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New Data Highlights the Importance Of Workplace Wellbeing

Posted by Richard Ferris on Mar 21, 2017 12:29:42 PM

As predicted in our ‘Trends to look for in 2017’ blog, workplace wellbeing is high on the agenda for employers across the country, as highlighted in a report published last month. This is great news for employees all over the UK and underlines the growing importance of a healthy, happy workforce.

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Topics: Wellbeing

The Visionary Castle

Posted by Stacey Turner on Mar 15, 2017 8:45:00 AM

Kontorrama’s new showroom is a truly majestic experience. They have transformed an old abandoned factory into a palace for modern interior. There is a new king in town.

8th September 2016, Oslo, Norway. The grand opening of Kontorrama’s newly refurbished showroom in the old building that used to house Timms Reperbane, a company manufacturing rope. Businessman, art collector and owner of Timms Reperbane, Christian Ringnes, addresses the assembled party in loud and flowery terms.

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Topics: Design

Latest photoshoot brings best of brands together

Posted by Richard Ferris on Mar 13, 2017 8:45:00 AM

Recently, we took out a selection of our latest designs for a special joint photoshoot. Utilising Norway's dramatic winter landscape as a backdrop, we brought together our favourite designs from 3 of our brands, HÅG, RH & RBM, highlighting their interchangability and versatilityand just how furniture can add character to a room. 

Continuing our workspace inspiration series, we showcase some of our favourite pictures from the photoshoot.

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Topics: Design

HÅG - Always on the move

Posted by Richard Ferris on Mar 9, 2017 1:35:51 PM

The story of HÅG is a story about innovation and the conviction that full freedom of movement is essential for sitting correctly. HÅG has challenged conventional methods and embraced lateral thinking. However, first and foremost it is the story of an iconic brand and a worldwide producer of office chairs.

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Topics: Design

Is this the end of the 'fun' office?

Posted by Richard Ferris on Mar 7, 2017 8:45:00 AM

In recent times it seems as if a week doesn’t pass without a news story going viral highlighting the extravagant new features of a modern successful office. A global trend epitomised by Google’s campus’, the addition of wacky amenities has spread across multiple sectors, but is it an effective strategy?

Apparently not, according to a recent survey by removals firm Kiwi Movers, which highlights a growing trend in companies ditching their ping pong tables and ball pits, and focusing on other ways of providing positive effects in the workplace.

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Topics: Wellbeing, Design

Man Of Space - Interview with Architect James Loh

Posted by Stacey Turner on Mar 3, 2017 10:38:14 AM

Embrace the collaborative space and create innovative offices, says architect and design manager James Loh. It may very well be a decisive game-changer for your business.

Continuing our syndication of the Winter 2017 edition of SHARE Magazine, today's blog was origianlly printed in the WInter 2017 edition of SHARE Magazine. click the link below to download the full magazine direct to your computer.

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Topics: Design

Celebrating Collaboration: The best design collaborations of the past 12 months

Posted by Richard Ferris on Mar 1, 2017 1:33:44 PM

Collaboration is the word on everyone’s lips these days. Once reserved to describe those who treated with the enemy, the word collaboration is now widely revered in all industries, a sign of innovation, inclusion and above all, something special. To collaborate is to bring two spheres of influence together, create new connections, fresh ways of thinking and ultimately, exciting new ideas.

To celebrate the launch of the HÅG Tribute, another successful collaboration from HÅG, we take a look at some of the best and most hotly anticipated design collaborations from around the world in the past year.

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Topics: Design

Norway's Top 100 designs of the last century

Posted by Ida Thomas on Feb 23, 2017 10:15:35 AM

What do a toothbrush, cheese slicer, and a telephone have in common with the HÅG Capisco? They all feature in “Design i 100”, a celebration of Norwegian design presented by Norway’s top newspaper Aftenposten in conjunction with Design & Architecture Norway (DOGA), and YOU can have your say by voting for your favourite!

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Topics: Design

In The Loop - The Circular Economy

Posted by Richard Ferris on Feb 20, 2017 9:12:49 AM

Scandinavian business seating has implemented several trial projects to find out how the circular economy can give their chairs “eternal life”. And there is no time – or waste – to waste.

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Topics: Sustainability

Designing a masterpiece: The story behind the HÅG Tribute

Posted by Stacey Turner on Feb 16, 2017 12:54:32 PM

Launching last week, the HÅG Tribute is the all new deluxe model chair from HÅG, offering the perfect blend of comfort and support utilising HÅGs unique HÅG in Balance technology. To find out more about how this chair came to be we spoke to Anette Kittelsaa, Vice President of Product and Brand Management at HÅG, who was also on the internal design team behind the Tribute. We wanted to find out a little bit more on how the Tribute came to be, what it represents, and what went into the design of this all new piece of furniture.

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Topics: Design