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Paperstone’s guide to office moves – top tips for expanding and relocating

Paperstone’s guide to office moves – top tips for expanding and relocating

An office move can be great for a business if it’s handled well and carefully considered. Here at Paperstone we’re part way through our own move into a larger space, so the following is based on our own very recent experience! If you’re planning to expand or relocate your office, read our top tips for […]

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How far would you go for an office prank?

How far would you go for an office prank?

I once heard of someone who opened the bottom drawer of their metal filing cabinet, only to discover it had been lined with a heavy-duty plastic bag, filled with water, and converted into a home for two goldfish. That’s enough to leave you open-mouthed, if you’ll excuse the pun. Practical jokes at work are not […]

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Convert an Old Office Chair into a Cat Tree

By on April 21, 2017 in Fun, Office Chairs, Office Furniture with 0 Comments
Convert an Old Office Chair into a Cat Tree

Does your office have a resident kitty and an old office chair that no-one uses? If so, take a break from your work and engage your practical and creative skills to transform the unwanted chair into a two-tier cat tree! You’ll need some cute fabric to convert the old cushions into something cheerful and cosy […]

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Alien Chair

By on April 15, 2013 in Office Chairs with 0 Comments
Alien Chair

Feel that your office could do with a stylish makeover? Are you a fan of science fiction? If your answers to these questions are in the affirmative then this may be the range of chairs for you. Designed by Edward Kim for Yanko Design, the UB1K Chair certainly looks like something an alien may have […]

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Chairpersons

By on November 29, 2012 in Office Chairs with 0 Comments
Chairpersons

With subtle alterations, artist Bert Loeschner anthropomorphises plastic chairs, successfully imbuing them with volition, fellow feeling and a sense of fun.   Source: Neatorama * * * Office chairs

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Office Supplies in the Fast Lane

By on November 25, 2012 in Office Chairs, Office Furniture with 0 Comments

Scenes from the first ever German Office Chair Racing Championships in Bad Koenig-Zell, 2008.

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Sine of the Times

By on August 29, 2012 in Office Chairs with 0 Comments
Sine of the Times

Yong Ju Lee and Brian Brush are New York-based artists who describe themselves as “digital architects [who] bridge the digital/environmental divide with work that delivers low-latency physical results: real projects that are virtually indistinguishable from their digital visions.” Their structures resemble regular patterns found in nature, technology and pure maths, like this sine wave comprised […]

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Filthy Office Supplies

Filthy Office Supplies

Taking swabs of office equipment in New York, San Francisco and Tucson, scientists have revealed something of the microscopic ecosystems that exist on our keyboards, desktops and chairs. It is a truism that your keyboard is crawling with bacteria. However, researchers have been able to glean a more precise picture by looking very closely at […]

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Sitting at Desk Makes You Mental

Sitting at Desk Makes You Mental

Office workers are spending too much time at their desk, according to recent research by occupational health experts. Prolonged sitting at your desk not only jeopardises your physical health, but your mental health also, they argue. The research was conducted by Dr Myanna Duncan, Mr. Aadil Kazi and Professor Cheryl Haslam from the Work & […]

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‘Horrible Boss Syndrome’

By on July 28, 2011 in Office Chairs, Office Workers with 0 Comments
‘Horrible Boss Syndrome’

So-called ‘horrible bosses’ can impact negatively not only on staff turnover but also companies’ profitability, according to research by recruitment specialist OfficeTeam. Grievances with a line manager, or ‘Horrible Boss Syndrome’, is regularly cited as the main reason for resignation, ahead of salary and promotion demands. Tell-tale signs of a ‘horrible boss’ include yelling at […]

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