Archive for August, 2016

A Short History of Ergonomics

Friday, August 26th, 2016
history of ergonomics

How did our everyday tools and utensils become so tailored to our forms?

Ergonomics is an important part of everything we interact with today. From cell phones and computers to hammers and shovels, not a thing is made with a consideration of ergonomics. But how did this become such a big part of our lives without us even knowing it? This week we are going to look at the history of ergonomics and how it became what it is today. (more…)

What Makes an Ergonomic Chair “The Best”

Friday, August 19th, 2016
ergonomic chair

Which ergonomic chair is “the best”? Read this post, and then you decide.

The internet has a real passionate love affair with lists. We did it just last week with our post titled, “Three Ways to Avoid Growing Business Pains.” One list you see much more than others is the “Best” list. This is a list that’s supposed to show the top of the line instances of a certain product. “Best Ergonomic Office Chair” is a popular one. Instead of giving you a list of different chairs, we are going to look at what chairs in a few of these lists have in common, and then let you decide for yourself which is “the best.” (more…)

Three Ways to Avoid Growing Business Pains

Friday, August 12th, 2016
growing business

Growing your business is important, but it can come with some difficulties.

Building your business into a successful company is the American dream. Owners, particularly those of small businesses, understand the roadblocks that come along with expansion and success. Growth and success are usually held back by space constraints as your company’s productivity is tied to how many people and resources you can fit in your office. To avoid the growing pains most expanding companies face, consider these three tips. (more…)

Tips for Arranging Dormitory Furniture

Friday, August 5th, 2016
dormitory furniture

Just about every dorm room will have the same pieces of furniture, so arranging them just so will help make the most of your space.

Every year as a new group of kids gets ready to go off to college, dorm room organization and decoration becomes the big thing again. As dorm rooms vary in almost every way (including shape, size, floor material, number of occupants, and wall color just to name a few) it can seem difficult to plan ahead. However, one thing that all dorm rooms have in common is the furniture provided by the university. These almost always include a desk, bed, chair, dresser, and closet or wardrobe. To learn how to get the most out of your dormitory furniture and design layout, read on. (more…)