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How Atticus Durnell turns waste coffee grounds into furniture

Most people don’t give a second thought to the waste created by their daily caffeine fix, but not industrial designer…
24 Sep 2019

Award-winning designer Sarah Batchelor turns useless waste to useful matter with her Paper Denim Chair

Established 34 years ago by pioneering design campaigner Peta Levi, New Designers (26 June – 6 July) is London’s launch…
03 Sep 2019

Why purpose is key to successful businesses - and how you can find it

Norwegian design agency Mission has just unveiled its latest tome titled Point of Purpose: How purposeful brands attract top employees, seduce…
14 Aug 2019

Designing for neurodiversity: How to build offices that become incubators of innovation

Silicon Valley is no longer just a geographical location, it’s a state-of-mind. The “fail fast, succeed quicker” mindset that took…
05 Aug 2019

The School of Life reveals the 20 soft skills you need to succeed at work

In recent years, business books have become an industry all of their own. Amazon lists over 80,000 titles on the subject.…
24 Jul 2019

Climate change means green offices need to become the norm

Priorities in workplace design can sometimes get misplaced. How else can we explain why sustainability has almost fallen off the…
17 Jul 2019

Why being yourself at work means everybody wins

“Just be yourself,” is the advice we often hear from family and friends when we’re facing a challenge, like a…
10 Jul 2019

Escaping the toxic workplace and designing a sustainable creative industry

The creative industry doesn’t have a particularly stellar reputation when it comes to sustainable working practices, especially in the traditional…
08 Jul 2019

What makes an innovative workplace, according to Unispace architect Natasha Bonugli

Read the latest from our collaboration with WOD – Women in Office Design, a networking and educational organisation set up by…
01 Jul 2019

Meet Stella Boyland, co-founder of Canadian co-working space The Aviary

Founded in 2016 by Andrea McLean and Stella Boyland, The Aviary is Vancouver's hippest co-working space and retail shop for…
24 Jun 2019

Is arbejsglaede the new hygge? Meet the Danish idea all about being happy at work

Ahead of the British Council for Offices conference in Copenhagen, we learn more about the Danish concept of arbejdsglæde Arbejdsglæde(ah-bites-gleh-the) is…
06 Jun 2019

'I'm fed up of Brexit... I still think it's a stupid idea': Guy Verhofstadt says what he thinks at the BCO Conference

Guy Verhofstadt, the leader of the Liberals and Democrats bloc in the European Parliament, got a round of applause from…
04 Jun 2019

The country with the happiest workforce also has high levels of trust and equality in staff

Technology companies are well known for their work perks – and with free lunches, game rooms, pets in the office…
03 Jun 2019

How design can take corporate wellbeing to the next level

The debate on mental health has come a long way over the past few years. Mental Health Awareness Week, which…
24 May 2019

What’s causing poor mental health at work?

Given that most of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work, it’s no surprise that our workplace…
13 May 2019

Finland is proof that investing in libraries pays off

Are Finland’s libraries undermining the country’s co‑working offers? That’s not to suggest that co-working isn’t a thing there. Since this…
09 May 2019

Why is the gender pay gap still such a big problem?

Despite huge amounts of publicity and government efforts to tackle the the gender pay gap, it remains a serious issue.…
26 Apr 2019

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