Posts Tagged: Office

Q&A with Alejandra Albarran: Room

When Alejandra Albarran, Director of Design and Innovation at ROOM, emailed us recently we leapt at the chance to ask her more about ROOM and the modern workplace. 1) Please could you tell us a bit about yourself? I started my career working in fashion and ran my own fashion label for a number of… Read More >

9 December 2019

The effect of materials & processing technology on office development

Particleboard and the ability to produce it in large sheets – cut, shaped and edged in a wide variety of sizes and finishes – was perhaps the first significant and liberating breakthrough in materials processing to affect the development of office (and other) furniture design and production. Veneered and lacquered post-primary-manufacturing finishes have over time… Read More >

6 December 2019

Align complete bubbleHUB

Workspace designers and strategists align have completed a striking, two-storey, co-working space for new operator bubbleHUB, located within a characterful former pump house building in the centre of St Albans. bubbleHUB co-founders Benn Latham and Harry Dougall briefed align to help create a ‘unique and aspirational’ space, which was to be unlike anything else currently… Read More >

20 September 2019

The influence of New Ideas & Techniques

When I entered it straight from college in 1970, despite the relatively long intervening period, the office furniture industry was in terms of design and output only just beginning to shake off the shackles of dull, post-war austerity. This was driven in part by ideas on how offices might be laid out in a more… Read More >

4 September 2019

Orangebox Unboxed

A laboratory space, free of the constraints of a normal commercial project, Unboxed by Orangebox is an opportunity for the invited designers to explore possibilities above and beyond the everyday. Each project will be a fresh start, with practises bringing life to their own boundaries of Orangebox’s products and creating an experimental mix of products,… Read More >

1 August 2019

Phoenix Wharf and Yeo Valley

Somerset family farm enterprise, Yeo Valley, Britain’s leading organic dairy brand, is expanding on the success of both its dairy product range and its Blagdon-based farm, café and garden in deepest Somerset by opening its very first London outlet, comprised of a two-storey café, shop and workspace on Queensway in west London, designed by award-winning… Read More >

28 June 2019

Bisley and Moving Walls Collaboration

Bisley and Moving Walls are delighted to announce their exclusive partnership. With the agreement, Bisley has the exclusive distribution rights for the products of the Swiss company Moving Walls in the UK and Ireland, USA, Mexico and France; a new generation of mobile magnetic writeable surfaces, designed to encourage collaboration and creativity in modern work… Read More >

3 June 2019

The greatest wealth is health

Tim Armitt, Managing Director at Lyndon, explains why it’s more important than ever for designers to create environments that are conducive to good health and wellbeing. Health and wellbeing are hot topics across all walks of life. From the food we eat to daily mindfulness, meditation and yoga practices, it seems like everyone is hitched… Read More >

20 May 2019

Boss and Broome Jenkins collaborate with ACDC

With wellbeing a priority in the workplace, BCFA member Boss Design has launched a new collection of sit-stand desking together with height-adjustable and static meeting tables. Designed by British designer, BroomeJenkins, ACDC is an elegant table system that fits effortlessly in today’s workplace. Whether working individually or as a team, ACDC delivers a sit/stand lifestyle… Read More >

17 April 2019