Published on February 23, 2016
Are you a philosophical person? Then you may like to consider embracing the Feng Shui way of life and implementing its teachings within your workspace.
Feng Shui is an ancient Asian philosophy that practises the belief that there are invisible forces that bind the universe together. It teaches that your surroundings not only affect your comfort level, but your physical and mental health too.
According to Feng Shui, the placement of objects or furniture can alter the energy flow in a room, which can influence the way those nearby think and act. Therefore g
Published on February 09, 2016
Office furniture and design should be practical and functional, but in the best business premises it is also stylish, eye-catching and can even become a talking-point to expand your brand awareness. If you want your office to be noticed for all the right reasons, take a look at these 5 ‘wow’ items you need for your office right now:
We’ve previously mentioned how having plants in your office can improve productivity and the overall health of your staff, but this innovative Grasslamp makes a style-statement as well. Like a minimalist sculpture, it would look amazin
Published on February 08, 2016
Every month we like to take a look at some of the latest trends that are hitting the commercial interior design industry scene, and February is no different. Today’s office design trend of the month is vintage accessories.
So, why are vintage or retro accessories so popular at the moment? Well, simply yet robustly made, many items have stood the test of time going from fashionable to unfashionable and now back again. And due to their relative rarity they are now seen as kitsch and unique. Who wouldn’t want a stand-out item that no one else has as a talking point in t
Published on February 05, 2016
Being healthy is now more fashionable than ever. People are stocking up on kale and apple crisps, experimenting with homemade smoothies and jacking in their railcards for shiny new bicycles. So, if you’re thinking of redesigning and refurbishing your business premises you may want to bear this health conscious movement in mind.
Here are eight ways you can help your staff become healthier.
Desk plants are not a new phenomenon, however many are still unaware of the benefits of the humble potted shrub.
A study from Surrey University found that employees w
Published on February 03, 2016
We’ve spoken in-depth before in this blog about how important it is to make a great first impression on your clients and how effective office interior design can help you do that. But you don’t want everything to go downhill once they’ve entered your office. Here is some boardroom design inspiration to revive even the most unimpressive reception spaces and keep those opinions of your premises high.
Comfortable, Yet Functional, Seating – For long and important meetings, you want your staff, customers or fellow senior members to feel relaxed and comfo
Published on January 20, 2016
It’s a new year and that means there will be plenty of fresh office design trends to look out for in the 12 months ahead. So, if you’re looking for some design inspiration to ensure your office refurbishment is up-to-date, here are a few trends we think you should look out for in 2016:
Fluorescent lighting and computer screens aren’t the most aesthetically pleasing combination as they can cause glare and starkness in clinical environments. That’s why we’ve seen a move towards softer feature lighting.
When teamed with natural light, controllable feature li
Published on January 18, 2016
When moving offices, your company’s PR is probably one of the last things on your mind. It’s likely that gaining more space and improving facilities for an affordable price is a more pressing concern. However, it is always a good idea to consider the repercussions of any office relocations, as you may end up doing more harm than good.
Here we take a look at a few instances where an office relocation has been good and bad for a company’s reputation, plus how we can help you make a move for your business that has a positive outcome.
One of the best examples of ba
Published on January 15, 2016
We may be called Office Image, but our design and refurbishment skills stretch much further than the standard desk and swivel chair. Our expert designers have experience creating beautiful and functional designs for restaurants, shops, bars and hotels too.
Do you wonder where we get our design inspiration from? Well, here are some stunning images of inspirational design in hotel bars and lounges from around the world. We’re sure they’ll get your creative juices flowing.
The Beaufort Bar at The Savoy has been named as the best international hotel bar in the
Published on January 11, 2016
Look outside your nearest window or door and what do you see? Many businesses are lucky enough to have their own outside space, but few utilise it to its best ability.
So, from rooftops to smoking areas, picnic tables to courtyards, we take a look at how large business premises owners are optimising their outside space as the first office design trend of the month for 2016:
From the Rockefeller Centre in New York to the Walkie Talkie in London, some of the world’s biggest and most famous buildings have roof gardens. Why? Well, the businesses that reside he
Published on January 09, 2016