Could ‘living art’ help you transform your office?

We’re all familiar with the idea of filling our rooms at home with blooming bouquets and pretty posies, but what about introducing the idea of ‘living art’ into your office space too? The truth is, doing so could help you totally transform your work area, and the presence of plants can benefit both you and

Are you using colour to its full potential in your office?

When it comes to your office, how much thought do you give to the colour? In this blog, we take a look at why colour is so important and offer tips on how you can use it to its full potential in your workspace. Understanding why colour matters First of all, it’s worth having a

5 offices around the world that are embracing home comforts

From unremarkable décor to regimented rows or banks of workstations, traditional offices tend to have a professional if sometimes slightly impersonal look and feel. Things are starting to change though. Increasingly, businesses are switching onto the potential benefits of creating more relaxed, homely spaces for their personnel to use. These offices, which blur the boundaries

5 office design hacks that could make your workers happier

A happy workforce can make for a more harmonious, pleasant office. Research suggests that it can also help people to get more done. Experiments conducted by a team at the University of Warwick found that happiness can make people work harder and be around 12 per cent more productive. So, what can you do to

Could overhauling your approach to office design enhance creativity among your workers?

Luckily, dingy offices crammed with depressing cubicles are for the most part a thing of the past. Today’s most cutting-edge companies have recognised that an inspiring office design can help to motivate employees, enhance performance and have a positive effect on their bottom lines. In particular, it’s now well established that an effectively designed, exciting

Could you create an office to please all your workers?

Whether it’s excessive noise, uncomfortable temperatures or limited space, there’s always something for office workers to complain about. One study conducted by an office solutions firm found that more than 80 per cent of employees thought their workplace prevented them from being able to communicate ideas freely, concentrate easily, work collaboratively without distractions or choose