How long does it take to do an office fitout in Melbourne?

How long does it take to do an office fitout in Melbourne? The Short Answer: The first 1- 2 weeks is spent in understanding the design and preparing all the costings. We use historical costings to give you a rock solid, fixed quote which doesn’t suddenly blow out halfway through the project. The next two weeks are spent in interior …

What design style should I choose for my office?

I need to get my office space right – what design style should I choose for my Melbourne office fitout? Every person and every company has different needs in terms of design for their wonderful new workplace. Not only just where the walls go and how the desks are positioned from a space planning perspective, but also what colours and …

Workplace Style: Eclectic

Eclectic style is not for the faint hearted! Eclectic style typically incorporates elements from all design styles and eras, such as Art Deco, midcentry modern and retro, using a large range of different textures, trends and colours. Eclectic spaces can sometimes be thought of as ‘busy’ but not all need to make your head whirl to look at them. A …

Workplace Style: Warm & Traditional

A traditional style that makes an office fitout feel warm and inviting while maintaining a professional working space requires experience. One of our clients who are family lawyers requested their transformation to feel ‘homelike and warm’, as they needed their clients to feel welcomed and soothed during what may be troubling times for them. The design team achieved the brief …

Workplace Style: Monochrome Minimalist

Sleek, monochromatic office fitout often deliver a minimalistic look. A much more corporate look than other styles, creating a concrete jungle feel. Monochromatic style uses multiple layers of black and white with varied textures adding depth and dimension. Although monochrome can be sometimes stigmatised as ‘boring’ (and if poorly done it can look like a developer chose the finishes so …

Workplace Style: Scandinavian Minimalist

Scandinavian style is sometimes generalised as being whites and natural materials such as wood and leather. However, it is so much more than that! It is the practice of only having things you love and need, minimalism as a way of life. Scandinavian design looks classic and timeless in an office setting, a restful space which allows employees to focus …

Workplace style: Industrial Warehouse

Industrial style is usually associated with warehouses; the dramatic look and vibe of exposed ceilings showing the air-conditioning ducts, glass partitions and polished concrete being very well-known components of this style. The warehouse or industrial style workspaces often showcase oversized pendant lighting with the raised height ceilings. Typically paired with warm metals such as brass and copper, timber and greys, …

Design & construct vs design & tender

Design & Construct vs Design & Tender Are you looking to relocate your business and fitout your new office, new workplace or medical centre and you’re wondering which way to go about it? There are two routes to market that you can take. One option is design and construct, and the other one is design and tender. The design and …

Do open office plans work?

Do open office plans work? When you looking to create your new workplace design, the big question is; is the open-plan workplace dead? This is a debate we identified years ago before reports started coming back about how destructive pure open- plan workplaces are to concentration, deep thinking and high-level output. One factor that is really interesting is that the …

What are the hidden dangers in signing a lease?

What are the hidden dangers of leasing? What should I watch out for when signing a lease? Are you looking to sign a lease for your new offices? There lots of things to consider before you sign. Factors such as square metre cost, outgoings, body corporate fees and make good clauses can massively impact the affordability of the space from …