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FLOKK bags two DOGA Awards

  Flokk has received two DOGA Awards for Design and Architecture for the HÅG SoFi Mesh and for their partnership with GU in creating a range of products using sustainable Norwegian wool. At an award ceremony held last November 15 in Design and Architecture Norway headquarters in Oslo, the very best of the Norwegian design was recognised for their achievement over the past year, whereas the HÅG SoFi Mesh & Norwegian wool collaboration was awarded for "Furniture Design' and 'Fashion & Textile Design categories respectively. The jury was very much impressed with the “solid and precise” aesthetics of the chair with “refined and warm expression” thanks to the material and colour choices plus its unique slide back armrests and intuitive lumbar...

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Wellness Together: The Link Between Workplace Design and Employee Retention

  In line with research projects that continues to highlight the importance of wellbeing in workplaces, the recently published study carried out by Sapio Research entitled Wellness Together, emphasised the importance of offering good environmental conditions and flexible working practices to enable productive, innovative and ultimately profitable workforce.  With 1000 office workers based in UK and 50 Facilities Management experts as respondents, the study concludes that healthy and happy people are more likely to be productive and thus suggesting that employers should focus in their staffs’ well-being whereas 48% of the study group said that the design of their workplace had a significant impact on their decision to stay with a company. Higher performing organisations were more often found to...

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Introducing the New RBM Noor

RBM officially unveiled the new fully upholstered version of their timeless classic canteen and conference chair collection: RBM Noor F, at this year’s Designers Saturday Oslo held last September 8-10, at the Oslo City parking garage in Oslo, Norway.  The Noor F is available to order as of next week, in a variety of high-quality, environmentally-friendly fabrics in fresh colours. The colours, softness and comfort open up to even more applications and environments. RBM Noor F will also be available with tubular four leg, sledgebase and footbase, the wooden leg or the medium-high bar options.  During the 3-day event, FLOKK also showcased their wider range of of fabric options with Kvadrat's Steelcut Trio 3 making its first appearance in combination with the RBM...

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Go Ergo!

Ergonomics is not just a word to represent fancy chairs, height-adjustable desks and monitor arms.  It is actually a key aspect that businesses need to look at when dealing with their own health and welfare as well as that of their staff. The term ergonomics is derived from the Greek word ergon meaning work and nomoi meaning natural laws. It is the study of the design and arrangement of things people use for their work so that the people and things interact most efficiently and safely. Uhuh, there’s a science for that. In the past years, ergonomists, chiropractors and physical therapists alike have done studies, published a lot of books and written many articles emphasising on the importance of good...

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Scandinavian Business Seating is now Flokk

  Scandinavian Business Seating has changed its name to Flokk as it keeps growing its portfolio. With Flokk's recent expansions, they are now able to provide the market with even more exciting workspace solutions. By uniting the branding and communication efforts Flokk can accommodate more of end-users needs when it comes to providing furniture for any working environment. Flokk will have a larger and stronger presence on- and offline than what Scandinavian Business Seating has had in the past.Flokk is a Norwegian word for herd or flock. The name is inspired by Flokk's strong brands, and their philosophy of being part of something greater than oneself. Flokk's designs enable well-being and performance, and are a natural part of any workplace or social situation where people gather. Jump on the...

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