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Office Inspiration – The Edge, Amsterdam

  Name: The Edge Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands   It knows where you live. It knows what car you drive. It even knows how you take your coffee. It’s perhaps the most fully realised vision of the Internet of Things the world has ever seen. Welcome to the...

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How to use colour schemes to boost office productivity

    Colour can have a profound effect on human emotion and behaviour. For centuries artists have manipulated colour, using different hues to influence the way humans respond to their art. The same principles can be applied to office design, using colour to...

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A historical timeline of office design

    The office environment has transformed beyond all recognition during the past century. As technology has progressed, office culture and communication have adapted accordingly. The advent of digital technology and popularity of flexible working have...

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Why having dogs in the office can improve employee morale

  The UK has earned a reputation for being a nation of dog lovers. There are more than 9 million dogs living in households across the UK, with almost one quarter of British families owning one or more. The comfort and companionship that dogs provide is second to...

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Office Inspiration – Selgas Cano Architecture, Madrid

    Name: Selgas Cano Architecture Location: Madrid, Spain   An architectural firm’s creativity is best measured by the environment it chooses to work in itself. Nestled into an area of woodland on the outskirts of Madrid, Spanish firm Selgas Cano have...

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Five tips for a stress free relocation

  Moving into new office premises can be an exciting time for a company but the process can also become disruptive and time consuming. Three quarters of small and medium-sized companies delay relocation because of the associated stress and an average of 7.5...

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Office Inspiration – Pionen Data Centre, Stockholm

  Name: Pionen Data Centre Location: Stockholm, Sweden   Located 100 feet below the surface of Stockholm in a chamber capable of withstanding a hydrogen bomb, the Pionen White Mountains bunker seems a more befitting headquarters of a James Bond villain...

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A step-by-step guide to office relocation

With many tasks to complete and deadlines to meet, planning an office move can be a daunting project. Understanding the relocation process is a time consuming task in itself so we’ve put together this step-by-step guide to help you execute a smooth move to new...

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How innovative furniture is transforming the modern office

With the cost of payroll, the challenge of retaining the best staff and the increasingly competitive culture of business, having an efficient office has never been so important. Office design can make the difference between the success or failure of a company. Leading...

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