As school term time draws to a close, many professional decorators prepare to decamp to educational premises. School redecorating contracts are popular over the six week period of school Summer holidays. Despite the fact that modern school buildings remain functioning as club and activity venues over the holidays, the absence of curriculum based paraphernalia makes this time ideal for efficient decorating. What about the office, though? [Read more…] about Is Summer a good time to redecorate your office?
The way that your colleagues and staff use the office changes with the seasons. Therefore it’s vital that your fit out is designed with this in mind as we come into Summer. The key word here is ‘British’ rather than ‘Summer’. Over the course of a Summer in London you can encounter blistering heat, biblical rainstorms, howling wind, even the odd bout of hail! So how can you ensure that your office is set up to be a positive environment come what may? [Read more…] about Managing British Summertime in Your Office
When we talk about office decoration, it’s easy to become preoccupied with colour and vibrancy. However, there’s a very important dimension to office design that is focused on minimalism and lack of colour. Far from being boring, done right this concept can work beautifully. The ultimate balance of modern and classic, white tones are brave and striking. But how do you avoid the sterile and achieve an office where blank decoration has a big impact? [Read more…] about A Blank Canvas: when Less is More for Your Office
What does the future hold for the office? As practical demands on places of business change and evolve, so too do trends of office layout, furnishings and decoration. So where are these trends heading and what direction should your business follow to make sure you remain current in your working environment? If you are planning an office refit or redecoration this Summer, whether in London or beyond, check out our 6 tips for office trends. [Read more…] about 6 of the Best Office Decorating Trends
Hot on the heels of London Craft Week, we look at how you can get handy by indulging in some office based up-cycling. In these more eco-conscious times, we are all trying to live in a more sustainable way. So the office is no different. Single use items are fast becoming inappropriate. Big brands are coming under fire for failing to tackle issues like packaging and waste. When you are planning an office refit, then, what role does waste play and how can you find ways to re-purpose very basic items? [Read more…] about How to Upcycle Your Office Refit