Recognizing Excellence

Last week our Fredericton team, led by Shawn Lean, our VP Sales, were recognized for their tireless efforts in their Community with a Fredericton Chamber of Commerce 2017 Business Excellence Award. Called the Elliott McCrea Hill Community Involvement Business Award, it recognises outstanding achievement by a company in support of their community. “Our Community” is… Read More


The Great Cape Breton Clean Up

We would like to give huge congratulations to our friends and team members who were recently recognized for their role in the Great Cape Breton Clean Up on May 13.  Darren Sorrey, Donald MacPherson, Connor Taylor and Carol Taylor were presented an Award of Excellence by the Sydney Waterfront District and Sydney and Area Chamber… Read More


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


Proud of my “Team”

Is the word “Team” over-used? We hear it all the time; this team, that team, teamwork, our team, your team. The question is when is a team truly a “Team”. One of the measures surely is performance, specifically high performance. In the business world, a high performance “Team” counts when it is measurable such as… Read More

Community Customer Satisfaction

More on Communities….

We had another ‘aha’ moment this past week when we hosted hopefully a future Canadian in our showroom. His name is Avijit (Avi) Karmoker and he is from Bangladesh. We are proud to support the Nova Scotia Community College. One of the ways we do that is by providing several NSCC students in need of… 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

Community Furniture

Mike Boucher: Living Our Values

 This afternoon I received the following email and wanted to use this blog post to recognize one of our team members who has gone above and beyond for their community.   “Mike Boucher has volunteered through his ham radio association to go and check house to house in the Tracadie and Caraquet regions due to the… Read More


Living Your Values

I love arriving to work and getting a message like the one I received this morning from our Sales Leader, Shawn Lean, in Fredericton below: “The local homeless shelter… had a post on Facebook Sunday (Oct. 9) that they needed some help with replacement beds. Heather read the post to me while we were watching… Read More


Third Annual Love The Way You Play Ball Game

Last weekend was the third annual Love the way you Play softball game and despite the intense heat and humidity the turnout was great… Batman and Superman even decided to show up and captain the teams!  Once again the game was held at the BJ Higgins field in Cole Harbour and the action did not disappoint.  There… Read More


Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up

Since 2014 Ricoh Canada Inc. has been a national sponsor of the Great Canadian Shoreline Clean-up, helping to remove garbage from our lakes, rivers, and shores.  This year Office Interiors decided to lend a hand as well and we are proud to announce that on June 10, the team from OI and Ricoh’s Halifax branch… Read More