Will a mezzanine floor solve my problems?

Will a mezzanine floor solve my problems? A lot of our clients have found that when they bring in an expert who can analyse their operation and workplace, they can often discover dead space you didn’t know you could unlock. The space planners can reshuffle to make the most out of your square metres and enable larger capacity, eliminating the …

Do I need a building permit for my mezzanine?

Do I need a building permit to build a mezzanine in my office? One question that comes up a lot about mezzanines floors is, when I install a mezzanine in my warehouse, office or showroom: do I need a building permit? Do I need a council permit? What do I need to do? The answer to the first part is …

inclusive design

How can inclusive design improve workplace space planning?

Inclusive design impacting your workspace Inclusive design is not just about designing spaces for children and adults with a diagnosed neurological disorder. Many people are on the spectrum, whether they know it or not, and sensitive design helps us all. Inclusive design authority AJ Parron – Wildes featured at NeoCon 2019 AJ Parron – Wildes does a lot of design …

burnout

How can managing workplace acoustics reduce burnout?

Acoustic strategy in workplace design impacts burnout “Burnout is characterized by exhaustion, cynicism & inefficacy.” Always exhausted, can’t get it done, can’t deal with unplanned or unexpected stress in your life? Wellness guru and burnout authority Dr Whitney Austin Gray featured at NeoCon 2019 At the Neocon Design Show in Chicago June 2019, Dr Whitney Austin Gray from Delos emphasised …

Does every business have a skeleton in the cupboard?

Make no bones about it, Campaspe family practice loves their new set up co-located with the Kyneton public hospital. The heart rate is pumping, the lungs pumping too making for a very healthy medical centre! The effervescent Jackie power and husband Dr Robert saw the skeleton of the vacant aged care wing as a great framework for their vision to create …

The secret sauce behind winning REA Excellence GOLD?

Whats the secret sauce? Congratulations to Spiro Drossos and his amazing team on picking up the Gold AREA at last night’s Annual REA Excellence top Residential Agency Award. Spiro explains his new offices that have supported his amazing team over the last 12 months… “The genius is central community space – surround by mini private offices – designed to promote culture development …

How can I actually save tax pre June 30 with an office renovation?

Get the ATO to contribute to your new office! – save tax now while renovation & refitting! Did you know that office fitouts & renovations typically are not very tax effective? Realistically, did you know your office ft out is an expense… it’s not really an asset to depreciate over the next 40 years? Your accountant would know that business …

WallFinish Ideas

A commercial wallcovering can easily turn your decor from drab to delightful. A wall finish can transform a plain white wall into a unique, eye-catching statement. Our office fitout team have applied commercial wall finishes to the interiors of offices, medical and healthcare centres. Commercial wall finishes are a durable and hard wearing solution designed to add a creative touch …

Seating Ideas

In our opinion, when it comes to office seating, there’s no such thing as a one chair fits all. A comfortable chair is everything and that’s where Icon Interiors have an advantage. In our 26 years office fitout experience, we’ve seen our fair share of chairs and know how to marry form with function to create a sensational seating experience. …

Flooring Ideas

When it comes to office flooring, experience is everything. Flooring is often forgotten about in office fitouts, but in our opinion, it’s one of the most important elements. As one of the first things your clients and staff will see, the right office flooring will not only keep you warm, safe and comfortable, it also sets the mood and curates …

Acoustic Ideas

With any office fit out, office acoustics play a large role in the overall feel and ambience of your workplace. Sound affects the way we work and interact, so balancing your office acoustics is crucial. As office fit out trends become more focused on open plan layouts, office acoustics have never been more important. With over 26 years office fitout …

Lighting Ideas

Because the way we work has evolved, so too has office lighting design. As a crucial element in illuminating every office fitout, a well-lit office space lights up with a seamless design that encourages employee well-being, energy efficiency and sustainability. Our 26 years experience in office fitouts shows us that in today’s open plan offices, the goal is to light …

Office Partition Ideas

In our experience, the key to a successful office fit out is flexibility; the ability to meet your future needs. Office partitions are a non-permanent yet practical way to transform your office space and create the personalised spaces you need. More often than not, office partitions are an afterthought, but with careful planning, Icon Interiors will make the most of …

WorkStation Ideas

A workstation is one of the most frequently used pieces of office furniture. Considering the amount of time you spend at your desk, getting the balance right between form and function is paramount. We’ve got over 26 years experience in office fitouts and our team know how to plan, design and install workstations that stand the test of time. A …

Receptions Ideas

The first thing your clients, employees and visitors will see is your office reception area.The gateway to your office, your reception area should leave a striking and inviting impression on all those who see it. As visitors will generally be waiting, the right reception seating is a key part of an office fitout. Striking the balance between comfort and style …

MEETING ROOM IDEAS

Your meeting room should never be an afterthought. In fact, your gathering space is probably one of the first insights potential clients and employees get into you and your business. As a pivotal part of every office fit out, your meeting room should be the perfect balance of stylish and practical. Often used as space where people discuss important and …

KITCHEN/BREAKOUT IDEAS

Ask any property owner where the heart of their home is and they’ll all agree it’s the kitchen. When it comes to office fitouts – it’s no different. The kitchen is the heart and soul of any property, bringing activity into a social hive. Creating fun yet functional kitchen breakout areas is a skill we’ve been refining over the last …

BOARDROOM IDEAS

At the heart of every office, fitout is a well-designed boardroom. Acting as the heart of your hub, boardrooms say a lot about your business and can leave your clients with a lasting impression. Don’t leave your reputation to chance with a badly designed boardroom, let Icon Interiors transform your boardroom from boring to bold. With over 26 years of …

Lighting Ideas

Because the way we work has evolved, so too has office lighting design. As a crucial element in illuminating every office fitout, a well-lit office space lights up with a seamless design that encourages employee well-being, energy efficiency and sustainability. Our 26 years experience in office fitouts shows us that in today’s open-plan offices, the goal is to light the …