Archive for February, 2018

3 Tips to Design a Hotel Lobby

Monday, February 26th, 2018
traditional furniture hotel lobby

Learn how to design an amazing hotel lobby.

Designing a hotel lobby is a very exciting process, but it’s also quite difficult to come up with the perfect interior design that will excite and entice guests. While there are plenty of design tips floating around online, it’s important to partner with an experienced company that has done this once or twice before! Edwards & Hill has years of experience offering design tips to hotels looking for the perfect hotel lobby. Today, we are sharing three of our absolute favorites! (more…)

The Many Benefits of a Standing Desk

Friday, February 16th, 2018
standing desk

Discover the benefits of a standing desk.

The human body was not designed to stay seated all day, but that is exactly what many of us do. We remain perched in front of our computers for hours at a time with few if any changes in position. Standard office furniture is not always the best choice, but there are other options. Some office workers have switched to using flexible standing desks because of the benefits they offer. (more…)

How to Make Your Classroom a Collaborative Space

Friday, February 9th, 2018
Classroom Furniture Mistakes

Learn how to make your classroom a collaborative space.

The field of education is changing rapidly. The traditional static lecture is no longer the preferred method to impart information. Instead, instructors are moving toward a teaching style that encourages students to collaborate and work in teams because that is how many employers expect their employees to accomplish tasks.  A classroom needs to be set up in a way to accommodate this new type of teaching and learning . Whether you are building a new school or renovating some rooms, classroom design matters.  Here are some design tips to help you facilitate collaborative experiences for students. (more…)

3 Ways to Stay Active at Work

Monday, February 5th, 2018
Sitting and Cancer Risk

Learn a few simple ways to stay active at work.

Let’s face it; if you’re working at an office desk and sitting all day long, you’re probably not getting the physical activity your body needs. We know the recommended 10,000 steps and 30 minutes 3 times a week, but sometimes that’s not enough to counteract the ill-effect of sitting for 8 hours at a time. However, there are so many benefits to moving regularly, including an increase in productivity! If you’re struggling to combat the sedentary nature of your job, check out these tips to get active and prevent poor health from sitting all day. (more…)