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Introducing our newest chair the Luan Panda

Introducing our newest chair the Luan Panda

Introducing our newest chair the Luan Panda 2020 was an exciting year for us here at Griffin Office Solutions when we first launched our very own office and visitor chair line. Named “Luan” after the town of Athlone (where we are located) we were excited to bring our...
Meeting and Conference Room Layout Ideas Part IV

Meeting and Conference Room Layout Ideas Part IV

Meeting and Conference Room Layout Ideas Part IV Welcome to part four and the final part of our blog series on meeting and conference room layout ideas. In todays blog we will be discussing the banquet style layout. Banquet Style Layout Similar to a dinner table...
Meeting and Conference Room Layout Ideas Part III

Meeting and Conference Room Layout Ideas Part III

Meeting and Conference Room Layout Ideas Part III Welcome to part three of our blog series on meeting and conference room layout ideas. In todays blog we will be discussing classroom layout. Classroom style layout Tables are configured in parallel rows across the...
Christmas Greetings

Christmas Greetings

We would like to wish our customers a very Merry Christmas and to extend our sincere thanks for your support during 2022. We greatly appreciate your business. Wishing you and yours a very happy and healthy new year. Below are our opening hours over the coming weeks....
Meeting and Conference Room Layout Ideas Part II

Meeting and Conference Room Layout Ideas Part II

Meeting and Conference Room Layouts Ideas Part II Welcome to part two of our blog series on meeting and conference room layout ideas. In todays blog we will be discussing theatre style layouts and U shape layouts. Theatre style layout This layout involves rows of...
Meeting and Conference Room Layouts Part I

Meeting and Conference Room Layouts Part I

Meeting and Conference Room Layouts Ideas Part I Over the next four blog posts we will be discussing different meeting and conference room layout ideas. If you have invited your employees to communicate a message, deliver a presentation, introduce key stakeholders or...
Furniture in the Office

Furniture in the Office

Furniture in the Office Without doubt, furniture is the focal point of every office or building space, whether it be a home office, workplace, or shop. Furniture has the ability to create an environment in which workers thrive and feel at ease. Office furniture also...
The 2019/2020 Herman Miller Mirra 2 Chair

The 2019/2020 Herman Miller Mirra 2 Chair

Herman Miller Mirra 2 Chair You may have heard of the Herman Miller Mirra 2 the second version of the original Mirra chair. The first Mirra has become a familiar feature in many offices over the past ten years. However, with changes in technology and the way in which...
Herman Miller Aeron Repair Service

Herman Miller Aeron Repair Service

Is your Herman Miller Aeron chair in need of a little TLC? Along with offering one of the best swivel chairs in the world we also offer a top class repair service should your Aeron succumb to any misfortune or simply need a little touch up! We will review your query...
Eastside Visitor Chair by Steelcase

Eastside Visitor Chair by Steelcase

Steelcase was established in 1912 as the Metal Office Furniture Company. Their first patent was for a metal wastebasket. It was a success and metal replaced wicker, this was a lifesaving innovation in crowed cities where fire spread rapidly. The company produces...
The importance of remote team building and social activities

The importance of remote team building and social activities

Team building and social activities in the online era. By 2030, the demand for remote work will increase by 30% as Generation Z will enter the workforce. Considering this point, the importance of socially connecting colleagues while working apart becomes even greater....
Standing in the office!

Standing in the office!

It’s time to take a break from sitting and switch to standing in the office ! We are all becoming more aware of the negative effect that sitting for long periods of time can have on our health and with countless hours spent at our desks during the working week...
Part Three; Recently Purchased an Aeron Chair?

Part Three; Recently Purchased an Aeron Chair?

Welcome to our third blog on the key features of the Herman Miller Aeron chair. In the previous blog we covered forward tilt lever, seat height lever and lumbar support and today we look to arm height adjustment and the tilt limiter function. The chair itself has five...
Part Two; Recently Purchased an Aeron Chair?

Part Two; Recently Purchased an Aeron Chair?

Welcome to our second blog on the key features of the Herman Miller Aeron chair. In the previous blog we covered forward tilt lever and seat height lever and today we look to lumbar support. The chair itself has five mains features Forward tilt lever (covered in...
Recently Purchased an Aeron Chair?

Recently Purchased an Aeron Chair?

Without doubt the Herman Miller Aeron chair is one of the premier ergonomic office chairs. Boasting numerous features including a tilt limiter, adjustable height etc it is important to know how to set up your chair correctly so you get the best out of it! The chair...
Looking for storage?

Looking for storage?

Need some extra storage space? Griffin Office Self Storage located in Athlone, Co. Westmeath is offering that extra space you might need. We offer top quality affordable self storage solutions in Athlone, Co. Westmeath. The storage facility is securely located in...
Herman Miller Setu Chair

Herman Miller Setu Chair

The Herman Miller Setu chair has been dubbed the one sit wonder. Read on to find out why! With the idea of ‘hot desking’ (no set desks for people) coming to the fore it becomes increasingly important to have seating that is eas to adjust and will suit everyone....
It’s Not Just Aerons!

It’s Not Just Aerons!

The different types of office chairs made by Herman Miller. Herman Miller is well known for the production of the Aeron chair but what are the other types of seating they sell. Having well over 100 chairs in the line I have selected three to discuss in todays blog!...
How to hold a successful hybrid meeting

How to hold a successful hybrid meeting

How to hold a successful hybrid meeting With many of us now working from home some days and commuting other days the importance of having successful and seamless hybrid meetings becomes ever more important. 90% of companies will adopt a combination of remote and...
March Office Makeover

March Office Makeover

How to improve your office waiting room this March “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”. Very often the first contact your clients / customers have with you is when they visit your premises and your Reception area is your first chance to make an...
Creating an ergonomic office space

Creating an ergonomic office space

What is ergonomic office furniture?   Ever wanted to know what ergonomic furniture is and why it is important? Keep reading! With many of us working from home over the past two years, you may have come across the term ergonomic and how to try to make your...
Active Seating Options

Active Seating Options

Yes you read that correctly! As discussed in previous blogs the negative impacts of sitting for long periods of time have been well documented. Activity should, and must be a core part of our everyday lives. It is best to switch from sitting to standing frequently...
Swap sitting for more standing in 2022

Swap sitting for more standing in 2022

Happy New Year! Welcome to our first blog of 2022! Are you conscious of the amount of time you are sitting down for every day? On average, an individual sits for nine hours a day, between working, reading, watching television, travelling by car/bus etc, this figure...