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Affordable Cubicles vs Cheap Cubicles

February 19, 2014 by admin

Is it worth cost cutting when it comes to cubicles? There are many differences between cubicle manufacturers, and of course, you get what you pay for. As with any other type of office furniture, there’s a tremendous difference between an affordable cubicle and a cheap cubicle. By looking for affordable cubicles instead of just “cheap”, […]

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Cubicles for Telemarketing Firms – Acoustics are Important!

December 7, 2013 by admin

More and more companies are outsourcing their customer service to larger telecommunications firms and VoIP companies, and these in turn are searching for better ways to maintain employee morale and efficiency in an increasingly challenging field. When employees are exposed to excessive noise, they can’t concentrate, and when they are on the phone, excessive noise […]

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Best Plants and Fish for Cubicle Life

October 26, 2013 by admin

Does your cubicle need a little brightening up? Most offices are not against a plant being brought in or even a small fish tank if properly maintained and cared for. Find out, then check out these ideas for refurbishing your cubicle space to be a little more interesting. Each item should be suited to cubicle […]

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Is Your Office Lighting the Brightest and the Best?

October 5, 2013 by admin

If your office is improperly lit, chances are you’re not working as productively as you could be. Office lighting and temperature can affect our brains, and even if you work in a large office beyond your control, there are things you can do to help make your cubicle more comfortable. First, understand that natural light […]

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Best of NeoCon 2013 – Systems Furniture Part 2

July 5, 2013 by admin

It’s been a few weeks since the first post in this series, so it’s high time we returned to our tour of the best Systems Furniture at NeoCon 2013. We’ve put together a collection of very modern concepts for your enjoyment. This week’s theme is workstations that were designed around office task chairs. Hocus Pocus, […]

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These Egg Shaped Workstations Crack Me Up!

December 8, 2011 by admin

If you want to make an omelet, you have to break a few eggs. But what if you want to create a new kind of workspace? Eggs can come in handy there, too. These wooden egg workstations are made of plywood and are just big enough to house one person and a laptop. These cocoon-like […]

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How Do You Organize Your Workstation?

August 15, 2011 by admin

Steelcase always has thought provoking insights in its well-researched white papers. Have you read the one about how employees organize their workspaces? It’s worth a look. The writers postulate that people typically display one of six basic “patterns” of work. Some appear messy while others are strict about structure. However, it may be a mistake […]

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Calibrate Your Workspace with AIS

August 10, 2011 by admin

“Cal-li-brate good times, come on!” Can you sing it with Kool & The Gang? That should be the AIS theme song for this cubicle line. These freestanding office furniture pieces might very well be the ticket to bring good times to your office space once again. In fact, AIS advertises Calibrate as being able to […]

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Best of NeoCon Entries – Furniture Systems

July 23, 2011 by admin

NeoCon may be over for the year, but there are still so many great designs to explore! This week, let’s look at some novel furniture systems. These three companies each take a very different approach to defining workspaces: Inscape The Inscape system is designed to see your business through thick and thin. You can actually […]

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Modern Workstations: Are Benches Back?

July 21, 2011 by admin

Steelcase makes a compelling case for benching in the workplace as an alternative to both cubicle and desk style workstations. The most obvious difference between benches and cubicles is the fact that there are no panels involved. If you want to create a very social working environment and assigned tasks don’t tend to require a […]

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Best of NeoCon Entries – Casegoods Competition

June 4, 2011 by admin

NeoCon is in full swing for 2011, and there are some interesting entries in the commercial interiors product category for the Best of NeoCon award (BON). Well known names like HON, Allsteel, and Teknion are prominently featured entrants for their innovative cubicle designs. But today let’s take a look at some of the contenders from […]

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Allsteel Helps Businesses Move Forward with Stride Cubicles

May 30, 2011 by admin

The Stride collection from Allsteel provides a highly flexible off-modular panel system to create workspaces that can be reconfigured again and again. By adding, removing, and rearranging components, the overall layout can be adapted as needed – and individual workstations can be customized to meet employee preferences. For example, you can specify a “sit to […]

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