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The 48hour brief with INSCAPE Education Group

By | Food for thought, Layout
We are often faced with tight deadlines and pressure to do a layout, render, get approval to place an order within in a day or two, so that we can make, deliver, install office furniture 2 weeks later. In collaboration with Leigh Krueger, the Undergraduate Academic Manager and Carsten Walton, the Faculty Dean for Built Environment we created a challenging but fun brief  for the 2nd year students at all...
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BHC School of Design 2nd year Projects

By | Food for thought, Layout
We were Blown-A-way by the presentation from the BHC School of Design 2nd years 2017! Students were asked to choose one of 3 businesses for whom they needed to conceptualise, design and lay out an office space, using Entrawood’s Evolution, Elevate, Salon and Cocoon ranges. They had to consider the flow of information and people through the space catering for different activities and making the most of the available space....
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100% Design SA at Decorex Joburg 2017 – Exhibitor review

By | Food for thought, Office Layout Solutions

100% Design SA at Decorex Joburg 2017 – Exhibitor review This year Inspire Trade Expo merged with 100% Design SA that ran alongside Decorex Joburg 2017, and Entrawood was there to showcase and launch our new product ranges. The 100% Design South Africa Hall dedicated a section to office furniture as a category and Entrawood’s stand was bigger and better than ever before. Entrawood’s concept around THE MODERN WORKSPACE was…

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Natasha’s joined the team

By | Food for thought

Natasha Crafford has joined our team from July 2017. She has been a force to be reckoned with in the South African, office furniture industry. Natasha began her career in office furniture with Cecil Nurse in 2009 and quickly moved up the ranks.  She has always been a fan of Entrawood and we have even quoted her on our website, expressing gratitude. This lady is outgoing, very knowledgeable and we…

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Design Joburg 2017

By | Food for thought, Office Furniture

“JOHANNESBURG’S PREMIER EVENT SHOWCASING THE LEADERS IN DECOR AND DESIGN” “Design Joburg, featuring Rooms on View is Johannesburg’s new premier event showcasing the leaders in décor and design. This new show brings together the long-established Rooms on View exhibition with the bold new Design Joburg brand. Showcasing the very best of both international and local design, the show will run from 12 to 14 May 2017, transforming the Sandton Convention…

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Exploring the “Third place” in the office

By | Food for thought, Uncategorized

“The first place is your home, the second is your work and your third place is a space for community.” Ray Oldenburg “A major trend from 2016 we expect to continue into 2017 is embracing the third place. The third place is an area of the workplace designed more similarly to a café or lounge than a traditional office. Separate from permanent workstations, the third place offers a relaxed, informal environment…

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Introducing our new handle

By | Food for thought

ENTRAWOOD’S NEW STORAGE HANDLE The new storage handle is a modern yet classic upgrade to all our storage products. Clean lines, subtle presence, good quality and considered proportions are a few of the reasons we love this new handle. We will implement the change from 1 March 2017, here are a few practical points explained to ensure a smooth transitions: The drilling pattern for the old and new handles are…

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Meet Ryan Grindlay

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Ryan, you are no stranger to the SA office furniture industry, give us some background on your journey before joining Entrawood. Well, my tenure of over 20-years in the S.A. Office Furniture Industry started way back in 1991, at Waltons Stationery, and as my passion grew for the Furniture Industry, this was accelerated when I moved to a company by the name of Klein Brothers, which later became Cecil Nurse….

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In-house training

By | Food for thought

We are proud of all our staff who successfully completed a course in Furniture Making. The learners were taught the fundamentals in wood working, furniture making and upholstering. They obtained a skill that will assist them in their work and for future improvements both on a personal level and for the company. The learners showed great interest and enthusiasm in learning, this was proven with a 100% pass for both…

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