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Expert advice, tips and tricks to maximise, enhance and maintain your working environments.

It doesn't matter whether you work in  a classroom, office or your spare bedroom a home, we all need to maximise the space we have to work in, whilst making it a comfortable, stylish and productive space. At COI, we have all the products you'll ever need to achieve just that! Keep up to date with our blog as we release new products, give you key installation information and let you know about some of the crazy deals we like to offer our clients!

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EASTER OPENING HOURS 2019

16th Apr 2019

We will be closed over the Easter period from Good Friday through to Easter Monday and will re-open at 8.30am on Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

Our team at COI Total Interiors would like..

WHAT MAKES AN EFFECTIVE BREAKOUT SPACE?

9th Apr 2019

A breakout zone is best described as an area away from the desk that everyone from management, employees, and visitors can use to interact, collaborate and relax. 

There is a..

WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE AN OFFICE FURNITURE DEALER

1st Apr 2019

With the internet full of e-commerce shops trying to tempt us with budget online deals, our blog explores why it makes better business sense to partner with an independent office furniture dealer..

CAN AN OFFICE DESK IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH?

13th Mar 2019

Have you explored the benefits of a desk that gives you the option to sit or stand?
You may be surprised to learn that being seated at your workstation can be classed as bad for your health..

OUR NEW SHOWROOM ARRIVALS

12th Mar 2019

As we wave goodbye to winter, we’re kick-starting Spring with a showroom transformation! This month we have introduced two new ranges to our spacious showrooms at Kimbolton, Cambridgeshire..

DISCOVER OUR LATEST SHOWROOM ADDITION.

25th Feb 2019

With a wide array of office and educational furniture solutions already on show at our Kimbolton showroom, we’re delighted to reveal our new workspace booth manufactured by OCEE Design. The..

THE SOUND OF SILENCE!

7th Feb 2019

Is your office setup anti-social? We’ve all heard about the greater benefits of working in modern open plan offices, the flexibility and increased relationship interactions scream positivity..

GET TO KNOW US BETTER

30th Jan 2019

You’re in Safe Hands

Whether you’re looking to move office, relocate, or simply refurbish your current workspace, we are here to support you throughout the project with..

FESTIVE OPENING HOURS

6th Dec 2018

Christmas Opening Hours

Our showrooms and offices will be operating the following festive hours: Friday 21st December - Open 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Monday 24th December to Thursday 27th..

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO REFURBISH YOUR OFFICE EFFECTIVELY

22nd Nov 2018

The investment in good office furniture and interiors for your working environment is important; in fact, it’s not just important, it’s vital to ensuring your team’s good health..

PARTNER SOFT SEATING MANUFACTURER - SUMMIT CHAIRS

20th Nov 2018

Our warehouse team is busy unloading this week’s delivery from our partner manufacturer – Summit Chairs. With 40 years of established experience, Summit Chairs provide inspirational..

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK QUALIFICATION COMPLETED BY THE COI TEAM

8th Nov 2018

This week, our team enjoyed a one day ‘hands-on’ course where they developed their skills and completed the nationally recognised course - ‘The FAA Emergency First Aid at Work’...

WE’RE ATTENDING ORGATEC 2018 IN COLOGNE, GERMANY

21st Oct 2018

This years’ exciting international show is taking place from Tuesday 23rd October through to Saturday 27th October and will be showcasing approximately 650 market-leading furniture and..

SOFT SEATING SUITES THAT WILL HELP CREATE SPACES TO RELAX, COMMUNICATE AND COLLABORATE

20th Oct 2018

Product Focus - Piano Range

The piano range is a sleek modular unit with simple clean lines and linking system that provides the flexibility to reconfigure the seating units as often..

SLIP INTO SLIPPERS 2018 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AGE UK SUFFOLK

11th Oct 2018

Today the COI team in Kimbolton and Ipswich have swapped their shoes in exchange of cozy slippers to support Age UK Suffolk and their fun annual ‘slip into slippers’ campaign. #suffolkslippers..

TRANSFORM YOUR LEARNING SPACE WITH A NEW TAILOR-MADE TEACHERWALL OR STORAGEWALL

13th Sep 2018

TeacherWall

Designed for the education sector, TeacherWall is a smart new innovation that is fast becoming one of the most popular storage and media solutions for primary schools through..

