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Year 2020 & Generational Offices

2019-12-05T11:36:16+00:00Categories: Design+, Office Design, Office Fit-outs, Office fitouts, Planning|

How does a generational office operate? If we imagine a traditional office, we’d think of a maze of cubicles with high walls and a high degree of respect for privacy. At the edges, private offices with more spacious privacy would be given to higher administration, and down the hall, there might be a slew of [...]

The Problems with Open-Plan Offices | SB Office Furniture

2019-12-03T04:52:52+00:00Categories: Design+, Office fitouts, Planning|Tags: , , , , |

Open-plan offices seem to be here to stay, as years and years of architects, designers and business owners have seen the allure of the promises that open-plan offices bring. Collaboration, inspiration, team-work, camaraderie… all alongside less cost to the business from designs and fitouts. If a 2010 business study reported that 68% of people worked [...]

Biophilic Office Design

2019-03-17T09:44:52+00:00Categories: Design+, Installation & Setup, Office Fit-outs, Office fitouts, Planning|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is Biophilic Office design? Biophilia is a love of life and the living world; the affinity of human beings for other life forms. A Latin word, with an origin dating back to 1984. The philosophy is based on the rich, natural pleasure that comes from being surrounded by living organisms.” Biophilic Office design follows these principals, with these core values, are critical to the evolution of life in the universe and this has a growing place in workplaces. The Benefits of a Biophilic Office Design Biophilic office design [...]

12 Easy Steps To Office Design | SB Office Furniture

2019-03-16T09:44:31+00:00Categories: Design+, Desks & Tables, Installation & Setup, Office Fit-outs, Office fitouts, Planning, Tips & Info|Tags: , , , , |

Office Design Made Easy We explore 12 easy steps to office design. By following these 12 steps, great design is possible and it is a well known formula: + to improve space, + increase functionality, and + make the office environment more conducive to productivity whilst inside the confines of a  comfortable and inspiring atmosphere. [...]

The Benefits of Stand Up Desks

2018-12-25T13:05:17+00:00Categories: Desks & Tables, Design+, Office fitouts|Tags: , , |

With the growing popularity of stand up desks in the workplace in recent years, there have been many claims about their associated benefits. Taken at face value, standing desks claim to solve all manner of workplace problems including back issues, weight gain, mental health and productivity. One research study even goes so far as to [...]

Cleaning

2018-11-14T04:57:16+00:00Categories: Maintenance, Design+|

In terms of cleaning frequency, most manufacturers recommend professional furniture cleaning every 12 to 24 months. However this will vary according to factors such as the amount and type of furniture, whether food or other substances are used in the area, the color of the upholstery (lighter-colored fabrics are more susceptible to showing dirt [...]

How to setup desk/workstation

2018-11-14T05:01:53+00:00Categories: Installation & Setup, Design+|

How to setup desk/workstation Prolonged work at a computer can lead to discomfort and longer term issues, so your posture and positioning is important. To minimise problems, try to incorporate the following 4 easy, ergonomic steps into your work environment. Chair Setup Your chair is your ergonomic “best friend” – it supports your [...]