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Large College Campus Flooring Project

A large college in West Virginia collaborated with Franklin Interiors Flooring department to provide various flooring solutions for their new campus additions. The 48,000 square foot project included a student union, bookstore, classrooms, storyboard rooms, offices, conference rooms, restrooms and a bank. Franklin Interiors provided product selection, project management and installation of the tile carpet, LVT, LVP and […]

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Guide to Buying an Ergonomic Office Chair

In a working environment that requires sitting in a desk chair for long periods of time, choosing the right chair can be very important to overall health. You must find the right type of chair that adapts well to your body and provides proper support, as no one chair is perfect for all users. Additionally, you’ll need to choose […]

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Tips For A Smooth Move

When you are planning your office move there are bound to be obstacles from time to time; however, the good news is that many can be avoided with a little forward planning. Moving your office requires not only detailed organization, but also sensitivity in the way that the transition is explained to employees – and communication is […]

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Franklin Interiors Teams with StartUptown to Reinvent Historic Paramount

StartUptown is a nonprofit organization that provides collaborative work space for early-stage entrepreneurs and their companies. Franklin Interiors helped them articulate their vision “to build a community-connected campus of entrepreneurial activity,” in the design and furnishing of the historic Paramount building. The redevelopment,  jump-started by new site owner Alexander Denmarsh, brings up to 6+ companies and 60+ jobs to […]

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Increase Head Count With A “Free Address” Work Environment

A technology solutions firm with a focus in Automation, Industrial IT and Enterprise Data Solutions began exploring the idea of inhabiting a completely ‘free address’ workspace… The company’s goal was to accommodate a variety of day-to-day workstyle needs while increasing seating space. They liked the idea of an open floorplan with high-tech aesthetic and an assortment […]

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An Emphasis on Privacy

 Collaboration in Excess Takes a Toll In organizations all over the world, people are facing brand-new problems that require sharing information and putting knowledge together in new ways. For all the right reasons, collaboration has become the big engine for progress and innovation. Although workplaces today make it seemingly easy for people to collaborate, most […]

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FlexFrame Workwall: A New Standard of Performance

FlexFrame™ workwall defines a new standard of performance in Corporate Office Spaces The changes converging in today’s offices are extraordinary. FlexFrame workwall is designed to support these changes along with the variety of ways people work—from individual private offices to open group work settings. Configured with functional surfaces and modular components, FlexFrame brings together storage, organization and […]

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High Functioning Waiting Rooms

Designing waiting rooms to work in a real world setting. Today’s waiting rooms are far more than a place to sit and wait. It has to support activities and needs for privacy, work, technology, education and relaxation. Waiting room furniture has to accommodate people of all sizes, and be able to facilitate private conversations between caregivers and patients, their […]

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Patient Rooms: Design to Accommodate All

The quality of people’s experiences and the human dimensions of healthcare are more important than ever before. As active participants versus passive patients, today’s consumers of care are transforming past norms, driving rapid change across the industry. When patients have ownership of their surroundings and feel connected to staff and loved ones, an environment is […]

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Rethinking the Library

Like every space in educational environments, the library now is being rethought and reorganized.  It’s becoming a place where students are engaged in the business of becoming learners, and unfortunately library space planning has often failed to keep up.  Read Full Issue As a result, institutions are now rethinking how libraries function and what people need from […]

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