Work it: how to keep your desk neat and tidy

Work it: how to keep your desk neat and tidy

Your desk, your rules. Set up the perfect workspace at home – one that you won’t want to swap for the office. For maximum productivity, the number one rule is to create an environment that works for you – day in, day out. Having an orderly workstation is vital to staying on track and achieving your goals. A well-designed desk, chair and lamp will certainly get you off to a.

Small but perfectly formed – How to create a spacious bathroom

Small but perfectly formed – How to create a spacious bathroom

The bathroom can be an awkward space to work with at the best of times – not least because the UK has the smallest bathrooms in Europe. Our modern lifestyle has also made the bathroom more than just a space where we clean. We want it to be a place of sanctuary where we can also refresh and relax – whether it be first thing in the morning when jumping.

We mean business – Set yourself up for WFH success for 2022

We mean business – Set yourself up for WFH success for 2022

In the last couple of years, working from home (WFH) – or hybrid working for some – has been a part of everyday life. No matter what lies ahead in 2022, WFH is arguably one phenomenon that is here to stay. Although by now most of us are pretty familiar with flexible working (and Zooming), some have yet fully settled into their new(ish) “home offices”, especially for those who live.

Tidy home, tidy mind

Tidy home, tidy mind

Keeping a clean and tidy place can impact our lives more than we realise. For many, the simple sight of an organised home helps ease our mind and reduce stress – particularly important for those who live in small spaces. Previous studies in the United States found that those who described their living spaces as cluttered were more likely to feel fatigued and depressed, compared to those who described their.

Streamline your life

Streamline your life

Futon Company says: Now that we’re well and truly back in the swing of a near-normal way of life we’ve got to get used to multi-tasking again. Forget the work/cooking/Zoom calls type of multi-tasking – in September 2021 we’ve got whole new layers of living to get used to again (think in real life (IRL) drinks/delayed weddings/weekends away with the girls/friends coming to stay. This is our new/old reality and.

Thrift hacks for small space living

Thrift hacks for small space living

For many of us, the phrase home makeover is synonymous with spending lots of money (think new kitchen or bathroom or lots of new furniture). However, overhauling your home doesn’t need to cost a lot. In fact there are several simple and cost effective ways to shake things up. So, when we came across an article by Rachel Loos in Grazia magazine called Elevate your space – on a shoestring,.

Switch up your storage space

Switch up your storage space

Futon Company says: We’ve said it before, we’ll say it again: Over the past 14 months, the way we use our homes has changed significantly for many of us. Whereas once it was primarily a place to eat, sleep and relax at the weekends now it has become more than that – a workplace, a sometime school, a gym, a restaurant, bar and place for virtual socialising (and don’t get.

Smarter Space Solutions

Smarter Space Solutions

We’ve definitely got a spring in our step this week! What with the lighter nights, longer days and the ability to meet our friends and family outside, we can’t help but be a little bit excited. And with all this excitement going on it means that we might finally get to spend a little more time in the big wide world AKA in a place that’s not our home! So.

Bring the utility vibe into your small space

Bring the utility vibe into your small space

We don’t know about you, but here at Futon Company we’re big fans of anything to do with property. Whether it’s watching the newest – or old – episode of Grand Designs, scouring an interiors magazine for home hacks, or devouring interior trends online, we’re a sucker for everything and anything space related (not the Brian Cox kind!). So when we came across a feature in The Sunday Time Style.

Calling all storage hypebeasts!

Calling all storage hypebeasts!

Always on the hunt for a new trend or cool catchphrase, we were delighted to stumble upon the Sunday Times Style news article Are you a storage hypebeast? This is exactly the kind of catchy phrase we LOVE! But scratching our heads we weren’t quite sure what exactly a storage hypebeast is…. So here’s what the writer says to help us understand: Clip lock, Ziploc, vac packs, resealable bags –.

Top tips for creating a hard-working, multi-functional space

Top tips for creating a hard-working, multi-functional space

So many of us are still working from home, and this looks set to continue for the foreseeable future (sigh/ hooray/ not sure how to feel about it – delete as appropriate!). And whether you’re living solo, in a couple, a house share or as part of a family, all this time at home means whatever space we have needs to work smarter and harder than ever.So, leafing through a.

Re-shape your space

Re-shape your space

COVID-19 has impacted our lives in so many unexpected ways – some good, some not so good, some surprising. One of the most notable things we’ve heard our friends talking about over the past few month is space and privacy (or lack of it) – especially for those living in open plan houses. So when we came across the article Get into the zone by Hugh Graham, it rang a.