Entries by Steve Sorensen

Creating a Comfortable Workspace

Why is a comfortable workspace important? Whatever you want to call it, we all know that feeling of the afternoon slump, The Monday Blues, and the mid-afternoon crash. But did you know that your environment has a big part to play in pushing past these feelings that impact your workflow? Experts say that a comfortable […]

Introducing the FastCubes Spokesperson

I can’t say I blame you. Let me introduce myself, my name is Sebastian A. Squarehead. I’m the spokesperson for FastCubes.com and an expert on all-things-cool-about-cubes (and there’s many). I’m a zealot for cubicles and anything even remotely office related. If you came here to learn and be entertained, you’re in good cyber hands. “But […]

Cubicle & Office Ergonomics

Although we love sitting in our beautifully decorated cubicles, sitting in front of a computer for eight hours a day can take a toll on your body. First, be conscience of your posture at all times. The OSHA (U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration) recommends that you sit with your feet flat […]

Cubicle Fatigue – How To Fix It

Recently your favorite cubicle mascot was wondering about that “2:30 feeling” that we hear so much about – and anyone who works in an office for extended periods of time can relate. Maybe you don’t feel it every day, but there are definitely days when mid-afternoon rolls around and you’re hit with an immense wave […]

Cubicle Dictionary Series: Cubicle Configurations

One of the most important decisions to make when it comes to choosing cubicles for your office isn’t necessarily the cubicle color or accessories. While these are important, they only come after the big decision of cubicle size and configuration. Cubicle size is pretty self explanatory: if you are going for a call center environment […]

Herman Miller Challenges Students to Rethink the Office

FastCubes’ cubicles are clones of these famous Herman Miller cubicles that changed the world half a century ago. But before you think they’ve been asleep since then, know that this isn’t the case. Most recently, the Michigan furniture manufacturer started a contest among students of Cranbrook Academy of Art, asking them to come up with […]

Cubicle Dictionary Series: Power

In the cubicle world, without a cubicle’s ability to organize and hide power cords, the modern day office would look quite different. Picture wires hanging from the ceiling of your office, power cords running between cubicles, people accidentally kicking out power cords and employees losing their saved work. The point is – cubicles have done […]

Why You Should Break the Bank on Office Chairs

Sebastian here, with a serious subject today, one that affects anyone working in an office and those buying office furniture for their office as well. In a recent Wall Street Journal article about office chairs, author Sue Shellenbarger highlights some interesting and shocking facts about the office cubicle’s partner in crime, the office chair. We […]

Buying Cubicles [ Infographic ]

Today we have a special edition of our weekly cubicle blog, in which we proudly present our latest infographic for how to buy cubicles. You may think that such a thing doesn’t require a guide or walkthrough, but the fact is that the cubicle buying process isn’t as simple as people think. When buying cubicles, […]