As part of their ‘return to the office’ following the COVID-19 pandemic, Crunch Digital, a digital media specialist that focuses on SEO, pay-per-click-social media, programmatic, technical, and creative services, wanted to create a new office space that promoted both safety and collaboration. The design also needed to reflect the ethos and culture of the company and cater to a young and innovative workforce.
It started with a move to a larger office space within their current premises, the Ethos Building on King’s Road in Swansea. The team then considered installing partitioning walls to create separate zones, but Ministry of Furniture, the dealer and designer for the project, invited them to their showroom so that they could see for themselves an alternative in the form of KI‘s ‘Colonnade’.
This modular system is anchored by KI‘s 800 Series storage and shelving and can be customized to meet different requirements including creating spaces within the structure, as well as around its edges. In this case, a Kvadrat curtain hangs in the center of the system, making it easy to divide into 2 separate spaces or open up to create a more open, single space. Colonnade cube stools can be stored away on one of the shelves, providing a quick seating solution for agile working.
For more traditional workstations settings, KI‘s Sift Task chairs were selected to provide a comfortable and ergonomic seating solution that can be adjusted in multiple ways, including the lumbar support and the seat slide, to suit each user. At the end of these desks, personal storage is provided with KI‘s 800 Series lockers, topped with planter boxes. Adjacent to these spaces, large tables provide away-from-the-desk workspaces for group and dropdown working. KI‘s Work2.1 sit-stand table has been selected for one such area, bringing the