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Meet Katie - November's 'Most Valuable Player'

Meet Katie - November's 'Most Valuable Player'

Posted on 12 December 2018

Meet Katie, November’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ (MVP)!

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Last chance to donate to our food bank!

Last chance to donate to our food bank!

Posted on 10 December 2018

Christmas has officially landed at thelab_, and our #MiracleOnWenlockRoad campaign is in full swing!

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Spacelab named 'Interior Design Practice of the Year'!

Spacelab named 'Interior Design Practice of the Year'!

Posted on 29 November 2018

We’re so excited to have been named ‘Interior Design Practice of the Year’ in the FX Awards!

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VR – it's not the tool, it's the approach

VR – it's not the tool, it's the approach

Posted on 26 November 2018

Virtual reality (VR) has been around in our sector for a while now. For some, it remains a fad and a distraction which will pass. For others, it’s a panacea which will cure all ills. So, ...

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The launch of 'Cordelia's Story' - #PuttingPeopleFirst

The launch of 'Cordelia's Story' - #PuttingPeopleFirst

Posted on 23 November 2018

The very first film in our series #PuttingPeopleFirst is now live! Titled ‘Cordelia’s Story’, the film follows Cordelia Masters, Buyer at Boden, gaining a unique and personal insight into the ...

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Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it's all about Giving Tuesday...

Forget Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it's all about Giving Tuesday...

Posted on 22 November 2018

As part of our #MiracleOnWenlockRoad campaign we’re hosting a ...

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Miracle on Wenlock Road...

Miracle on Wenlock Road...

Posted on 16 November 2018

Christmas, for most of us, is a magical time of year. A time for celebrating, for feasting and for sharing good times with loved ones. And whatever stresses we face, once a ...

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Food for thought...

Food for thought...

Posted on 9 November 2018

1 in 5 of the UK population live below the poverty line, a fact that doesn’t show signs of improving quickly.

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Meet Sophie - October's 'Most Valuable Player'

Meet Sophie - October's 'Most Valuable Player'

Posted on 7 November 2018

Meet Sophie, October’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ (MVP)!

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Meet Kim - September's 'Most Valuable Player'

Meet Kim - September's 'Most Valuable Player'

Posted on 15 October 2018

Meet Kim, September’s ‘Most Valuable Player’!

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What role can space play in ending homelessness?

What role can space play in ending homelessness?

Posted on 12 October 2018

Everyone should have a space to live, a place to call home, somewhere you are safe. Sadly in Great Britain this is far from reality, with over 236,000 experiencing ...

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University of London's new workspace featured in University Business magazine

University of London's new workspace featured in University Business magazine

Posted on 17 September 2018

How can spatial design help improve collaboration, motivation and productivity within workspaces of universities? University Business magazine spoke to our founding ...

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Bringing people together for our annual Charity Golf Day

Bringing people together for our annual Charity Golf Day

Posted on 14 September 2018

Last week we were joined by some of our good friends and partners for our annual charity golf day. With the sun shining down on ...

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Meet Joe - August's 'Most Valuable Player'

Meet Joe - August's 'Most Valuable Player'

Posted on 14 September 2018

Meet Joe, August’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ (MVP)!

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Winging it for charity

Winging it for charity

Posted on 24 August 2018

We believe that when people come together great things can happen. 

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Spacelab's Joe competes for Great Britain!

Spacelab's Joe competes for Great Britain!

Posted on 20 August 2018

Here in The Lab we have some pretty talented people, who not only thrive at work but also accomplish some spectacular achievements outside of work too. And this ...

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Why we don’t email out of hours

Why we don’t email out of hours

Posted on 13 August 2018

At Spacelab we have always put people first. Not only evident in our approach to designing spaces for the people using them, ...

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Meet Gemma - July's 'Most Valuable Player'

Meet Gemma - July's 'Most Valuable Player'

Posted on 7 August 2018

Meet Gemma, July’s ‘Most Valuable Player’ (MVP)!

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Putting people first at 'Glorious Goodwood'

Putting people first at 'Glorious Goodwood'

Posted on 3 August 2018

This week saw Qatar Goodwood Festival, popularly referred to as ‘Glorious Goodwood’, get underway.

