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…
October 31, 2014
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Tomoya Glass Museum: Kengo Kuma’s next masterpiece set to open in 2015

Known for presenting traditional architecture in new interpretations, and knock for projects including the Folding Art Museum and the Nezu Museum, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma brings us another great museum. Set to open in August 2015, the Tomoya Glass Museum…
October 30, 2014
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Look Up: Eight Inspiring Ceiling Designs

Working with the entire spatial space to create an ambience with design elements such as architectural features and lighting can all contribute to the type of experience an interior space creates. Designers and architects have naturally gone on to use…
October 29, 2014
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Why Being Kind is Good for your Health and not just your Karma

According to research conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), the correlation between better physical and mental health was due to employees feeling valued. Professor of psychology and behavioural economics, Dan Ariely provides evidence that the workforce is motivated by…
October 23, 2014
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Evolution of a Flexible Workspace: Natural Paper Seating at Orgatec 2014

Guests to this years Orgatec, the largest office and workplace event of the year taking place in Cologne this week were greeted by three paper seating installations. Designers Forsythe and MacAllen of molo design have crafted these three flexible seating…
October 22, 2014
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Designs for London’s Largest Roof Garden at Battersea Power Station Revealed

The Battersea Power Station Development Company (BPSDC) have revealed the latest designs for what is planned to the largest roof gardens in the capital. The designs for the Battersea Roof Gardens are part of Phase 3 of the larger redevelopment…
October 22, 2014
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Jewellery Inspired by the Architects Toolkit

Paris based Architect Diego Delgado-Elias has designed and handcrafted a creative range of silver rings taking direct inspiration from four key tools used by architects. The four key tools; the set square, the water level, the protractor and the architects’…
October 21, 2014
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Desk Savvy: 10 Cool Desktop Organisers

Its easy to start collecting uncountable bits and bob on your desk. Stationary, letters, business cards or simply the smartphone or notebook are enough to make your workspace seem untidy. To help keep the space clear and focus on work,…
October 21, 2014
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An award winning workplace: Four Top Qualities the BCO look for in a Project

There is just over a month to go before the 2015 entries for the BCO Awards closes. The awards stand to recognise excellence in office design and have become a milestone in recognition for high quality design and innovation all…
October 20, 2014
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La Confluence: A Real Urban Utopia

Right in the midst of the city of Lyon between the Rhone and Saone rivers, an Eco-friendly, sustainable and modern new development  is taking place. One of the largest urban developments of this scale in Europe, La Confluence will see…
October 17, 2014
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Hotel Not Hotel: A Social Hotel Experience

It is usually quite common when on holiday to arrive at the hotel and spend a large amount of time in the room, unless out and about. At Hotel Not Hotel, the adventurous interiors and clever bedrooms encourage guests to…
October 16, 2014
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Amazing Impressions: The Intersections installation by artist Anila Quayyum Agha

One glimpse at the images of the Intersections installation by Anila Quayyum Agha for the ArtPrize Exhibition and it is clear why this stunning piece won both the Jury and Public Grand Prize awards at the Grand Rapids Art Museum…
October 16, 2014
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New seating and tables for the Horniman Museum

Spaceist were approached to supply chairs and tables for the new cafe at the Horniman Museum. The new furnishings to be supplied were required to fit a stylish yet well functioning space. It was necessary the supplied chairs and tables…
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 15, 2014
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The 2014 RIBA Sterling Prize: Last day to vote for your favourite building

Today is the final day for the public vote for the 2014 RIBA Sterling Prize. With buildings from across the country making the list, we’ve compile a quick run down to help you decide who to vote for if you…
October 14, 2014
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Social and Flexible Workspaces: our pick of the Top Five

To have a high-tech, modern and sleek office isn’t limited to only corporate companies, creative agencies and the like. Co-working hubs, flexible workspaces and collaborative offices have sprouted around cities giving entrepreneurs a great place to work and develop their…
October 13, 2014
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Greening up indoors: Company-wide benefits, according to research

According to a wealth of research from the USA, UK and Europe, the multiple benefits of plants and green spaces for the office are not only limited to workforce wellbeing. From staff productivity, wellbeing and reducing stress, plants are also…
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 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 8, 2014
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BEST & INNOVATIVE WORKPLACES RECOGNISED BY THE BCO NATIONAL AWARDS

Presented each year to projects from across the Untied Kingdom, the British Council of Offices National awards ceremony took place last night. With seven categories, from innovation to fit out and the Test of Time award, the ceremony seeks to…
October 7, 2014
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PRAGUE OPENS FOR 16TH DESIGNBLOK

Today marks the opening of the 16th edition of the biggest design show in Central Europe. Designblok is an expansive design show presenting interiors, fashion, lighting and product design in four venues around Prague. The show attracts designers from the…
October 6, 2014
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FIVE INSPIRING UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES

With another new academic year beginning this month across the nation, universities and colleges are brimming with new students. In light of this, we have chosen five inspiring and innovative university campuses that present a unique design model. From furnishings…
October 2, 2014
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MONDRIAN LONDON – The capitals freshest new addition

Boasting 359 luxurious rooms, a 200-seat restaurant, 56-seat screening room and over 5,000 sq.ft of event venues, the opening of the first Mondrian Hotel outside America is something special for the capital. The design, headed by Tom Dixon reflects the…
October 1, 2014
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MC SQUARES: A SMART & FLEXIBLE DRY-ERASE SYSTEM

Its always great to find smart and innovative new products that could further encourage team building, creative thinking and collaboration. This smart dry-erase system was spotted on Kickstarter and definitely stood out for its brilliant design properties. The mc squares…
October 1, 2014
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NISSAN POWER TO HELP CREATE REVERSE GRAFFITI ART

To promote the launch of the Nissan LEAF, its new fully electric model, they welcomed British street-artist Moose to recreate the London skyline in his signature style. The LEAF helped to power a jet washer the artist uses to clean…