February 15, 2019
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NEW PRODUCTS | Reception Chairs + Wireless Charger

    New range of reception chairs & desk top wireless charger recently added to the Spaceist furniture range. The Reception chairs include three variations of the 22-chair. Bases options include a swivel 4-star base, brass sled base & cantilever…
February 15, 2019
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Buying Guide – Meeting Tables

There are several types of meeting tables to choose from glass, laminate, wood veneer, folding, height adjustable, modular, stackable, round, square and executive. First thing to decide is what type of meeting table you need and find out how the…
February 9, 2019
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Buying Guide – Choosing a Sofa Fabric

  Selecting Sofa Fabrics:  Selecting The Right Colour? Best Material? Hardest Wearing Material? Abrasion Rating? Fire Rating? Cleaning?   Logo + Brand Colour?    How to choose a colour?   Logo colour Start with your company logo or…
February 8, 2019
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Price Lists – Reception Furniture

      New Price Lists – Reception Furniture              Reception Desks >>    Reception Desk Prices Our NEW price list includes all our Office Reception Desks. Our range of corner desks includes a small one…
February 1, 2019
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NEW PRODUCTS | Reception + Executive Chairs + Storage

    New Office Furniture – Feb 2019:        Reception Chairs >>  59 Reception Chair | High Back The 59 high back reception chair is a new addition to the Spaceist reception chair collection. The 59…
January 31, 2019
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What Size Table? (Space Per Person) | Spaceist Buying Guides

  What Size Meeting Table?  Meeting + conference tables  –  each person needs 80 cm of space Boardroom tables  –  each person needs 80-100 cm of space Gap between the table + wall  –  at least 100 cm TOP…
January 30, 2019
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NEW PRODUCTS – Chair / Desk / Power

NEW products added to the Spaceist Furniture range this week are a black desk, executive desk chair & plug desk socket. These products are a natural fit to the Spaceist range. They are hard wearing come with a 5 year…
January 25, 2019
Spaceist Plug + USB Socket Range

NEW range of UK plug + USB sockets

Spaceist has recently introduced a large range of UK plug + USB charging sockets. The range includes plug sockets for office desks, meeting tables, sofas and staff lockers. The plug socket range includes free standing sofa sockets, inset sofa sockets,…
April 12, 2017
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Spaceist Playground

  As part of our #spaceistoutdoors theme, we take a look at three unconventional play parks that each use extraordinary materials.  Playing is an essential part of development. It improves co-ordination, strength, interpersonal skills and problem solving among many other…
March 17, 2017

Are ‘Cool Offices’ the future?

Inventionland in Pittsburgh USA encompasses both a work space designed to fuel and inspire creativity but also a visitor attraction. It houses manufacturing capabilities that include metalworking, woodworking, molding, laser cutting, prototyping and circuit board construction. Inventionland in essence is…
August 17, 2016
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Ergonomic Workplace

In our current series of posts are concentrating on the evolution of the workplace and in today’s post we will consider the workplace in relation to US furniture giant Haworth’s white paper Active Ergonomics for the Emerging Workplace. In the…
August 17, 2016
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Sit-Stand-Sit-Stand-Sit…

  The demand for height adjustable desks in the UK is steadily increasing as employers have a greater understanding of the benefits and employee well-being is being given the importance it deserves. However, the benefits of using a height adjustable…
August 9, 2016
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Familiarity in the Modern Workplace

  In our post ‘Open Plan Workspaces Don’t Work?’ we discussed the findings published in Gensler’s UK Workplace Survey 2016. Gensler conclude that‘Our data shows that open-plan environments can be just as effective, if not more effective, as more enclosed…
July 28, 2016
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Open Plan Workspaces Don’t Work!

Earlier this month Gensler, widely recognized as the world’s leading collaborative design firm, released their UK Workplace Survey 2016 and posed the question: Can we make U.K. office environments work better for everyone? After surveying a panel based sample of…
June 27, 2016
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Product of the week: 102 Modular Sofa

  A significant characteristic of modular seating making it so appealing for modern interiors is the freedom of creativity and flexibility it offers the user, a quality seen in other modular ranges such as the Social modular range and the…
June 21, 2016
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Understanding the Outdoors: Expert design from Dirk Wynants

  There is a wide breadth of research that highlights the importance of a natural environment for the productivity, health, and well-being of a workforce. David Howell in his report ‘Inside Out’, explains how Facilities Managers should incorporate any available…
June 10, 2016
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Spaceist presents a new line up of products for summer

  Here at Spaceist, we ensure our product ranges mirror the latest trends and developments in design. This summer, we introduce an intriguing new range of new products for both indoor and outdoor environments that explore different styles. Earlier we…
June 6, 2016
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Presenting slimline design style with industrial appeal: the Saka meeting chair

Saka meeting chair >> From Italian design trio Michele Cazzaniga, Simone Mandelli and Antonio Pagliarulo, we see another highly functioning seating range that offers the form and support necessary for the workplace environment. Designed to present a lightweight visual effect,…
May 20, 2016
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Two seating ranges go full circle with new table additions: Nolita & Babila

  Here at Spaceist, our clients come to us with dynamic requirements, whether it is for a workplace, hospitality or education project. To ensure we can provide a constantly inspiring selection of options, we are always seeking to present new…
May 16, 2016
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Product of the Week: Babila arm chair

