News - 2011
22/12/2011: Vitra Tip Ton Win FX Award
The Vitra Tip Ton designed by Barber Osgerby is now available to order from the Wellworking Online Store. Tip Ton recently also won the FX 2011 Product of the Year
The latest addition to Vitra’s Collection, it is available in eight different colours and can stack four high. Manufactured from a single mould in 100% polypropylene, with no mechanical components and a striking appearance, it is extremely durable and an ideal solution for dining rooms, conference areas, office spaces or educational establishments.
20/12/2011: Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
Wellworking would like to wish all of our customers a very merry Christmas & a safe and prosperous New Year. We would to thank you for your support in making 2011 such a successful year and hope for your continued support throughout 2012.
Please note that Wellworking will not be delivering from Friday 24th December through to January 3rd, due to the holiday season.
09/12/2011: Leaf Lights Are Great Gifts.
Wellworking have a limited quantity of brand new Herman Miller Leaf Light still available and until 19th of December 2011 we will be offering them at only £99 each with free, fast UK delivery. That's a saving of £200 off RRP. To find out more please visit our Leaf Light Sale.
02/12/2011: We Have A Winner!
Congratulations to P. Moore of Oxford on winning an RH Logic 400 chair in the Wellworking RH Promotion. Hope you enjoy the chair and thanks to everyone who entered.
01/12/2011: SAYL Win FX Award
Herman Miller SAYL wins Best Workplace Seating at FX Awards! Sayl has picked up its second European award in as many weeks, winning the ‘Best Workplace Seating’ category at the FX International Interior Design Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Londonon Tuesday 29th November.
30/11/2011: Christmas at VitraHaus
28/11/2011: Welcome to Wellworking
Jonathan has been working in the field of DSE and Ergonomic Assessments for the past 11 years, and he holds a TECH IOSH qualification in Health & Safety in addition to his DSE qualifications.
Jon shares Wellworking's vision of the workplace and the relevance of social ergonomics, and his high levels of experience and professionalism make him a very exciting addition to our Ergonomics Services team.
14/11/2011: CBS Pool Night
Wellworking would like to thank CBS for the charity pool night last week that raised over £750 for Cancer Research UK - a fantastic night and all for a very worthy cause!
07/11/2011: Wellworking Receive Herman Miller Award
Wellworking were delighted to receive a Herman Miller 2010-2011 Dealer Performance Cube today in recognition of outstanding service & sales through out the year. We are pleased to receive this award and are looking forward to partnering with Herman Miller even more closely over the next year.
Wellworking are pleased to announce that they are amongst the first UK Herman Miller Dealers to have been awarded Herman Miller’s “Authorised Online Retailer” certification.
Peter Lindeman, Herman Miller’s Distribution Development manager, EMEA commented “Wellworking’s exceptional level of product knowledge, combined with industry-leading service pre- and post-sale, make them an obvious partner for Herman Miller as we look for an online experience for our clients that matches the quality of our product offering.”
Luke Munro, Managing Director at Wellworking, added “Few global suppliers can match Herman Miller’s design excellence, integrity of manufacture, and environmental commitment. We are delighted to have been chosen by Herman Miller to work with them online"
This logo is now displayed across our site and is the official mark of an authorised Herman Miller online retailer.
21/10/2011: The Art of Design
Wellworking are advertising in the latest issue of The Art of Design magazine.
20/10/2011: Molinare Project Completion
Wellworking have recently completed phase 2 & 3 of a major project for Film and Broadcast Post Production company Molinare in central London. These phases of the project included 2 new Baselight VFX Editing suites, the client facing bar area, reception and coffee bar area, boardroom, as well as the general office area, cellular offices and Group CEO’s office. Using a wide range of quality furnishings we are delighted at the outcome. To see more of the stunning photos of this project please visit our Project Portfolio.
18/10/2011: Want To Win An RH Logic 400 Chair?
Wellworking are offering the chance for one lucky person to win an RH Logic chair in the colour of their choice. Simply fill in the online entry form here and go into the draw to win this fantastic ergonomic office chair. Competitiion closes November 30th 2011 so enter today for your chance to win and experience the difference an RH chair can make to your performance.
We are also offering a 'try before you buy' scheme for the RH range of chairs - if you want to experience the difference (inside M25 only!) please fill in our RH Trial form and we will contact you to arrange a suitable time & day.
16/09/2011: Herman Miller Sayl Award
Herman Miller SAYL chair was one of the four runner up products at the World Architecture News (WAN) Awards.
The judges noted the engineering and investment that had gone into this ‘fabulous’ product. They admired the aesthetics of the chair. “In terms of function and engineering it is amazing,” stated Ed Richardson after seeing SAYL in production. They were also impressed by SAYL’s price, noting it was ‘a remarkable feat for such a distinguished product’ - and for that reason it was unanimously felt that the chair should be shortlisted for the award.
