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The importance of lighting in offices for employee wellbeing?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lighting exemplifies the combination of form and function whilst ideally be aesthetically pleasing. Designing in flexibility, use of multiple light sources and where budget allows, lighting that adjusts to natural light and our circadian rhythms can make a huge difference to our wellbeing.  Using soft, indirect light sources that are ‘easy on the eye’ and glare free makes for a more pleasing environment, it’s not just for cinematic effect that people are interrogated under harsh single bulb light sources. A growing...

The Three C’s – Concept, Collaboration & Comfort

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Three C’s Concept, Collaboration & Comfort. From our 34 years of experience, we would like to share our tips for creating the perfect office refurbishment. The focus should be on creating the ideal staff experience. The process starts with developing a solid understanding of how your employees work, exploring the different cultures and reflecting on what they require and to plan to future proof the scheme. Concept The space plan should be functional, well lit, have natural light, be heated, cooled &...

Office fit out cost guide

‘The Office Fitout Bible’ guide to office fit out and design

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our guide explains the process of fit out or re-design of your office. This journey can be thrilling, rewarding and satisfying experience with the right partner. As with any construction lead project there are multiple factors that could be costly and take time and energy probably best spent driving your own business Select Interiors design and build office spaces with our internal team of consultants, designers and builders (We like to call them our Makers and creators) In our 30 years of...

6 Office Design Trends for 2021

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Many businesses have spent quite some time away from their offices in the last year, which means you may notice things you’d like to upgrade and refresh to give it a bit of TLC. Working from home isn’t permanent and we have no doubt that the return to the office will be exciting for everyone! So, here are some eye-catching Office Interior Design Trends for 2021 to inspire you.   Resimercial design [caption id="attachment_15758" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo by: Tom Biddle (www.tombiddle.co.uk)[/caption] With working from...

4 ways to incorporate Wellbeing into your Workspace

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tk6QrOKmAjw" title="James alberts - J&A Blinds design scheme"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A workplace that truly supports the well- being of its occupants must go beyond just protecting their physical health. In this section we offer suggestions for achieving well-being by taking a holistic approach that addresses physical and psychological health and well-being in the workplace   Design to improve mental health Numerous factors increase stress levels. Lack of control over work process and workspace, enclosed and poorly lit spaces, plus noise and interruptions in concentration are...

Who should I use for Design & Fit Out?

..Should I use design & fit out (D&B) or go to An ARCHITECT OR INDEPENDENT interior designer? When researching potential options for your project, many business owners consider using a one-stop-shop design & fit out contractor which can do the design work as well as the fit out. In the industry, this is called ‘design and build‘ and differs from the more conventional route whereby you appoint your architect / designer to do the design and drawing work first, then go out to...

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 -...

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Post Covid Office Design

What does the future hold in terms of design, space planning & opportunities? An increasingly large number of people are concerned about what the office market and office design will look like post COVID-19. Only being a few weeks into the North American shutdown, we are observing several trends....