Office Interiors Blog

What are “The Dog Days of Summer”?

Ever wonder where this term came from? Nope, not from Major League Baseball, although they use it. It actually falls from July 3 to August 11; the 20 days before and after the “dog” star Sirius rises and falls in conjunction with the sun. The Romans used to think Sirius threw off some extra heat… Read More

Productivity

Why does ergonomics matter in the office?

 “The goal of ergonomics is to fit the task to the individual not the individual to the task.”                            Jeffrey E. Fernandez, PhD, PE, CPE & Michael Goodman, MD, MPH No one will deny that ergonomics is now one of the most discussed… Read More

Furniture Productivity

Big Hearts, Small City

Here is another success story of getting involved in the community. Big Hearts, Small City is an organization based out of Moncton, NB. The chairman received an award at the same time my brother Andrew did‎ through the rotary club called the Paul Harris Award for outstanding contributions to the community. During his speech, he… Read More

Community

Why do a print assessment?

Before I get into the reasons why you should do a print assessment of your printing environment, let me start with the reasons why you should not do a print assessment of your office. You find filing or shredding paperwork to be a relaxing way to spend your afternoons You believe that filling your office… Read More

Technology

Automating processes and workflows

Most organisations have similar types of needs with respect to processing orders, performing financial functions, managing human resources and controlling assets.  Most of these workflows require the creation, processing and filing of paper documents.  The simple fact is that these processes all drain your bottom line, sometimes quite significantly.   In our own business, we… Read More

Productivity Technology

Seven Factors to Look for When Choosing Office Furniture

Overwhelmed by how many options are out there for an office furniture buyer?  To make it a little easier for you we decided to put together this list of the seven most important things to keep in mind when considering a particular product. Aesthetics The look of your workplace can play a very important role… Read More

Furniture

Four Things to Look For in an Office Furniture Provider

There are no shortage of options out there for a prospective furniture buyer; there are thousands of products and thousands of ways to lay out those products in your space.  We have unfortunately seen many an office or facilities manager misled by a price tag or sales person to purchase a product that doesn’t meet… Read More

Furniture