Inspirational

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…
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 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…
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 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 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 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 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…
November 19, 2015
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Five styles for Conference and Assembly rooms

The conference or assembly room functions in many ways, both as a formal and informal space depending on when and how it is utilised. From client presentations to internal meetings and training sessions, they are a great way to create…
November 11, 2015
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Colour Coded Interiors: Four inspiring restaurant decor ideas

The role of colour goes hand in hand with style in creating coordinated interiors that make up a consistent final look. With so many trends constantly evolving and new ones being created, the global authority on colour, Pantone have come…
October 21, 2015
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Four reception desks for four different styles

The reception area of any building or company really forms the first insight into the design of rest of the interior spaces, and the principle tone of the organisation. The style of each can vary depending on the size of…
October 19, 2015
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One chair, Four ways to style: Malmo chair

The sleek and modern Malmo chair comes with multifaceted options and design-led appeal, making it the ideal choice for application within a range of interiors. With a solid ash wood frame and multilayer seat and back in beech plywood, the…
October 12, 2015
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Five ways to create an Award-Winning Workplace

Ideas and methods are constantly evolving for creating a workplace that is both aesthetically pleasing, highly functioning and comfortable for staff and also inviting and impressionable for visitors and clients. From fit-outs to large commercial office projects, the BCO Awards…
October 5, 2015
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Furnishing a modern hotel: Inspiration from Good Hotel, Amsterdam

We take a look at the Good Hotel, a floating hotel that has taken a year-long mooring in Amsterdam to help refuel the local economy and train young people with skills in hospitality. The approach ensures design does not become…
September 4, 2015
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Inspirational Interiors with Spaceist: Four Beauty Salons

Each of our furniture ranges has been selected for their unique qualities allowing multiple application. From workplaces to cafés, various ranges are ideal for healthcare and beauty. Here we explore four very different beauty salons that offer inspiration for various…
August 6, 2015
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One chair, Four ways to style: Basel wood chair

Designed by Jasper Morrison, the Basel chair is an interpretation of the classic wooden chair. Known for approaching each item with a practical and simple style, Jasper Morrison’s designs do not attempt dramatics or over-styled forms and rather present a…
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…
July 16, 2015
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Grain appeal: Spaceist picks Five wooden desks

Ideal for creating a warm and attractive environment, wood can be used to enhance the comfort of staff within the workplace. its natural qualities range from a hard-wearing composition to beautiful grain formations that defines the characteristics of each type…
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 1, 2015
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Spaceist presents inspiring interiors for multi-use spaces

Creating an interior that is both sophisticated and highly contemporary becomes a straightforward task when you have the right inspiration. Here at Spaceist, we work on a range of projects that require an individual approach, each one presenting a set…
June 8, 2015
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One chair, Four ways to style: Babila chair

The Babila chair range is one such range that presents innovation in design and timeless appeal making it ideal for multiple applications. From meeting rooms to restaurants and cafés, the Babila is a composition of solid wood, steel and now…
May 27, 2015
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Five applications with five meeting room tables

Collaboration, flexibility and teamwork are key buzzwords in the workplace. The meeting room and meeting space has become a key tool in creating a base to work from, adding multiple functions for heightened workplace efficiency. We have taken five different…
May 22, 2015
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Lighting the way: Inspiration from Clerkenwell Design Week 2015

As the week-long celebrations of interior design and products draw to a close, our visit to Clerkenwell Design Week has left us with some fond memories. Along with innovative new materials, products and stunning street installations, the selection of lighting…
May 20, 2015
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Bit on the Side: Five attractive storage cabinets

Selecting storage cabinets and side tables can be a slightly tedious task, however they are just as vital for creating a functioning and appealing interior. Working with high quality manufactures, we are able to present a range of highly durable…
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 11, 2015
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One chair, Four ways to style: Hal chair

Here at Spaceist, we work with a wide spectrum of manufactures and provide a great selection of British designed items. One such range is the Hal chair, designed by British furniture designer Jasper Morrison. Presenting a signature style of soft…
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…
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…
April 21, 2015
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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 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 10, 2015
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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…
March 31, 2015
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Four furnishing styles for modern Art Gallery Cafes

Art galleries have become a local commodity allowing budding artists the chance to showcase their work to the public. As well as small creative hybrid art galleries within cafés to established museums and galleries, for decades people have enjoyed the…
March 24, 2015
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Spaceist presents Inspiration for furnishing Professional Learning Environments

Creating a professional space for training and education within a workplace environment may pose various challenges. As well as sophisticated furnishings that support agile and fluid learning, they need to provide space for usual working practices too. The space needs…
March 18, 2015
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Industry Focus: Interior’s of Five Food and Beverage Workplaces

One of the largest networks of organisations, the food and beverage industry plays a pivotal role in bringing the consumer much of the food and drinks needed for nutrition and energy. The fast paced and ever changing nature of the…
March 4, 2015
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Industry Focus: Five Media and Digital Company’s Office Interiors

The range of work undertaken by a media agency can range from a new product launch to developing a new brand identity. For an industry working on such flexible and constantly developing briefs, the workplace must mirror a place for…
March 2, 2015
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One chair, Five ways to style

Here at Spaceist, we work closely with our manufactures allowing us to provide a bespoke service for a wide range of products and items. One of these items includes the Tivoli wood cafe chair. With a variation of options, we…
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…