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  • To Cubicle, Or Not To Cubicle: What’s Best For Your Workplace

    Office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller designed the cubicle in 1964 as a means of privacy for office workers who were used to the open office interior design approach of a bullpen work environment.  Since that time, cubicles have weathered a love/hate relationship among employees across the world, mainly due to their consecutive pros and cons. …

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    It’s Cold Season!

    It’s Cold Season– Don’t Let it Affect Your Workplace The dreaded cold – While it may sound like an oxymoron – it is a thing, and it’s not fun. If you find yourself getting sick, please take care of yourself and don’t bring your germs to work. Here are 5 ways to avoid sickness in…

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    Neocon 2018!

    Sensyst had the pleasure of attending another year at NeoCon, and we wanted to share some of the cool new products! Global Furniture Group had an amazing showroom showing off many new products! We love this soft seating from Global incorporated into a boardroom. When you have a large boardroom it is always nice to add soft…

  • Green sofas, working place in an office

    Office Organization

    A well-organized office saves time and makes for happier employees. Searching through stacks of papers, jumbled drawers, tangled wires and boxes of stuff sitting around, can be a real physical burden when you consider the time wasted hunting for things that should be easy to find, but aren’t. Disorganized electronic files and confusion are just…

  • Outdoor lounge area with wooden tables and benches

    Go Outside and Work!

    An office’s atmosphere and culture are becoming major selling points for workers. People believe the atmosphere shows that the company pays more attention to what’s being incorporated into the design and layout of their work areas. That means cubicles and more defined work areas are becoming less popular and being replaced with open spaces, more vegetation…

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    Fabric Selection

    SIX THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN SELECTING A FABRIC When selecting a fabric there are multiple factors to take into account. The following guidelines will help you select a fabric suitable for your specific applications. Abrasion: The surface wear of upholstery fabric caused by rubbing and contact with another fabric. The Martindale abrasion test ASTM D4966-98 is…

  • Rules for office ergonomics - how to sit right

    Office Ergonomics

    Stretching at work can be crucial for your physical health. Whether you sit at a desk or move around all day, stretching and moving your muscles is good practice to avoid strain on your body. Check out some ergonomic tips below! “Mouse Movements” A compact keyboard is better than a wide keyboard with a numeric…

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    Office Lighting Guide

    Lighting is considered one of the most important factors in ergonomics, but it is often overlooked, rushed, or sacrificed for style. Do you hate the lighting in your office? You’re not alone. A study was conducted by the American Society of Interior Designers and it showed that 68 percent of employees were dissatisfied about the lighting…

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    The Benefits of Plants in the Office

    Visually Appealing – Of course plants are nice to look at! They bring different shades of fresh greens to the workplace. They also provide a feeling of calmness that ultimately, leads to a happier and healthier you!   Nature/Freedom – Humans have an instinct – a need to for nature. Plants bring a feeling of freedom and…

  • Nap Time – At the Office!

    Napping on the job…what was once grounds for getting fired is now being actively encouraged in some offices. One thought behind this growing trend is that naps actually increase productivity rather than limit it. A short twenty-minute nap can boost alertness and improve performance—both important when on the job. Since fatigue is often a reason for missing…