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Do personality types matter when designing a workplace?

Do personality types matter when designing a workplace?

Posted on 1 August 2018

Our development into the world of virtual technology has provided our designers with tools to create and experience spaces like never before. It’s also enabled us ...

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Most Valuable Player - June

Most Valuable Player - June

Posted on 13 July 2018

Meet Siobhan, June's 'Most Valuable Player' (MVP) and the person responsible for looking after all of us Labbers!  

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Spacelab nominated for 'Interior Design Practice of the Year' in FX Awards

Spacelab nominated for 'Interior Design Practice of the Year' in FX Awards

Posted on 11 July 2018

We are very excited to announce that Spacelab have been nominated for 'Interior Design Practice of the year' in this years' FX awards! 

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Boden shortlisted for AJ Retrofit Award

Boden shortlisted for AJ Retrofit Award

Posted on 9 July 2018

We are thrilled to announce that our new design for Boden's head office has been shortlisted for this years' AJ Retrofit Awards!

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Our very first 'Lab Fest'

Our very first 'Lab Fest'

Posted on 5 July 2018

Every year we head off on our annual surprise summer party for a well-deserved break. This year the party was a little different... With the festival season just ...

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The Lab Foundation are now inspiring future generations

The Lab Foundation are now inspiring future generations

Posted on 19 June 2018

We are all unique and ever-evolving, and the way we learn needs to compliment that. Learning is a lifelong adventure, an ever-changing ...

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Virgin Care Private opens first Health and Wellbeing Clinic

Virgin Care Private opens first Health and Wellbeing Clinic

Posted on 15 June 2018

Virgin Care Private have opened their first pay-as-you-go Health and Wellbeing Clinic in Birmingham city centre, ...

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Most Valuable Player - May

Most Valuable Player - May

Posted on 6 June 2018

Meet Tom, May's 'Most Valuable Player' (MVP)!  

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Spacelab's Sanel Durmus listed as one of Mix Interiors' '30 under 30'

Spacelab's Sanel Durmus listed as one of Mix Interiors' '30 under 30'

Posted on 21 May 2018

Spacelab are incredibly proud to announce that our Sanel Durmus has made Mix Interiors' annual ‘30 under 30’ list, which recognises the top rising stars within the ...

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Most Valuable Player - April

Most Valuable Player - April

Posted on 1 May 2018

Introducing Nathalia, April's 'Most Valuable Player' (MVP)! 

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Spacelab win BCO Award for ASOS Contact Centre

Spacelab win BCO Award for ASOS Contact Centre

Posted on 27 April 2018
Photo credit: Sirastudio 

We’re delighted that our new contact centre for ASOS has just won a regional ...

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How we're minimising our impact on the environment

How we're minimising our impact on the environment

Posted on 22 April 2018

We’ve always been driven by our purpose to make the world an even better place through whatever means we can, and as such our team of passionate Labbers are ...

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Why we give our team unlimited paid holiday

Why we give our team unlimited paid holiday

Posted on 12 April 2018

Here at Spacelab people have always been, and always will be, at the heart of everything we do. Our people first approach isn’t just limited to our clients, ...

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Most Valuable Player - March

Most Valuable Player - March

Posted on 4 April 2018

Introducing Judith, March's 'Most Valuable Player'! 

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Spacelab's Rosie Haslem featured in the Bene Future of Work Report

Spacelab's Rosie Haslem featured in the Bene Future of Work Report

Posted on 9 March 2018

Spacelab’s Rosie Haslem recently joined other industry experts at a round table discussion run by Bene, on what the future of ...

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We practice what we preach

We practice what we preach

Posted on 7 March 2018

Click here to take a 360 degree tour of The Lab in action.

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Goodwood March Grandstand Design 

Goodwood March Grandstand Design 

Posted on 2 March 2018

Having previously designed the new Press Box for Goodwood Racecourse Spacelab were approached to redesign the March Grandstand ...

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Spacelab now: we've been transitioning...

Spacelab now: we've been transitioning...

Posted on 12 February 2018

The world is changing ...

