Co-Worker Spaces are reinventing office life. Is yours next?

Step inside its world of vintage chairs, froth insulation and zig-zagging walkways. This inventive scheme in Holland Park, London is like an office designer’s LSD trip, with lava lamp tear bubble desks, acid colours and planting like Kew’s greenhouses The SPACE above was created from an unappealing former carpet factory with an extruded bubble of Orange […]

Wellbeing at work is about much more than fruit on desks and subsidised gym memberships!

So many people are interested in fitness now, being healthy, looking good, working out and wearing the associated fashionwear, so called Ath Leisure. The successful TV series Love Island features a bevy of scantily clad buff bodies and has probably contributed to this trend Employers should actively encourage healthier lifestyles which will reap benefits in […]

Metrolink GMT – Keolis Amey Case Study

Select Interiors have contract for the design and refurbishment of 10 rest facilities for Metrolink operators Keolis Amey for Transport for Greater Manchester. We have also won a bid for the interior design and space planning for their two main Administration Offices in Trafford and Cheetham Hill. See below draft layout plans stage 1 approved […]

Space the Final Frontier…

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SPACE THE FINAL FRONTIER…… Space the final frontier was the tag line of Star Trek’s Captain Kirk at the start of every episode as the SSS Enterprise entered warp speed and the stars became a spark like blur emanating from the centre of our screens Select Interiors Manchester’s tag line is Love Your Space and […]

5 questions you must answer before re-designing your Office

What can you do to increase productivity, staff retention and wellbeing without having to turn your office into Google HQ Are you satisfied with your workspace? If the answer is no, you’re not alone. Approximately 66% of Britain’s workforce feels that their offices are the reason that they’re not attracting the best talent, according to […]

Top 6 Office Interiors Trends Clerkenwell Design Week 2018

The Select Interiors team spent the week in Clerkenwell for Design Week which attracted over 30,000 visitors. The event spread over a square mile in the heart of London’s trendiest location is a must see in the calender to see what’s new in the world of commercial office and interior design. Clerkenwell is the key […]

Benifits of biophilic design in the workplace

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BIOPHILIC DESIGN IN THE WORKPLACE – USE OF COLOUR, TEXTURE, MATERIALS AND PLANTING FOR WELL-BEING AND ACOUSTICS What is Biophilia? NOUN mass noun (according to a theory of the biologist E. O. Wilson) an innate and genetically determined affinity of human beings with the natural world Why should organisations incorporate biophilic design into their physical […]

Why gyms and a Friday beer fridge just won’t cut it

Office design trends

Much has been written recently extolling the virtues of employee-centred workplace design, but there has been very little serious research backing the trend. The result has been workplace design strategy driven by fads and buzzwords, and where no concrete benefits are subsequently felt by employees. Ultimately, ill-informed redesigns can prove expensive exercises in futility if […]

Design Implications and Space Planning

Workers today are driven by a need for autonomy over where and when they work to achieve the desired peak-performance. Many traditional workspaces where employees are untethered to work dedicated workstations are thankfully becoming outdated. At Select Interiors Ltd we seek to incorporate choice and variety in a environment to accommodate a range of workstyles […]

Listed Buildings Case Study, The Story & Completion images

listed buildings case study, the story & completion images

Completion of a Design & Refurbishment of Grade II Listed Building within the Barton Arcade, 63 Deansgate, Manchester by Select Interiors Ltd for Apple Partner GBM Ltd The project brief was to design, conversion & refurbish of a Grade II listed (both external envelope and internal Listed) retail unit, the unit has three floors, a […]