Practical Design Ideas

Our Practical Design blogs are filled with great advice on the topics design professionals and project managers want to know more about. We like to think we have struck the perfect balance between design inspiration and practical tips – why not see for yourself.

Colour paint pots

Office design colours for employee well-being and productivity

January, 2019

What office design colours are good for your employees' well-being and productivity? This article explores the best colours to use on the floors and walls…

Freedom Storm using antron yarn

Why we use antron® yarn

January, 2019

Why have we used antron® 6.6 yarn in our Freedom Collection? It’s because we know that carpets made using this quality material are especially durable…

Concrete floor and wall

Flooring definitions used in the commercial flooring industry

January, 2019

This article looks at some of the flooring definitions often banded around in the construction industry. Definition of terms A floor basically represents the lower…

Playful design image pool table and Duraflor Axis on floor

Could playful design deliver a positive ROI in the workplace?

January, 2019

This article examines the evidence that introducing a "playful" environment in the traditional workplace can result in more productive employees, reduced absenteeism and increased employee…

Casual area office furniture

Preparing for the office furniture trends of 2019

January, 2019

The office space is ever-evolving, and modern office furniture design must move with the times. Traditional office desks and chairs are always going to be…

Trello Project Management Screen Shot

Project management tools to help you redesign a workspace

January, 2019

Many a project management task is made easier with project management tools. This is just as true for redesigning a workspace, as it is for…

Using entrance matting for protection for office flooring

How to protect your floor

December, 2018

Protecting your office flooring is important for health and safety as well as maintaining the professional look of your office over time. Here are three…

Office trend - Momenta Argento in an open plan activity based work environment

5 office design trends for 2019

December, 2018

In 2019, new office design trends will focus on providing a more flexible, natural look that will enhance the well-being of employees to make them…