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Christmas blog 2017

Christmas blog 2017

Posted on 8 December 2017

Happy December from all of us at Spacelab!

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Spacelab is 'Sacking Secret Santa'

Spacelab is 'Sacking Secret Santa'

Posted on 4 December 2017

 Why we're #sackingsecretsanta this year.

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The HR Distinction Awards have shortlisted us for designing workplaces that empower people

The HR Distinction Awards have shortlisted us for designing workplaces that empower people

Posted on November 17, 2017

We’re excited to announce that our commitment to empowering people has been recognised by the HR Distinction Awards. We’ve been shortlisted for the category, ‘Supplier-Led HR Innovation and ...

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Space Syntax Turner Prize 2017 winner announced

Space Syntax Turner Prize 2017 winner announced

Posted on 8 November 2017

The Bartlett School of Architecture MSc student, Lorena Espaillat Bencosme, is the winner of this year's Spacelab-sponsored Space Syntax Turner Prize for outstanding student research.

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Celebrating design

Celebrating design

Posted on 3 November 2017

We're celebrating design with a #throwback post to September. It didn't just mark the start of autumn, it was a month where we visited Open House London, London Design Festival, ...

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Create space to combat mental health at work

Create space to combat mental health at work

Posted on October 26, 2017

The Thriving at Work report, commissioned by the UK government, was launched today (26th October 2017) with some significant findings on mental health in the workplace. The report shows that ...

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Competing for Archichef London 2017

Competing for Archichef London 2017

Posted on October 26, 2017

On Wednesday 25th October, for one night only, we put our food-design skills to the ultimate test – competing against five architecture practices for the prestigious 'Archichef London 2017' ...

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UK productivity may be down but you don’t have to be

UK productivity may be down but you don’t have to be

Posted on 17 October 2017

On Friday 6th October, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) published the quarterly Labour Productivity bulletin for the UK labour market. Productivity, as measured by output per hour, is ...

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What’s a Spacelab ‘Sports Week’ all about?

What’s a Spacelab ‘Sports Week’ all about?

Posted on October 12, 2017

Last week, from 2nd to 8th October, was the second annual Spacelab ‘Sports Week’. Over the course of the ...

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Talking evidence-based design with RPC

Talking evidence-based design with RPC

Posted on October 5, 2017

On Friday 22nd September, our founding partner, Nathan Lonsdale, and long-standing Spacelab client Mayur Patel, Facilities Director at law firm 

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Working with other architects: Squire & Partners’ new workplace is featured in Architecture Today

Working with other architects: Squire & Partners’ new workplace is featured in Architecture Today

Posted on October 2, 2017

Architecture Today features Squire & Partners’ new workplace, The Department Store. We conducted an in-depth piece of workplace consultancy on the architectural practice to advise the firm on ...

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We're raising money for Bone Cancer Research Trust and Children and the Arts

We're raising money for Bone Cancer Research Trust and Children and the Arts

Posted on September 28, 2017

October isn't just a time for all of the leaves to fall off of the trees and to dress up in costumes to trick our neighbours into giving us sweets. For Spacelab, it's a time for us to get sporty ...

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Golf with a 15th birthday twist

Golf with a 15th birthday twist

Posted on September 27, 2017

On Friday 15th September we gathered at Sundridge Park Golf Course for our annual golf day. But ...

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On site at University of London

On site at University of London

Posted on September 6, 2017

We're working with the University of London to help re-envisage the function of their home in the Grade II* Listed Senate House. 

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On site at ASOS’s London office

On site at ASOS’s London office

Posted on September 1, 2017

We’re working with ASOS to wrap space around their business strategy by supporting them to remain in their current workplace – a 1920s tobacco factory in north London.

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Mix Interiors interviews Rosie Haslem on the 'death of the desk'

Mix Interiors interviews Rosie Haslem on the 'death of the desk'

Posted on August 11, 2017

Mix Interiors magazine asks our Rosie Haslem if we're approaching the 'death of the desk'. Here's what she had to say.

