Who Likes to Wait? Designing Waiting Rooms for Patients
Hurry up and wait… Although it’s inevitable, no one likes to wait. In fact, a total of 63 percent of patients say that waiting is the most stressful part of a clinical visit.
5 Must-Haves for Your Summer Events
Whether you are a golf course, church, community, hotel, recreation, or any event center - create a welcoming space to host events and consider these 5 Must Haves...
Is Your Golf Course Ready for the Summer Season?
Are you ready for the summer season? Create a welcoming space to host events and consider these 5 Must Haves...
Benefits of E-Sports Spaces in Schools Today
Many schools are incorporating e-sports spaces because they see that it is a way to engage students and promote teamwork, problem solving skills, and strategic thinking!
5 Must-Haves in a Library Space
Library spaces stimulate learning, encourage socialization and community-building, so designing a library which promotes all of this is essential.
5 Must Haves when designing or outfitting a library space...
Bringing Academic Common Spaces into Higher Education Institutions
Why not intertwine the benefits of working from home in the designs of our current higher education environments?
Phone Booths are Making a Comeback
Phonebooths. Automatic thought - aren’t those essentially obsolete with the invention of the smartphone? Think again, this idea is making a comeback.
Read about 5 benefits of a phonebooth...
Designing Staff Respite Spaces: Prevent Burnout
Prevent staff burnout by creating a respite space for your staff!
Here are five things to consider when designing a staff respite space.
Incorporating Academic Common Spaces in K-12 Environments
Why not intertwine the benefits of learning from home into the designs of our existing educational environments? This means incorporating the idea of academic common spaces.This means incorporating the idea of academic common spaces. Read more...
How to pick the best upholstery for furniture – Vinyl Vs Fabric
Should I choose vinyl or fabric upholstery for my furniture?
What effects does colder weather have on my furniture?
As the colder weather is upon us, it’s time to think about the effects Jack Frost can have on furniture! Everyone knows it's important to bring furnishings inside that are not suited for cold temperatures, so instead we’re going to talk about the effects of transporting your furniture in the winter.
How do I ensure my furniture will fit in my space?
Measuring a space is essential, and double-checking every measurement is even more! Try sketching your room on your notepad or online. If you like to visualize, try taping the dimensions of each furniture piece on your floor layout.
However, the ideal and easiest way is...
How do I select appropriate colours for my space?
COLOURS - they can be fun and exciting but often challenging! Colours play a large part in perceptions and psychology, so they are a critical step in design.
Featuring: Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada
After a very exciting 13 months working alongside the Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada team, their doors opened to the world. At Accent, we had the exciting opportunity to provide the furniture for this brand-new space!
Why is it so important to stand while working?
"Sitting is the new smoking." Research has linked sitting for long periods with several health concerns. They include obesity and a cluster of conditions — increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol levels.