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Float inspiration…

Float Agile Sliding Panels are as versatile as they are stunning. Gliding into place, on demand, anywhere there’s track. So many uses, so many applications, so many panel designs and finishes............so many options. This article is a display of some of our most trendy installations. Enjoy and be inspired by Float Agile Sliding Panels.

When a sound wave hits a smooth flat surface it will bounce off that surface at the same angle at which it reached it. For example, a sound wave hitting a glass panel at 45 degrees will bounce off it at 45 degrees. But when a sound wave hits an uneven or irregular surface it will reflect off each part of that surface at the angle in which it hit therefore dispersing the waves in multiple angles, evenly disseminating (or diffusing) the sound through the given space.

Introducing: Outpost

Outpost is a revolution in interior space design that builds on the success of our hugely popular Float agile sliding panel systems!

The decibel (symbol dB) is a unit of measure for volume (or amplitude) of sound. The dB tells us the energy (volume) in a sound wave. In layman's terms its the "loudness" of sound.

For two days only during the last week of May we’ll be hosting the “Creatif Scalextric Championship”, offering you and your team the chance to be crowned champions and walk away with a cash prize of £100!

For two days only during the last week of May we’ll be hosting the “Creatif Scalextric Championship”, offering you and your team the chance to be crowned champions and walk away with a cash prize of £100!

After an extended hiatus, our Creatif Talks seminars return this May - and we'd love it if you could join us for "The Problem Of Noise – Solved".

With our top-hung moving wall systems we have two different track configuration types - single-point and twin-point. The differences are explained in this article.

Often times a designer knows they need some acoustic absorption product - and their first stop is to call out the Class A absorbency rating; not necessarily knowing what it means but understanding enough to know its the highest acoustic absorbency rating possible.

Sound masking is the inclusion of generated sound (commonly, though inaccurately, referred to as "white noise" or "pink noise") into an environment to mask unwanted sound (noise).

In addition to manufacturing and installing a wide range of flexible space solutions in the form of moving walls and operable partitions, here at Creatif our expert team provide a number of aftercare solutions to ensure all of our systems remain in full working order.

In this current Covid era, we have become a lot more accustomed to the use of video-conferencing situations. Small room acoustics is becoming a major issue because small spaces can present acoustic surprises.

Have you ever wondered whether our Seclusif Acoustic Rooms really are acoustic? If you have, you're not alone - we are asked this all the time.

Our recent webinar entitled "Specifying Responsible Materials – Cork" discussed the process of harvesting cork from trees, what makes cork such a sustainable material and the manufacturing process involved in making our Organics Acoustic Cork Tiles

We all understand the importance of specifying materials that are responsibly sourced, and at Creatif one of our favourites is the cork used to make our Organics Acoustic Cork Tiles.

We all understand the importance of specifying materials that are responsibly sourced, and at Creatif one of our favourites is the cork used to make our Organics Acoustic Cork Tiles.

Released twice per year, the Creatif Round Up is a collection of our best content over a six month period neatly packaged up for your reading pleasure.

Creatif is pleased to announce participation in the inaugural ‘Clerkenwell Open’ event, taking place 9th and 10th September 2021.

Offices and working areas should sound as good as they look. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.

As lockdown restrictions in the UK begin to ease, many organisations large and small are considering their return to work strategy. To gain an understanding into how some of the world’s largest organisations were adapting to the unprecedented levels of change brought about by the global pandemic we decided to reach out to Sam Sahni – Head of Workplace Strategy and Change Management discipline for global fit-out experts Unispace, in addition to leading their Global Enterprise programme.

The last twelve months have seen a dramatic change in the way we work and the workplaces we use. As businesses have been adapting to navigating the Coronavirus pandemic, they have been forced to adopt unconventional workplaces and remote working styles.

Best Projects of 2020

Well, by all accounts 2020 has been "different". One thing that hasn't changed though is our passion for helping to shape perfect workspace - so with that in mind we decided to take a look back at the 5 most popular projects (based on website page views) from the last 12 months.

It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that few people have had such a wide-reaching and genuinely positive impact on the workplace design sector as Women In Office Design founder, Harsha Kotak.

Creatif are pleased to be starting October on a positive note as new Project Consultant, Ornan Bailey, joins the team.

Remember 2018? A time when industry events were commonplace, and the phrase “social distancing” wasn’t mentioned? Well, back in December 2018 we closed out the year with one final “Creatif Talks” seminar as we welcomed Neil Usher following the release of his critically-acclaimed book, “The Elemental Workplace”.

This month we check in with Creatif's very own Founder and Managing Director, Dwight Bailey, to discuss the effects of the current pandemic and what the future of the workspace may look like.

In light of the coronavirus pandemic affecting countries worldwide, this Creatif Conversation is the first to be conducted via video call, rather than face to face. It was particularly timely to be speaking to Elliot Gold, Co-Founder of Work.Life, as he owns coworking spaces across London, Reading and Manchester.

