April 28, 2015

Rolling with the times: Six office task chairs

The task chair forms an essential part of the workplace. The ideal chair makes demanding hours at the desk flow with a little less tension providing seamless support through a range of adjustments and mechanisms. It has become a vital…
April 23, 2015

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…
April 22, 2015

Industry Focus: The workplace dynamics of an Architect firm

  One of the most demanding workplace environments is within the architecture and construction industry. These companies must present a supportive working environment for their staff, who work long hours generating and developing new ideas and concepts for clients. As…
April 21, 2015

Sofa Inspiration for Six different types of reception spaces

The reception area of any office, school or hotel defines the first impression towards the rest of the interior environment we have entered. The reception space is multifaceted; it is a waiting room, a meeting room, a place to take…
April 17, 2015

Six lights making an appearance at Salone

The Milan furniture fair brings together designers and manufactures from different backgrounds and styles. Alongside a wealth of furniture, surfaces and accessories, the fair is a great show to see new lighting fixtures and lamps. We present a run down…
April 16, 2015

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 13, 2015

Salone 2015: Five must see showcases at Milan furniture fair this week

It is that time of year again. Spread over a week, Salone del Mobile or the Milan furniture fair commences this week bringing together international brands, designers and architects to showcase, preview the latest in interior design. This year, we…
April 10, 2015

Redefining use with multipurpose tables

Flexibility and collaboration are two key buzz words in office design trends. Creating spaces that offers multiple use allows staff to enhance and utilise their workplace according to changing and evolving needs. This is further enhanced by a supportive range…
April 2, 2015

Reconnecting communities: Stunning new Onagawa Station by Shigeru Ban

Four years ago, the North east coast of Japan’s Miyagi district, the town of Onagawa was badly hit by a tsunami that destroyed over 70% of homes and most of the town centre, including the railway station and public baths.…
April 1, 2015

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…