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The best ways to improve posture and wellbeing in your home office

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Working from home can have its benefits: a relaxed environment, no commuting. One problem that can arise, however, is that you can spend too much time making your home office look nice, but not making it a practical space that is suitable for remote working. In order to get the best out of your home office and your own productivity, you need to take ergonomics into consideration. The importance of a good chair and desk should not be underestimated.  A sit/stand desk is a modern and stylish way of making your office more posture friendly. They break up the monotony...

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Finding the perfect furniture for your home office

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The home office is a room that must be individual to you. Everyone works best in different environments and the home office is definitely no exception. It should be a space that maximises your productivity, but is also comfortable and inviting. Having the correct furniture is just as important as having a space that looks and feels good. In the computer-centric world we live in today, it’s vital that ergonomics are taken into consideration, especially when it comes to furniture. Ergonomic furniture is extremely beneficial as it helps to promote wellbeing and productivity. It can be as simple as acquiring...

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Aesthetics vs function- which is more important?

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When designing an office, the balance between aesthetics and function is a challenging one, as both have similar importance in the design process. When this balance becomes tipped in favour of aesthetics, qualities such as comfort and ergonomics may be compromised. In many modern design cases, the balance between aesthetics and function has become so skewed that functionality is becoming irrelevant. Likely, this is due to the necessity of marketability and how photogenic products and spaces are. To ensure welfare and productivity, it is vital to incorporate both stylish home interiors and functional ergonomics. For example, a well-designed chair should...

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Get standing with Furniturise

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GetBritainStanding.org in association with Active Working are organising an event on the 28th of April to get Britain out of their chairs, and Colchester-based Furniturise are getting involved.  On Your Feet Britain promotes the importance of movement throughout the normally sedentary day. According to statistics, brits stay seated for an average of 8.9 hours per day, more than double what’s recommended.  An excessive amount of sitting can have devastating consequences and can result in a number of health related problems. While bad posture and back/neck pain is a well-known and common development from too much seated work and poorly designed...

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Treading the line between comfort and casual

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Working from home has been on the uprise in the past few years with the number of individuals staying home soaring to record highs. Many opt for the relaxed domesticity of home over the more traditional and formal corporate environment. While working from home evokes a sense of comfort there is a fine line between being comfortable and casual. To ensure welfare and productivity it is important to find a balance between stylish home interiors and functional ergonomics when designing a home office. Adding wall art or injecting pops of colour, seating for visitors/clients as well as an ergonomically designed...

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