Archive for June, 2017

Bariatric Furniture Myths, Busted!

Friday, June 30th, 2017
furniture

Finding the best bariatric furniture is easier than you think!

Shopping for healthcare furniture can be an intimidating task, especially when you look at all of the different types available. One of the most needed types of healthcare furniture currently is bariatric furniture. Bariatric furniture is designed to accommodate people at a higher body weight and larger size. While bariatric furniture is necessary for every healthcare facility, there are many lingering myths about it that prevent healthcare practitioners from purchasing it. Today we will be busting some of the most common myths about this type of healthcare furniture. (more…)

How School Libraries Have Evolved

Friday, June 23rd, 2017
libraries

With the digital age, libraries have changed throughout time!

Libraries have existed for hundreds of years, but in today’s digital world, where we have at our fingertips access to an endless collection of information, a new standard of information literacy has emerged. And with this, we face a new digital divide, based on who has the skills to find and curate information and who does not. Nowadays, the wealth of information available to students is beyond vast. Access is global, but legitimate sources do vary. Rising to the challenge, libraries provide specialized and comprehensive programs to teach users how to identify and collect relevant information. This is especially true of school libraries, which are responsible for imparting skills that students will retain and use for the rest of their lives. (more…)

Top 4 Office Design Trends

Friday, June 16th, 2017
office design trends

Creating a functional office space is essential for productivity.

The study of ergonomics has existed for centuries and is the study of efficiency. The word ergonomic is something you have likely heard in relation to the office or study. Believe it or not, there are people who work tirelessly to analyze trends of millennials and seasoned workers alike for the best in office trends yearly. Here are some of the top trends for your office this year. (more…)

Ergonomics in Lab Design

Friday, June 9th, 2017
lab design

Creating the perfect lab design requires ergonomics.

Building a lab can be a difficult task, getting all the equipment to fit and make sense aesthetically can be a challenge so considering ergonomics can seem like an excessive unnecessary step. Ergonomics is simply the study of what increases productivity and efficiency; considering ergonomics in the design of your lab can save you time and stress in the future.Today we will explore why ergonomic design is important to consider when designing your lab. (more…)

Perks Of Updating Classroom Furniture

Friday, June 2nd, 2017
classroom furniture

Creating a comfortable environment in the classroom begins with the furniture.

The key to maximizing student engagement and boosting attention span can be directly connected to updating classroom furniture. Education focus groups, with new research, have shown that classrooms that are more deliberately designed show a direct correlation to student’s interaction lead to more academic success. The focus leans toward a student’s perspective where their environment can impact their behavior; translated, this means classrooms should strive to have open spaces with ample room to adapt and rearrange, allowing the form to mirror the content of their curriculum. (more…)