Our Projects: Perth Modern School

Perth Modern School, a leading educational institution in Australia, sought to transform its common area into a vibrant and welcoming space that fostered collaborative learning and connection among students. Office Line partnered with the school to create a dynamic environment that reflected Aboriginal Australian culture and promoted the well-being of the school community.

Perth Modern School's original common space needed a renovation in order to provide a conducive environment for social interaction and teamwork. The school desired to create a space that inspired students, reflected Australian Aboriginal cultural identity, and provided them with the tools necessary to thrive in a modern educational setting.

Office Line worked closely with the Perth Modern School team to understand their specific needs and goals. Following a careful evaluation of the space and the school community's requirements, Office Line proposed a comprehensive solution that included:

  • Modern and Versatile Furniture: Six Pod Ottoman Settings featuring unique designs by Aboriginal artist Rosie Paine from the Learning Together and Learning at the River collections were installed. These flexible and inviting spaces allow students to work in groups, engage in collaborative activities, or simply relax and socialize.
  • Variety of Ottomans: Ottomans in various shapes and sizes, including circular, square, rectangular, and hexagonal, were incorporated. Each Ottoman boasts fabrics meticulously chosen by the school team in collaboration with Office Line, ensuring durability and resilience for high-traffic areas.
  • Round Tables: Round tables were added to encourage interaction and teamwork. These tables also serve as flexible spaces for activities outside the classroom, depending on the teachers' needs.

The transformation of Perth Modern School's common area has had a significantly positive impact on the school community:

  • Vibrant and Welcoming Space: The new design has created a stimulating and attractive environment that invites social interaction and collaborative learning.
  • Reflection of Aboriginal Culture: Rosie Paine's designs integrate Aboriginal Australian culture into the space, promoting a sense of identity and connection among students.
  • Enhanced Well-being: Comfortable and versatile furniture allows students to relax, socialize, and work together in a pleasant environment.
  • Client Satisfaction: The Perth Modern School team is extremely satisfied with the final outcome and the collaboration with Office Line.


The Perth Modern School project is a prime example of how Office Line works closely with educational institutions to create dynamic and functional learning spaces that inspire students and promote their success. The combination of modern furniture, culturally significant designs, and a client-centric approach has resulted in a transformative common area that benefits the entire school community.

  • Karen Rodriguez

Our Projects: St. Kieran Catholic Primary School

In today's ever-evolving educational landscape, creating classrooms that cater to diverse learning styles and foster a love of learning is paramount. At Office Line, we believe that thoughtfully designed furniture plays a crucial role in achieving this goal. This case study delves into the design and furnishing of a classroom at St. Kieran Primary School, showcasing how we collaborated with the school to create a space that prioritises flexibility, functionality, and aesthetics.

St. Kieran Primary School approached us with a vision for a classroom that could adapt to various learning activities, encourage collaboration, and spark student creativity. Their existing classroom furniture was not able to adapt to the new learning activities and needed a renovation. We understood the need to create a space that catered to the individual needs of students while also fostering a sense of community and engagement.

Enhancing Flexibility:

  • Adaptable Seating: We introduced a range of seating options to accommodate different learning styles and activities. The EN One chair, a perennial favorite, provides ergonomic support for developing backs and can be easily stacked for quick classroom reconfiguration. Additionally, the inclusion of Adjusta Stools with their rotating bases encourages active sitting, promoting increased focus and improved blood flow. This combination allows students to choose between traditional seated learning and a more dynamic approach, fostering ownership of their learning experience.
  • Mobile Tables: Understanding the importance of collaborative learning, we incorporated Eduflex Classic Flip Tables. Built with sturdy materials and equipped with wheels, these tables empower students to arrange the classroom layout to suit their needs. Whether working in groups on projects or gathered for discussions, these flexible tables allow for a dynamic learning environment.

    Encouraging Functionality:

    • Play & Store Units: Gone are the days of bulky, static desks. We included Play & Store units, innovative storage solutions that double as comfortable tables. This ingenious design maximises space utilization, fostering organization and reducing clutter. Students can store their personal belongings within the units while enjoying a convenient workspace for individual tasks.
    • Writable Tables: Recognizing the importance of fostering creativity, particularly in the early learning stages, we included a set of writable tables. These tables allow students to express themselves freely through drawing and visual thinking, directly engaging with their ideas and fostering a love for exploration. This hands-on approach promotes early learning development and sparks their imagination.

