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.

Example of Circular Design Flooring Cubism in Office

Circular Design in Office Fit Outs

April, 2021

  Circular Design in Office Fit Outs - Why is it important?   Over an average commercial building’s life of 40 years, 42% of carbon…

hand drawing a 3D image of a breakout area

Guidance on office fit-outs

April, 2021

  Our Guidance on office fit-outs to minimise disruption and achieve key goals.   Project managing a new office fit-out can be tough work. There…

Showcasing Hexxtile Blu-ray, Cliff Face and Roomba feature tiles.

Advantages of carpet tiles for office fit-outs

April, 2021

The reason designers opt for carpet tiles for office fit-outs   Commercial carpets and carpet tiling are both popular choices for interior designers seeking to…

Ideal flooring for wheelchair access - office with vinyl floor

Commercial Flooring For Wheelchair Access

April, 2021

Choosing the right commercial flooring for wheelchair access   Wheelchair users can be disadvantaged by office designs, and there is a legal requirement not to discriminate…

Restaurant Flooring Momenta LVT in an American Dinner Styled Restaurant

Choosing flooring for a restaurant

January, 2021

  Choosing the right flooring for a restaurant Choosing the right flooring for a restaurant is a vital consideration, as it makes a statement about…

Attractive office reception design using Hexxtiles as a feature

Reception design – first impression

January, 2021

Make an impression with office reception designs The first time you step into an office’s reception you’ll learn a lot about the firm it serves.…

Hexagon carpet tiles in office design

Pantone colour of the year 2021

December, 2020

Pantone colour of the year 2021 - an inspiring choice   Following a testing 2020, the trendsetters at Pantone have unveiled their “colour of the…

Future of office design - Duraflor Aspect carpet tiles

Tips to minimising costs in fit-out projects

December, 2020

  Great design uses existing features to minimise cost   If you’re working on a commercial interior design project with a tight budget, you may…