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Ergonomics in the workplace

I am often asked whether there is a need for Ergonomics in the workplace. Employers often feel that the services we provide, as Ergonomists, is ahead of our industry needs. To a certain degree, they are correct within the context of South Africa which is considered to be a developing country. However, South Africa is unique in that we have a multi-cultural, poorly educated workforce equipped with First World Technology. This is especially true in [...]

Understanding Ergonomics

Ask any engineer, productivity manager or indeed even the CEO of companies if they will allow their machinery to work beyond the manufactures specifications, especially if their profit is directly linked to that machinery functioning optimally. The answer is linked to the understanding of ergonomics. Any responsible professional will answer that they spend considerable cost of hiring appropriately trained professionals to service or maintain the machinery to ensure that it is operated in full accordance [...]

Elevate Your Cape Town Office’s Interior Design with Functional and Stylish Office Chairs

Take your Cape Town office’s style to the next level with unique and stylish office chairs, that don’t sacrifice functionality and ergonomics. You Don’t Have to Sacrifice Functionality for Style When It Comes to Office Chairs Your office should reflect your company’s personality and culture. Stylish and uniquely designed office chairs can greatly enhance your office’s interior design. However, you shouldn’t sacrifice functionality and ergonomics. Well-Designed office space can improve productivity. Therefore, your office should [...]

Create An Office Space That Reflects Your Company Culture

Interior living and working spaces mirror the values, culture and personality of those who own and use them. In corporate terms, it’s possible to create an office design statement that offers an insight into your company culture, business values, character and vision. Organisations, like people, have personalities, values, and behaviours that are reflected in the social and psychological working environment. This can be termed “culture” and it determines the flow of interaction, conflict management, rewards [...]

Office Design Features That Promote Productivity

Productivity in the workplace is every business manager’s concern. An office worker’s ability to focus, and remain focussed, is crucial for their work productivity. A more productive office means that more work gets done, and at a higher quality. Whether that means closing more sales, designing better marketing strategies, assisting more clients, filing taxes sooner, or even just keeping the office tidier, a business that accomplishes more, benefits more. If you are worried about dropping [...]

Small Office? No Problem! Choose Furniture That Saves Space and Optimises Functionality

Whether you work from home in an office that doubles as your kitchen or your broom cupboard, or your commercial office space is becoming too cramped for your expanding business needs, you’ll be pleased to hear that there are ways to make a small office space work for you. The Best Furniture Options and Designs for Small Offices Corner desks A corner desk is usually triangular and fits into a corner or nook with a [...]

New Office? Speak to the Specialists at All Office for a Complete Office Design

Starting or shifting your business premises isn’t something you have to do at the beginning of the year (though you’ll probably do it at the beginning of the month, for leasing purposes). So regardless of whether it is February or August, you can still make the move. Your reasons may be influenced by an increase (or decrease) in business size or staff volumes. Your organisation may have grown so large you want more floor space [...]

Make First Impressions Count With Our Reception Furniture

First impressions are formed in the first few seconds of meeting a person. The same can be said about your business. What your customer or client sees when he walks through your doors is the impression of your business he will form. It literally takes seconds. Long before he has even realised what he is seeing, he has formed an impression. Businesses are often led to believe that the price, the speed and convenience of [...]

How to Choose the Best Office Desk for your Work Space

You don’t pay a lot of attention to your office desk. Chairs, yes, because after we’ve sat on the wrong ones for a while, our backsides begin to protest. Sometimes our backs hurt as well, which is why we spend so much on memory foam and lumbar support. At the other end, sinking into a comfy armchair can feel like curling up in a piece of heaven. Even in your home, your sofa gets more [...]

What to Consider When Buying New Office Furniture for Your Office

Whether you’re about to furnish your brand new office premises or are looking to revive your existing office space, new office furniture can make a huge difference. There are many things to consider when buying new office furniture, from the practicality and comfort of your selection to their style and appearance. Here’s a guide on how to weigh up your choices when buying office furniture. Appearance Appearance may sound like a superficial factor to consider, [...]

Office Furniture Accessories

Office furniture accessories can make the difference between a functional office and an office that promotes better functionality and productivity. Apart from the essentials of a desk and chair, an office can benefit from a few additional furniture items. If you favour a minimalist office design, furniture accessories can be sleek and space-saving while adding a touch of sophistication to the space. More creative or busy office spaces can use furniture accessories to add form, [...]