyed the busier times too.

WE are now a long way from the "Man in a...Read more

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

Fun Agency design for JKR

  • Posted on: 23 March 2016
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

JKR office

A great article in the Guardian recently about the importance of fun office design in recruiting quality graduates. JKR's inspiring office is discussed, which was one of our favourite projects working alongside Redjacket design and the JKR team.

".....It was a similar story for Luke Thompson, a designer at brand agency Jones Knowles Ritchie (...Read more

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

Clever storage for efficient spaces

  • Posted on: 7 March 2016
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

Although many companies are aiming for paperless offices there are still some that need ample filing space in their work environment, as well as storage space for other items such as product samples. With space as ever at a premium it makes sense to look at clever storage options so that you are using the available space for your staff!

Two storage solutions that can make the biggest space savings by providing efficient storage are...Read more

Outdoor Furniture

  • Posted on: 3 March 2016
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

It's that time of year when you need to be considering furniture for your outdoor projects. It may even be getting a little late for that for some of the manufacturers with longer lead times!

Hard to believe yesterday with the sleet and snow but with the sun out today, its a touch easier to believe that Spring is round the corner. To try and help with your outdoor furniture WE have added an outdoor furniture section to our...Read more

Funding Circle....save space -store smart

  • Posted on: 1 March 2016
  • By: harvey-old
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
recent projects

In our second blog on the work we have been carrying out at Funding, WE want to look at the storage solutions that have been utilised in the space.

In the previous office the storage...Read more

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