July 31, 2014
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All CANTEEN FURNITURE IS NOW ON FLIP-BOARD

Check out our canteen and cafe furniture on Flip-Board. You can quickly flick through our cafe and canteen products then click to view the product on our site. CLICK TO VIEW > SPACEIST CAFE & CANTEEN FURNITURE CATALOGUE – Just…
August 1, 2014
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NEWS – SPACEIST IS NOW ON SLIDE SHARE

Great online platform to view all of Spaceist catalogues in one easy place. Click on the link below to view all of our office, cafe and school furniture catalogues. CLICK TO VIEW – SPACEIST SLIDE SHARE…
August 28, 2014
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CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS – CANTEEN FURNITURE

Laminate tables and benches are made using a Formica® decorative laminate and wood frame which do not easily scratch or chip. They will withstand normal wear and tear, but should never be used as a cutting or chopping surface. The…
August 28, 2014
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CURVED ROOM DIVIDER FROM EXTREMIS

Interesting curved room divider with a wood foot plate and glass fibre sticks. Curved or straight wood foot plate can be arranged in infinite modular layouts. The 120cm and 150cm high glass fibre sticks come in white, black, green and…
September 4, 2014
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Minimum Office Desk Distance Requirements in UK

We present a simple guide on the requirements between tables and desks when planning out interior furnishing layouts for three specific spaces. Office Desks / According to British Standard (BS5588) fire regulations state that the minimum desk distance between desks…
September 15, 2014
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VINYL CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE

Modular Cube and Sofa vinyl cleaning and maintenance. Spectrum vinyl is coated with Prefix® protected finish designed to be cleaned easily, over and over without showing signs of wear. With Prefixx® protecRon it is possible to remove stains that could…
September 16, 2014
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FIVE CONSIDERATIONS FOR GOOD SIXTH FORM COMMON ROOM DESIGN

We present our five considerations for good sixth form common room design. It is vital to consider certain factors when designing and furnishing common rooms. These spaces need to function around sixth form life, giving the students independence and the…
September 24, 2014
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TOP FIVE WORKPLACE CANTEENS

As a place for not only dining but also socialising and getting away from the desk, canteen design has evolved and become a place where informal work meetings and social networking can take place. In our last post we set…
September 24, 2014
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SEVEN PICKS FROM LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2014

This year marked the 12th year London saw designers, makers and design lovers flock to the capital for another great display of new products and inspiration during London Design Festival. With venues all over the city showcasing designers from the…
September 30, 2014
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BIOCOAT – ANTIBACTERIAL COATING FOR WOOD CAFE TABLES

Lacquered finishes are widely used on in restaurants and cafes, the healthcare industry and hospitality industry but are widely defected by sanitiser sprays. These sprays weaken the lacquer and rid the surface of the protective layer making it prone to…
October 9, 2014
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Beautiful & Healthy Working Environment at Home

A recent new report from the World Green Building Council has suggested there is “overwhelming evidence” to demonstrate how office design imperatively impacts wellbeing, health and workforce productivity. So this surely applies to the home office too. Here we have…
October 9, 2014
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Putting the Fun into Conference: Five fun meeting room tables

We offer a wide range of stylish and modern meeting room and conference room table options, but thought we would have a look at some fun, creative and playful office conference room tables. The meeting or conference room, along with…
October 15, 2014
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Five Creative Chess sets for the Modern Chess Maestro

According to a study conducted by YouGov, around 70% of people from across the UK, USA, Russia, Germany and India have played chess at some point in their lives. With around 6 million players in the UK alone, the study…
October 31, 2014
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Three Art Installations it is Essential to see

Art Exhibitions and installations allow visitors to see, touch and experience first hand an idea of artistic ingenuity. It brings together communities, whether in agreement or distaste. What is essentially the most interesting about them is that they are largely…
November 13, 2014
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Subconscious Architecture: How Psychologically Friendly is your Environment?

The correlation between our built environment and its affects on mental and emotional health have been widely researched, documented and put into practice. Architect Elizabeth Danze and psychoanalyst Stephen Sonnenberg have been collectively working together to present the impact of…
November 18, 2014
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Break out! Essential Qualities of the Ideal Breakout Area

The nature and style of working has evolved and developed. It has become vital to engage employees and create a working environment that enhances comfort and provides a means for collaboration (1). A large part of this includes providing a…
November 26, 2014
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Keep it Glassy: 7 Sleek Glass Tables and Desks for the Modern Office

Glass is regarded as one of the foremost contemporary materials of the modern world. It allows clear permeability, can be formed in any shape and is recognised for enhancing spatial areas where it is used, whether used internally or externally.…
December 3, 2014
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Five Offices with Creative Recreational Spaces

Along with breakout spaces, areas where staff can unwind and recharge are seen as just as important for staff morale. From yoga classes to office gyms and infamous games tables, these recreational facilities allow staff members to take a well…
December 4, 2014
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8 Practical and Stylish Plastic Cafe Chairs

