REFURBISHMENT PROJECTS – HOW TO DEFINE YOUR SPACE
It’s 2020: we live in a time where newer means better and we’re always looking for the next best thing; the latest and greatest. As humans, we’re programmed to seek out inspiring and stimulating environments, which is important to consider in a commercial or educational setting. Is the environment you’re curating speaking to those within it in a positive, encouraging one, or is it time to consider an update?
Relocating may seem like the solution, but what about renovating? Could you be considering embarking on a refurbishment project instead?
To some, refurbishing might seem like a temporary solution; simply plastering over the cracks to achieve a quick fix or “make do” solution. For us here at Solent, refurbishment projects present an exciting and often complex challenge – which makes them all the more satisfying to complete. Before you up sticks altogether, here are some key questions to ask yourself in order to define your refurb:
WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO ACHIEVE?
If the answer is more space, take it from the experts – could it be that you’re simply not utilizing the space you already have? Technology today helps us to truly understand every inch of the environment you’re inhabiting through digital measurements, which allows we interior designers develop truly innovative solutions to maximising and optimising it as such. A refurbishment project isn’t just about updating – it’s about finding extra space, which may be hiding in plain sight.
If the answer is as simple as a change of scenery – well, you’d be amazed at what updating the space you’re in can do for stimulating the brain. Maintaining an inspiring environment couldn’t be more important anywhere than in it is in places of education, where we’re proud to have completed numerous refurbishment projects – keeping minds engaged through innovative work stations, modern décor and intelligent fit-outs.
HOW FAR CAN YOUR BUDGET TAKE YOU?
Whilst refurbishment projects require a precise approach and plenty of planning – along with second-to-none execution – they can actually turn out to be more economical by utilising elements already in place to your benefit.
Sit down and consider your goals. For commercial spaces, location is everything; if you’ve already got that prime spot, refurbing is going to take your business to the next level without the upheaval of moving. As for schools or universities, an internal overhaul could prove to be a cost-effective way to rejuvenate the environment your students are subject to learning in.
WHERE DO YOU EVEN BEGIN?
It’s easy to go online and find inspiration and design ideas but, without an expert eye to consult with, it can be difficult to truly appreciate the lengths we’re able to go to with a refurbishment project. The options are endless; each space presents its own opportunities for development and improvement.
We’d love to talk, to understand more about your refurbishment project, the ideas you have and how we can ultimately help bring them to life. It’s our job to help you make the most of the space you have – and it’s a task we relish. Get in touch with Solent Interiors today here.
It’s 2020: we live in a time where newer means better and we’re always looking for the next best thing; the latest and greatest. As humans, we’re programmed to seek out inspiring and stimulating environments, which is important to consider in a commercial or educational setting.
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