    Creating a Stimulating Aesthetic:

    A classroom environment should be visually engaging and contribute to a positive learning experience. We collaborated with St. Kieran Primary School to develop a vibrant color scheme incorporating green, blue, and red. These colors are known to promote positive emotions, spark creativity, and enhance focus. Studies have shown that a well-designed classroom with a stimulating aesthetic can lead to increased student engagement and improved learning outcomes.

    The transformed classroom at St. Kieran Primary School exemplifies how thoughtful furniture choices can significantly impact the learning environment. The flexible seating and movable tables empower students to take ownership of their learning space and foster collaboration. The functional storage solutions promote organization and maximize space utilization. Finally, the stimulating aesthetic creates a fun and playful environment that ignites a love for learning.

    Our collaboration with St. Kieran Primary School demonstrates our commitment to creating innovative and functional learning spaces. We believe that every child deserves a classroom that inspires them to learn and grow. We are dedicated to working with educators to translate their vision into reality, fostering a love of learning for students of all ages.

    Our Projects: The King's College


    The Lighthouse Studio at The King’s College was part of their inclusive education upgrade. It was designed to create a safe space for students to be able to retreat and seek assistance without any stigma.

    With an understanding of our client's needs, we were able to produce a great result. Our project design lead, Amanda, worked closely with the school team and presented them with layouts and 3D renders so they could visualize how their ideas would look in reality.


    A neutral colour palette was selected for this space to create a sense of calm. The colours are subtle and inviting, and they help to create a serene environment.
    The neutral finishes, which were selected from Warwick's Beachcomber fabric range, and the Laminex commercial range, which is made here in Australia, combine perfectly to create a welcoming scene with light blues, teals, greys, and elegant oak woodgrain features.
    The fabric was Scotch guarded to improve the durability of the light colours. This helps to protect the furniture by guarding against wear and tear, and keep it looking its best for longer.
    Bean Bags, neuitral colours, seating, sof furnishing for studentsClassroom renovation, student chairs, desks, blue and grayWe enjoyed transforming this classroom into an educational space that students can feel comfortable and safe in. We know that the right furniture selection and finishes can assist in making a difference in a students' education experience.

    At Office Line, we strive to only use furniture and materials made here in Australia. We want every student to have the best possible experience while they're at school, and we believe that starts with the spaces they spend their time in every day. 



    Office Line is proud to be part of inclusive projects like this, where the spaces which we help to create, allow students to find their inner greatness.

    If you have a space that needs enhancing, give us a call 1800 333 116 or email us

    Our experts are ready to assist you on the journey. 


    Our Projects: Salvado Catholic College Admin Space

    Salvado Catholic College, a longstanding college in Perth, has been a partner of Office Line for a long time. The last furniture project we took was to revitalize their administrative area. The goal was to create a modern, functional workspace that reflected the college's identity.

    The primary challenge was finding a solution that seamlessly integrated with existing furniture, maintaining a cohesive aesthetic. Additionally, the furniture and fabrics needed to withstand the high traffic of a school environment.

    We brought a solution that embraced modern simplicity with clean lines and a sleek red and grey color palette. The renovation transformed several key areas.

    Staff Room Oasis

    The new staff room provides a comfortable and inviting space for staff to unwind and recharge. The interior have upholstered chairs in Flynn Flame fabrics from Warwick. This fabric is 

    easy-to-clean and maintain. In the outside area, the Asti Stools in white combined with the I.AM Tables ensure both relaxation and durability and embracing the natural light coming from the celing and keeping the espace fresh and luminous. 



    Empowering wellbeing in 8 Offices

    Each office is designed to enhance productivity and well-being. The school chose an innovative Ovation Sit-Stand Desks, promoting flexibility and movement throughout the workday.

    This type of desk paired with the Breeze Task Chair are available in each office, offering both ergonomic support and a stylish look that complements the modern aesthetic. Ample storage solutions, including Horizon Express Mobile pedestals, filing cabinets, and cupboards, ensure a clutter-free and organized workspace.



      Maximized Storage Solutions:
      The storage rooms have been optimised for efficient organization, maximising every inch of space. The focal point is the impressive Fortress Compactus system, delivering exceptional storage capacity for all the college's needs.



      Salvado Catholic College was thrilled with the customer service delivered by Office Line. The renovation resulted in a modern, functional, and comfortable workspace that embodies the college's identity.

      Things we loved about the project:

      • Modern aesthetic: Clean lines and a red and grey color scheme that create a contemporary feel.
      • Improved functionality: Each space is designed to optimise its purpose.
      • Enhanced ergonomics: Sit-stand desks and comfortable seating promoting employee well-being.
      • Increased storage capacity: Efficient storage solutions that maximise space utilisation.
      • Easy maintenance: Durable and easy-to-clean fabrics ensuring a long-lasting and low-maintenance environment.