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Nathan Lonsdale talks spatial design with University Business magazine

Nathan Lonsdale talks spatial design with University Business magazine

Posted on August 11, 2017

University Business magazine were investigating why it's important for universities to invest in the design of their non-teaching spaces and they turned to our founding partner, Nathan Lonsdale, ...

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Your office isn’t what you think. Part three: space to grow.

Your office isn’t what you think. Part three: space to grow.

Posted on 21 July 2017

In the first part of this three-blog series, we exposed the misconception that people need to have their own desk at work. In the second part, we unveiled the real reasons why people think they ...

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Your office isn’t what you think. Part two: meeting rooms.

Your office isn’t what you think. Part two: meeting rooms.

Posted on 14 July 2017

In the first part of this three-blog series, we exposed the misconception that people need to have their own desk at work. In this part, we’ve used the same data – having surveyed over 14,000 ...

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Your office isn’t what you think. A three-part series.

Your office isn’t what you think. A three-part series.

Posted on 4 July 2017

How people think they use their workspace rarely aligns with how they actually use it. In many businesses, shared facilities lie vacant for days while people complain that there isn’t enough ...

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It's our 15th birthday!

It's our 15th birthday!

Posted on 9 June 2017

On 10th June, exactly 15 years ago, Nathan Lonsdale and Andrew Budgen started a company that would go on to revolutionise the way people understand and use space. That company is ...

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Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

Clerkenwell Design Week 2017

Posted on 30 May 2017

One of the key annual events in the Spacelab calendar, Clerkenwell Design Week, took place between the 22nd and 25th May 2017. Here are some of our highlights in pictures.

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How to unlock your space and empower your people

How to unlock your space and empower your people

Posted on 19 May 2017

Space plays a bigger role in the delivery of your business strategy and culture than you might think.

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Our 15 favourite memories at Spacelab

Our 15 favourite memories at Spacelab

Posted on 15 May 2017

It's the 15th of the month and as part of our 15th birthday celebrations we've asked everyone in the team for their favourite memories from their time at Spacelab.

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Michael Beach is listed in Mix Interiors magazine's 30 under 30

Michael Beach is listed in Mix Interiors magazine's 30 under 30

Posted on May 12, 2017

Mix Interiors magazine have released this year's hotlist of 30 designers under 30 and our Michael Beach is featured on it!

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Spacelab takes over April's edition of Mix Interiors magazine

Spacelab takes over April's edition of Mix Interiors magazine

Posted on April 21, 2017

This month Spacelab have taken over the April edition of Mix Interiors magazine with the design of the logo for the front cover and a six-page feature on our 15th anniversary.

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Our 15 highlights from Milan Design Week 2017

Our 15 highlights from Milan Design Week 2017

Posted on 15 April 2017

Milan Design Week took place last week (4th-9th April). The city was transformed into a canvas of colour and creativity – premiering the latest trends in design. Our interior designers, ...

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How do our brains navigate through a space?

How do our brains navigate through a space?

Posted on 3 April 2017

Over the last 11 years at Spacelab, our focus has gone beyond the aesthetics of buildings and spaces to understanding their deeper structure and impact on the way they’re used in daily life. We ...

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How can we improve productivity? Spacelab tell the Parliamentary Design Commission how...

How can we improve productivity? Spacelab tell the Parliamentary Design Commission how...

Posted on 30 March 2017

We all interact with the buildings and spaces each and every day but these are only on the fringes of government policy. The ‘People and places: design of the built environment and behaviour’ ...

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Our 15 design predictions for the next 15 years

Our 15 design predictions for the next 15 years

Posted on 15 March 2017

It's the 15th of the month and as part of our 15th birthday celebrations we've asked 15 people in our interiors team to share their top design predictions for the next 15 ...

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We're celebrating our team for international women’s day

We're celebrating our team for international women’s day

Posted on 8 March 2017

With women making up 69% of our total team (up from 62% in December 2015), international women’s day is the perfect opportunity for us to celebrate all of the women shaping Spacelab, our clients’ ...

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Meet us at MIPIM

Meet us at MIPIM

Posted on March 7, 2017

Some of our team, Andrew Budgen, Kara Wood, Nathan Lonsdale, Robin Lonsdale and Rosie Haslem will be at MIPIM 2017.

