Office Desks

The truth behind Standing Desks

Are you reading this while standing at your desk? There’s a good chance that you are — standing desks are all the rage and the benefits of a standing desk are often talked about. These desks allow you to work at your “desk job” while standing rather than sitting in a chair. They can be custom built (for thousands of dollars) or you can convert a regular desk into a standing desk at no cost by elevating your computer. Rather than...

Maximize Your Budget with Used Office Furniture

Whether you’re setting up a new business or moving office and need all new furniture, you’ll want an office space that impresses clients and keeps employees happy but doesn’t cost a fortune. We have some tips to help you kit out your office on the cheap. One of the most important things to think about is where to save and where to splurge. Some things are inevitably more expensive, but that doesn’t mean they’re not worth the investment. Before you...

7 Ways to Make Your Office Chair More Comfortable

To those that spend their working week sitting at desks will know that spending long hours in an office chair is not always comfortable. A bad office chair can put a lot of strain on your back, arms, neck and shoulders, leading to severe pain when standing up and straightening the spine. Your job requires you to remain focused, concentrated and fee from distractions. Your productivity levels can quickly drop and overall wellbeing can take a hit. Choosing the right chair for...

The Benefits of Reusing and Donating Office Furniture

Reuse culture is good for the workplace An office refurbishment can be seen as the key to bringing an old and plain workspace back to life. It is an opportunity to represent branding and design. Conscious employees want to evolve from the 'out with the old and in with the new' mentality. Procurement departments are learning that a reuse culture leads to cost savings, meaning money can be put into other areas, such as staff activities or facilities. Embedding a...

Evolution of Office Chairs

To track to the evolution of the office chair is to also take a glimpse at how our lives have changed over the centuries. As our society became less agrarian and started the climb towards the Industrial Revolution, businesses had to rethink the work environment and develop new tools to aid employees. The office chair was created in order to solve the fundamental problem of accommodating employees working long hours in an office. Today, the modern office worker spends...

Monitor Arms – Everything you need to know

A person’s desk setup has a significant impact on their performance, whether it's for work or for leisure activities like video games. With poor desk ergonomics, one quickly develops muscle strain that can lead to serious long-term pain and complications. One of the best ways to create a comfortable desk setup is by using a monitor arm. There are several kinds of monitor arms, each with uses and benefits. Below is a comprehensive guide on what one should know...

Working from home 2021

With working from home being the norm, interiors trends have evolved around our lives in a similar way. This is how lockdown has changed people’s view of their homes (and what they want them to look like this year. Now that December has rolled around, it’s natural to want to take a second to look back and reflect on the year that’s passed. 2020, though, has not necessarily been the easiest one to digest. A lot has had to change this...

COVID – 19 Impact on the furniture industry

How the Furniture Industry has impacted from Covid - 19 Producers like Herman Miller and Steelcase, focus on selling through their own dealers to companies that bought ergonomic chairs and desks that employ teams of designers and technicians to deliver and install them. None of them were prepared for a flood of orders for single adjustable desks for stay at home workers that are trying to figure out how to conduct Zoom meetings from space bedrooms. The post-COVID consumer has a...

Reducing Back Pain

Reducing Back Pain The substantial body of research concludes that a sedentary lifestyle leads to severe back problems as well as other serious health conidtions, the average person spends approximately 55% of their waking hours sitting. Mainting a static position for too long causes stiffness and tension to develop around the spine consequently can lead to short term back condition. With lockdown causing a lot of people to work from home we recommend purchasing an ergonomic fully adjustable office chair...

Save with an Open Plan Office

Open Plan Offices IT organizations have embraced open office plans to drive cost savings and flexibility and to increase collaboration and productivity. Open plan offices are prevalent across the working world as a result of their many benefits to both employer and employee. The design of an office has a huge impact on the wellbeing of employees and therefore productivity levels and so it’s important to get the design of the open plan office just right in order to maximise on...