Archive for the ‘Education Furniture’ Category

3 Things to Consider When Updating Your Library Design

Friday, July 5th, 2019
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Here are three things to consider when updating your school’s library design.

Many school libraries have begun to undergo big changes in design and appearance. Some schools are eschewing the traditional wooden shelves, rigid desks, and cubicles in favor of more modern amenities, layouts, and pieces of furniture. When redesigning a library, there are many things to consider. As with any interior design project, you must think about the purpose of the space, the audience, and (of course) your budget. In addition to those three things, library design has its own unique hurdles and considerations. Here are three things to consider when updating your school’s library design.


Education in the New Age Calls for High-Tech Furniture and Classroom Design

Friday, May 4th, 2018

With such rapid advancements in modern technology, it’s important that classrooms accommodate students’ needs to learn the basics of cutting-edge technology.

From pre-k to college, students are not learning the same ways that they were twenty years ago. Most schools utilize technology almost every day, maybe with most lessons, so the classroom should be designed accordingly. With such rapid advancements in modern technology, it’s important that classrooms accommodate students’ needs to learn the basics of cutting-edge technology. (more…)

3 Library Design Tips

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
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Learn how to design your library.

When it comes to interior library design, it is constantly evolving to meet the needs of a variety of customers.  There is a wide range of individuals who visit libraries, ranging from children to seniors, so libraries need to take them into account.  Since library design is constantly changing, every element\ needs to be easy to manipulate and shift around.  If you are planning to design or renovate your library, follow these three simple tips. (more…)

Current Library Design Trends

Friday, August 4th, 2017
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Keep up to date with the current trends in library design.

The library is an old institution that’s constantly evolving, as technology, tastes, and trends change. They are constantly changing as useful spaces for staff, patrons, and entire communities. Changes in technology and architecture often influence library design trends. Read on to learn about some of the exciting innovations in design trends sweeping libraries around the world.   (more…)

What Do Students Want From Their Library Design In The Digital Age?

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Create a library that will work in this new digital age.

A foolproof way to make students fall into a slumber? Make read the definition of “library”. A place that was once used to house books, magazines, articles and video recordings that people could use and borrow does not interest the tech savvy and socially minded students of today. How can libraries improve their designs to attract students into making them a useful spot for all the resources they could need. (more…)

Creating a Better Lab Environment for Students

Friday, January 6th, 2017
Educational facilities are rapidly becoming more digital.

Educational facilities are rapidly becoming more digital.

As we head into the new year, it’s worth recognizing that most educational facilities are rapidly becoming more digital. Many educational institutions are outfitting with new computer labs and equipment. If you’re looking to build a better lab environment for your students, it’s important to come up with a layout that will cater to both the needs of your students and your hardware. Here are some of the most popular computer lab layouts and how they can benefit students and teaching professionals alike. (more…)

The Influence of STEM Programs on Classroom Design

Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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STEM programs are shaping the way we think about classroom design.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) programs are at the forefront of today’s Educational trends, and many K-12 schools are putting a significant emphasis on expanding their STEM efforts. This raises the obvious question, how are STEM programs affecting classroom and school design? And how can furniture and interior design providers better accommodate the needs of STEM curricula within budgetary constraints? (more…)

Back to School: Creating the Ideal Classroom Layout

Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Now is the perfect time to give your classroom a makeover.

It’s back to school season, and if you’re a teaching professional you may be thinking about how you plan to set up your classroom layout. As you gear up for the new school year, now is the perfect time to redefine your classroom space in a way that optimizes it for more effective learning and discussion. In the past, classrooms have focuses on “chalk and talk” setups where desks were bolted in rows behind the teacher. But in recent years, educational layouts have trended to more flexible and open designs. Here are a few tips for improving your classroom layout. (more…)

4 Ways Furniture Determines Mood

Friday, July 15th, 2016
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The right furniture can uplift moods and attitudes in the office.

Although many furniture options are utilitarian by design, you might be surprised to find out that furniture can play a bigger role in our lives than simply providing a place to sit. Furniture can improve our work efficiency and posture, but it also can have a significant impact on your everyday mood. Here are four often overlooked ways in which furniture determines mood. (more…)

Office Furniture for a Modern Library

Thursday, June 16th, 2016
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The libraries of today need to have furniture that is easy to move and rearrange, but can stand up to years of use.

Libraries and other gathering spaces have particular aspects that makes designing them different from an office or other work space. A large number of different people with different needs all use the space to collaborate and work. There are a few keys to consider when deciding on furniture for your educational library or lab. (more…)