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Innovative, functional and ingenious design: German Innovation Award 2021 and IF Design Award 2021 for the DURABLE Monitor Mounts

An ‘exceptional innovative achievement’ and a ‘successful marriage of form and functionality’ – called to assess DURABLE’s Monitor Mounts, both the German Design Council and the jury of the iF Design Award were full of praise. Having emerged as winner ...

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The wheel’s turning

Ann Clarke, Director of The Future Workplace at nationwide workplace consultancy and interior design business Claremont, suggests the Hub and Spoke office could be the future of the workplace Just over a year ago – the world wondered if the ...

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Workplace Ergonomics Survey 2021

Leading ergonomics specialist, DURABLE, is conducting research in partnership with FMJ to gain insights into how FMs approach ergonomics at home to equal that of the workplace. What began as a short-term response in March 2020 has morphed into a ...

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AJ Products and ukactive investigate how to tackle sedentary behaviour in the workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has shed new light on an already critical aspect of working life: that of employee health and wellbeing. While awareness of the dangers of sedentary working was already increasing, these unprecedented times underline the importance of companies ...

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Home design

What began as a short-term response in March 2020 has morphed into a way of life for millions of office staff who continue to work from home. Sam Rylands, Marketing Manager for DURABLE warns that the quality of the ergonomics ...

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Ergonomic insights

FMJ recently carried out a survey with ergonomics specialists DURABLE to gain insights into how FMs approach ergonomics in their organisation. Sam Rylands, DURABLE’s Marketing Manager offers a preview of some of the key results ‘Ergonomics’ has been a concept ...

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Stand and deliver

Are stand-up desks a fad, or a progressive move towards a healthier workplace? We need to take our cue from Scandinavia, says Sarah Booth Design Manager at Kinnarps You can be pretty sure there’s something to be said for a ...

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Flexible approach

Agile workplaces promote movement and variety – but to be effective, office furnishings need to be truly flexible, says Sukhneet Assee, Associate Ergonomist UK & Ireland at Humanscale The dominance of technology in our daily lives requires office employees to ...

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On your feet

Gavin Bradley, founding Director of Active Working CIC, explains why too much sitting around in the office is bad for health, wellbeing and productivity You might have heard a popular new saying: ‘sitting is the new smoking’. Well, it’s not ...

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People first

Joerg Bakschas, Head of Ergonomics and Training at Adapt, warns that rapid technological change requires a new approach to workplace and furniture design Ergonomics describes the adaptation of work equipment and environments to people, not vice versa. FMs need to ...

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