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Sustainable Design and Eco-Friendly Practices for Designers

Posted on 13 Nov, 2023

Sustainability is more than just a trend, it's becoming an essential aspect of interior design in the UK. From reducing carbon footprints to promoting healthier indoor spaces, there are countless reasons why it should be at the forefront of every designer's mind.

In this blog, we have explored the importance of sustainable design and how it can transform not only our living spaces but also our planet. From innovative materials to energy-efficient solutions, get ready to be inspired by the possibilities of creating stunning interiors that are kind to both style and nature.

Eco-friendly materials and finishes for interiors

As the world becomes increasingly aware of the need to protect the environment, it's no surprise that eco-friend... Continue reading >

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Mastering the Art of Salary Negotiation for Job Seekers

Posted on 27 Oct, 2023

Securing a new job is undoubtedly an exciting prospect, but it's not just about landing the position; it's also about securing a compensation package that reflects your skills, experience, and the value you bring to the table. Salary negotiation is an essential skill for job seekers, one that can significantly impact your financial well-being and career satisfaction. In this blog, we'll explore the art of salary negotiation for job seekers, the importance of fair wages, reasons to negotiate, effective negotiation tips, and when it may not be appropriate.

The living wage vs. minimum wage

Before diving into salary negotiation, it's crucial to understand the distinction between the UK living wage and the minimum wage. The UK living wage is a ... Continue reading >

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The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Modern Recruitment

Posted on 13 Oct, 2023

The landscape of recruitment has undergone a profound transformation in recent years, thanks to the advent of artificial intelligence. Employers and agencies have increasingly turned to AI to streamline and enhance various aspects of the hiring process. In this blog, we will examine the pivotal role that it plays in modern recruitment, exploring its applications, advantages, limitations, and the future of AI-powered hiring.

AI in Recruitment: Revolutionising the Process

Automated job advertisements and blog posts: AI-driven tools can generate compelling job descriptions and blog posts, optimising them for search engines to attract a wider pool of candidates. These tools analyse the market trends and tailor content to the t... Continue reading >

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The Latest Lighting Design Trends and Products

Posted on 29 Sep, 2023

Let's delve into the world of lighting design trends and products for 2023. Whether you crave a touch of drama or prefer a more eco-conscious approach, this blog looks at the array of exciting options to suit every taste. Discover how lighting can go beyond mere functionality and become a key element in enhancing the ambiance, aesthetics, and overall interior design of each room.

Statement Lights

Lighting design trends are taking a bold turn with statement lights becoming the focal point of any space.

Bubble lights are gaining popularity for their unique and whimsical appeal. These lights feature gla... Continue reading >

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The History of Lighting from Gas Lamps to LED

Posted on 13 Sep, 2023

From flickering gas lamps casting an eerie glow on cobblestone streets to the crisp, energy-efficient beams of LED lights illuminating our modern world, the evolution of lighting has been nothing short of remarkable. As humans progressed through centuries, so did our need for better ways to light up our surroundings. Today, we take for granted the convenience and versatility of indoor and outdoor lighting options that seamlessly integrate with our daily lives. We wanted use our latest blog to reflect upon the fascinating journey that led us from primitive flames to cutting-edge technologies that not only brighten our world but also minimise energy consumption.

The history of artificial lighting begins with the humble oil lamp, which can be dated back as far as ... Continue reading >

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The Rise in Popularity of Garden Rooms and Outside Home Offices

Posted on 29 Aug, 2023

With more people working remotely and seeking alternative work environments, garden offices have emerged as a popular choice for those looking to strike the perfect balance between productivity and tranquillity. As companies specialising in these unique outdoor workspaces report an unprecedented surge in orders, it is evident that this trend is here to stay.

Offering a cost-effective solution with an average price tag of just £3,000, these garden offices provide individuals with a dedicated space for work, free from distractions, and surrounded by nature.

Benefits of having a garden room or outside home office

A garden room or outside home office offers a multitude of benefits, especially when i... Continue reading >

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Designing a Home Office that Promotes Well-Being

Posted on 11 Aug, 2023

With the rise of remote work and freelance opportunities, more people are seeking to create a dedicated space that not only supports productivity but also promotes overall well-being. Designing a home office that prioritises self-care, emotional and physical well-being, as well as a healthy work-life balance are crucial. By carefully considering elements such as lighting, ergonomic furniture, plants and personal touches, individuals can transform their workspace into an oasis of tranquillity where they can thrive both professionally and personally.

In our blog during the pandemic we looked at working from home and how to set up a home office. Here we will re-explore and update practical tips to help you design your dream home office with well-being at the forefront.

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Creative Ways to Showcase Your Design Projects Using Photography and Software

Posted on 01 Aug, 2023

The Power of Visual Storytelling in Design Projects In the world of design, visual storytelling has become an essential tool for capturing the attention of audiences and conveying a message effectively. By combining the power of photography and software, designers can create compelling narratives that showcase their projects in a unique and captivating way. Visual storytelling allows designers to evoke emotions, communicate ideas, and engage viewers on a deeper level. It goes beyond simply displaying a design project; it tells a story that resonates with the audience. Importance of Showcasing Design Projects Using Photography Photography plays a pivotal role in showcasing design projects. It of... Continue reading >

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Unveiling the Origins: The First Camera and Its Inventor

Posted on 18 Jul, 2023

Photography has become an integral part of our lives, allowing us to capture and preserve precious moments for eternity. But have you ever wondered where it all began? The fascinating journey of photography traces back to the invention of the first camera. In this blog we are delving into the origins of photography and exploring the remarkable story behind the creation of the first camera.

The invention of the first camera and its significance

The birth of the camera can be attributed to a brilliant inventor named Joseph Nicéphore Niépce. In the early 19th century, Niépce successfully captured the first permanent photograph using a device he called the "heliograph". This groundbreaking achievement, accomplished in 1826, marked the dawn of a new era... Continue reading >

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Tea or Coffee? The Importance of Taking Work Breaks

Posted on 03 Jul, 2023

Taking a tea or coffee break at work is more than just a routine task in the UK, it's an essential part of office life that's been embedded in the working classes for decades. Tea and coffee breaks not only help workers to relax but also provide additional benefits that can have a significant impact on their productivity.

Tea and coffee breaks help to boost productivity

From morning brews to midday pick-me-ups, these breaks have become an integral part of the workplace culture. However, many people may not realise that taking tea and coffee breaks can actually help boost productivity levels at work.

Studies have shown that taking regular micro breaks of around 10 minut... Continue reading >

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