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Tecno Spa


Tecno are bold activists and obsessive fabricators connected by their love of making office furniture, partitioning and public seating. Tecno Spa was created in 1953 by Osvaldo & Fulgenzio Borsani, is a manufacturing company with production bases in Italy and USA with sales offices in Milan, London, New York, Paris, Warsaw, Seoul, Tunis enabling Tecno to support multi-national businesses globally. Tecno designs & creates quality office furniture with an emphasis on design detail – These include individual desks & workstations to reception desks, from small meeting room tables to large bespoke conference tables which accommodate state of the art visual & communication equipment. The desking & workstation elements of the Tecno product portfolio concentrate on achieving maximum flexibility through its use of modular solutions. This provides their clients with the inherent ability to continually organise & reorganise their office space in order to adapt to changes in their business. With over 60 years-worth of experience Tecno has fine-tuned the art of direct communication with Architects, interior designers & facility managers enabling them to provide unique & flexible solutions that truly work for its clients. From global corporate HQ’s to public transport hubs, the British museum & European Parliament, Tecno have a solution for every opportunity.

CPD Material (5)

Online Learning
Public Seating
This CPD will discuss the main elements and characteristics of public seating. It will underline the importance of ergonomics, versatility, reversibility and modularity of seating systems over time. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- How seating systems can be reconfigured for heavy traffic areas
- Technological integration
- How to guarantee comfort, technological support and ergonomics in a system
- How to support travelers' needs
- Why public seating should be certified
- Why public seating should be fire tested
- Sustainability aspects to be aware of
- How guarantee long life to public seating
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Multiple CPD formats
Flexible Office Desks
This CPD guide aims to introduce the concept of "flexible desks" that can be adapted to the constant changes of the offices. It will discuss how these systems allow rapid reconfigurability and flexibility and how they support multiple configurations. It will also explore how these systems allow for ease of assembly and disassembly, modularity and flexibility in cable management. By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:
- Why choosing the right desk is important for learning
- Evolving systems
- Sustainability of a workstation
- How to deal constant changes in offices
- How encourage the exchange of ideas and information without compromising individual privacy
- How to create visual privacy and reduce acoustic impact in work areas
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar
Multiple CPD formats
Double and Single Partition System
This CPD will introduce the double or single glazed and solid partition system, designed according to principles of extremely simple management. It will discuss what a double or single partition system is, why they should be used, types of partitions and how to use them, and the importance of a sustainable partition. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- The components of a partition system and their functions
- The assembly steps
- Sustainability aspects to be aware of
- The acoustic performance of a partition system
- The performance of a double or a single partition system

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar