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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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Above the shop

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s newly designed UK HQ above its Westfield London centre reflects changing times in more ways than one Earlier this year, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, the owner of London’s well-known shopping destinations, relocated its UK headquarters from High Holborn to a new space ...

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Survey reveals workplace design is the greatest asset to business success

Results from a recent YouGov survey commissioned by office design and build company, Oktra, has highlighted how important the office environment is to the office worker.  Research of over 2,000 British employees across three different generations found that 43 per ...

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Tomorrow’s people

Sarah Taylor, Managing Director of BRITA UK, shares advice on how to optimise today’s busy office space for the newest generation in the workforce Picture the average office a quarter of a century ago and compare it with one today. ...

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Time to focus

Eve Fitzhenry, Head of Marketing at Boss Design, explains why quiet space free of distractions is an essential component of modern workplace layouts If you ask office workers what they find most irritating and unproductive about their workplace, they are ...

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Room on the outside

With square footage at a premium in many locations, organisations are under pressure to review their use of space. Cyril Parsons of Office Principles makes the case for utilising external meeting facilities The concept of regularly using external space to ...

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Welcome to the house of… workplace

The foundations of Workplace House were laid 18 months ago, when the Managing Director of Kinnarps, Europe’s largest workplace furniture supplier, got talking to the founder of Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), a science-based workplace transformation consultancy, about a fresh approach ...

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Forbo’s Tessera Nexus: Connect. Communicate. Collaborate

Drawing on the close relationship between office layout and employee interaction, Forbo Flooring Systems has launched a new carpet tile collection that reflects the trend towards connectivity: Tessera Nexus. With growing interest in the way physical spaces influence workers’ ability ...

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Landsec makes a move on the flexible office market

Property group, Landsec, has launched its new flexible office brand, Myo, providing customised office space for businesses looking for flexibility to enable future growth. Operating as a standalone brand, Myo will offer flexible leases ranging from 12 months to three ...

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Landmark completes refurbishment of eight UK sites

Professional workspaces provider, Landmark, has completed the refurbishment of its buildings in Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester – Spinningfields and the city centre – as well as four in the City of London, at Cannon Street, the Royal Exchange, Gracechurch Street and Bishopsgate ...

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