Blogs

Teenager Reading
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Encouraging Adolescents to Read?

In a tech-dominated world full of immediate distractions, how can we encourage teenagers to slow down and discover the benefits of reading for pleasure?

Designing Libraries
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Designing Libraries

A brief guide to successfully managing the process of planning and implementing a new or refurbished library interior.  

bean bag spaces
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Bean bags and a child’s concentration

Concentration is essential to ensure optimal learning outcomes. Read our blog and download the whitepaper on the benefits of creating bean bag spaces.

Engaging Teens to Read for Pleasure
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Engaging Teens to Read for Pleasure

How do we encourage the iGen to put down the tech, choose a book and engage in reading for pleasure? Read more...

Colour Your World
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Colour Your World

It has long been accepted – by artists, fashion designers and interior designers in particular – that colours can affect our mood.

Whitepaper: The Libraries of Tomorrow
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Whitepaper: The Libraries of Tomorrow

As specialists in educational space design, we consider here the requirements unique to these unique spaces and how they are changing.

First Aid for Books
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First Aid for Books

Meet the Book Doctor! Check out our tips, downloads and products to keep your library books in circulation for longer.

Highlight | Showcase | Recommend
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Highlight | Showcase | Recommend

Read our top tips to bring collections and materials closer to the reader and draw attention to the breadth and variety available.

Have You Explored Active Seating?
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Have You Explored Active Seating?

Active seating offers options to move your body whilst sitting, improving posture, concentration levels and wellbeing. Discover more...

The Power of Storytelling
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The Power of Storytelling

A blog exploring the importance of storytelling and dedicated spaces for young children to develop into lifelong readers.

Encouraging Boys to Read At Home
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Encouraging Boys to Read At Home

As they get older, boys increasingly describe themselves as non-readers. Read our blog to discover ways to reverse this trend!

Book returns
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Making Book Returns Easier

24/7 Book Returns! Gresswell offers a wide range of return boxes, including NEW weatherproof units.