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  1. How to cut costs through the office fitout process

    Posted: February 10 2018

    The February focus here at A1 Office Fitouts is value, following on from a look at sustainability in workplace decor and design last month. The cost of conducting a renovation of a commercial office space can be significant, which is why it’s important to try and get excellent value for your money. The Western Australian […]

  2. How to design the perfect waiting area

    Posted: February 9 2018

    Whether your business is in the medical, accounting, real estate or theatre industry, client interaction is a part of the process. A lot of the time, this will involve hosting meetings at your own offices – and subsequent waiting periods. This is where the correct design of a waiting area can pay dividends, and create […]

  3. How do you design for Generation Z?

    Posted: February 8 2018

    We know all about the baby boomers, Generation X and the millennials. But what comes after these? According to Neil Howe and William Strauss, there are four main types of generational group, that repeat in a roughly 80-year cycle over the course of history. These correspond with four main stages of society: The high, the […]

  4. How to design medical and health offices

    Posted: February 7 2018

    The healthcare industry is currently undergoing significant adjustments. As outlined in the Gensler Design Forecast 2015, retailers and specialty clinics are a constantly growing market. Some audiences, like baby boomers looking at an early retirement, are boosting demand for specifically tailored services and particular prevention methods, rather than just treatment. This has given rise to […]

  5. Employee efficiency and office space

    Posted: February 6 2018

    Office design can have a significant impact on efficiency in the workplace. In the October 2014 edition of the Leesman Review, more than half of the 64,062 people surveyed agreed that the right design of a workspace can enable them to work productively. On top of this, an Australian government My Workforce white paper recently […]

  6. The impacts of lighting on productivity

    Posted: February 5 2018

    Improving efficiency will obviously be a top priority for any owner of a small to medium enterprise (SME) in Australia. Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed that in 2013-2014, page labour productivity rose marginally overall, illness but some industries experienced a downturn. This included electricity and water services, medical as well as postal […]

  7. The best office plants

    Posted: February 4 2018

    There are many facets to office interior design: Layout, furniture, even choosing the right types of artwork for the workplace. One aspect that is often overlooked during the corporate office design process is the flora and fauna. Research from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has shown that indoor plants reduce workplace illness and sick […]

  8. Our charity gala raised almost $50K for Kids Under Cover thanks to you, our A1 Office friends

    Posted: February 3 2018

    By A1 Office CEO, Jared Wade As a CEO, professional moments don’t get much better than this. In fact, it’s a little hard for me to express the level of gratitude I feel toward A1 Office’s clients, supporters and staff. A few months ago, we began planning for our biggest charity event yet – our […]

  9. All you need to know about activity-based workplaces

    Posted: February 2 2018

    Activity-based workplaces (or ABWs). They’re one approach to the modern office environment that represents a substantial change from what many businesses (and employees) will be used to. While dedicated workspaces have been the norm for some time, new technologies are allowing companies to adopt entirely new ways of designing an office, including activity-based alternatives. Like […]

  10. Top 3 Benefits of Minimalist Office Design

    Posted: February 1 2018

    We’ve touched before on the variety of different approaches one can take to achieve a minimalist work space. But why you would want to is a completely different question. What can a minimalist office interior design add that will benefit the workplace? As it happens, plenty. Minimalism isn’t just a style choice that can imbue […]

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