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The start of our 15th anniversary celebrations

The start of our 15th anniversary celebrations

Posted on 3 March 2017

On Thursday 16th February we ‘kicked off’ our 15th anniversary celebrations with some of our key partners from over the years.

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Happy 15th birthday to us!

Happy 15th birthday to us!

Posted on 15 January 2017

There’s no ‘January blues’ at Spacelab this year, as 2017 is the year we celebrate turning 15!

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OnOffice launched their Power List 2016 and we're in it!

OnOffice launched their Power List 2016 and we're in it!

Posted on December 20, 2016

Our Director of Workplace Consultancy has been listed as one of the most influential people within the industry by OnOffice Magazine.

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Live action advent calendar 2016

Live action advent calendar 2016

Posted on 2 December 2016

It's that time of year again when we get "social". Every weekday from 1st December until Christmas Eve we will be sharing stories from members of the team (click on the images for secret ...

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Five tips for designing a workspace that improves staff wellbeing

Five tips for designing a workspace that improves staff wellbeing

Posted on 8 August 2016

Staff wellbeing is increasingly on the radar of the HR function in businesses. However, the impact that the design of the space can have upon it, is often missed.

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Workplace wellbeing: designing spaces for people

Workplace wellbeing: designing spaces for people

Posted on 12 July 2016

On Thursday 9th June, we hosted a workplace wellbeing breakfast event with Urbano Network and University of London. The guests that attended were from a wide variety of industries with common ...

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Why Spacelab ‘walked to space and back’ for Sport Relief

Why Spacelab ‘walked to space and back’ for Sport Relief

Posted on 22 March 2016

On Friday 18th and Monday 21st March, we ‘walked to space and back’, within the confines of our workplace.

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Virgin Money Chester is featured in The Chester Chronicle

Virgin Money Chester is featured in The Chester Chronicle

Posted on February 22, 2016

Spacelab’s latest office design for Virgin Money’s credit card team in Chester has been featured in The Chester Chronicle.

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FX Magazine features Virgin Money's new space

FX Magazine features Virgin Money's new space

Posted on January 27, 2016

Virgin Money's new lounge at Haymarket, London is featured in FX Magazine.

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The Lab is featured in The Other Office 2

The Lab is featured in The Other Office 2

Posted on January 6, 2016

"Spacelab’s aim for designing the firm’s own new workplace was to realise a creative hub that can showcase its unique evidence-based approach."

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Mix Interiors October 2015

Mix Interiors October 2015

Posted on January 4, 2016

"Integrating the softer, more relaxed setting and aesthetic of cafés, bars, restaurants and hotel lobbies creates environments that support and encourage interaction, and provide a comfortable, ...

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Welcome to Spacelab’s second Advent blog

Welcome to Spacelab’s second Advent blog

Posted on 23 December 2015

The end of another year presents us with an opportunity to look back and take in all of our achievements and changes over the year, and to look to the future for more exciting times ahead for our ...

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Ros Pomeroy discusses wellbeing in the workplace with FX Magazine

Ros Pomeroy discusses wellbeing in the workplace with FX Magazine

Posted on November 9, 2015

Our Research Director Ros Pomeroy was invited to discuss wellbeing in the workspace with FX Magazine. Access the full article

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The business of change – insights from the CoreNet Global Summit

The business of change – insights from the CoreNet Global Summit

Posted on 14 October 2015

Spacelab attended the CoreNet Global Summit in London on 17 and 18 September 2015. The theme of the conference ...

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We opened our doors for Open House London 2015

We opened our doors for Open House London 2015

Posted on 21 September 2015

On Saturday 19th September 2015, we opened up our office, ‘The Lab’, to the general public for Open House London. The space was buzzing from the moment we opened our doors until closing time, with ...

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Spacelab's first golf day

Spacelab's first golf day

Posted on September 14, 2015

On 11 September 2015, Spacelab's first golf day got off to a flying start as staff, clients and suppliers tee-med up for a day of healthy competition and networking.

