They always say that you can tell everything you need to know about a person simply by looking at them. The same, to an extent, can be said about offices and work spaces – outsiders such as potential clients and employees will judge your working environment majorly on the way it is presented. You may have an impeccable record or an admirable culture – but unless you let these shine through your design choices, you could be left scrabbling around for positive noise. From office space choices to breaking elements down such as dusty old office partitions, there are plenty of steps for you to take.
More and more office spaces are opting for a contemporary look that is not only great on the eye, but is also resilient, fire-proof and built to weather the years, too. The standardised cubicles and partitions of old which may have worked for small office fit-outs in the past are now not only considered clunky or even choking to workers, but may not even be considered safe or fit for purpose. Contractors and office interior designers agree that the way forward, no matter what the enterprise may be and no matter what the material may be used for, is glass. Glass partitions are fast becoming commonplace in office workspaces of all shapes and sizes – and it’s not hard to understand why. Read More
Anyone who has spent time in an office in the past few years may already have spotted a huge trend towards removing the stuffy cubicles of old. Contact centres largely operate on a round table basis now, and those offices which do require segregation do so on a basis that still allows for transparency and flexibility. While some offices opt for modular furniture, walls and more, you can do no wrong by considering the benefits of glass as part of your office design – and in tandem with effective lighting, you can create offices that thrive on expansive space and increased transparency. Have you considered glass partitions as part of an upcoming refurbishment? Read More
From single glazed frameless glass office partitions to simple, moveable walls that can be constructed and allocated as you wish, there really is much to be said for modern office partitions. The era of the stuffy cubicle and the claustrophobic office layout are gone – in 2017, office design is all about openness, inclusivity and making sure that everyone has access to everyone else. This may seem like a fairly simple concept, but it is one which will require expert analysis and design technique to get right. It is a process which will also require knowledge of what works well for any given workspace or business. At GXI, we believe in quality partitions – from glass partitions to flexible, modular units – and we are therefore proud to offer expert consultation on London office refurbishment from firm to firm. Read More
The way in which our offices and workspaces are designed and built has been evolving for some time – while it can be convenient to have certain areas of your office partitioned away, there have been movements in interior design to help retain a sense of space and to reduce claustrophobia. The modern office is one which encourages transparency and enables all people to see each other – and with solid partitions, you may be missing out. Here at GXI, we specialise in glass partitions and office interiors London firms can depend upon. Here are just a few ideas that may work for your office. Read More
It’s a bit of a cliché for offices to still operate under stuffy, exclusive cubicles. The world has moved on from partitioning in a big way, and while the need to separate departments and employee hierarchies still very much exists, there are better ways to tackle such problems. Office partitions are no longer the space-crowding monstrosities they used to be – meaning that if you’re looking for the most liberating but effective office partitions London firms can buy, you can turn to talented teams such as ours at GXI Group to ensure that your office is refurbished in a manner that benefits your appearance and employee morale. Read More
The modern office is moving swiftly into redesigning itself for a contemporary era, meaning that the choking walls and cubicles of yesterday will soon be forgotten – there are thousands of businesses up and down the UK that are benefitting from glass office partitions, allowing them to section off areas of their offices without having to segregate or make any employees or departments less visible. There is much to be said for introducing glass partitions into your office, and many reasons as to why glass partitioning is more than just a trend. Read More
The modern office looks fairly different to the stuffy workspaces of old – gone are the days of having to trudge into choked cubicles and cornered-off workspaces that inspire little other than low morale and poor productivity – contemporary office design is all about bringing everything out into the open, and the use of office partitions – particularly in the form of glass partition walls – is becoming increasingly popular in office spaces and contact centres alike. But why are glass partitions becoming so popular, and how can they benefit your workspace? Read More
Anyone on the outside of an office environment may already have a fairly stereotypical view of what a corporate office should look like – the word alone conjures up images of stuffy, closed-off environments and cubicle systems, with office partitions clogging up space to breath and work. However, as anyone working with office partitions London and elsewhere will tell you, things have changed in terms of the way that partitions and walls are approached with regard to office design. Glass partitions, walls and otherwise are treated with a view to offering workforces more space to be productive, creative and happy in their office environments. Read More
When it comes to office refurbishment or even a complete relocation, you need a firm and a team that you can rely upon to provide for a number of different design and construction areas to ensure that your workplace is able to inspire staff and clients alike – after all, first impressions count, and a motivated and happy workforce is all the more productive. Covering many areas of office design, here are just some of the areas of expertise that we are able to impart on our clients:
We work with and provide seasoned office builders that work closely to initial designs and use only the best quality materials and tools available. With GXI, you can be assured of a bespoke manufactured office that has been made with you in mind. Read More
Office designs are no longer as cut-and-dried as you may believe – and here at GXI, we have worked with a number of high profile clients to create and implement bespoke office designs for a variety of purposes. One factor of office design that has evolved over the years is that of office partitions – often seen to be stuffy or excluding if implemented incorrectly, there are now a wide range of ways in which you can divide your office space without cutting anybody out. Here are a few ideas that we particularly enjoy. Read More
Office space is essential – it is not only crucial to your staff and colleagues, but it is also an integral part of your processes. Too little space provides for little efficiency; and can also mean less room to implement new features, departments or even staff, whereas too much space can appear wasteful – and can even be less cost-effective in terms of energy consumption. Getting the right amount of space for both your business needs and your employees’ needs is a fine balance that can only be tackled by experts in interior workspace design. Methods such as going open-plan or installing glass partition walls are amongst the most popular, however, we understand that each operation is a little different. Read More
Offices and their designs have changed across the years – and not necessarily recently – and gone are the days of operations being stuffy, poorly-ventilated and difficult to manoeuvre – modern offices, on the whole, should emphasise space, comfort and many do. A good business in 2016 cares for its employees as much as its operation and its turnover, and a happy employee is, on the whole, a productive and satisfied employee – meaning that morale should be at the top of the bill. glass partitions are infamous for providing blocks across the country some of their most notorious stereotypes – that they create crowded, stuffy cubicle areas which fail to inspire a healthy work ethic. There is, however, an alternative which is proving to be extremely popular in modern operations.
Did you know that office partitions have more benefits than just creating a contemporary office design? A recent study showed that glass partitions can have a positive effect on employees’ health.
How Glass Office Partitions Affect Health
It was discovered in a recent survey that 9 out of 10 employees will choose to work in an office environment which has more natural daylight, than an office that offers primarily electric lighting and few windows. Read More
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