You’d be hard pushed to find someone who hasn’t heard of LEGO. And even if you’ve stepped on it, those bright colourful bricks probably fill you with a warm memory of playing with it when you were younger.

Bright, bold and botanical; a Charlotte Jade design can be spotted a mile off. Charlotte Jade is a luxury interior design brand that’s made its mark by specialising in beautiful, highly detailed, hand drawn artworks.

As you would expect, this year’s Surface Design Show 2020 was a tactile heaven. Bustling but not overly packed, the Business Design Centre was brimming with multi-coloured stone, coarse textures, and sustainable materials. It was a sensory sensation.

“How do people choose space” asked Brainybirdz co-Founder Dr Kerstin Sailer. Talking to a small group located within the Herman Miller National Design Centre, Kerstin and fellow co-Founder Ros Pomeroy wanted to use the audience as a live experiment regarding how individuals select their workspace.

Last week, Chris and Ben flew out to Sweden to visit the annual Stockholm Furniture Fair and check out the latest trends, innovations and see where the industry is heading in the next few years.

Lorna Leeson believes that work needs to be more human. It's been over two centuries since the Industrial Revolution changed how we, as humans, work. Yet many of our standard practices remain rooted in the 1800s and haven't adapted as the world around us has evolved. As a consequence, the office doesn't exactly allow us to display our individuality. In many cases, it inadvertently hampers our human-ness.

Nicola Gillen is the Head of Total Workplace EMEA at real estate giants Cushman & Wakefield. As a workplace visionary and published author, Nicola has extensive experience within real estate and has lived and worked abroad for a number of years.

Jon Tollit is an award-winning Design Director and Principal at Gensler, predominantly working on projects in the lifestyle sector.

In September 2018, Creatif announced a year-long partnership with Brake, the road safety charity following a vote by our internal team.

In September 2018, Creatif announced a year-long partnership with Brake, the road safety charity following a vote by our internal team.

In the fifth part in a series of posts about the ABC of Acoustic Design, we take a look at the principle of covering sound in the workplace and why the process of adding noise to reduce noise actually works!

In the fourth part in a series of posts about the ABC of Acoustic Design, we take a look at the principle of blocking sound in the workplace and the different ways that can be achieved through fixed and flexible partitions.

In the third part in a series of posts about the ABC of Acoustic Design, we take a look at the principle of absorbing sound in the workplace, the history behind the concept and why it is an effective acoustic remedy.

Richard Russell is the founding Director Innerspace Cheshire, one of the foremost suppliers of natural materials within the interior design industry.

Richard Russell is one of the most familiar faces in the interiors sector. After making his name in the world of fabrics and textiles, he went on to found Innerspace Cheshire in 2006 and has spearheaded and championed the use of natural materials in office design.

To mark one year of fundraising in conjunction with Brake, the road safety charity, we're sending 'Team Ops' across to fly down Europe's fastest zip line...

In the second part in a series of posts about the ABC of Acoustic Design, we provide a bite size overview of key terms, standards and definitions, and cover the basic principles you'll need to adopt to create an acoustically perfect workspace.

In a new blog series, Creatif goes through the ABC approach to Acoustic Design.

Agile working - It's all about letting people work how, where and when they want. Float, our agile moving panel system, is a great enabler of agile working in the workplace. Here are five fantastic examples...

Creatif has now raised nearly £2,500 for Brake, the UK's leading road safety charity, after our latest charity event - sending one of team down to the capital to run the ASICS London 10K.

Scott Douglas of OE Electrics walked away from Clerkenwell Design Week as a champion after recording near-perfect round, leaving the rest of the field trailing in his wake.

Since entering its year-long partnership with Brake, Creatif has raised over £2,000 for the UK’s leading road safety charity.

For its tenth birthday, Clerkenwell Design Week put on its biggest party yet. And we were no different as we turned 79 Clerkenwell Road into the Workspace Wellness Hub.

Rosie Haslem is a Director at Spacelab, a research, interior design and architecture practice that has a strong focus on making buildings that fit people, instead of trying to fit people in to buildings.

As a WELL Building Standard Accredited professional and Fitwel Ambassador, Georgia Elliott-Smith is known for her unwavering commitment to improving environmental best practices and design.

We're delighted to say that thanks to our latest fundraising effort - a white-knuckle flight in North Wales - we have now raised over £2,000 for our chosen charity, Brake.

At Creatif, we're extremely pleased to announce our partnership with Brake, the road safety charity.

With extensive evidence linking strategic office design to employee retention, it’s important to maximise one of the key areas in the workplace: the breakout space.

Interior designers are therefore introducing biophilic design to combat urbanisation and reconnect people with nature.

Three members of Creatif’s team descended from the roof of the Manchester Velodrome to raise money for Brake, the road safety charity.

The Epidemic of Overwhelm

Collaboration is the latest buzzword in business circles which is why open-plan offices remain a growing trend in office design.