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…
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 period…
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 sitting…
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…
January 13, 2016
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Six products to help device an effective Breakout area for small Workplaces

    When it comes to an office refurbishment or refit, not all budgets or the spatial capacities can accommodate for a top-designed breakout areas with swings, grass and hammocks. This doesn’t mean, however that any dedicated area for a…
January 11, 2016
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Product of the Week: Volt Chair

  Designed with great attention to detail, the latest addition of colourful chairs to our seating products is the Volt range. Bought to us by the designers of the Gliss chair range; Claudio Dondoli and Marco Pocci, the design of…
January 7, 2016
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Five ways to create a supportive agile working environment

With shifts in the performance dynamics of a company, technological advancements and changes in staffing patterns and workplace satisfaction, there has been an increase in agile workplace design, according to research from US based workplace publication Tradeline. The publication suggests…
January 5, 2016
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Introduce Swedish design into the meeting room with these Six chairs

When selecting meeting room chairs, it is vital the choices made are pleasing to the eye and interior design of the office, as well as offering the necessary support and function for busy and demanding workplaces. As well as working…
December 18, 2015
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Product of the week: Jura round table

Designing and manufacturing furniture for nearly 20 years now, the Jura table is another example of the invitingly original design by JB and now available as part of our canteen table ranges. Sustaining the signature design style that defines each…
December 17, 2015
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Merging modern aesthetics with simplicity for Prince Henry School canteen & café

Popular for its strong roster of modern language courses and integrated learning programs, Prince Henry School in Otley, West Yorkshire approached Spaceist to work on devising a practical and ideal furniture package for the newly built café and canteen area.…
December 15, 2015
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British design at its best: Top Five highly characteristic seating ranges

Alongside a wide range of Italian, Scandinavian and other European manufacturers, we work closely with manufactures here in the UK to bring a selection modern British designer furniture for commercial interiors. Each of the products we select, from reception seating,…
December 11, 2015
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Product of the week: U standing desk

A modern office desk with full standing height adjustment, new NanoSoft laminate surface and a sleek design, the U desk is one of the latest additions to our standing desk ranges. It comes with integrated storage compartments and presents a…
December 10, 2015
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Dutch design refined: Six cantilever chairs for the modern commercial interior

The cantilever chair was first introduced in the mid-1920’s, presenting a modern alternative to the regular four-leg chair with its iconic bent metal base forming the main supporting structure. Although it is unclear as to who was the original designer…
December 8, 2015
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Exploring Sustainable Materials with Four Cafe Tables

Materials are constantly evolving and developing for use in furniture design, with requirements now also focusing on sustainability and the reduction of furniture waste. Here at Spaceist, we continue to present new and interesting products that meet these challenges, resulting…
December 3, 2015
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Inspiring Interiors: Five Executive Desks for the Private Office

One of the key factors in workplace design is creating a balance between the open plan spaces and an office that caters for more private business and serves the executive members of staff. One of the solutions is the introduction…
December 1, 2015
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The FX Awards: Recognising the cream of the crop in interior design

Recognising design excellence from around the world, the 17th installment of the FX Awards took place last week, presenting awards for interiors, lighting and products and also a range of awards recognising new and outstanding talent. We’ve taken a closer…