Archive for April, 2016

Why Choose Wood Office Furniture?

Friday, April 29th, 2016
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Celebrate Arbor Day with wood office furniture from American Design Associates.

Today, April 29, is Arbor Day. It’s normally celebrated by planting a tree, or at least hugging a tree, but we do things a little differently around here. Today, we want to celebrate trees in all their glory, including once they’ve been transformed into wood office furniture. Here are some of our thoughts on why you should choose wood office furniture from American Design Associates. (more…)

Celebrating Earth Day with Environmentally Friendly Office Furniture

Friday, April 22nd, 2016
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Celebrate Earth Day year-round with environmentally friendly office furniture.

A few weeks ago we wrote about World Health Day, and now we’re back to celebrate a different kind of world health day — the actual health of the earth itself. Today marks the 46th annual celebration of Earth Day — a time to think about our environmental impact and try to find ways to implement “green” and sustainable practices in our daily lives. Well, many Americans’ daily lives take place in an office, so it makes sense to think about ways we can choose environmentally friendly office furniture to take small but important steps in helping Mother Nature. Here at American Design Associates, we have a few ideas. (more…)

Office Design Help to Stress Less at Work

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Stressed at work? Not anymore thanks to some office design help from your friends at American Design!

Offices are known to be stressful, but searching for office design help can lead to even more stress! What can you do?

Fortunately, there are a few simple ways you can actually reduce your stress in your office with just a change in design. Let’s jump right into the best ways to reduce your stress levels at your office. (more…)

Celebrating World Health Day with Ergonomic Office Furniture

Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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We’re celebrating World Health Day by thinking about all the health benefits of ergonomic office furniture!

Last week we wrote a blog post about why your back hurts at work. Well this week we have something similar to talk to you about. Today, April 7th, is World Health Day, sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO is using the day to bring awareness to preventing diabetes, but we thought we’d take our own office-furniture-y spin on the day, and discuss the merits of ergonomic office furniture to improve overall office health. Here are our two cents. (more…)

This is Why Your Back Hurts in Your Office Chair

Friday, April 1st, 2016
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Are your back and neck feeling the effects of sitting in a crummy chair all day?

Without a high quality ergonomic office chair to guide you into good posture, sitting at your desk might actually be giving you back pain and discomfort. If you find that sitting for long hours is leaving your back feeling less than optimal, it may be time to check your posture. If you are engaging in these bad posture habits, you may be contributing to your own discomfort. Read on to learn about negative posture habits, so you can catch yourself in the act and straighten out your posture. (more…)