Ways to get prepared for your tenancy inspection

Considering a new space for your team is an exciting time. Whether it’s due to company growth, a a need for a more convenient location or a newer and fresher space, leasing a new office will make a huge impact on your employees and clients. Before you commit to a space (even if it’s love at first sight!) consider the important steps to take. Here are some important things to keep in mind: Note your necessities Consult your team or the main stakeholders in your company, depending on its size, to note the non-negotiable and flexible needs of the new […]

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The latest office fit out trends to keep your eye out for in 2018

As we approach the end of the year, make sure to keep your eye out for upcoming trends office trends that may impact your design decisions in 2018. Office fitout trends should consider both your functional needs and brand aesthetic. Bringing these two factors together will create a timeless and practical space that will fulfil your employee needs and ultimately, boost your company’s performance. Skip ‘the next big thing’ Bright colours, neutrals, stripped back beams, polished concrete and marble reception… Each catch our eye as ‘the next big thing’, but often they don’t hold as timeless design decisions for office […]

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Four signs telling you it’s time for an office fitout

Giving your office a makeover can do your business a world of good. Not only can it help improve business productivity and efficiency, but it can also boost employee morale. It’s a big decision requiring a carved out budget, so how exactly do you know when it’s time to consult a fitout specialist to get plans in motion? To help you out, here are the common signs that will tell you it’s time for an office makeover. Your office lacks lighting and open airy space Depending on your office purpose; facilitating clients or solely staff, the look and feel of […]

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Save on your office fitout budget

Finalising your office fitout budget is a critical part of your planning stage and without an agreed one, progress can often take a standstill. Regardless of your budget and office size, knowing where to save on costs will help confirm your final budget with management and avoid any confusion down the track! Here are five important cost cuts you may be able to save on: Finding necessity in changing address It’s important to ask yourself early in your planning stages whether moving to a new office is actually needed. Will your team be scaling or growing in the near future? […]

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How to create a timeless interior for your office space

There are some things laying around your house that are timeless – from that leather jacket hanging up in your wardrobe, to the rug that has been handed down to your family through generations. None of it seems to go out of date. Have you ever flicked through a magazine or interior design book and found something from a different era, and even though it was probably decades old, you’ve desperately wanted it? It’s time to start thinking “timeless” when it comes to your office fit out. Smart, clean, and aesthetically pleasing. Making your office interior look timeless, yet still […]

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Why your team’s wellbeing should be at the heart of your office design

The office can be a physically demanding and exhausting place, and it’s important to ensure your team’s wellbeing is a large priority when designing your office fit out. If it’s not, it can often lead to your team feeling restless, grouchy and generally de-motivated. Keep everyone happy with a few key fit out tips: Keep it calm Every person wants a calm environment to be able to concentrate and work to their full ability. So why deprive them of being able to reach their complete potential? Allowing natural light to stem through the windows can boost morale, and encourage your […]

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Easy mistakes to make when it comes to your medical fitout

Your medical fit out will do wonders for your business and patient needs, but often it can be easy to make mistakes. Never fear! There are easy ways to avoid them and always remember you have your medical fit out specialist to fall back on. Here are 5 easy mistakes to make (and avoid!) during your medical fit out: Lay out a clear plan It seems easy enough, surely. Having a plan before you start organising your floor plan or furniture needs is crucial. Think about the space you need, your potential growth, the budget you have in mind and […]

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5 reasons why your patients should be at the heart of your dental clinic fit out

Patients know what they want and how they want things done. It’s important to ensure communication is at the key of all dental clinic fit outs. Here are 5 reasons why you should always bring your fit out decisions back to your client: Your space should reflect their purpose and needs The client knows best. They know exactly what they want and how they want to be treated. Positioning them at the heart of your fit out is important if you’re looking to retain or grow your client base. Reflecting the needs and values of the clinic are just as […]

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3 office fit out trends you’ll actually care about

The modern workplace is a constantly evolving space, and it’s one of the most important factors in the success of a business. Create a productive and positive workplace by understanding which design elements will have the most impact on your team. Trends can only last for a short while, but collaborative and flexible workspaces, innovative use of technology and employee wellbeing have all become integral parts of the modern working environment – and there are some easy ways to upgrade your offices so you’re not left behind! Flexible working spaces The rise of the flexible working space has evolved into […]

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4 foolproof steps to cover every step of your commercial fit out

Taking on a commercial fit out is a huge task for any company of any size. Breaking your fitout into stages is the best way to tackle it efficiently (and keep your peace of mind). Work through each stage with focus along a fit out specialist, and you’ll avoid costly mistakes. In turn, you’ll have the space your team envisions and a budget that doesn’t blow the bank! Step 1: Prepare for your fit out To get the balance right in your new office fitout, first investigate the problems or tight spaces in your existing office. Examine how your team […]

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