Sayl chairs are available to purchase from the Wellworking online store and we now carry good stock of the most popular configeration for fast delivery.
08/09/2011: Wellworking Anniversaries
September is a month of milestones for Wellworking. We have now successfully run, in partnership with Herman Miller, our 'FastAeron' program for 5 years - selling over 8000 chairs to clients. It is also a year since our move to our new Acton offices enabling us to add our exciting new Ergonomic Services division to further expand our business. We would like to thank our clients for supporting us and making our success possible.
In the next few months we have an exciting competition being launched, new products and even a few suprises - so watch this space!
23/08/2011: New Contour Ergonomic Mouse Now In The UK
Based on the classic Perfit mouse, leading Danish manufacturer of ergonomic products Contour Design have released an updated version of the Perfit mouse - simply called the Contour mouse. Updated hardware and functionality combine with it's unique choice of sizes mean that you can buy a mouse that fits you rather than you fitting the mouse! For more information please see our ergonomic keyboards & mouse section of our online store.
08/08/2011: Wellworking & Kartell
Wellworking are pleased to offer Kartell products for the first time. Kartell produce not just furniture but 'contemporary articles' and work with leading designers such as Phillippe Starck, Antonio Citterio and Alberto Meda.
Wellworking have identified particular Kartell products that many of our clients have requested and can now offer then for sale via our online store for the first time. Each is an Italian made original.
25/07/2011: Aeron Chair Parts Now Available Online
The simplest & fastest way to get replacement parts for your Herman Miller Aeron, Mirra or Celle chairs is from the Wellworking online store. We now supply a range of parts to keep your chair looking and working well.
To find out more and to purchase online securely, please click the links below:
20/07/2011: BMA Chairs and Wellworking
Wellworking are pleased to announce the partnership with Dutch manufacturer BMA Nomique. BMA supply the popular Profit Project model as well as a full range of ergonomic and operator seating including their unique Secur24 chairs.
To find out more about the Profit & Secur24 chairs please go to our online seating store or to find out about the ergonomic benefits of choosing a BMA chair please click here to go to our Ergonomic Services pages.
12/07/2011: New Vitra ID Trim Chair Now Online
The Vitra ID Trim Chair is available on the Wellworking online store. ID Trim caters for the various needs in the office and is priced from just £675 including VAT & delivery this exciting new office chair further increases the Wellworking portfolio of office chairs. To find out more about the ID Trim chair please click here.
08/07/2011: Wellworking Launch New Ergonomic Services
Wellworking are proud to announce the launch of our new Ergonomic Services division. Headed by our new Director of Ergonomic Services, Lee Jones, our services range from online assessments, paper-based assessments to full ergonomic assessments on a one to one basis. Our website also offers some great information, tips, ergo school, DSE training, professional contacts and a range of carefully selected products all aimed to help you work well.
27/06/2011: New Dynamobel Desk
20/06/2011: New Sway Stool Released
The brand new Sway stool from Girsberger is now available from Wellworking. Sway is a new concept in stools - combining movement and adjustability. Sway is light weight and is perfect for flexible seating requirements for both the office and home. To find out more please go to Girsberger Sway in our online store.
13/06/2011: Herman Miller Win At Mixology
Wellworking attended Mixology ’11, Old Billingsgate, London on June 8th to see Herman Miller collect the Environmental & Social Impact Award. Mixology is a combined annual award show and industry summer ball, run by Mix Interiors magazine, recognises and rewards the ground breakers and boundary pushers of the commercial interiors sector. Judged by an independent panel of architects, specifiers and consultants to ensure credibility, entries are judged on their merits, not reputation, the panel using their own experience and industry knowledge to assess.
Herman Miller won the category for its International leadership on environmental stewardship and its social and communities work; the judges recognising the great efforts being made across the globe to improve the lives of others.
09/06/2011: Sayl Now In Stock
18/05/2011: Setu Nominated For Award
The Herman Miller Setu chair has reached the ‘In Book – Best of the year’ stage, and has been nominated for a prestigious ‘Yellow Pencil’ in the 2011 D&AD Awards.
Setu will feature alongside such globally known products as the Apple iPad, Puma’s Clever Little Bag, and Jawbone’s JAMBOX Bluetooth Speaker in the D&AD Annual, which features over 500 works, representing the best in advertising, design and interactive from around the world. Setu is available from Wellworking working as part of our 'Fast' range of Herman Miller product - to see more visit our Fast Setu page on our online store.
05/05/2011: New Appointment At Wellworking
Wellworking welcomes Lee Jones, (formally General Manager of The Back Store) as the newly appointed Director of Ergonomic Services.
