To those who have read my previous articles it will come as no surprise to discover that I certainly don’t... Read More >
Author Archives for John Fogarty
About John FogartyJohn Fogarty is a recently retired Design Director in the Office Furniture sector. In a 45-year career he worked in and ran in-house design departments for a total of 6 manufacturers; the last 26 years with global storage solutions leader Bisley. As such he has been responsible for steering the design direction of furniture sold in over 50 countries worldwide. He is thus almost uniquely placed to comment on the long-term past, present and future developments of product in this sector.
To workplace Millennials – and even to some Gen Xers – the sheer scope and pace of change in this... Read More >
Particleboard and the ability to produce it in large sheets – cut, shaped and edged in a wide variety of... Read More >
In the 70s the ideals of office landscape design were wholeheartedly adopted by a management anxious to retain employees in... Read More >
When I entered it straight from college in 1970, despite the relatively long intervening period, the office furniture industry was... Read More >