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Casper Cloaking: the new way to stop internal data breaches

One third (34%) of data breaches involve internal employees . However, ground-breaking glass technology can prevent leaks of sensitive commercial information, while maintaining a professional office interior, according to window security specialist Protective Film Solutions. Modern office space is often ...

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The uses of tube end caps that you weren’t aware of: Widespread industry use of tube end caps to round off product design

Tube end caps are used across a variety of industries. From school chairs to display stands, they’re the perfect way to round off a design. Tube end caps are the perfect finish to a tubular design. They provide a neat ...

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Signed, sealed, delivered

The design brief for courier company Hermes’ new tech hub in Leeds was to create something ‘cool and a little bit different’. Sara Bean visited to see how far the project has succeeded There is every chance that your first ...

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Tick the right boxes

David English of AJ Products explains how smart office storage solutions can improve productivity, plus a look at the rise of the ‘homey’ office Well-planned office storage has an impact on employee wellbeing and productivity at work. Storage solutions that ...

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Office jungle  

Biophilic design is all about reconnecting human beings with nature. So why not get creative with your office planting and enjoy a walk on the wild side? says Kirsty Jones of Plant Designs There’s a growing body of research suggesting ...

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Leading by example

What does it take for a workplace to achieve WELL certification? Strong design principles based around health and wellbeing, as Hilson Moran’s new Manchester office demonstrates Engineering and sustainability consultancy Hilson Moran has created an exemplar office environment at its Manchester office, ...

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Space to work

Workplace transformation projects don’t always deliver the expected results. Angela Love, a director at Active explains why workplace design can’t be left to designers Almost twenty-five years ago Paul Krugman, the famed economist and columnist for the New York Times, commented: ...

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Fluid workspace

When Morrison Utility Services took over smart metering operations for Thames Water, one of the team’s first moves was to create a workspace that supported its open, collaborative, customer-focused ethos Some of the most important organisations in the UK are ...

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Breakout and Breakthrough

Our new understanding of the risks of sedentary working is transforming the office, says Mark Eltringham, as furniture designers and FMs seek to keep people healthy and active One of the most talked-about office design trends right now is activity-based ...

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Degree of safety

Student accommodation has been widely criticised for poor design, including inadequate fire safety. Stacey Collins of International Workplace looks at the root causes When I was a student, shared halls of residence kitchens were a weekly source of fire alarm ...

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