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How We Meet Matters

By | Food for thought
Research has shown that most meetings are a major productivity killer. "Researchers from Harvard Business School and Boston University surveyed 182 senior managers across industries and their results were telling: 65 percent of senior managers said that meetings keep them from completing their own work, 71 percent found them to be unproductive and inefficient and 62 percent stated that meetings miss opportunities to bring the team closer together." - CNBC...
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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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WORKSPACE TRENDS IN 2015

By | Food for thought, Office Layout Solutions

“Collaboration” and “Communication” are words that have been used more and more in association with Office planning, furniture and employee satisfaction. As more businesses adopt and incorporate the concept of improving the flow of people and information in an office space, there is an increase demand for designers to create more ways for employees to meet, and more links and overlaps between departments integrating all people and aspects of a…

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2014 DIRECTORS REVIEW

By | Food for thought, Manufacturing, Office Furniture, Office Layout Solutions

This year saw another big investment in plant, equipment and design maintaining Entrawood standards as a world class manufacturing facility, but also growing awareness around our brand and our products. We have made a giant leap forward in 2014 by opening a 600 sqm showroom in Midrand for the specific use of all our retailers, designers, space planers, associates and their clients. Please feel free to drop by to meet…

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Entrawood Showroom

By | Layout, Office Furniture, Office Layout Solutions | No Comments

We have been working hard to ready our Showroom and we recently invited some of our clients and suppliers to celebrate this milestone with us. Following requests from our dealer partners, we have created a space for them to bring their clients to view the Entrawood ranges and compare colour options. This has been extremely effective and well received by our end users. We invite you to come and meet our…

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Entrawood at Inspire Trade Expo 2014

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Entrawood Office Furniture Solutions recently hosted a stand in the Office Pavillion at the Inspire Trade Expo from 10-12 July at Gallagher Convention Centre. The expo was aimed at industry specific buyers and traders in furniture, decor and design. It is an excellent platform for the office product industry to showcase their furniture and accessories, network and meet industry related traders. We were very impressed with the turnout and received…

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Layout Project with BHC School of Design

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Entrawood Office Furniture Solutions recently collaborated with BHC School of Design to create a design and layout challenge for the Second year students. The aim of the project was to give young up and coming interior designers a taste for office Design as well as challenge their layout and conceptualisation skills. Students were given an office layout of 250m2 into which they had to arrange at least 37 individual work…

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