OUR TEAM IS EXPANDING

4th Sep 2018

Following a busy summer fulfilling a number of refurbishments including Commercial Offices, Health Facilities and Educational establishments, we’re delighted to announce we have recruited..

INSTALLATION OF INTERACTIVE STORAGE WALL

21st Aug 2018

Here is a glimpse of an interactive storage wall installed yesterday within a training centre at Thames Water in Reading. The bespoke design incorporated various clever storage solutions including..

NEW QUALITY MANAGEMENT ACCREDITATION - ISO 9001:2015

7th Aug 2018

We’re excited to announce we’ve successfully sailed through our ISO Quality Management transition from ISO 9001: 2008 to ISO 9001:2015 approved by LRQA, following this years’..

HELPING YOU MAKE THE RIGHT CHOICE – OFFICE SEATING EXPLORED

1st Aug 2018

How long do you spend every day at your desk?
When you actually stop to think about it, you will probably be surprised to realise we can spend more time sitting at our desks than we do..

JUST FOR FUN - OFFICE FURNITURE FACTS

27th Jul 2018

After a long week of sunshine and humidity, we’ve put together some interesting Office Furniture facts to see you through to the weekend! Fact 1 – Did you know…
The first..

NEW COLLABORATIVE BREAKOUT SPACE FOR PETERBOROUGH CITY COUNCIL

17th Jul 2018

Today, our experienced installation and set-up team completed an exciting inspirational furniture refurbishment for Peterborough City Council at Fletton Quays, in partnership with the ESPO procurement..

WE’VE SUCCESSFULLY RENEWED OUR CHAS ACCREDITATION FOR 2018-2019

16th Jul 2018

Following completion of a comprehensive Health and Safety assessment, we’re delighted to have renewed our CHAS accreditation. 

The accreditation was originally created to..

PRODUCT FOCUS – INNOVATIVE LAPTOP TABLE

11th Jul 2018

More and more employers are welcoming flexible working solutions with the agile working trend being introduced to more and more working environments. Our new elegant Laptop Table is a simple,..

INNOVATIVE FURNITURE REFRESH AT OUR CAMBRIDGESHIRE SHOWROOM

4th Jul 2018

Innovative Furniture Refresh At Our Cambridgeshire Showroom Our comprehensive showroom is a luxury we are extremely proud of, and for the last few weeks, we’ve been busy bee’s adding..

THE STANDING DESK MUST HAVES

21st Jun 2018

The biggest trend in office furniture has been the development of the height adjustable desk. Designed to assist those with back, shoulder or neck issues alongside a host of increased health..

COI TOTAL INTERIORS ACHIEVES LEVEL 3 - GOLD STATUS WITH CONSTRUCTIONLINE

11th Jun 2018

As part of our continued improvement, we are delighted to have upgraded our accreditation and achieved GOLD status with Constructionline giving our customers enhanced assurance that our Environmental..

FOOTBALL FUN AT THE ARSENAL EMIRATES STADIUM

23rd May 2018

Darren and Chris were delighted to be invited to play a friendly football game at the Arsenal Emirates Stadium in London, hosted by Barclays - the Premier League Sponsors.

The..

ACHIEVE AN INNOVATIVE AND INVITING OFFICE REFRESH

9th May 2018

If your office is looking dull, tired and in need of a redesign then you should read our latest blog where we explore how simple changes in the structure of your workplace including painting..

OUR DESIRE TO INSPIRE

10th Apr 2018

Is your office built around the needs of your employees, or do your employees have to fit around your office design? Office planning is alien to most people and one of the biggest buzzwords..

PRODUCT FOCUS – ACOUSTIC FABRICKS™ WALL

3rd Apr 2018

Elegant in design, Fabricks™ are superior acoustic bricks made from acoustic foam and wool fabric that divide space and reduce noise in the workplace. The diverse design allows the bricks..

THE POWER OF COLOUR

23rd Mar 2018

Spring is that time of year when we take a fresh look at our surroundings.   A new year often makes us think of new business goals, this could mean anything from rebranding your business..

SHHHHHH.. SHARE SPACE, NOT CONVERSATION

20th Mar 2018

But do tell everyone about our acoustic solutions …..  Around three-quarters of office workers now work in an open plan office and the biggest impact on their productivity is the..