Polypropylene chairs, or plastic chairs are versatile and present a range of qualities that makes them applicable to a selection of interior and exterior settings. Durable, hard wearing and non-deformable, these chairs come in a wide range of shapes, sizes…
December 11, 2014
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Small Reception Areas: Considerations for Creating a Stylish Reception Area

Creating highly functioning and attractive reception spaces when confronted with limited space can create a range of challenges. In order to meet the various shapes and sizes of reception areas, we supply a wide range of modern, high quality and…
January 16, 2015
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25th ICEHOTEL Opens with Stunning Art Suites

Founded in 1989, ICEHOTEL is an initiative created to develop inspiration art, travel and nature experiences. This year in the Swedish town of Jukkasjärvi, based 200 km North from the Arctic Circle, the 25th ICEHOTEL has opened to welcome guests…
January 16, 2015
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Choosing the right cafe table

There are a number of variants that help to determine the type of cafe table that will be suitable for a project. From round to square, indoor or outdoor options, the search for a sufficient table could become daunting. Here,…
February 11, 2015
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Five Small Office Designs prove Less is More

Creating an office interior that maintains a welcoming work environment for both staff and clients when the area to work in is limited can become a challenge. Here we present five offices that are less then 300 square meters with…
February 17, 2015
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Cornerstone: Spaceist presents Six Designer Corner Sofas

Create a comfortable space whilst enhancing floor space with a corner sofa for an office, hotel or school interior. Ideal for the reception area, breakout spaces, common rooms, or hotel lobbies, a corner sofa is an efficient way to utilise…
March 26, 2015
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Lets Take this Outside: Unconventional Street Furniture

The streetscape, the urban landscape or the urban space is where people have been meeting, socialising and conducting business for centuries. The external spaces between buildings present just as many opportunities for serendipity and collaboration as our interior spaces. Street…
April 1, 2015
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Practical Solution for School & College Canteens & Common Rooms

Working with a school, university or youth centre to furnish a common room, canteen or study space requires understanding the key factors of that environment. From style and material to colours and sizes, there is a range of key factors…
April 16, 2015
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Just Desserts: Four furnishing styles for modern dessert cafés

With the weather warming up, its is only natural to find yourself swapping a cake for some frozen yoghurt and coffee for a frappe. Taking inspiration from the warmer months ahead, we have put together a collection of ideas for…
April 23, 2015
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First Impressions: Inspiring Hotel Lobby design

The hotel lobby is one of the most important rooms in a hotel, it is the first point of call and sets the first impressions. The space offers a common area to meet and greet visitors, relax with a drink…
May 6, 2015
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Changing perspectives: Inspiring Dental practice waiting room design

The visit to the doctor or dentist isn’t the most pleasant experience for some. The interiors of a dental practice reception, like other hygiene practices requires a high level of cleanliness. This has led these spaces to become impersonal, sterile…
May 13, 2015
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Design showcases take over London this May

The London Design Festival takes off later this year with numerous events and shows around the capital, however an earlier taste of current furniture, product design and lighting trends is only around the corner.  The next half of this month…
May 15, 2015
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Reception Inspiration: Creating a comforting Veterinary practice interior

A visit to the vets is not always a welcome experience for a pet or animal owner. An animals instincts rely a lot on their owner and what they are feeling and conveying to their pet. It is obvious the…
May 28, 2015
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Five different approaches to Office Lighting Design

Lighting is a major part of office design and plays a key role in how comfortable the workplace environment is. For various tasks there are different styles of lighting options to suit. In areas where natural lighting is either unavailable…
July 8, 2015
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Spaceist presents inspirational themed interiors: Rooftop bar lounge & restaurants

As well as school and office interiors, Spaceist presents a high-quality range of options for furnishing a modern bar, lounge or restaurant. From designer seating to modular variations, we have selected a range of these items to bring you this…
July 17, 2015
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OSB: Impressive interiors show how to adopt to this alternative material

We carry on looking at wooden furniture, but something a little different to the previous post. Oriented strand board (OSB) also known as ply or chipboard is an engineered wood particle board created by combining adhesives and compressing layers of…
August 16, 2015
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Four different & inspiring breakout spaces

This week we return to the workplace by presenting inspiration for creating breakout spaces through a look at some inspiring interiors from four very different workplaces. The breakout space is a vital communal space creating synergy between formal and informal…
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 range…
January 31, 2019
What meeting table size?

What Size Meeting Table? (Space Per Person) | Spaceist Buying Guides

What Size Meeting Table? Each person sitting at a meeting table or conference table needs 80cm of space. For boardroom tables you need 80-100cm to allow for a larger chair. This might change depending on the how the table is…
February 9, 2019
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Choosing a Sofa Fabric | Buying Guide

  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 15, 2019
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Meeting Table | Buying Guide

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 22, 2019
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Cafe Table | Buying Guide

Short Buying Guide to help you choose the right type of cafe table for your new or current cafe, breakout room or school dining area. Below lists the features of round tables, square tables, marble tables, folding table and stackable…

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