How can I utilise my office space better?

Workspace optimisation is all about making your existing space work better for your business. Reviewing the simple elements which make up the workplace such as, workstations or storage can have a big impact and create additional space – see space planning example 1 and our optimised version 2 of the same space.

You could also take your workplace optimisation exercise a stage further by engaging an experienced workplace consultant to help you challenge how you work. Example 3, illustrates the impact of activity based planning. All employees have a choice of working env...

Posted in Interiors - 23rd October, 2017

The Power of Nature – at Work!

We all know how calming and restorative it can be to enjoy a walk in idyllic countryside on a lovely day – but did you know that the long-term absence of greenery and nature in our lives is now believed to have an adverse effect on our mental wellbeing?

Scientists and researchers have recorded benefits in buildings that connect people with nature, such as hospitals where patients have healed faster; schools where children’s test scores have risen, and offices where employees are more productive, as well as communities where neighbours and families are doing better.


Posted in Interiors - 26th July, 2017

Action stations in the workplace

Our top tips for buying the best desks and chairs for your workforce

Are you considering buying new staff workstations for your office? It’s a big step and can be a large investment.
In a swift move, you can alter the whole look and feel of your workplace – positively or negatively – as well as the way your staff work together. You can’t afford to make mistakes.
So, pay heed to our insider tips here and consider the following before you part with your hard-earned cash!

1. What size of desk to go for?

When considering new desking, the best way to start is to g...

Posted in Interiors - 19th June, 2017

Eight technology greats we rate

8 new products for a more efficient workplace

Within the last five to ten years technology has revolutionised our lives in so many different ways from shopping and social networking to banking, communications and entertainment.

So, it figures that the workplace environment should also have changed beyond all recognition. For bright, go-ahead organisations, this is true – and they’re reaping the rewards.

However, we’re often surprised to see how many companies still cling to outmoded work patterns and products – even though upgrading a system or product may not be...

Posted in Interiors - 7th June, 2017

Clerkenwell Design Review 2017

The Ben Johnson Interiors team are always in the know when it comes to the very latest designs and new products to make your workplace simply the best it can be for productivity, staff-wellbeing and aesthetics.

So, do you want to know about all the very latest gadgets, gizmos, furniture and fantastic designs that are out there now? Read about our Ben Johnson Interiors visit to the amazing Clerkenwell Design Week in London!

We split into teams to cover as much of the event as we could. Below are our collective Top 10 Clerkenwell design highlights in no particula...

Posted in Interiors - 31st May, 2017




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