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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

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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

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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

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Sit less, move more

Every day I see dozens of articles and blog posts extolling the greatness of Sit to Stand desks and height adjustable tables, but I rarely come across any that actually delve into why they are poised to play such a crucial role in offices.  It really boils down to this, no amount of exercise or physical… Read More

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9 Office Hacks for a Healthy Workspace

When it comes to office interior design, aesthetics is everything, right? While it might look pretty, what about the practical elements of the space; how will people interact with the room? Will it promote creativity and encourage productivity? If you’ve ever worked in a cubicle-style workspace with artificial fluorescent lighting, you know how important these… Read More

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I used to like my desk. It had drawers.

I am the administrator at Strategic Arts Management (SAM), a non-profit with four part-time staff and a team of consultants who work together to support and serve artists and arts organizations in Nova Scotia. With the new year, we acquired a new location, and—thanks to Office Interiors—new furniture. It’s so much more than furniture! Their… Read More

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How to keep your wood furniture looking great!

Every tree is different so every piece of wood furniture will be different.  Between the colour of the species of wood, the grain of the individual tree and the variance in stain colours every piece of wood furniture is a unique piece of art… and should be cared for as such!  Here are a few tips… Read More

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The Office Furniture Checklist

Do you feel overwhelmed with options when looking to buy new office furniture? Here is a are a few questions to ask yourself when trying to narrow the field. Is my furniture selection:  Aesthetically Pleasing?  Ergonomically Designed?  Adjustable?  Covered by a Thorough Warranty?  Designed With Employee Wellness in Mind?  Multifunctional?… Read More

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