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


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


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


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


The Design Process…

Wouldn’t it be fabulous if design projects really worked like they do on television? Imagine, you sign a letter of approval and BAM – the designs are complete, crew shows up and construction starts; 30-60 minutes later you have a beautiful new space custom to your wants and needs. Design is not that easy and… Read More


Allow me to introduce myself…

Allow me to introduce myself, I am Rachael Quackenbush, Office Interiors’s very own in-house Intern Interior Designer. As a passionate and dedicated person with a keen eye for detail, I love creating ambiences to enhance our built environments, so you can truly love the way you work! Interior design and architecture in the way we… Read More

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A New and Better Way to Work

As 2017 gets underway how much thought into “how” you physically work have you considered? Any? Is there in fact a better way? The answer is a big yes. And the science is now proven; sitting in your workspace for extended periods of time is simply not good for your health. Check out this brief… Read More

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Sit Well. Work Well. Feel Well.

Introducing the new Fern chair. A revolution in seating design, Fern is the product of extensive research.  For several years Haworth sought out ergonomists, physiotherapists, designers, engineers and, most importantly, everyday office workers to test out dozens of prototypes before the perfect blend was discovered.  Less machine and more human, Fern is designed to integrate… Read More


Laptop Computers and Ergonomics

Laptops were initially designed as a short term replacement while the user is on the go and can’t access their desktop computer, however it is becoming increasingly common to use a laptop as your primary device (I know I haven’t touched a desktop in years).  Unfortunately, the fact that the display, keyboard, and input device are… Read More

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