Category Archives: Resource Furniture

  1. Does ‘genrefication’ improve user engagement with library collections?

    Article written by Madison Dearnaley and published on the Education HQ website on 4 Feb 2020. We all know that reading is so important for students. Just take a look at some of the research by Josie Billington (2015), Mar, Oatley and Peterson (2009), and Anne Sullivan (2015). Benefits include, but are certainly not limited to, academic…

  2. Top 5 Things To Consider When Choosing Library Furniture

    We all know that libraries can be a real hub for your community, school or university – providing people of all ages with a space to come and enjoy. So how can you optimise library furniture and what are some of the things to consider when choosing the right library furniture for your space? 1….

  3. Work Cafes: A new way to work.

    Article first published on Actiu website, January 2020. It’s now a reality that conventional offices are not the only place to work. Since the introduction of open space working, which first brought the traditional office environment into question, working environments have not stopped evolving, always for the welfare and comfort of their users. These are so much…

  4. Adaptive spaces in modern learning environments

    Schools have moved beyond traditional building design to creating unique learning spaces for their students. Contemporary learning environments are mostly adaptive spaces designed to provide an enriching experience to students so that they are inspired, stimulated and motivated to acquire knowledge through communication, collaboration and independent thinking. Designing learning spaces is a complex and ever-evolving…

  5. Maya Somaiya School Library in Kopargaon, India by Sameep Padora & Associates

    Article written by Team Yellow Trace and published on the Yellowtrace website on NOVEMBER 11, 2019.   Maya Somaiya’s new school library presented a challenging site for Mumbai architects Sameep Padora & Associates. A mere sliver of the site squeezed between the existing structure and the boundary, almost pre-empting a linear building footprint. But it is the…

  6. I Would Totally Self Isolate Here

    Article written by Team Yellow Trace and published on the Yellowtrace website on 27 May 2017.   It’s fairly safe to assume we can all agree that books infuse spaces with texture, colour, depth and character, adding a sense of comfort and a certain warmth. In this increasingly digital and intangible world we live in, books and…