Trends


A series of blog posts looking into various trends and movements that have shaped the office space.

4 reasons why your office should have a social space

The workplace has always been an important place for people, especially now, after over a year of being physically distanced when working from home. As the trend shifts from having a 30/70 ratio of open space to closed-off space to now having 50/50 or in some cases 70/30 collaboration space - the social space is an important part of this. Having a social space links with the concept of flexible working, and is about boosting collaboration between employees allowing a more relaxed approach in comparison to the previous formal arrangement. As gen Z continue to make changes to the work approach, it has become increasingly popular to meet at Starbucks for a good coffee whilst having a meeting. This engagement across a social setting often allows for a different experience rather than across a desk in the office.

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How Nature Can Build a Better Office Future

Over the past year, most of us have had our lives flipped upside down. With the addition of working from home, home-schooling, cut off physical contact, no social life with friends and family, it is safe to say the pandemic has hit us all hard. However, with all this time and space to think, we have been able to think about the essential things. It has proved to be possible to work from home, have a Saturday night in on the sofa and or spend more time in nature. The less commuting, fewer emissions, and creating less impact on the environment and the planet as a result.

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How to plan for a fit-out project

For anyone, planning a fit-out is a significant task never mind when its for an office which is where the magic happens and the money is made for your business. In order for your fit-out to be successful and without hindrance, it must be planned for properly with risk mitigation thought through carefully and end goals considered.

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Just How Smart is Smart Glass?

Smart glass, also known as electrochromic glass and switchable glass has been around for several years at this point. Along with the pursuit of the ‘smart’ home, it is becoming an increasingly popular choice for offices and homes alike, not only for its aesthetic qualities but also for its energy saving abilities.

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