What Interior Technique Makes an Office Work
04 November 2013Since starting my new job here at Office Reality, I have come across several people who always seem to have the same view on Office Interiors. They all seem to have the same idea: “Furniture that is used in office interiors is “boring, plain and simple”. But it is not, of course, always like that.
The Minehead Raft Race - An Adventure to Remember Part 2
12 September 2013So there we were out at sea, the waves were extremely choppy and our raft was causing us to move up and down interrupting our row. We had taken a less direct route as we were advised to and to not to keep to the curvature of the coast. This would have normally have been fine if it was a calm day but the waves were big and with every wave that hit us we would be being forced... Read more
The Minehead Raft Race - An Adventure to Remember Part 1
02 September 2013The wind was strong, the waves were like white horses crashing against the shore (well Shetland ponies’ maybe) yet spirits were high as we parked up at Blue Anchor Bay ready for the Minehead Raft Race.
Some of the Key Figures Throughout History Who Benefitted From Napping at Work
14 August 2013To some people this may come as a shock, but in a previous blog, I wrote about how some companies are allowing, no, in fact insisting that their employees take short naps during their working day, in order to increase their productivity in the afternoon. Studies have shown that after a short rest or “power nap” as some may call it, employees are more alert and re... Read more
Open Office Design is Great...But Have We Gone a Bit Too Far?
06 August 2013I have talked about in many a blog, the pros and cons of an open plan office and trends in design that show the increase in popularity. One thing that is worth noting however, is that with this increase in the open and more collaborative work place design, the focus on areas to help employees to concentrate has been neglected. Neglected to a point that some would say is havi... Read more