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The Value of Creativity in the Workplace

Following on from our recent post - discussing creativity in the workplace in relation to wellbeing - we continue the conversation by looking at the value of creativity in the workplace in relation to productivity. Referencing an article by Zoe Humphries (from Steelcase) for onoffice magazine, we look at why a strong creative culture is key to financial performance and  how environment can shape and support it. Is creativity the new productivity? - onoffice "Being creative at work is critical...

Oct 24th, 2018

By Catherine Thomas

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Engage & inspire for wellness in the workplace

  We know by now that a workplace should inspire and motivate the people who work within it. Studies (by the University of Exeter and British Council for Offices) suggest that, as well as boosting staff morale and promoting wellbeing, a conducive and appealing working environment can significantly up productivity, and we know that art plays a part in that. But once these spaces have been designed, created and the artwork installed, what next? How do we continue to stimulate creativity...

Oct 11th, 2018

By Catherine Thomas

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Going, going, gone….

"It appears we just got Banksy-ed," In an auction room in Mayfair, at the climax of the busiest week in the London art market, Banksy put his Girl With Balloon painting through the shredder shortly after going under the hammer for a little more than £1m. British artist Jonathan Huxley was compelled to capture Banksy’s act of rebellion - poking fun at the high minded artworld - through the now infamous image of dealers, showing shock and genuine fright. “I saw the line-up of faces aghast...

Oct 10th, 2018

By Catherine Thomas