Tuesday, May 31, 2016

bfi can help you plan and furnish the office of your dreams

Why Your Office Space Matters More for Productivity Than You Think

Office space design can make the difference between people being able to concentrate and not.

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What's the relationship between quality of office space and company performance in tech companies? originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.
Answer by Yuval Ariav, VC, founder at Fundbox, product at Onavo (acquired by Facebook), on Quora:
Here are a few observations from years (and years) of firsthand experience, and from discussing this question with quite a few founders and managers:

Monday, May 30, 2016

5 Tips for Staying in Shape at the Office

(Image: Dallas J. Logan)

Several cases of back problems are caused by not having proper alignment while working at a desk for hours on end without moving or sitting properly. Though all of us cannot have standing desks or treadmills, there are a few ways that we can make our work spaces more peaceful and make sure that we are not sabotaging our health from improper posture.

Lauren Gunn is a fitness entrepreneur and educator. The founder of TopGunn Fitness, Gunn is celebrated for reaching a broad demographic through writing, lifestyle coaching/personal training, and androgynous modeling. Currently a doctoral student at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York City, Gunn lives to create and propagate holistic health and happiness through transformative language, movement, and education.

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Lauren to get her 5 tips for staying healthy during your time at work:

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Sleek and simple looking chair ideal for hospitals

The Halsa Bariatric Chair by Allseating

Halsa, which is Swedish for "health" is a new series of waiting room and lounge furniture that offers healthcare and education facilities the perfect balance of comfort, style and flexibility.

Inspired by Scandinavian design principles, Halsa's linear design approach makes it ideal for organizations where balancing space and comfort are key. All seating features a high level of durability and built-in lumbar support.

For more information, contact a bfi sales representative today!

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Doctors Say Doing This 30 Minutes A Day Prevents Everything From Glaucoma To Colon Cancer!

Maya Borenstein for LittleThings

Who knew walking could be so good for you? Click through below for an exclusive look at the extensive list of health benefits that come from walking for 30 to 45 minutes each day. I’ve always figured that walking was good for you, but I never realized it could be this good. So if you're reading this at your desk, take a work break and go for a walk!

Source: LittleThings.com

Friday, May 27, 2016

Herman Miller opens new flagship New York City showroom

This month, Herman Miller opened a leviathan flagship showroom in Manhattan. The sprawling 60,000-square-foot temple to a furniture empire represents an ambitious five-year plan to change the way it approaches business.

With its newly minted New York flagship, Herman Miller is reincarnating itself as a lifestyle brand.

Who wants to see the new showroom with us? Contact a bfi sales representative and we would love to take you into the city and show you around this amazing new facility.