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BHC STUDENTS GET CREATIVE WITH OFFICE LAYOUTS.

By | Food for thought, Layout
Every Year Entrawood collaborates with The BHC, Their 2nd year Interior Design students are briefed to do the layout of a modern agile office for a fictional client and express the company's culture through their choice of furniture, colour and finishes – they could choose 1 the following: Glow - Mobile fitness app (such as Sweat, by Kayla Itsines) Wakanda Regional Police station office (such as SAPD) LeveL Architecture Firm...
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Shell Executive Launch

By | Food for thought, Manufacturing, Office Furniture
The new Executive Shell Desk and storage will be launching at Decorex Joburg, in the 100% Design Hall this year. What makes an executive office different from any other Single desk with side storage? Is it merely size or is it a work surface shaped to the user needs? Is it the colour, or is it a combination of materials, shaped and combined with intention? Is an executive office meant...
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Entrawood at Design Joburg 2018

By | Food for thought, Layout
Design Joburg 2018 took place from 25 - 27 May at the Sandton convention centre. Featuring Rooms-On-View, a range of concept stands curated by different designers, each with a theme, colour and room focus, bringing together the very latest in décor and design from the African continent, in a cohesive and considered layout. There were also many branded stands putting their best foot forward in very impressive displays. Entrawood is proud...
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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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