Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Study suggests sitting is the new smoking

A recent study published in The Globe and Mail states that the sedentary life is killing us. The researchers found that the least active, essentially those who sit all day, had a:
  • 147-per-cent increased risk of heart attack or stroke;
  • 112-per-cent increase in the risk of developing diabetes;
  • 90-per-cent greater risk of dying from a cardiac event;
  • 49-per-cent greater risk of premature mortality.
Read the article here and watch the video, Sitting is the New Smoking.

bfi client wins World's Coolest Office award for Inc.Magazine

Pinnacle Foods, a producer and distributor of grocery store staples from labels including Duncan Hines, Birds Eyes, and other specialty brands, based in Parsippany, New Jersey was awarded a Coolest Office Award by Inc. Magazine. Click to see some photos of this office that bfi furnished.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Concrete Waffle Ceiling Stuns at New OFS Showroom

At the opening of the new OFS Brands showroom in New York last week, guests were floored by, well, the ceiling. The space accommodates four of the company's divisions—OFS, First Office, Carolina and Loewenstein. See photo highlights from the opening event hosted by Interior Design. +read article