Office Furniture

Behind the Screens: Damien’s custom video editing workstation for 9to5Google

<i>Behind the Screens</i> <i>is a weekly 9to5Toys series that takes you through our writers’ setups, be it mobile, desktop, gaming or home theater. Next up is</i> <i>Damien Wilde</i><i>, Videographer at 9to5Google.</i><p>I’ve been lucky enough to always have my own dedicated workspace. But last year I finally moved out of an …

Gear & Gadgets

#PeopleOfHangberg: We boil fish heads and bones to feed our kids | Cape Argus

Cape Town - The ladies responsible for cleaning and processing fresh fish at Hout Bay Harbour at a facility known as The Shed sit idle outside the …

Cape Town

Davidpompa creates "vivid tour" of materials at its Mexico City showroom

Design studio Davidpompa has revamped its showroom in Mexico City to include a rich collage of the local materials featured in its products, like big …

Mexico City

Yo-Yo Ma, A Life Led With Bach

Yo-Yo Ma opened his recent Tiny Desk concert with the gently rolling "Prelude" from J. S. Bach's Unaccompanied Cello Suite No. 1. It's music Ma has lived with nearly all of his life.<p>"Believe it or not, this was the very first piece of music I started on the cello when I was four years old," he told …

Flute

Ergonomics

<b>Ergonomics</b> is a term that was coined by a Polish scientist in the 1850s, but it did not enter the English language until 1950. We will examine the …

Ergonomics

estate sale Sat August 18

ESTATE SALE<p>This post was contributed by a community member.<p>Estate sale you name it we have it for sale ( moving must sell all today)<p>furniture , …

Office Furniture

How L.L. Bean Encouraged People to Take Their Work Outside

L.L. Bean Be an Outsider at Work<p>Design, Event Management, Production Jack Morton Worldwide<br>• PR Weber Shandwick Worldwide<br>• Venue Madison Square Park<p>Search …

L.L.Bean

Anglepoise Made a Mini Version of Its Iconic Lamp

The Anglepoise desk lamp is one of—if not <i>the</i>—most iconic pieces of lighting ever created. Often imitated but never duplicated, this particular lamp …

Furniture

Speedy sponsorship for the club

AFC Bournemouth<p>One of the south coast’s largest independent office supplies firms has signed up for a fifth consecutive year of partnership with AFC …

AFC Bournemouth

To fight the scourge of open offices, ROOM sells rooms

Noisy open offices don’t foster collaboration, they kill it, according to a Harvard study that found the less-private floor plan led to a 73 percent drop in face-to-face interaction between employees and a rise in emailing. The problem is plenty of young companies and big corporations have already …

Startups

High-End Furniture Made From River Garbage

Forward-looking Dutch firms are bringing something of a sea change to corporate furnishings by equipping boardrooms with whale-inspired furniture — …

Furniture

Ford's Blue Sky CEO Has Investors Treading Water

In a fractious call with analysts last month, during which Ford Motor Co.'s management were once again lambasted for their vagueness about planned restructuring measures, Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks did make at least one revealing comment:<p>"We swim in the water with ankle weights, big ones…we …

Investing

School resource officer searching for donations to renovate office space

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - A Decatur Township school resource officer is leading a drive to help IMPD officers feel a little more at home as they help …

Decatur

Affordable, Easy Ideas for Work Decor

If you’re feeling a bit uninspired at work, here are a few simple updates you can give your workplace while on a budget.<p>We can’t all work at Google …

Home Decorating

West Virginia House votes to impeach entire state Supreme Court

The West Virginia House of Delegates voted on Monday to impeach the state’s entire Supreme Court, a remarkable move occasioned by reports of extravagant spending by the court’s five members, one of whom resigned in July.<p>Of the four impeached justices, one, Allen H. Loughry II, also faces 23 federal …

News

This could be the next great office chair

With extraordinary fanfare, furniture giant Steelcase unveiled SILQ, an ultra sleek, new office chair designed to instantly adapt to a sitter’s body movements without fiddling with knobs and levers. The world’s largest office furniture manufacturer believes that it’s finally arrived at an answer to …

Furniture

Reddit co-founder—and Serena Williams spouse—Alexis Ohanian on frugal living

When he co-founded Reddit in 2005, Alexis Ohanian was sleeping on a futon he’d gotten for free and furnishing his office with desks and chairs found …

Business

Watch these YouTube bros drop a giant dart on a big ol’ tree trunk

Our affection for the How Ridiculous guys is obvious. We’ve covered the YouTube stunt crew and watched in awe as the fellas dropped a 60-pound ice …

Weird

A ‘balancing act’ at work is great for health, not for concentration

A friend and fellow writer is very excited about her workplace, not so much her employer as the actual area where she sits to do her job. After …

West Sussex

EZ-GO: A fully autonomous, zero emission concept from Renault

TreeHugger has said it many times before, but fully autonomous cars probably won't look much like cars anymore. And still, cars are so ingrained in …

Sustainability

VARIDESK® and Dallas Mavericks' J.J. Barea Team Up to Renovate Puerto Rico Schools and Donate Desks and School Supplies

DALLAS and AGUADA, Puerto Rico, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- VARIDESK® teamed up with Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea, through his non-profit …

Puerto Rico

Companies are buying these portable soundproof rooms like crazy to fix the worst thing about their open floor offices

If you work in an open office, it's likely that you've ducked into a hallway, a closet, or even the bathroom to get a few moments of quiet to make a phone call.<p>With the move to the open office and the collective banishment of cubicles, finding a quiet, private place can sometimes be close to …

Business

Those sly interior designers know we’re just colour-coded sheep

The last time my house had a décor overhaul was more than 10 years ago, and so I decided to redecorate and refresh, room by room, starting with the …

Home Decorating

How well do you know your office chair?

<i>Subscribe to the Quartz Obsession newsletter for this daily digression into the most fascinating corners of the global economy.</i><p>Office chairs are under siege—and it’s not entirely a bad thing.<p>As more mobile workers are unshackling from their desks, almost any moderately comfortable perch qualifies …

Furniture

The Growth of Furniture Rental Business in India

The trend is fueled by increasing urbanization, rising trend of nuclear families, and expanding working population<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Renting is not a new concept for …

Entrepreneurship (India)

Port Authority tweets inject a little humor into derailment frustrations

It hasn’t been the best week for Port Authority. On Sunday, a Norfolk Southern train carrying containers full of Listerine, cat and dog food, …

Pittsburgh

How much WeWork is too much WeWork?

Larger tenants can now rent a more private WeWork space with less branding.<p>WeWork has realized that not all of its customers want to drink the WeWork kombucha.<p>The company has grown to a $20 billion valuation by supplying office space with short-term leases, flexible terms, a built-in community and …

Startups

New Orleans has become an absentee landlord | Opinion | NOLA.com

The city of New Orleans essentially abandoned a well-constructed, well-maintained complex of three six-story buildings at the Mississippi River and …

New Orleans

Trump's national soda tax, also known as a tariff

For years, consumer advocates have opposed soda tax proposals in cities like Berkeley, Boulder, and Philadelphia, because such measures serve as a …

U.S. Politics

7 High-Risk Dividend Stocks for Adventurous Income Investors

Investing for income usually results in quieter, and lower-risk, investment strategies. The best dividend stocks tend to be more mature and …

Investing