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Our sustainability promises

Our sustainability promises

At Contour we don't just want to talk about possible areas of improvement or create open discussions without making any promises. That's why we are sharing...

Great innovation initiates great reductions

Great innovation initiates great reductions

Great innovation initiates great reductions. Following our conversion from virgin sourced to recycled in some of our plastic products, we are now sourcing recycled Aluminium (Post-industrial)...

Our sustainability progress!

Our sustainability progress!

Happy World Environmental Day! As we did last year, we are again sharing our annual sustainability report covering environmental, social, and governance data and progress. The...

What is the carbon footprint of your workstation?

What is the carbon footprint of your workstation?

Contour Design has done extensive research for LCAs conducted on your common workstation devices. This research paints a picture of how much your IT products is...

What is carbon footprint?
CSR Sustainability

What is carbon footprint?

Carbon is one of the greenhouse gases contributing to global warming. A carbon footprint indicates how much carbon a specific product or service contributes based on...

Professional business person working on a laptop grabbing hands in pain
Ergonomics RSI

How do you treat repetitive strain injuries?

Since repetitive strain injuries, also called mouse arm, is often connected to computer work and poor ergonomics such as faulty installed equipment, it is good to...

Dismissal during sick leave - what now?
Sick Leave

Dismissal during sick leave - what now?

For many UK workers experiencing long term sick leave, it is a significant concern whether or not they are at risk of losing their jobs.  It...

How much sick leave can you take?
Sick Leave

How much sick leave can you take?

There is no definitive answer to this question, as it all depends on whether your employer offers a better sick leave scheme than the SSP. However,...

Messy and creative home office
Sick Leave

How to reduce sick leave?

First and foremost, employers must be aware of working conditions and structures that can help discover any pains or challenges – both physical and mental –...

Woman at her home office
Home Office

What is the best space for a home office?

The best space for a home office is always where you have the room to set up a proper workstation. It includes a table with the...

Man working at home
Home Office

Being efficient when working from home

When all your stuff and no colleagues surround you, it can be challenging to refrain from getting distracted and not lose momentum in the workflow. It...

Do you want to reduce sick leave in the office?
Sick Leave

Do you want to reduce sick leave in the office? Here are 5 top tips

It is not just the flu that causes sick leave among employees. A key driver is the working environment, as it affects employees twofold - physically...

#New Normal
Work Environment

Going back to the office after COVID-19? 8 things that will have changed

Numerous things have changed in recent years, not least how we work in the office. For many, it has changed from open office environments to a...

Corworkers at the office
Work Environment

Back in the office: Expectations vs. reality

After a long period of working from home, many of us are currently returning to work. But even though you may have missed socialising with colleagues,...

there's a strong link between sick leave and ergonomics
Ergonomics Sick Leave

Sick leave and ergonomics - understanding the interlink

Sick leave and ergonomics are heavily interlinked. Neither body nor mind is designed to make small, repetitive movements for hours in front of a screen. Therefore,...

man riding a bike on his way to work
Work Environment

Return to the office: How to do it right

After working from home for an extended period, we slowly return to the office and have a more ordinary workday. It can be a significant upheaval,...

Corporate woman with wrist pain at work
Ergonomics Pain RSI Unimouse

Get rid of pain and strains with a vertical mouse

We have good news for you. With a vertical mouse, you can get rid of pain when working with a mouse. Have you ever experienced pain when...

colleagues reaching out for a handshake
Work Environment

Guide to HR: Help employees get back to the office

Little by little, employees can now return to the office. HR, work environment representatives, and management must help rather than expect everyone to return pain-free to...

Keep your wrists pain-free during office hours
Ergonomics Pain RSI

Keep your wrists pain-free during office hours

Having worked from home for ages, we are now returning to the office. A shift that gives us the perfect opportunity to ensure total office solutions...

Benefits of a vertical mouse
Ergonomics

Benefits of a vertical mouse

It is ancient news that a classic mouse causes damage that can be long lasting and difficult to fix. A vertical mouse is designed ergonomically and...

Contour Design Blog

Learn more about ergonomics, work environment, sick leave and other work-related themes in our blog. The blog discovers areas that are relevant for those who work many hours in front of a computer. For many people sedentary work results in overload, strain and injuries of the wrist, shoulder or neck.

At Contour Design we're passionate about making ergonomics an essential part of life in front of a computer. Rather than relying on a one-size-fits-all solution, we aim to create equipment that is well-designed with a focus on adaptability, versatility, and promoting good habits.

This is what we mean by ergonomics.