Posts Tagged: Workplace

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

74 serves up ICE at Salford’s Exchange Quay

Manchester-based architects and interior designers 74 have completed the refurbishment of Building 3 at Salford’s prestigious Exchange Quay – newly-rebranded as ICE. The project, for clients Ekistics Property Advisors LLP and Hunter REIM, is comprised of a dedicated social, meeting and bar space, a hireable meeting room, a co-working zone and five upper storeys of… Read More >

9 October 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

Milliken’s Fractals

Workplace well-being is at the core of Milliken’s design philosophy and directly informs their latest carpet plank collection: Fractals. Created by Milliken’s in-house designer Manisha Selhi using a harmonious palette of natural background colours paired with ethereal colour washes with the express intention of facilitating a calm and mindful environment. [Milliken have a BCFA Product… Read More >

29 July 2019

Homework with Bisley

The rise of the freelance economy, tech start-ups, mobile technology and the trend for co-working has undoubtedly penetrated the culture, design and expectation of where, when and how people work. This brings new pressures and choice for both workers trying to balance work and personal life, and for organisations as they try to meet the… Read More >

29 March 2019

Egger: Laminate for the Workplace

EGGER Laminate is durable, versatile and easy to process, making it the perfect solution for high activity areas. With 297 trend orientated decors to choose from, the collection is well suited to high-end design in commercial and residential interiors. Laminate is a decorative material that can be bonded onto a wide variety of substrates to… Read More >

29 March 2019