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The reception area is the first part of your office that clients, partners, and new contacts see when they visit your business. Our design professionals are ready to help you put your best foot forward with new, refurbished or pre-owned reception furniture. With our handpicked selection of reception seating, you can shape the entrance to your workplace […]
Niels Diffrient ergonomic chairs inspired a generation of designers. His design career started in a whimsical fashion with his childhood love for airplanes. He began drawing and designing model airplanes as a way to get closer to them. Much later in life, Diffrient noted that he took the basic design approach developed during these formative […]
On the March 12, 1967 episode of the CBS show “The 21st Century” Walter Cronkite – arguably America’s most famous news anchor – gave a tour of what the home office of the 21st Century might be like. The Cronkite home office furniture was oddly like the modular offices of today, with electronics on all surfaces. These […]
We celebrate good design and innovative ideas. And the modern design of Ray and Charles Eames has been a force of nature in office chair design. A California exhibition of their work entitled “Ray Eames: A Century of Modern Design” tells their story through design. Their Pinterest board description is: “Research for the upcoming exhibit […]
Dogbone cubicles are a flexible configuration that encourages employee collaboration. Trends in office furniture style and layout have changed radically in the last ten years. Cubicles with high walls that gave employees quiet and privacy have gone out the window in favor of an open plan office layout which encourages interdepartmental collaboration between employees.
With spring here, our senses are tuned to all the bright colors in nature – spring green of new leaves, the rich purples of blooming irises, the flashy pinks, oranges and yellows of blooming wildflowers. Just because we humans have to spend so much time inside working, doesn’t mean that we can’t bring some of […]
Trends in office furniture styles and layout have changed radically in the last ten years. Cubicles with high walls that gave employees quiet and privacy have gone out the window in favor of the open plan office which encourages collaboration between employees. There is currently a backlash to this trend, however, from people in the […]
Height adjustable desks and tables ae designed to provide the benefit of standing at your desk. The human body is best served by a combination of sitting and standing. Studies show that sitting all day can contribute to diabetes, heart disease and early death (no kidding!). Standing all day comes with its own problems, like varicose […]
Given the number of hours most of us spend in office chairs in front of a computer, the ergonomics of a good task chair is an investment in both the health of our backs and in our personal comfort. One office chair that we always try to keep in stock at Office Furniture NOW! is […]