Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

May 17th, 2018

As most of you have already seen across the internet, this week is Mental Health Awareness Week – a hugely important issue that needs to be discussed and removed of all stigma. Mental illness is especially prevalent in the older generation, whose population in the UK is ageing rapidly, with the number of people aged 65… Read More »

Book of You

Book of You – Local Breakthrough in Dementia Care?

May 11th, 2018

The According to research done by Alzheimer’s Society (2014b), too many people with dementia aren’t living as well as they could: 61% felt anxious or depressed recently 40% felt lonely recently 52% don’t feel they get enough support from the government 34% don’t feel part of their community 28% aren’t able to make decisions about… Read More »

Bluton

Stoke-on-Trent Retirement Village Wins Awards

April 8th, 2018

With the rising popularity of retirement villages dotted around the UK, we at Just Imagine aim to make sure they look as homely and inviting as possible. It is easy for a large building to feel intimidating, however by using our knowledge & expertise we managed to create a home that was striking yet welcoming at… Read More »

KBB

Kitchen Bedroom and Bathroom 2018 at Birmingham NEC

March 12th, 2018

Last week, our CAD Design Manager Anna got the opportunity to go to the Kitchen Bedroom and Bathroom exhibition at Birmingham NEC, which featured plenty of new & exciting suppliers and companies that keep up with the latest trends in interior design. Visiting the exhibition, otherwise known as the KBB, is an exciting opportunity for… Read More »

Dementia Seminar

Dementia @ Stirling: Dementia Care, Design and Technology

February 12th, 2018

Last week Steph, Leah & Ema from our studio visited Stirling University to attend the Dementia Care, Design and Technology seminar at their Iris Murdoch Building on campus. The seminar, which was hosted over a span of two days, showcased the work of the Dementia and Ageing Research Group [DARG], the Dementia Services Development Centre [DSDC]… Read More »

The Care Show

The Care Show at NEC Birmingham

October 12th, 2017

Following from our successful exhibition at The Care Show at NEC Birmingham last year, we decided to give it another shot this year! The Care Show is the UK’s largest & busiest care home event providing training, solutions and networking opportunities to support those connected to and responsible for the care of others. Because of… Read More »

Decorex 2017

Decorex International 2017

September 26th, 2017

Last Monday, Jo went to Decorex International 2017 alongside our designers Joyce & Miriam in Syon Park, London. This year was the 40th edition of Decorex International, and to celebrate they explored the past and present and future of design with some inspiring displays. There was a particular focus on the senses with innovative interactive… Read More »

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Dementia Series – Dementia Villages

September 12th, 2017

Over the past few months, a team of designers & project managers at Just Imagine have taken the task of bettering our knowledge on the end user of our designs, more specifically the residents living with dementia or blindness. We decided this upon ourselves in order to better understand the residents & the spaces we’re… Read More »

Brave & Geometric

Visiting Furniture Suppliers & Factory Tours

August 31st, 2017

Yesterday a handful of us at Just Imagine went to visit some of our furniture suppliers to see some new ranges, visit their showroom and to have a tour of their factory floors. It was a very beneficial visit in terms of being able to see the absolute best & freshest products to specify. We… Read More »

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Coed Duon Care Home Visit

August 23rd, 2017

This morning, Joyce, Miriam & Ema from the studio went to visit Coed Duon, a local care home in Holywell, to have a look round & to talk to residents/staff to discuss where they would like their designs to improve. We find it’s especially important for us do this so we’re aware of the both… Read More »