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Edwards & Hill Honored As Black History Heroes

Friday, March 8th, 2019
Edwards & Hill Award

We’re proud to announce Hans Edwards & Tony Hill were recently named Black History Heroes by Live! Casino & Hotel!

We are proud to announce that Hans Edwards & Tony Hill were among 11 Black History Heroes honored by Live! Casino & Hotel and the Md. Washington Minority Companies Associations! This celebration, which took place on February 21, was the 6th annual one held by the organizations. Representatives from different companies gathered for a night of celebration where African-American leaders from local organizations were honored for their work.

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Edwards & Hill Receives Award For 20th Anniversary

Friday, December 21st, 2018
Award

We’re the proud recipient of an award for our 20th anniversary!

We are proud to announce that Edwards & Hill was named a top vendor by Live! Casino & Hotel and received an award from them and the Maryland Washington Minority Companies congratulating us for twenty years of being in business! We would like to thank you all for your support and we want you to know that we are looking forward to providing you with quality furniture, whether it’s for your office, hotel, or classroom for many years!

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How Your Home Work Space Can Maximize Productivity

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
home office

Let your home office show your design taste while also allowing you to work efficiently. Here are some quick tips when considering your home office design.

In a world where working from home is becoming more prevalent than ever before, it’s smart to seriously consider your home office design.  Don’t let furnishing and decorating your home office be a daunting task.  Even though this is your space for work, it is still your space in your own home.  Let it show your design taste while also allowing you to work efficiently. Here are some quick tips when considering your home office design. (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…)

3 Surefire Ways To Make Casino Furniture Last

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
casino furniture

Finding the perfect casino furniture is easier than you think.

When choosing furniture for the high volume of a casino it is important to look for durability and exceptional quality. In fact, finding furniture that can withstand the test of time is the ultimate goal for a casino. As a result, we’ve created a few surefire way to choose the best furniture that will compliment any casino design and aesthetic while simultaneously lasting a very long time. (more…)

4 Super Simple Ways To Furnish A Collaborative Classroom

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
collaborative classroom

Creating a collaborative classroom is easier than you think!

More and more classrooms are looking for innovative ways to create collaborative classrooms that foster a better learning environment. In fact, configuring a classroom to optimize student collaboration has been shown to increase student test scores and foster an interest in learning. Furthermore, collaboratively designed classrooms are made to allow students to look at one another and work together instead of focusing solely on a teacher. Here are some simple ways you can turn a traditional lecture room into a fun, collaborative classroom in no time! (more…)

How to Make Your Office Feel More Like Home

Friday, September 16th, 2016
office home

Fresh plants are a grant way to make your office feel more like home.

Work can be a stress inducing environment that no one wants to spend time at, but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are a number of ways you can make your office space more comfortable and reminiscent of home. Making your workplace your own second home will help you to be much more productive and efficient. If you’re working full-time, you’re probably already spending a large portion of your day in the office, so why not invest in a better space? Here’s what you can do. (more…)

Tips for Command Center Design and Furnishing

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
command center design

Don’t let uninformed design choices hinder your command center’s efficiency.

Command centers are often high-stress, mission-critical environments where every second wasted is a crucial one. Operations in these rooms can’t afford to have their efficiency thrown off course by something as easy to fix as furniture and design. When it comes to command center design, here are some things to think about to optimize efficiency. (more…)

What Are the Benefits of Working with an MBE Company?

Monday, December 28th, 2015
MBE

Working with a minority business enterprise (MBE) has many benefits.

At Edwards & Hill, we are extremely proud of our status as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and we have MBE certifications in the state of Maryland as well as several Maryland counties and other states such as Pennsylvania and Connecticut. (more…)

Take A Stand and Mix up your Office Furniture with a Standing Desk

Monday, December 7th, 2015
standing desk

Ouch! Stand up straight by switching to a standing desk.

Life is hectic in the Charm City, but for the vast majority of Baltimore residents, they spend most of the work week sitting at a desk chair crouched over piles of work and a glaring computer screen. Sitting for hours at a time can do serious damage to your posture and long-term health, forcing office workers to make the conscious switch to a standing desk when choosing their office furniture. A strained neck, poor posture, and unfailing back pains from sitting for eight hours at a time makes work uncomfortable and unenjoyable. Advance your office furniture to a standing desk to prepare yourself for whatever life throws you way in the bustling city of Baltimore. There are numerous benefits as long as you use your standing desk properly—here are just a few: (more…)