      Office Line offers a comprehensive range of furniture soluctions. With over 20 years of industry experience, Office Line has become a leading provider of educational furniture for schools of all sizes.

      Looking to revamp your workspace?

      Contact Office Line today and discover how they can help you create a space that's modern, functional, comfortable, and reflects your company's identity.


      • Karen Rodriguez

      The Neuroarchitecture of Learning: Designing Classrooms that Shape Young Minds

      Imagine a classroom that transcends rows of desks and fluorescent lights. Imagine a space that actively fosters a child's development, nurturing their personality, self-esteem, and character. This isn't a utopian fantasy; it's the power of neuroarchitecture in action.

      What is Neuroarchitecture?

      Neuroarchitecture is the fascinating science that explores the connection between our physical surroundings and their impact on the brain and behavior. In the context of schools, it's about creating learning environments that go beyond academics and contribute to a child's overall well-being.

      Here's how neuroarchitecture transforms classrooms into spaces that nurture a child's growth:

      • Building Confidence and Self-Expression: Personality thrives when children have opportunities for exploration and self-expression. Neuroarchitecture encourages this by incorporating design elements that spark curiosity and allow for personalization. Imagine designated "maker spaces" with crafting materials and interactive displays for students to tinker and showcase their creativity. Movable furniture allows for flexible classroom layouts, fostering a sense of ownership and control over their learning environment.

      • Fostering a Sense of Belonging: A safe and inclusive environment is crucial for building self-esteem. Neuroarchitecture achieves this by utilizing comfortable furniture that caters to children's sizes, like ergonomic chairs and adjustable desks. Incorporating natural light with large windows or skylights creates a welcoming atmosphere, and ensuring all areas are easily accessible for all students, including ramps and designated areas for students with physical limitations, promotes a sense of belonging and respect for diversity.

      • Developing Character Through Collaboration: Strong character traits like empathy and teamwork flourish through positive social interactions. Neuroarchitecture facilitates this by creating designated areas for group work, like round tables or beanbag seating configurations that encourage face-to-face interaction. Flexible furniture that allows for reconfiguration fosters a sense of agency and collaboration. Even utilizing calming colors like blue and green can promote cooperation and reduce stress, leading to more productive group learning experiences.

      See this project: Peter Carnley Anglican Community School


      Furniture plays a crucial role in the neuroarchitectural orchestra of the classroom. Here's how the right furniture choices can contribute to a child's development:

      • Ergonomics for All: Ergonomic chairs with adjustable features and desks that can adapt to different heights ensure proper posture and minimize discomfort, allowing students to focus on learning instead of physical strain.
      • Variety Breeds Engagement: Mobile furniture like tables and chairs on wheels empowers students to take ownership of their learning space. This flexibility allows for quick reconfiguration for group work, presentations, or quiet study zones, catering to different learning styles and activities.
      • Sensory Exploration: Incorporating furniture with different textures, like woven chairs or soft poufs, caters to a variety of learning styles and provides tactile stimulation for students who benefit from fidgeting.
      • Storage Solutions: Ample and accessible storage promotes organization and reduces clutter, creating a calmer and more focused learning environment.

        See this Project: The Kings College


      The Science Behind the Design

      So how does neuroarchitecture translate into tangible design choices beyond furniture? Here's a glimpse into the key elements that influence a child's experience:

      • Visual: Soft lighting and calming colors create a focused atmosphere ideal for learning, while pops of color can energize and stimulate creative thinking. Consider incorporating biophilic design elements, like incorporating natural light and views of nature, which have been shown to reduce stress and improve cognitive function.

      • Tactile: Providing a variety of textures throughout the classroom, from soft mats for reading nooks to textured blocks in a sensory play area, encourages exploration and sensory learning, which is crucial for early development. Different textures can also help students who fidget stay focused by providing a tactile outlet.

      • Auditory: Balancing sound is key. Incorporating calming music for specific activities like meditation or yoga can improve focus, while designated quiet zones with sound-absorbing materials ensure students have a space for concentration when needed. Consider technology solutions like white noise machines or noise-canceling headphones for individual student needs.

      • Olfactory: Scents play a surprising role in memory and learning. Bringing in plants not only purifies the air but also introduces natural scents like lavender, known for its calming properties, or rosemary, which can enhance memory and focus.

      By embracing neuroarchitecture, we can transform classrooms from sterile environments into dynamic spaces that ignite a child's curiosity, nurture their well-being, and unlock their full potential. This isn't just about design; it's about creating a foundation for a brighter future, one young mind at a time. Neuroarchitecture, coupled with innovative teaching methods, can create a symphony of design and education, leading to a more engaging and enriching learning experience for all students. This collaborative approach, where educators and designers work together, can ensure that classrooms not only meet academic needs but also foster a love of learning that extends far beyond the walls of the school.


