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workin’, workin’

workin’, workin’

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this week has been all about working on the go; dashing from meeting to exhibition stand to office to meeting again. i shared photos of my current home office with your earlier this week, along with the pop-up KIVO deskspace i called home during clerkenwell design week, so i thought i’d round out the week considering what my dream office space would look like, should i be lucky enough to have a dedicated working area to run my little empire (haha) from, rather than just a little corner of my bedroom.

naturally my mind turned instantly to herman miller – who provided my recent pop-up space – as i truly consider them to be one of the leaders in office design innovation, and as i’ve mentioned time and time again, i’m a huge fan of my wonderfully comfortable sayl chair by yves béhar. 

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for me, an office space should be dynamic and inspiring; full of natural daylight, energising colour and ergonomic design that enhances and encourages your ability to work. the spaces in which we work have a direct effect on creativity and productivity, so it is important that your working environment is designed for maximum inspiration, especially when you’re a blogger working on posts long after the traditional working day has drawn to a close and you could in all truth be having much more fun kicking back with your friends. 

keeping all your tools organised and within easy reach is a must, as well as having a  clear filing system for all the press packs and promotional material collected during events such as CDW so they can be referenced at a moment’s notice. i’m trying desperately to streamline my office so that all my press information is digitised and catalogued on my laptop but it’s a slow evolutionary process at the moment as, bizarrely, so many brands are resistant to providing digital content (i’ve no idea why – anyone??).

whilst i’m not yet set up to host meetings in my office just yet (i’ve mentioned it’s a corner of my bedroom, right?!) i’d love to one day have my own separate workspace where i can meet with fellow bloggers, designers, prs and brands and host impromptu creative gatherings. the kivo pop-up system would be perfect for zoning an open-plan work area, and i love the sleek but comfortable range of seating from herman miller, particularly the relaxed curves of the swoop lounge and precisely proportioned details of the tuxedo ranges.

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my dream workspace consists of: 1. anywhere case 2. swoop lounge chair 3. formwork stackable desktop storage 4. everywhere table 5. tuxedo sofa 6. kivo boundary screen 7. – 12. teneo storage solutions. all herman miller

what about you; which furniture pieces would you opt for in your dream workspace?


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  1. April

    23 May

    This kivo boundary screen is awesome! I love the design and the cosy atmosphere it seems to create. I think I could work in such a place!

  2. Kati

    23 May

    The SAYL chair looks really comfortable and stylish at the same time. I am about to set up my first home office and couldn’t be more thankful about your post.

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