Man Eating Cheeseburger

Most of us have ‘Al Desko’ dined at one point or another in our working lives and many do it regularly. Read on to discover if you too are an ‘al desko’ diner… Definition: ‘Al Desko Diner’ A person who eats their meals while sitting at an office desk. The Facts A large proportion of the modern day workforce now consider themselves so busy that they forego their lunch hour. Instead, either through choice or necessity they keep on top of their workload by eating in between key strokes and phone calls. Even more worrying for workers is that huge numbers reportedly eat up toRead More →

Tilting Frame Tables

Folding Tables & Stacking Tables Folding Leg Tables Folding tables or folding leg tables have legs which can be folded into the middle of the table. The legs lock into place allowing the tables to be stacked and stored neatly away. One thing to bear in mind is that folding leg tables need to be carried and do not have wheels or castors. Therefore, it is advisable to consider utilising a trolley to transport folded tables from one place to another. Tilting Frame Tables [dropcap]T[/dropcap]ilting frame tables are also sometimes referred to as tilt top tables. They utilise an under desk mechanism which allows theRead More →

Messy Office Desk

Office Desk Psychology Are you struggling to move up the career ladder at work? Have you been passed over for promotion more times than you care to remember? The answer may lie right in front of you on your desk. Studies have shown that it’s possible to determine personality characteristics and habits from the state of a person’s office desk. In particular, behavioural psychologist Donna Dawson has identified 6 distinct types of personality that can be identified by their desk spaces. 1. Hyper Organised Desk This type of desk most commonly belongs to Personal Assistants, Secretaries or Sales Executives. Generally there will be nothing onRead More →

Home Office Arrangement

Home Office Creation – The 5 Essentials 1. The Desk Before you get anything else what so ever you will first need to think about a quality office desk. It doesnt have to be a really expensive desk or the largest by any stretch of the imagination, but a desk that is going to: a) fit your room, and b) fit your budget. It is common for people who are creating their first home office to believe they need the biggest most expensive desk they can possibly find, in order to impress clients. But if you think about it you are not going to wantRead More →

BT Office Furniture

Office Furniture Installation for 4Com We recently supplied office furniture to accommodate 180 staff at 4Com and it’s a refit that we’re incredibly proud of. The office furniture installation for a job on this scale required all of our specialist installation team working flat out over a 5-day period! One of the most pleasing aspects of this office furniture installation was that the Meeting Rooms had tables that were Imperial iBench ’Specials’ and the Management Suite had ‘Special Radial Desks’ and ‘Special Conference Extensions’. These items were designed by Nigel Curtis and Derek Flood from BT Office Furniture. Imperial the office furniture manufacturers then proceeded to make them as ‘Specials’Read More →

Office Furniture Feng Shui

Office Furniture Feng Shui The ancient Chinese art or science of Feng Shui dates back more than 3000 years. Literally meaning ‘Wind’ ‘Water’, it is alleged that the positioning of furniture, ornaments, trinkets and paintings can directly affect the flow of energy in any given space. Whether or not you actually believe that Feng Shui works, there can be no doubt that some of the principles have sound logical and practical elements that can affect your home and office environment. Do you have a favourite public house or restaurant that you like to frequent? If the answer to this question is Yes then you will probablyRead More →

Deske

A Brief History Of The Office & Office Furniture – Part 2 Office Desk Evolution Before the invention of the printing press, all books and literature had to be copied by hand. It is widely thought that the Chinese invented paper possibly as early as 100BC. The constituents of this early paper was quickly improved upon and people were probably using it for writing within a few years. Therefore we can safely assume that some form of writing desk would probably have evolved at the same time. So the desk or bureau has been with us for at least 2000 years. Before the moveable typeRead More →

A Brief History Of The Office & Office Furniture – Part 1 Office Storage Although there is no conclusive proof that offices were used by early humans, we do know that neolithic people were building storage shelves. This picture taken from Skara Brae 5, Orkney, Scotland clearly shows this. The site is thought to date from around 3100BC and in addition to the storage shelves and dresser, there is other stone furniture such as seating and preparation surfaces. Even stone shelving above the bed areas is evident, perhaps for storing more personal items and possessions. Of course there is no specific evidence that these shelvesRead More →

Vespa Workstation

Unusual Office Furniture 1. Vespa Workstation How about this for an office desk… An Australian blogger decided to customise his 1968 Vespa Sprint and convert it into a fully functional and comfortable office workstation. According to the creator, the Italian scooter was beyond restoration. “I have tried to maintain the traditional characteristics by converting the back half into a functional workstation, complete with adjustable lap top stand.” 2. Portable Office Could this be the ultimate in office furniture chic? Welcome to the Louis Vuitton Portable Office Trunk! This stylish and classy office comes complete with DVD player, TV, solar power and coffee maker. The coffeeRead More →

Office Desk

Office Desk Guide When choosing new office furniture, most people will naturally place the most emphasis on choosing an ergonomically designed and comfortable office chair. However equal consideration should also be given to choosing a suitable office desk for your workspace. This is often overlooked as simply an object of substance and that style and functionality are of little relevance. In order to provide your employees or indeed yourself with a comfortable and productive working environment, the following points should be considered: How Will The Office Desk Be Used? The way your employees use their office desk should of course have an impact on yourRead More →