Seeing the very latest in leading-edge design thinking for interiors is always exciting and can be a real boost to creativity, but there is also something really inspirational about the way that good design can breathe new life into older buildings needing refurbishment.
As technology has evolved, there has been a shift both in what we are able to do and what clients expect to see. But where some may think that the skill and craftsmanship behind traditional design has been lost to shiny new software, we know better.
When considering an office design brief, it’s important to know how the layout and style of a workplace can affect the people that work within it.
Reducing our carbon footprints, recycling waste, conserving water and improving air quality are all ways to be ‘green’ that we are familiar with – but how does the idea of sustainability function within the design industry?
In design, there’s always a big picture - an over-arching concept that drives the whole process. But success can only be fully achieved by properly executing every single aspect of the overall vision.
For schools, the start of a new academic year brings new challenges, new pupils, staff and parents, and also the desire to ensure the school environment and learning spaces are as inspiring as possible. Not just about the physical buildings, the ‘branding’ or school badge is equally important to a school’s overall message.
Understanding how our workplaces or homes influence our health is essential to good design…
In almost every business or organisation, customer service has a key role to play - it is integral to any commercial environment and is the frontline contact opportunity with consumers.
In an omnichannel world, multi-sensory environments can create more than just a place to shop or stay; these can be places where the customer can fully experience a brand, gain a 360-degree view of the offering, and better discover how a brand aligns with their identity and lifestyle.So what effect can our senses have on our spending habits?
Digging through our archive folders a few weeks back we came across ‘Trimmy’ - Trimm Dich to give him his full name - who was a mascot from a public health and fitness promotion run in Germany from 1970 by the DSB (Deutsche Sportbund, or the German Sports Federation).