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Spacelab complete interior scheme for mcgarrybowen

Spacelab complete interior scheme for mcgarrybowen

Posted on August 18, 2015

After acquiring 8,000sq.ft in the iconic Grade II listed Heal's building on Tottenham Court Road, advertising agency mcgarrybowen turned to us to design and implement their interior scheme in just ...

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Spacelab completes new Press Box for Goodwood Racecourse

Spacelab completes new Press Box for Goodwood Racecourse

Posted on August 12, 2015

Spacelab were tasked to design a new Press Box for Goodwood Racecourse. The new space needed to house up to 130 journalists on key race days and be used flexibly as workspace and events throughout ...

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Designing Buildings For People

Designing Buildings For People

Posted on 18 July 2015

Most of us spend the majority of our waking hours in buildings: schools, universities, offices, research labs, libraries, hospitals, shopping malls etc. Most of them were designed to be ...

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Spacelab at the Space Syntax Symposium

Spacelab at the Space Syntax Symposium

Posted on 17 July 2015

Spacelab were delighted to sponsor this week’s Space Syntax Symposium, the tenth biennial coming together of scholars, practitioners ...

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Three unexpected ways to boost your office potential – 3. Finding the perfect property

Three unexpected ways to boost your office potential – 3. Finding the perfect property

Posted on 3 July 2015

Over the last two weeks you’ve been reading about the

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Three unexpected ways to boost your office potential – 2. Time to ditch the desk?

Three unexpected ways to boost your office potential – 2. Time to ditch the desk?

Posted on 25 June 2015

Our latest thinking on evidence-based design and its merits in providing spatial solutions that fit people have culminated in an academic paper, published recently in the

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Three unexpected ways to boost your office potential – 1. Best laid seating plans

Three unexpected ways to boost your office potential – 1. Best laid seating plans

Posted on 18 June 2015

Our latest thinking on evidence-based design and its merits in providing spatial solutions that fit people have culminated in an academic paper, published recently in the

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Sit? Stand? Move!

Sit? Stand? Move!

Posted on 4 June 2015

As you are reading this, you are probably sitting. So am I, writing this blog at the moment. Sitting is what most people do most of the time during their day, either at work, at home, or in ...

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Spacelab Completes New Office Fit Out for Mergermarket

Spacelab Completes New Office Fit Out for Mergermarket

Posted on May 29, 2015

Mergermarket’s relocation of their 350 staff from Pearson PLC was an opportunity for them to create an office to reflect their five brands and suit the ambitions of the growing financial ...

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Spacelab Shortlisted for Mixology Design Practice of the Year

Spacelab Shortlisted for Mixology Design Practice of the Year

Posted on May 27, 2015

Spacelab are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for Design Practice of the Year in the Mix Interiors magazine Mixology awards. The award celebrates the highest levels of quality, ...

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Spacelab’s Kara Wood honored by Mix Interiors Magazine

Spacelab’s Kara Wood honored by Mix Interiors Magazine

Posted on 21 May 2015

Spacelab Director Kara Wood has been named one of Mix Interiors Magazine’s ‘Bright Young Things’ for 2015.

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Sharing our ideas with the Digital Shoreditch community

Sharing our ideas with the Digital Shoreditch community

Posted on 11 May 2015

Today, Rosie Haslem, Spacelab’s Associate Director of Workplace Consultancy, is presenting at Digital Shoreditch Festival in front of ...

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It’s all about the layout!

It’s all about the layout!

Posted on 8 May 2015

After years and years of prophetic calls that the

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RIBA London Open Studios

RIBA London Open Studios

Posted on April 28, 2015

During the upcoming RIBA London Open Studios, part of the

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Spacelab women are leading the way

Spacelab women are leading the way

Posted on 5 March 2015

In January, RIBA president elect Jane Duncan started the inspiring Twitter campaign #seemejoinme, aimed ...

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Putting practice into theory: Spacelab lectures at UCL

Putting practice into theory: Spacelab lectures at UCL

Posted on 5 February 2015

Since the start of the academic year, Spacelab consultants Ros Pomeroy and Rosie Haslem have both delivered guest lectures to an international group of

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Serendipity, chance encounters and unplanned contact

Serendipity, chance encounters and unplanned contact

Posted on 13 January 2015

If you are interested in workplaces and how spatial design can influence business performance, you will quickly come across various opinions and buzzwords relating to the way people meet each ...

