Returning to work post Covid - My personal experience.

Reading Time : 3 mins

100 days of lock-down, we find ourselves living under the microscope. Our lives have shrunk, and we have had to adapt to a new way of life, tucked away in the safety of our homes. Customer Experience Manager, Mental First Aider and Yoga Professional, Urva Soni who is based full time in our London showroom shares her personal experiences, as she returns to work, in Clerkenwell London.

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The Social Factor - Creating a Safe Workplace

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As governments around the world look to ease lockdowns, companies are searching for safe ways to get their employees back to work as soon as possible. Safety, as well as, mental and physical well-being is now firmly at the top of the corporate agenda.

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Designing spaces for real people.

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Until recently if you were to describe a green office, it would most likely be the sustainable aspects of the structure. This might incorporate the building’s energy saving features such as lighting and heating, how it is designed to reuse and recycle waste and to reduce water consumption. An increasing body of evidence is now focusing on the wider benefits a sustainable workplace can have on the health and well-being of its occupants. Ways in which the work environment can sustain people as well as place.

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London Design Festival 2019 - A Review

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London Design Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. Over the course of the eight days, there are numerous design districts throughout London that hold hidden gems within curated design venues, all opening their doors to the public, presenting exhibitions, installations, talks and statement design products all designed to inspire. This year’s Design Festival immersed us with installations that were interactive, designed for the landscapes and environments they sit within and products that were as much about the environment as they were good design.

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Exploring colour with Milliken’s in-house design team

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It could be said that we explore colour throughout our daily lives. Living with and through colour affects all that we are as individuals. 

Our personalities, our mood, our thoughts, what we eat, how we feel, our choices and sometimes our desires. Colour creates memories, ideas, perceptions, it plays with light, pattern, shape and form.

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Achieve the Happiness Factor in four easy steps

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“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions” Dalai Lama XIV.

Happiness is so important to us humans that we make it the foundation tenet of government, spirituality (Dalai Lama, 1998), philosophy (Jeremy Bentham, 1789) and a burning desire for most of us to find a life well lived in perfect harmony, surrounded by the mythical ‘happiness bird’ chirping somewhere in a nearby rainbow shrouded tree.

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Loughborough University Collaboration with Milliken

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Milliken is a company passionate about design. We love what we do and are inspired by the power and beauty that meaningful design can deliver. Our floor coverings bring together the spirit of innovation and engineering excellence with the creativity and inspiration of our local design teams.

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V&A Christian Dior – Designer of Dreams – a review

As the V&A prepares to close its doors and the last of its visitors hold their golden tickets to catch the final dates, the Christian Dior – Design of Dreams exhibition must have been its most successful exhibition to date. Standing alongside the Alexander McQueen – Savage Beauty exhibition of 2015, it marks the public’s obsession with fashion, history, brands and the snowball effect of our must-see culture.
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Developing a well-being strategy that matches your good intentions

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The surge of interest in well-being and wellness shows no sign of abating. The modern approach adopted by enlightened employers is no longer focused on creating cultures and environments that do no harm, but rather on creating those that foster engagement, improve people’s health, address their stresses and pressures and helps them be more productive.

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The Benefits of Coworking

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Are we just scratching the surface of the co-working movement? We’ve always had the idea that co-working spaces are synonymous with start-up businesses, sharing the costs and infrastructure of a communal work space, but with the rapid increase of co-working spaces in major cities, it is also interesting to learn that the format is being successfully adopted by large corporate organisations.

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