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26th May 2021

Trend Talks: Workspace Flooring edition

Earlier this month our head of design Kevin caught up with the UK's FX Magazine to talk all things flooring design for their May/June edition. Here’s a snapshot of their…
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25th May 2021

Chameleon behind the transformation of McCain HQ

We are delighted to be working with McCain, the UK’s number one frozen potato manufacturer, to redesign and upgrade their Eastfield Head Office in Scarborough, UK! The new 34,000 sq…
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5th May 2021

Is your workspace ready to attract and retain the top talent in your industry?

Flexible working is becoming a major consideration for professionals seeking a new role post pandemic... New research has shown that more than half of business professionals consider flexibility of hours…
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23rd April 2021

Chameleon creates contemporary experience centre for Holiday Home Company

Victory Leisure Homes have been creating luxury leisure homes and lodges for over a decade and in the summer of 2020 they enlisted us to bring their customer experience centre…
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22nd April 2021

Say hello to David, our new Senior Project Manager!

This week we welcome David Creek to team Chameleon as part of our latest recruitment drive in the UK. David joins us as our Senior Project Manager working alongside Richard…
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14th April 2021

Spotlight on: Ideagen

In summer of 2020 we completed the design, fit out and refurbishment of tech giant Ideagen’s new £2 million head office located in Nottingham, creating a modern, industrial feel in…
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24th March 2021

Chameleon expands it’s team with three new hires

We are growing our UK team again with the appointment of three new hires! In case you missed their intros earlier in the month here's a quick recap for you.…
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17th March 2021

From redundant factory space to fun and functional workspace

Work has now completed at Groupe Atlantic’s new office space at its Ideal Heating premises on National Avenue in Hull, UK. Our team provided the design, fit-out and furniture services,…
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12th March 2021

Welcome to the team, Tom!

Yesterday we welcomed Tom to our project team as our new Estimator! Tom will be working hard behind the scenes of our projects to ensure that we continue to provide…
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5th March 2021

Savills’ new workspace at The Lumen, Newcastle – UK

Savills’ new flagship office based at The Lumen, in the heart of Newcastle Helix - is now complete! Working alongside Fiona Collier at Bluesky Design and M J Phoenix &…
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4th March 2021

Say hello to Sarah, our new Business Development Manager

This week we welcome Sarah Lister to our UK team as our new Business Development Manager for the midlands. Here’s what she had to say about her new role: “‘It’s…
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3rd March 2021

Why your workspace needs to change post pandemic

Our homes have had to work extra hard to support us over the last year, providing us not only with comfort, space to relax and refresh but also to work.…
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1st March 2021

Welcome to the team, Phoebe

Today we welcome Phoebe to team Chameleon as our assistant administrator. Phoebe will be working under our business support manager Sam to ensure our projects are delivered on time and…
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25th February 2021

Congratulations Sam, our new Business Support Manager

2020 was a fantastic year of growth at Chameleon, something that is continuing in 2021. Sam has been working super hard behind the scenes for over 4 years to ensure that our…
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23rd February 2021

Why your workspace is an important tool for supporting employee wellbeing

Wellbeing in the workplace is something that has been raising its head for some time now, however, the pandemic has raised concerns about people’s health and wellbeing to the top…
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15th February 2021

Chameleon appointed to deliver JR Rix & Sons new headquarters

We are delighted to announce that JR Rix & Sons have appointed us to deliver a collaborative, inspiring new workspace for their team in their new head office at 2…
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8th February 2021

Planet-U’s new office space totally transformed in just six weeks

Planet-U Energy is the UK’s fastest-growing renewable energy company whose mission is to make renewable energy totally transparent. The team – which has been based in Leeds since it was…
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11th January 2021

Welcome to our new Senior Project Manager

Welcome to the team Richard Steele! Richard joins us as our new Senior Project Manager and will be based on our sites across the UK. “I’m really excited to be joining…
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6th January 2021

5 reasons why your workspace still matters

With many of us back working from home after the new restrictions were announced in the UK this week, offices across the country are empty – providing the perfect opportunity…
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10th December 2020

Chameleon achieve their first Gold SKA Rating for project!