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The office: The New Generation

The office: The New Generation

Posted on December 8, 2014

"Workplace layouts can support business goals such as creativity and collaboration", says Kerstin Sailer, our evidence-based design expert, in an interview with British Airways Business ...

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Welcome to our Spacelab Advent Blog

Welcome to our Spacelab Advent Blog

Posted on 5 December 2014

We’re already feeling festive here at Spacelab and getting into the Christmas spirit with an advent blog, where we’ll be sharing our days leading up to Christmas with you. Every day you’ll find ...

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We have won the Interiors Architect of the Year Award!

We have won the Interiors Architect of the Year Award!

Posted on December 3, 2014

The judges commented on our win:

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Welcome to our Spacelab Advent Blog

Welcome to our Spacelab Advent Blog

Posted on December 1, 2014

We’re already feeling festive here at Spacelab and getting into the Christmas spirit with an advent blog, where we’ll be sharing our days leading up to Christmas with you. Every day you’ll find ...

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We are Architect of the Year Awards 2014 Finalists!

We are Architect of the Year Awards 2014 Finalists!

Posted on November 25, 2014

Now one of the UK’s largest gatherings of architects, the Architect of the Year Awards return for its 11th year and we are thrilled to have been shortlisted for 

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Data Driven Design – Presenting at WORKTECH 14 London

Data Driven Design – Presenting at WORKTECH 14 London

Posted on 18 November 2014

This week sees the annual WORKTECH 14 conference return to London with a packed two day programme ...

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Spatial Databases: Generating New Insights on Office Design and Human Behaviours in the Workplace

Spatial Databases: Generating New Insights on Office Design and Human Behaviours in the Workplace

Posted on 9 October 2014

In addition to day-to-day consultancy projects and working with clients to realise their ideal office, we also engage in original research. This allows us to generate new insights, systematically ...

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On the Benefits of Co-Location

On the Benefits of Co-Location

Posted on 11 July 2014

Seating arrangements in an office are known to shape our contact patterns: we tend to communicate most often with those sitting close to us. For this very reason,

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Death of the Desk: The Future is Flexible

Death of the Desk: The Future is Flexible

Posted on 13 May 2014

The first day at a new job used to mean getting the answer to that all important question: “so which is my office?”  In today’s mostly open plan environments, the same ...

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Better Buildings Through Data Driven Design. Or: So How Do We Know?

Better Buildings Through Data Driven Design. Or: So How Do We Know?

Posted on 1 May 2014

An article in yesterday’s Metro requested organisations to “

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Spacelab are leading the way...

Spacelab are leading the way...

Posted on February 20, 2014

Incisive Media’s recently ...

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On the Visibility of Power Relations: Spatial Reflections on Holacracy as the Latest Organisation Trend

On the Visibility of Power Relations: Spatial Reflections on Holacracy as the Latest Organisation Trend

Posted on 15 January 2014

2014 started off with a lot of talk around the decision of shoe retailer Zappos to remove its hierarchies and job titles and become a so called 

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Spacelab shortlisted for refurbishment of RIBA's new home

Spacelab shortlisted for refurbishment of RIBA's new home

Posted on November 14, 2013

Spacelab are proud to have been shortlisted for the refurbishment of the RIBA's new home.

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Spacelab is featured in The Sunday Times

Spacelab is featured in The Sunday Times

Posted on September 18, 2013

On the 15th September 2013, our three-story extension of Highgate House was featured in the Sunday Times weekend property supplement's focus on home renovations.

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Spacelab appear of ITV's This Morning

Spacelab appear of ITV's This Morning

Posted on June 7, 2013

Spacelab appeared on ITV's This Morning this week, alongside Diarmuid Gavin to explain the story behind our Friend's Garden on the rooftop of Great Ormond Street Hospital.

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Queen's Road submitted for planning

Queen's Road submitted for planning

Posted on June 7, 2013

Spacelab submitted our scheme at Queen's Road in Peckham for planning this week.

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