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Stuck in the City: Getting to Auckland's most interesting & innovative workspaces

Wed, 30 Aug 2017

Last month we had our annual sales conference and decided to spend the first day outside of our office and in Auckland City, popping in and out of our client spaces.

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"Humanity and the Machine: Where are we going?": CoreNet Global NZ Symposium 2017

Tue, 02 May 2017

Vidak is excited to be a sponsor of this year's CoreNet Global NZ Symposium. The theme for the 2017 symposium is "Humanity and the Machine: Where are we going?", which will tackle how technology can benefit humankind in the workplace and how we need to adapt to ensure it doesn't render us obsolete.

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Vidak on tour!

Wed, 12 Oct 2016

The team is off again on their bi-annual trip to the USA, UK and Europe ... ending up at the Orgatec fair in Cologne. Follow us on our tour and register on our website to be in with the chance to win the comfort, dynamic support and natural flexibility of a Coza Chair!

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Laminex New Product Launch

Wed, 03 Aug 2016

It was great to be part of the Laminex New Product Launch event last week and to showcase some of our latest products featuring the great range of new laminates from Laminex and fabrics by Warwick. The team had awesome feedback and it was so great to see our clients making use of all the products displayed at the event.

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Inspired by connected design at DreamWorks

Mon, 13 Jun 2016

It has been a while since I have put some time aside to write about something interesting in our industry ... the fact that I became a father 12 months ago may have played a part in part in this. Additionally, we have had some new interesting projects and products we have been working on ... and have recently completed and started sharing with everyone.

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"From My Kids, to Yours"

Mon, 06 Jun 2016

Louise and Mike Vidak have been working with this wonderful charity that is helping to make a personal difference to the lives of the children caught up in Fiji's Cyclone Winston disaster in February 2016. Many of our clients and contacts have very generously contributed to this worthy cause.

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"THE AGE OF THE CITY": CoreNet Global NZ Symposium 2016

Tue, 31 May 2016

Vidak is excited to be a sponsor of this year's CoreNet Global NZ Symposium. The theme for the 2016 symposium is "THE AGE OF THE CITY", which will focus on the latest challenges facing our cities, from infrastructure and technology integration to large-scale migration and social movements.

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No room for fossils at NZ's Newshub

Tue, 26 Apr 2016

Our client Mediaworks' new ways of working is creating more valuable content for their audience.

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To stand or not to stand?

Tue, 14 Apr 2015

At Vidak we have been researching and testing the current "craze"of standing in the workplace. I have been trying to formulate an opinion about its context in the long term, as opposed to the immediate reaction to the published researched benefits and the recent affordability of a sit to stand workstation.

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A Shift to Alternative Work Points in Dynamic Workplaces

Tue, 17 Feb 2015

Over the past 3 years we have had experience being involved in dynamic workplaces, inspiring us to get to work designing better solutions to serve them. While we are still hard at work putting the finishing touches on some of these solutions, we felt it was time to share one of them that has been a hit both here in NZ and across the ditch in Australia.

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Our visit to Facebookville

Tue, 27 Jan 2015

To clarify, "Facebookville" is not the official name of Facebook HQ, 1 Hacker Way in Silicon Valley, but after spending two hours on a private tour around this amazing facility, you feel like you are in village rather than a workplace.

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Yeah I know what Gamification means

Mon, 26 Jan 2015

I will start this post off being honest ... When Gareth, Jamie and myself read this as a forum topic for Orgatec 2014, there was an awkward silence as we all realised we didn't know what it was. Sure, it was a word I had heard in passing conversation and presentations in reference to modern working environments, but truly I didn't understand what it meant.

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Two Worlds of Coworking

Wed, 07 Jan 2015

On our recent visit to London we were directed to check out two coworking/shared office spaces. Without any prior research of either place, we blindly made our way to check these spaces out to see how they compare to what we have seen and experienced in NZ. This casual approach in turn caused great surprise as we arrived at the first space We Work in South Bank.

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