We are delighted to announce our design and fit-out project for Hull Universities Energy and Environment Insitute has achieved the first ever Gold SKA Rating in the region! Achieving the…
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1st December 2020

Trend Talk: Commercial Interiors in 2021

2020 has been an unpredictable year from start to finish and I think it’s safe to say no one really knows what 2021 has in store for us. One thing…
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11th November 2020

Chameleon shortlisted for Highways England’s new 30,000 sq ft office space

We are delighted to have been shortlisted by Carter Jonas for Highways England’s new 30,000 sq ft office space at Calder Park in Wakefield. The office space is to be the second letting…
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5th October 2020

Chameleon goes ‘back to school’ with latest project

Over the last few months we have been transforming a 19th century building at Hull’s oldest independent school – Hymers College – balancing contemporary and classic design to create a fresh,…
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28th August 2020

The importance of flexible workspace

Now more than ever it is important to have flexibility in the workspace. Whether the need for flexibility comes in the form of areas for staff to collaborative or the…
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25th August 2020

A call centre with a difference

We have recently completed the design and fit-out of FirstGroup’s newly refurbished national call centre. But this is no ordinary call centre, we have redefined the traditional ‘call centre’ look…
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18th August 2020

Project Team Expansion

The next few months are packed full of exciting projects for our team to get stuck into and so to keep up with demand we are delighted to welcome two…
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14th August 2020

Team Chameleon is expanding!

We look back on how office design has changed in the last 20 years.
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31st January 2020

How office design has changed over the last 20 years

We look back on how office design has changed in the last 20 years.
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19th December 2019

Design trends expected to be big in 2020

Here's a round-up of the biggest trends we expect to see in 2020. Could these inspire an office make-over for your business? New year, new office!
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25th October 2019

How to make the most of a small or awkward office space

Amazon, Microsoft, and Apple are amongst some of the business giants that started life working in a small, awkward office space (in garages, to be exact). For start-up businesses, it’s…
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18th September 2019

5 ways to make your office design more sustainable

With the current global climate crisis, it’s important we not only consider our personal impact on the environment but also our impact as businesses and communities. In the UK alone,…
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28th August 2019

How much office space do I need?

There’s nothing worse than working in a tiny office that feels so small you can barely think. Working in too close proximity to your colleagues can cause a number of…
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27th June 2019

Chameleon go green with three-year university contract

Chameleon Business Interiors has been appointed for a three-year contract with The University of Hull, securing the first project to design and fit-out the new Energy and Environment Centre at…
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23rd May 2019

Clerkenwell 2019 Highlights

This year our Design Team attended Clerkenwell Design Week 2019. As well as hosting an abundance of furniture and interiors showrooms, Clerkenwell is also home to a variety of other…
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7th May 2019

Chameleon Business Interiors reaffirm commitment to Hull to mark 20th anniversary

We mark our 20th anniversary by renewing our 10-year lease, reaffirming our commitment to the city. Based at Humber Quays in the city centre, we have spent 20 years completing…
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7th May 2019

5 ways office design affects productivity in the workplace

Workplace design can often be overlooked as an ideal and not a necessity. However have you ever considered how your work environment can affect productivity? We explore 5 ways that…
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30th April 2019

Artist Highlight: PET Lamp

  Founded by designer Alvaro Catalán de Ocón, PET Lamp is a project that mixes the reuse of PET plastic bottles with selected traditional weaving techniques from different corners of…
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10th April 2019

Toronto businesses collaborate to celebrate 20th anniversaries

We have collaborated with perks company Perkopolis on the relocation of their head office to celebrate our joint 20-year anniversary.   The refresh, for which employee health and wellbeing was paramount,…
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26th February 2019

What features would make a fantastic co-working space?

