Tel: 0800 859 5110 Menu Call your local area
1 2 3 4

The Dos and Don’ts of Effective Classroom Design & Layout

Posted on 29th July 2018 by CPS Interiors

What is effective classroom design? Effective classroom design is the manipulation of particular elements in the classroom to enhance the learning and productivity of students. Given the abundance of educational research, we now understand a student’s environment has a significant impact on their productivity. Recent studies have shown that just increasing the amount of light in the classroom can increase the average student’s test score by 20%. Consequently, even small aesthetic changes to a classroom can collectively make a huge difference to a student’s development and success. Layout The layout of tables in a classroom can have a big impact on…

Continue reading

Benefits of Office Branding

Posted on 20th June 2018 by CPS Interiors

  Much more than just a space for your employees to complete their work, it’s the heart of the company, and where a company’s visual identity truly comes to life. It’s also a direct reflection of your corporate culture and, as such, will have a great impact on your employees’ wellbeing and work habits – and client and customer perception. With this in mind, when it comes to designing your office, it’s clear that branding shouldn’t be an afterthought, it should be incorporated properly and thoroughly throughout the process. In this article, the team at CPS Interiors will talk about some…

Continue reading

Open-plan or Closed-plan Office Layout? The Pros & Cons

Posted on 8th June 2018 by CPS Interiors

  Like interior design more generally, the popular opinion regarding this question has changed over the years as trends have moved in and out. But where does that leave us in 2018? Although the answer to this question will still very much depend on the nature of your business, there are still some universal pros and cons of each layout which can help guide your decision. To find out what these are, read on. What is an open-plan office? An open-plan office is simply a working environment in which there are no enclosed rooms or cubicles which separate one desk from…

Continue reading

What to Consider When Designing an Office

Posted on 16th March 2018 by CPS Interiors

Developing a new design concept for your office might seem a little daunting at first, especially if this is the first refit your office has seen in a long time. However, redeveloping your office should ultimately be an exciting process, particularly given the fact that, these days, office design goes far beyond functionality. It can foster new relationships within your business, increase productivity and even be a useful marketing tool in its own right. So, in light of this, in this article the CPS Interiors team will offer some important points to consider when designing your office, so you can make…

Continue reading

Key Benefits of Biophilic Design

Posted on 29th January 2018 by CPS Interiors

Biophilic design integrates nature and natural elements into the architecture and interiors of our built environment. We need nature in a fundamental way, but over the past 250 years we have designed our cities and interior spaces to not only damage the environment, but alienate us from nature. In an increasingly urbanised world, with cities that are looking more and more ominously like scenes out of Blade Runner, biophilic design has never been more important. The term ‘biophilia’ means ‘love of life or living systems’, and even if we don’t necessarily think we as individuals appreciate nature, our environment actually has…

Continue reading

Improving Mental Health in the Workplace with Creative Office Design

Posted on 21st December 2017 by CPS Interiors

Mental health is something that we’re still getting to grips with as a society, so it’s unsurprising that office design which accommodates for mental health problems may take a little longer to follow suit. That said, with the war for talent on the rise, millennials choosing happiness over money, and creativity and energy being at a premium in the work arena, companies are starting to take these things into account when considering their office layout. Recently, there has been a great deal of academic development relating to wellbeing in the workplace, much of which has informed and inspired some of the…

Continue reading

Creative Ways to Maximise the Potential of Your Meeting Spaces

Posted on 30th November 2017 by CPS Interiors

  Meeting spaces, particularly in companies where creativity is the greatest currency, are where new products and services are conceived, course-altering decisions are made and a company’s culture is fashioned. That said, many companies still put little stock in there meeting spaces, opting for bland fit outs and colour schemes that lack the ability to truly inspire the employees which use them. At CPS Interiors, we understand that the best meeting spaces foster collaboration and creativity which is why, this month, we’ll be providing some useful redesign tips to maximise your meeting spaces.   Keep pace with technology These days, technology…

Continue reading

5 Ways in Which Co-working Spaces Can Improve Productivity

Posted on 30th September 2017 by CPS Interiors

With many businesses still switching to open-plan offices from the traditional cubicles, and also providing the opportunity to work from home, the question as to whether co-working spaces actually increase productivity is still very much alive. Although the answer may differ from office to office, we believe that, on the whole, co-working spaces do in fact improve productivity. Here are five ways in which co-working spaces in your office could do just that. Collaboration Arguably the most important of all of these benefits – collaboration. Naturally, if the partitions between people and departments come down, conversations and collaboration will be a…

Continue reading

Do You Know the ROI of Your Office Space?

Posted on 29th August 2017 by CPS Interiors

When considering the layout of your office space, it’s easy to get lost in the details. Having the right ornamentation is important, but always remember to keep this in mind: your office isn’t just a place to house your employees, it’s an investment. In fact, if done correctly, it could be one of the most important investments that your company makes. The layout and aesthetic of your office affects everything from culture to productivity, both of which greatly influence revenue. So, with that in mind, this article will explore the ways in which you can get the best ROI from your…

Continue reading

How to Create an Amazing Office Reception where Customers Feel Comfortable

Posted on 17th July 2017 by CPS Interiors

First impressions are vital, so when someone walks into the reception area of your office – customer, client or otherwise – you want them to feel at ease. Not only is a reception the face of an office and organisation, it’s also an extension of that organisation’s personality. So, to help you create an area that is sleek, modern and inviting, we have put together some ideas that will make your reception stand out from the crowd. Core identity is one of the most important features of any reception. Making sure the client or visitor knows your values and how you…

Continue reading
1 2 3 4

Top