      The Impact on Educators:

      Neuroarchitecture isn't just beneficial for students; it can also positively impact educators. By creating a well-designed and stimulating environment, teachers can experience:

      • Reduced Stress Levels: Calming colors and natural elements can contribute to a more relaxed atmosphere for educators, leading to improved focus and well-being.
      • Enhanced Creativity: Flexible furniture and designated collaboration zones allow for innovative teaching methods and interactive activities, fostering a more dynamic learning environment.
      • Improved Efficiency: Ample storage and organizational solutions minimize clutter and wasted time, allowing teachers to focus on what matters most – their students.



      See this Project: Emmanuel College Warrnambool


      Investing in neuroarchitecture for schools isn't just about aesthetics; it's an investment in the future. By creating classrooms that nurture a child's development on all levels – cognitive, emotional, and social – we are equipping them with the tools they need to thrive in a complex and ever-changing world.Whether you're an educator, school administrator, or simply passionate about creating a better learning environment for future generations, there are steps you can take to incorporate neuroarchitecture principles.

      Researching design elements, advocating for renovations, or even starting small with introducing plants and flexible furniture arrangements can all make a difference.Remember, every child deserves the opportunity to learn and grow in a space that fosters their unique potential. Let's work together to transform classrooms into spaces where curiosity thrives, confidence flourishes, and a love of learning takes root.


      • Karen Rodriguez

      Learning Spaces Trends 2024

      In 2024, classrooms evolve into dynamic learning ecosystems, fostering collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. Trends in educational space design prioritize flexibility, sustainability, and technology integration, preparing students for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow. Let's delve into the key areas shaping the future of learning environments:


      STEM Spaces:

      • Innovation Labs: Elevate traditional science classrooms to innovation hubs equipped with 3D printers, robots, and VR tools. Spark student curiosity and encourage hands-on experimentation through engaging learning activities.
      • Collaborative Zones: Embrace the power of teamwork with flexible furniture arrangements and interactive whiteboards. Design classrooms that promote active learning and discussion-based approaches, fostering essential 21st-century skills.
      • Tech-Infused Landscape: Seamlessly integrate cutting-edge technology like augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) into the learning experience. These transformative tools allow students to explore complex concepts virtually, conduct immersive simulations, and engage in collaborative projects across geographic boundaries.


      K-12 Spaces: 

      • Personalized Learning Studios: Cater to individual needs and learning styles with flexible spaces featuring reading nooks, quiet areas, and collaborative zones. Offer students differentiated instruction and choice-based learning opportunities, fostering intrinsic motivation and self-directed learning.
      • Outdoor Learning Arenas: Transform schoolyards into living laboratories. Integrate nature-based activities and hands-on projects into the curriculum, connecting students with the environment and promoting physical activity and mental well-being.
      • Multifunctional Hubs: Maximize space utilization with modular furniture and adaptable design. Convert classrooms into flexible learning studios, collaborative workspaces, or community event spaces, fostering resourcefulness and adaptability.


      Sustainable Design:

      • Eco-Conscious Materials: Prioritize recycled and repurposed materials for furniture and construction, minimizing environmental impact and instilling responsible practices in students.
      • Energy Efficiency: Implement sustainable technologies like natural lighting, smart ventilation systems, and energy-efficient appliances. Equip classrooms with smart sensors and data-driven tools to track and optimize energy use, fostering environmental awareness and responsible citizenship.
      • Nature's Embrace: Introduce elements of nature with vertical gardens, green roofs, and indoor plants. Design classrooms that support improved air quality, reduced stress levels, and enhanced cognitive function.


      Educational Technology:

      • Smart Classrooms: Equip classrooms with interactive whiteboards, touch screens, and mobile devices seamlessly integrated with learning platforms. Encourage BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) initiatives and leverage cloud-based resources for personalized learning experiences.
      • VR & AR Adventures: Immerse students in virtual worlds and interactive simulations with AR and VR technology. Explore historical events, conduct virtual lab experiments, and collaborate on projects in entirely new dimensions.
      • AI-Powered Learning: Harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) for personalized learning experiences. Implement adaptive learning platforms that provide students with real-time feedback, targeted activities, and individualized learning paths.

      By embracing these trends, educational institutions can cultivate learning spaces that empower students to become successful learners, critical thinkers, and responsible citizens in the 21st century.


      • Karen Rodriguez