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The Whole Package for Elopak

It’s always exciting for us here at Ultimate when we get the opportunity to work on large projects like this one. Elopak came to us requiring a full Turn-Key Design […]

Olive Tree Preston – A Mediterranean Makeover

Here at Ultimate we are proud to announce the completion and opening of the Olive Tree Brasserie Restaurant & Bar, bringing a little piece of the Mediterranean to the city […]

Desk Sharing, Germ Sharing?

Germs are everywhere. It is a fact of life. Although not all germs are bad, they can thrive on lots of different surfaces, including desks. According to research carried out […]

The 3 Day Working Week, Would it Work?

Mexican billionaire tycoon Carlos Slim has called for an end to the standard 9 to 5, 5 days a week routine, in favour of a shorter 3 day week. But how […]

Steelcase Ology Desk Comes With Health Benefits

Steelcase have introduced a unique desk system that can be altered to allow you to sit and stand during your working day. The Ology desk can be set at five […]

The Benefits of Well-designed Learning Spaces

When it comes to planning the design of learning spaces it is vital that the people who will be using the space are kept in mind. An article published online […]

Can a messy desk lead to increased creativity?

Office space or working environment can affect productivity. But can having a messy desk actually make you more creative? Author Eric Abrahamson who co-wrote ‘A Perfect Mess: The Hidden Benefits […]

Independent Hotel Show 2014

Last week we exhibited at the Independent Hotel Show as part of Formation alongside Curveline Design, Skopos, Tektura, Protocol, Wilton Carpets and Interface. Formation is an innovative venture set up […]

Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre Wins RIBA Stirling Prize 2014

The Everyman Theatre in Liverpool has won this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize for the best new building. The award is one of the most prestigious awards in British architecture and […]

Green Offices More Productive Than ‘Lean’ Spaces

Does your office have any greenery or plants? A recent study found that offices with plants can boost productivity by a staggering 15%. The research compared a number of offices […]

Is time up for the office cubicle?

The office cubicle was invented in the United States around 50 years ago and office designers across the pond are still very fond of the idea of putting office workers into cubicles.

Is your office fit for work?

Back in July politicians across all of the main political parties were challenged to respond to the ever-growing burden of ill-health on the UK workforce.  The challenge came from Fit […]

Choosing office furniture? Talk to us first!

Choosing the right furniture for your office can be stressful: weighing up the balance between stylish good looks, efficient yet comfortable design and price can all make selecting the most […]

How green is your office?

The term ‘green offices’ seems to be bandied around all the time these days but what exactly is a ‘green office’ and how can it be achieved? Designing a green […]

We take a look at the latest trends in restaurant design

Although the end of 2014 seems to be approaching rapidly and autumn is nearly upon us, we thought we’d take the opportunity to look at some of the key restaurant […]

The ultimate in hotel swimming pools?

Located in a stunning position on the 52nd floor of the Shard in London, the Skypool at Shangri-La Hotel is official the highest swimming pool in Western Europe. The 11 […]

New term = new classroom?

September signals the start of a new academic year and with this in mind we’re sure many head teachers and college principals may be thinking of ways to improve their […]

Floor tiles designed to keep the lights on

Human footsteps could play a part in solving the world’s energy problems, thanks to an energy saving floor tile, designed for use in offices, shops and public buildings. The floor […]

Future proof office design

If you’re thinking of re-designing your office space, the importance of planning for the future should never be underestimated. There’s nothing more time consuming or expensive than having to re-jig […]

If you go down to the woods today

The Office in the Woods by Selgascano has got to be one of the most intriguing office designs we’ve ever seen. Taking the concept of bringing the outdoors indoors to […]

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