Lee has been working in the field of “Office Ergonomics” for nearly 15 years (1996) and has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in working with the corporate sector and assisting organisations with their ergonomic issues. Whether simply conducting a one off DSE Assessment or running contracts to manage the Ergonomic Assessment process for 1,000’s of staff.
Lee has been hired to apply his knowledge, and create, alongside Wellworking’s other offerings The Ergonomic Services division to be able to offer clients a truly holistic service.
Watch this space for more news shortly.....
21/04/2011: Highlights of Milan Furniture Show
Wellworking were a part of the 300,000 plus visitors to the Milan Furniture Show (Salone Internazionale del Mobile) last week to see, touch and try out all the best office and domestic furnishings for 2011. Click on the title of this article to read more about the show and to see more photos from this great show.
20/04/2011: "Sitting Pretty" Article on Sayl Chair
12/04/2011: Milan International Furniture Show
The 50th edition of the Milan furniture show and begins today and Wellworking will be there to see the latest design directions and influences for 2011. Photo's and a report from the event will available next week.
The Saloni furniture show, Euroluce lighting exhibition, young designers fair, home accents and office furniture exhibition is considered the most important event of its type in the world.
The Milan furniture started in 1961 and it has grown to be one of the largest trade fairs on the planet with 300,000 visitors last year with over 2,500 exhibitors in an area that measures in excess of 200,000 square metres. We hope to see you there!
08/04/2011: New Range of Height Adjustable Desks
Height Adjustable desking means giving you a desk that can be adjusted to suit your exact requirements. Wellworking are proud to present the new range of both manual and electrically height adjustable desks from Elite Furniture at surprisingly affordable prices - and they are made right here in the UK!
22/03/2011: Win A Hag Capisco Puls!
14/03/2011: Project Completion - Medisafe UK Ltd
Wellworking have recently completed a new office furniture project for Medisafe UK Ltd. Using Herman Miller’s Sense desking for the main open-plan areas, alongside Form by Tangent for the CEO and UK Managing Director with Mirra task chairs and CPU holders from Herman Miller.
Flo monitor arm from CBS was used to smoothly integrate the IT requirements around the workstation along with full height storage wall from James Tobias and tambour door units from Herman Miller were incorporated to give Medisafe ample storage for their day-to-day filing and also expansion space for the future.
For more information and to view more photos from this project click here.
10/03/2011: New RH Activ Chair Onsale Now
The newly released RH Activ follows your slightest body movement – comfortably as well as ergonomically. The RH Activ is a office chair that – thanks to its simplicity and ergonomic design – fits most working environments, for example, in offices and industrial settings at an affordable price.
To read more and to purchase online please click here.
Wellworking have recently completed a 150 workstation project for the London based media company Walker Media. This project was completed alongside the client’s renowned designer, Jason Maclean of Maclean Interiors in 3 phases using Workit desking from Vitra, DIS task and meeting room seating from Dynamobel, Herman Miller Storage and Zorro monitor arms and loop CPU holders from Colebrook Bosson Saunders.
The result is a stunning workplace that reflects the key strengths of this industry-leading company. Photography is now available in our project portfolio of this impressive project.
03/03/2011: Project Completion - Salamanca Risk Management
Wellworking have recently completed the refurbishment of Salamanca Risk Management’s Mayfair offices.
As part of the refurbishment Wellworking installed carpeting across the office, created a kitchen area, furnished the boardroom and meeting room, installed desking, desk storage, task seating, monitor arms, storagewall and glass partitioning.
To read more about this project and see photos please click here.
Wellworking have just completed a furniture project for Sony Computer Entertainment Europe in London. 128 workstations were installed over three weekends using Dynamobel TEC desking. The objective of the client was to increase the workstation capacity of the 2 floors by dropping down to a 1600 x 800 footprint.
Wellworking also dismantled the existing furniture, churning the existing desks that were being re-used and taking the surplus desks into storage.
17/02/2011: Thinking Ergonomix in On Office Magazine
When thinking about Green credentials of office furniture it's easy to get confused with claims and counter claims. This month's On Office magazine takes an in depth look at 'greenwash' and sheds new light on the latest debates on what constitutes a 'green' product. Thinking Ergonomix, are featured in the article as an example of an office furniture manufacturer to whom an environmentally friendly product is more than just an ISO number. To read more click here or to view the Thinking Ergonomix range of products click here.
08/02/2011: Capisco Puls Is Here
07/02/2011: National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Wellworking have recently completed a project for the award-winning National Bank of Abu Dhabi to furnish their London Headquarters.
Working closely with the client, Wellworking were able to put together a solution covering both the executive and general areas, while dealing effectively with intensive storage and high IT usage requirements. The products proposed offered durability combined with design excellence and included Herman Miller Mirra task chairs, Herman Miller GSS storage and Abak Environments systems desking. To read more about this project click here.