Do you look around your London office and despair at the lack of colour? However, you fear getting it wrong so find yourself in an impossible decorative cycle. It’s true that office colour is important, not just in its presence but in the choice of tone. The psychological effects of colour, its role in branding and its functionality are all aspects to consider in your choice of colour in an office environment. So before you make a decorative decision, make sure you’ve looked at it from every angle. [Read more…] about How important is colour in the office environment?
We spend our time all over London decorating and refurbishing commercial office spaces. This makes us very aware of the variety of working environments across the city. We’re experts in what makes a workspace work. But how about what makes Britain’s capital joyful and fun? Too often, associating the city with the daily grind can alter how the place is perceived. And the Lord Mayor’s Show is the perfect annual event to display what makes London great; whether your office is located here or not! [Read more…] about Out of your London office and into the street: What’s great about The Lord Mayor’s Show
Of all the trappings that come with globalisation, perhaps the rise of Halloween is the most fun. Yes, it’s always been there as an echo of celtic British history, but traditionally we’ve been terribly stiff-upper-lipped about it. Elsewhere in the world, recognition of this festival tends to be more exuberant. Just look to the Mexican Day of the Dead or the spectacle of Trick or Treating in the US. So, for businesses all over London and beyond this is a great time to get the whole team together and have a bit of fun with your office decor. [Read more…] about Office Decoration Ideas to Spook Up Your Workplace
Here at HL towers, we can get tired of constantly telling you all that we provide a high-quality commercial decorating service. This may come as a surprise, but as a term ‘quality’ has become overused and bordering on meaningless. So when every brand, service and consumable is telling you that it provides ‘quality’, how can you truly understand what this even means? [Read more…] about The Meaning of Quality
Open plan office layouts are here to stay. With corporations increasingly prioritising communication amongst colleagues, the fewer physical divisions the better. However, despite this, there will always be a need for privacy, discretion and quiet. The downsides of open plan working are that noise levels can quickly escalate and discreet conversations become a challenge. So for a productive open plan office scheme to work well, some level of partitioning must be included. [Read more…] about Eight Ways to Break Up Your Open Plan Office Space