We take a look at our top 5 features that make a fantastic co-working space! 1 – Collaboration spaces With increasing popularity, collaborative areas create a space for new ideas…
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17th August 2018

How office design can improve mental health

Mental health is becoming a concern for employers across the UK, and nearly a third of UK businesses state that mental health and well-being is more important than physical illness.
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14th August 2018

How does workspace design impact the way we work?

There’s no denying that the layout, design and feel of a workspace can influence the way a business works. That’s why we, at Chameleon Business Interiors, create offices that inspire…
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27th February 2018

Chameleon Business Interiors has joined Y30

Y30 Members Club is a group of Yorkshire-based businesses that are not only ambitious and innovative but also passionate about Yorkshire. We believe that Yorkshire should be the number one…
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7th November 2017

Introducing Harry Gamble

In early July, Harry started working with us at Chameleon as a Trainee Project Manager after the role was advertised through his Sixth Form College. Harry has settled in really…
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11th October 2017

Wellbeing in the Workplace – Through Fabrics & Patterns

Featuring Camira Fabrics With the lines between commercial and domestic interiors becoming increasingly blurred, fabric choice is key in creating atmospheres which encourage comfort and clarity.  This will only continue,…
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24th April 2017

The secret to getting more out of your workspace

As the world of work evolves, offices are becoming more representative of the diversity, technology and shifting timescales of modern working life. In the past, traditional offices made provision for…
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20th April 2017

How pioneering digital technology companies are shaping commercial interior design

“First we shape our places and then our places shape us.” -          Winston Churchill In the fast-paced world of digital technology, innovative thinking and creative solutions are the key to staying…
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25th January 2017

Workspace Design Should be at the Heart of ANY Business Plan

For many years, businesses have viewed office and building design as something to think about after everything else. This is no longer the case. Workplace design is integral to any…
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18th January 2017

Designs For New Ways of Working

We believe that the office is constantly changing, with the traditional 9-5 set up long since consigned to history. So what does this mean for design? Historically, culture shapes space…
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16th September 2016

Chameleon Help PhD Nutrition With Their Office Move

Chameleon work on national projects throughout the UK. However it is always good to work on a local project, especially for such a renowned international brand in the world of…
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9th August 2016

Ramsden International Go For Height Adjustable Desks

Ramsden’s have gone for a very high specification on the ground floor with veneer surfaces and an impressive boardroom, a lot of though and work has gone into the design…
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17th May 2016

Funiture by Senator Is Keeping Up With Office Needs

Over the past decade, businesses have been awakened to the benefits associated with collaborative, adaptable working environments and the need to integrate modern communications. The Ad-Lib Work Lounge was designed…
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10th May 2016

Times Are Changing But One Fact Remains The Same, Our Love Of The Desk

To help understand ‘how we work’, one of our top furniture suppliers Senator surveyed 2,000 UK employees that work in an office environment. The answers proved insightful, some popular perceptions were confirmed by…
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15th December 2015

Back to News Chameleon Birmingham Office Carried out High Profile Project with Northern Power Grid

Chameleon Birmingham office have just carried out a high profile project with Northern Powergrid in Drury Lane London for the Executive Suites of a new corporate building. Northern Powergrid decided…
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15th December 2015

Chameleon Business Interiors announce high profile clients in Birmingham office

Founded in 1998, Chameleon Business Interiors are specialists in office refurbishments and fit-outs, providing a complete range of interior design & contracting solutions for commercial interiors. This includes space planning,…
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15th December 2015

£15 million Investment in the Digital Sector

Driving Business innovation. Founded in 1998 Chameleon Business Interiors have been upgrading and improving offices workspaces for a little over 17 years. With offices in Hull, Leeds, York and Birmingham…
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14th December 2015

Innovative Finance Packages for Office Improvements

No requirement for capital outlay and tax efficient financing means that all businesses can benefit from an amazing workspace environment. Founded in 1998 Chameleon Business Interiors have been upgrading and…