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Victoria Place Shopping Centre

  • Posted on: 4 August 2014
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Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
recent projects

One of our recent shopping centre food court projects is the Victoria shopping centre in Londons Victoria train station.

 

As part of Victoria Place Shopping Centres remodelling works, Working Environments worked alongside Haskoll architects to help specifiy and supply the central foodcourt loose furniture package.

The Catifa 44 chair in a range...Read more

Chairs for Cyprus Gallery

  • Posted on: 23 July 2014
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Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
recent projects

WE have been working with A.G. Leventis Gallery in Nicosia, Cyprus, to source and supply the seating for the auditorium space in their new museum. Staff from the museum came to Clerkenwell last year to look at seating options and after a few showroom visits they decided on the Theo chair from Chorus Furniture.  

The...Read more

Vestre in Clerkenwell

  • Posted on: 2 July 2014
  • By: admin
Author: 
Ben Woodger
Category: 
suppliers

Photo: James Hudson

If you didn't explore the extremities of last month’s Clerkenwell Design Week you will have missed one of our favourite exhibits. Tucked away in the garden of St James' Church Clerkenwell, fantastic Scandinavian manufacturer Vestre used this backdrop to showcase some of their collection.

We love their beautifully designed, colourful, fun range of products for public spaces. Seeing the the range in this setting allowed us to not only view how...Read more

norse chair wins designer guild mark 2014

  • Posted on: 20 June 2014
  • By: admin
Author: 
Ben Woodger
Category: 
industry news

The Norse chair designed by Simon Pengelly for Modus has been awarded the prestigious Design Guild Mark. Now in its seventh year, the Guild Mark rewards excellence in the design of furniture in volume production. The criteria are for excellence in four fields -design,the use of materials, manufacture and function.


The Norse chair, designed by Modus long term Modus collaborator Simon Pengelly...Read more

Deploy Wins Design Guild Mark Award 2014

  • Posted on: 16 June 2014
  • By: admin
Author: 
Ben Woodger
Category: 
industry news

The Design Guild Mark, now in its seventh year since launching in 2008, rewards excellence in the design of furniture in volume production. By the award of this Guild Mark for designs which meet The Furniture Makers’ Company criteria, the designers receive due recognition and the industry is made more aware of the importance of investment in design. 

The Design Guild Mark rewards the work of...Read more

Pit wins the Red dot Design Award

  • Posted on: 10 June 2014
  • By: admin
Author: 
Ben Woodger
Category: 
industry news

Another beautifully classic piece from Tonon Italia. 

Pit modern and minimalist. WE think the design team of Maly Hoffmann Kahleyss have surely created a new masterpiece. We aren'nt alone with the chair winning a prestigious Red Dot design award.

The perfect intergration of design and craft the minimalist shape of the shell, fully...Read more

Remodeled Paolo Nava classic

  • Posted on: 9 June 2014
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Author: 
Ben Woodger
Category: 
suppliers

We are constantly working with some of the most innovative and well known manufacturers in the industry so to be surprised by a new chair collection isn't something that happens that often. But Tonon Italia have really created a very special collection with the new Jonathan 30 range. 

Tonon have taken the original design created by Paolo Nava 30 years ago and brought it right up to date without losing any of...Read more

South Coast Office

  • Posted on: 27 May 2014
  • By: admin
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

WE have now opened an office on the South Coast near to Brighton. The office is in Lewes and will help serve our increasing number of clients on the south cost and support the blossoming tech industry in the Brighton and Hove areas and the surrounding areas.

Having recently furnished the Mind Candy satellite office in Brighton WE are now perfectly positioned to assist with any space planning or furniture requirements for offices, shopping centre foodcourts, restaurants, schools and...Read more

Inauguration of the Queen Sofia Library at the Instituto Cervantes London

  • Posted on: 9 May 2014
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Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

Although we didn't carry out the original design and install of the furniture on this project, we were contacted by Iduna as they needed some urgent help to get the project finished properly. This was because H.M. The Queen of Spain was due to open the library within a couple of weeks! WE were happy to help and so arranged for installation of the remaining product and remedial works to get the project looking ship shape.

The Queen Sofía Library was officially opened by H.M. The Queen...Read more

Do 2014 Budget changes to Annual Investment Allowance help your office redesign?

  • Posted on: 2 May 2014
  • By: admin
Author: 
Harvey Banner
Category: 
news

Annual investment allowance can help your furniture purchases   If the budget had made changes that could dramatically help finance your office redesign and refit, you'd know about it....right?

Although the budget changes were made in March many companies have not made the connection on the implications this could have for investment in their office building or interior. In March of this year the annual investment allowance for British companies was extended from £250...Read more

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