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Look up!

The Importance of Ceiling Design When you walk into an office, most of the time you probably don’t think about ceilings, unless something sticks out about it or the design catches your eye. Many offices have a standard look to them; but, with the way styles are changing and office fitouts are developing, many offices have also gotten creative with the design of their ceilings. Depending on the atmosphere one wants for their office space, a ceiling can really help complete that feel. Whether it’s industrial, open, close and comfortable, or a more natural take, there are many options....

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5 Fitout Ideas for Small Spaces

Small spaces are often utilised by new businesses.  Perhaps it is a startup which does not possess the resources to rent large offices or build one of their own. However, renting or owning a small space for an office does not mean you can’t fit it out according to your liking and functionality needs. Small space fitouts and workstations are not a new thing; they are quite common. Small spaces can be redesigned so that the place does not look congested or overcrowded. Here is a list of recommendations which you can apply to renovate the small spaces you...

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Office Fitouts – planning and timelines

An office fitout is no easy project to manage!  Between negotiating contracts and tenant budgets, to planning your fitout to be complete in time for move-in, you barely have time to complete anything else. Juggling contractors and landlord requests can be time consuming, which is why it helps to have a clear end in mind before you start. After you secure the space you’ll buy/rent, you should first look for a contractor to start drawing up designs for your fitout. They may want to schedule an onsite visit to give an accurate estimate. Get estimates from multiple companies so...

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Don’t make your patients ill!

Give your medical clinic a checkup! When I was growing up medical offices were depressing spaces with old chairs, bad fluorescent lighting, cold floors and let’s not forget those terrible antiseptic smells…! Thankfully, nowadays, that is a thing of the past! Creating a healthy environment. Just step into most medical clinics and you will see the move towards the reinvention of medical spaces.  Drab no more, they are creative, warm and welcoming environments, making patients feel at home and relaxed, so much so, that it is now what patients expect! There is no doubt that good design and layout plays...

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Planning a Multi-Generational Workplace

Multi-Generations: Can we really Design a Multi-Functional Workplace? Today, it is not unusual for there to be at least three, if not four, generations pegging away side by side in the same workplace, even though work styles and mindsets vary interchangeably amongst the Baby Boomers, Generation X and Generation Y. As times progress, managers are depending more on new office designs for workstations and workspaces to accommodate all employee needs and uphold the potential for cross-generational interaction. Enter Generation Z. Born between 1995 and 2009, people in this age group will comprise the majority of the global workforce by...

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