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4 Basic Principles of Office Ergonomics…

May 14, 2015

Ergonomics is the science and practice of designing tasks and the workplace to synchronise with the capabilities and limitations of the human body. It is the study of the relationship…

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Office Reception Areas… Influencing the ‘first impression’…

April 30, 2015

The Office reception area creates an impression; in fact it is usually where the initial perception of your entire company and its services is formed. No matter which industry you…

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Identifying & Changing your ‘Workspace Culture’

April 16, 2015

Today’s corporate facility manager must have a very clear brief of how their ideal workspace should function and a thorough understanding of the company’s inherent work methods and culture before…

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The ‘Modular’ Workstation Concept…

April 2, 2015

Modular workstations offer the most effective and affordable solution for today’s workplace and are used by most businesses because of their versatility and efficient use of space… With the current…

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The impact of Technology on Office Design…

March 19, 2015

The introduction of laptop computers, smart phones, tablets and wireless connectivity has facilitated, or rather forced, a noticeable shift in the nature of office design. These rapid advancements in technology have allowed workers…

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Office Screens – How High is too Low?…

March 5, 2015

The height of your office screens impacts immensely on both the visual and acoustic privacy in your office. Choosing the best screen height requires finding a balance between the physical…

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The Origin of the ‘Office Desk’…

February 26, 2015

Have you ever stopped to consider where the idea of the office desk you sit at each day came from? Of course, desks of some description have been in use…

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What is ‘Silo’ mentality…and how to break it…

February 12, 2015

Organisational 'silo' syndrome is a mind-set where barriers develop between and among an organisation's departments and functions. The term 'silo' is a metaphor suggesting a similarity between grain silos that…

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The ‘Office Desk’ and the ‘Industrial Revolution’…

January 29, 2015

The 19th century saw the introduction of the mass-produced office desk...which up until now had been largely handcrafted to suit the individual... This was the era of the 'Industrial Revolution'…

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What Colours should you use in your Office Fitout

January 15, 2015

The idea that colour choice affects mood and behaviour has been around for a long time. Colour creates a powerful emotional stimulus and can stimulate, energise, inspire, calm, soothe, or…

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