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Adding Colour To Your Workplace Can Add Dynamism And Improve Productivity In The Office

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Numerous studies have shown that colour in the workplace affects our perception. The human eye can perceive millions of different colours, we only have the common nouns to describe a fraction of these shades. Colour can stimulate the cognitive area of the brain and affect mood and productivity.  by adding colour to your work environment you can give your company / brand a vibrant boost  image to your employees and customers, as well as the furniture you choose -...

Q&As Refurbishment of Listed Buildings

Q & As Dispelling fears about Listed Building refurbishment

So, whether you want to know more about the listing process or what to consider when you want to make changes to your space & fabric, such as updating your windows, installing A/C, adapting the space for your office or shop our experience and this blog will help inform your decision whether to take the plunge with the risks associated with conversion and alterations to a Listed Building....

Provide employees with a wellbeing boost for 2020

Provide employees with a wellbeing boost for 2020

Facilities managers, designers and architects have long known that creating a positive work environment can boost a business’ overall performance. To do so, we need to consider not only design and layout but implementing other means initiatives to improve wellbeing & morale....

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Activity Based Working Environments

At Select Interiors, we strive to design inspiring activity based working environments that engender a feeling of wellbeing. Activity based working transforms the traditional paradigm of desk/meeting room binary structure to a more fluid flexible use of the space. The workplace environment should enable spaces to cater for each different activity relevant to an organisation and its people. An analogy is that space does not move but people do, employees occupy the most relevant space that best facilitates a particular task. Activity Based...

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Top 7 Interior Design Trends for 2020

2020 is fast approaching which means that there are new design trends on the horizon! A new year means a fresh start not just for burning off all those holiday calories, but it’s also the perfect time to revamp your office. If you need a steer on where office interiors are going for 2020, here are a few trends that Select Interiors Ltd believes will make your scheme stand out. Herringbone Floors Timber veneered engineered floating floor in reception, beautiful, visually stimulating and...

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How a splash of colour in your office can change your mood

Colour is something we take for granted every day, but it works wonders in elevating our mood and wellbeing. It can make us feel motivated, fill us with confidence, calm us or even spark romance. It can affect our attitudes and our minds and is an important thing to consider in your decorating choices for the office or workplace. Orange tones Represents reassurance and warmth. Mediacom in Spinningfields with Orange theme, magnetic white board backdrop, carpet feature border & sprayed HVAC grilles. Orange is a...

Workplaces that work

Workplaces that work Suddenly everyone’s talking employee experience. And about time. It’s a given that engaged employees invest more discretionary effort, progress faster and stay longer. So, developing engaged employees is good business practice, because staff turnover is an expensive problem. It costs British businesses around £4.13 billion every year. Employee inertia, a side effect of discontent, is also costly. That’s why conversations about employee experience being the foundation of engagement should interest every employer. We at Select Interiors are constantly researching techniques...

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Why should businesses embrace co-working?

First a potted history of the Evolution of Co-working. The global co-working movement can trace its origins to the emergence of ‘hackerspaces’ in the mid-1990s. These open workplaces provided physical spaces where people with common digital technology interests could gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment and knowledge. Co-working as a term was coined by Brian DeKoven, a game designer in 1999, he named a working style to facilitate collaboration and meetings. 2005 was the first official collaborative workspace:...