  The Babila chair range now includes a stunning armchair option and comes from the design studio of Odo Fioravanti. Designed with an updated appeal from the original design first launched in 2013, the armchair comes with the same innovative…
April 29, 2016
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Noble design for the masses: 4 seating ranges by Claudio Dondoli & Marco Pocci

    Having worked together since their days as Architecture students in the early 1980’s, Claudio Dondoli and Marco Pocci found they shared a joint passion for products aimed at the end user that offered quality design at an affordable…
April 21, 2016
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Robust & versatile Plastic: 5 meeting room chairs for the modern workplace

    The first designer to use plastic or polypropylene for furniture was Robin Day with the ‘Polyprop’ chair; a stackable and highly versatile chair still being made and sold around the world today. Polypropylene chairs present a range of…
March 18, 2016
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Connecting spaces and users through dynamic design: Johan Lindstén at spaceist

  Working with a range of manufacturers across Scandinavia allows us here at Spaceist to present furniture pieces by a spectrum of designers, making a variety of styles and ranges accessible. Here we present four of the key seating ranges…
March 15, 2016
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The Edge table range: versatile & customisable options for any space

  The key to an adaptable product for contract interior spaces, alongside providing a highly durable quality, is the flexibility and the range of multifaceted options it presents. From cafe spaces to areas in the workplace such as breakout areas,…
March 10, 2016
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Clean, modern aesthetics combined with innovative manufacturing: the Nao and Weet ranges by Marc Saddler

  Working with a range of high-end European manufacturers allows us to present some of the best in contract furniture available, from iconic cafe chairs ranges to distinctive breakout furniture. We are able to present a dynamic range of products…
March 7, 2016
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Product of the week: Madison meeting table

This week, we take a look at a product from the studio of Swedish industrial designer Alexander Lervik, known for his focus on a conceptual style of design that is both accessible and applicable to a wide variety of interior…
March 4, 2016
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One chair, four ways to style: the Catifa chair

Spanish design studio Lievore Altherr Molina presented the sleek Catifa 46 chair range, designed to offer optimal use in a wide range of contract applications. Known for combining functioning and practical qualities and modern design, the design studio run by…
February 29, 2016
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8 ways to integrate colourful seating without choosing plastic chairs

   Creating an interior that introduces colour through seating is a great way to coordinate furniture and form a consistent final look and this process has been made very simple with the possibilities that are available by introducing plastic chairs.…
February 26, 2016
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Product of the week: Little Apollo Bar Stool

   Based on the design of the 2002 Apollo lounge chair, Patrick Norguet presents an extension to the range to include further seating for bar and restaurant application with the Little Apollo Bar Stool. The original features, a circular seat…
February 22, 2016
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10 Office Sofas: Countering challenges when creating a third space

   According to a report by The Workplace Intelligence Unit, the ‘Third Space’ is seen as a valuable asset to the workplace environment, with an estimated 25% of floorspace to be dedicated to it by 2020. The report highlights how…
February 17, 2016
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Creating a cohesive sixth form common room interior

  A versatile environment that caters for learning, socialising and dining, the sixth form common room is a place for ad-hoc interactions, personal study and growth. Delving into our archive of projects dealing with common room furniture, we present a…
February 12, 2016
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Exploring versatile solutions with the Soft Bench set

  Here we focus on one key product line that has been designed to withstand daily wear and provide a suitable option for spaces that foresees high volume use; the Soft Bench set. When choosing furniture options for a space…
February 10, 2016
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Seven soft chairs for creating alternative seating arrangements

    To create a space that fulfills the demands of its users, be it for recreation, reading, learning or as a relaxing escape from the desk, requires more than simply a sofa. Areas that users inhibit for a longer…
February 5, 2016
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Product of the Week: Eleo table range

  We end our exploration of table collections on the blog with our product of the week; the Eleo table. With a choice of round or oval table top and a soft bevelled edge, the Eleo table presents a smart…
February 3, 2016
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Exploring tables: 8 high tables for creating variation

   Alongside creative and interesting seating options, a café, restaurant or bar area needs to present users with a choice of dining areas. To create variations, whether it is to address spatial constraints or to simply add some bar-height options,…
February 1, 2016
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One Table, Four ways to style: Ark table range

  This week we have a look at a range of table products that offer flexibility and versatility for use in workplace, education or café and restaurant settings. The first range we explore is the Ark table range, which includes…
January 29, 2016
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Revisiting the bench seat with 4 modern options

    According to historical information on the bench or ‘form’ this style of seating was common in dining halls, school classrooms, law courts and more for over hundreds and thousands of years. In her observations on the ‘Seating and…
January 27, 2016
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Workplace Seating: Office desk chairs by Five leading designers

  We continue looking at workplace seating this week on the blog and present an array of products that pay homage to some of the leading names in design. From Alberto Meda to Antonio Citterio and Fred Scott, we have…
January 25, 2016
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Product of the week: All-Star Meeting chair

  The key characteristic of the All-Star meeting chair is the dynamic form that harnesses connotations from outside the workplace. The latest addition to colourful meeting room seating ranges here at Spaceist, designer of the All-Star chair, Konstantin Grcic presents…
January 15, 2016
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Introduce a touch of Luxury with these 6 furniture picks

    Luxury and luxurious items are usually associated to the fashion industry, with the use of expensive and often rare materials. In an article on is topic in The Independent, fashion journalist Alexander Fury explains how a new type…