You are on page 1of 35

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook

__

FURNITURE
and
FURNISHING
HANDBOOK

OFFICE of FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
March 2007

1

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook
__

CONTENTS
Page

1.0 Introduction 4

2.0 Policy 5

3.0 Window Coverings 6

3.1 Blinds 6

3.2 Curtains 7

3.3 Window Tinting 8

3.4 Curtain Dry Cleaning 9

4.0 Wall Furnishings 10

4.1 Whiteboard 10

4.2 Pin boards 10

4.3 Noticeboards 10

4.4 Projection Screen 11

4.5 Shelving 11

2

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook
__

5.0 Furniture 12
5.1 Classrooms 12
5.1.1 Tables
5.1.2 Chairs

5.2 Computer Room 13
5.2.1 Tables
5.2.2 Chairs

5.3 Standard Office 15
5.3.1 Workstation / Desk / Mobile drawer unit
5.3.2 Bookcase
5.3.3 Meeting table
5.3.4 Desk chair/Clerical Chair
5.3.5 Visitor chair
5.3.6 Filing cabinet
5.3.7 Cupboard
5.3.8 Lockers
5.3.9 Mobile Shelving
5.3.10 Suppliers List A, B, C & D 20-24

5.4 Professor/Head of College/Division/Dept/Centre/Office 25
5.4.1 Workstation
5.4.2 Bookcase
5.4.3 Meeting table
5.4.4 Coffee table
5.4.5 Desk chair
5.4.6 Visitor chair
5.4.7 Lounge chair

5.5 Boardroom/Meeting room 29
5.5.1 Conference table
5.5.2 Credenza
5.5.3 Boardroom chairs
5.5.4 Suppliers List A & B 31-32

5.6 Kitchen Whitegoods 33
5.6.1 Microwave
5.6.2 Refrigerator
5.6.3 Bar fridge
5.6.4 Stove
5.6.5 Dishwasher
5.6.6 Kitchen Whitegoods Suppliers List 35

3

there is now a significant number of requests coming from individual staff members for the design. blinds/curtains and wall furnishings eg. Note. ordering and installation of these items will be organised by the designated Project Officer. refer to the OH & S policies of the Personnel Management Handbook. This has been carried out within a general policy framework. Ordering of the furniture will be organised by the designated Project Officer. all other furniture for minor and refurbishment projects or school replacement needs is to be organised by the Department/Division/College. pin/notice/whiteboards. selection. Minor & Refurbishment Projects will provide only for window coverings eg. For ergonomic considerations.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ Introduction Traditionally. and shelving. which took into consideration: • suitability of product for need • value for money • equity for all • ease of maintenance or replacement • co-ordination with colour scheme However. 4 . However. The selection. only the nominated suppliers are to be contacted. ordering and/or installation of furniture and furnishings which are neither cost or time effective for Office of Facilities Management to manage. Furniture and furnishings for new capital work projects will continue to be funded by the project and furniture layouts organised by the Architectural Consultant. the Office of Facilities Management have been responsible for the organisation of furniture and soft furnishings throughout the University.

personnel classification eg. workstation.1) • place order adhering to the university’s supply procedures • establish delivery period and delivery locations with supplier • Budget Unit representative to check supply & installation of furniture. filing cabinet. bookcase. • contact supplier for catalogue and colour selection samples • furniture laminate colour to be “ocean micro” or match existing classroom colour (refer to Clause 5. standard/Assoc. Budget Units will be required to directly arrange for all cost purchases and maintenance on all furniture and furnishing requirements including: • holland blinds • curtains and tracks • window tinting • pin. • Seat shells to be teal or shadow or match existing colour (refer to Clause 5. Please refer to the OFM website regarding “Space Allocation Guidelines”. and the following selection policy principles: • identify office size.chair. defects and obtain warranties & maintenance requirements • approve payment 5 . The supplier may be directly contacted for catalogues. spatial layout for installation purposes and budget. sample selections and furniture layouts.1).Professor/ Professor/Head of Division/Department in conjunction with furniture requirements. desk. whitegoods. table. whiteboards and noticeboards • projection screens • loose furniture .0 Policy Under this new arrangement except for new buildings. cupboards.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 2. Budget Units will be responsible for adhering to the usual Supply Office procedures.

approved for Internal Glazed partitions only and to be funded by Budget Unit.0 Window Coverings 3. Alternate approved furnishing is curtains. maintenance cleaning and repair to be funded by Budget Unit. Note.Chalk (or match existing in new Building) No chain pull type Holland blinds. Twilight or Seclusion fabric Colour-Chalk (or special project) … VENETIAN BLINDS . … VERTICAL BLINDS – approved for internal glazed partitions only and to be funded by Budget Unit. Standard refurbishment project furnishing approved only for external windows.OFM Approval only Supplier: Australian Window Furnishings Pty Ltd (Govt.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 3.1 Blinds Standard Specification: … HOLLAND BLINDS Two year warranty only. Contract) Govt. Order Section 338 Victoria Rd RYDALMERE 2116 Contact: Phone: 9848 4710 Fax: 9848 4743 6 . maintenance cleaning and repair to be funded by Budget Unit … EXTERNAL AWNING . Twilight or Seclusion fabric Colour . Note.

17 Colour selection 2. 13 Colour Selection … SCRIM CURTAIN Acrylic/Polyester/Viscose or Cotton. sage & Pacific 2.Self Coatings 1. 1. Airlie . Fire Resistant Treated by J W Design.0 Window Coverings 3.4 Colours: Oyster.by Wilson.by Simonson. Southport . Sundance . To be funded by Budget Unit if in addition to holland blinds and/or school replacement needs.2 Curtains Standard Specification: Alternative external window furnishing to holland blinds if funded by refurbishment/new capital works project.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 3. … BLOCK OUT CURTAIN Black Out.3 Colours: Natural. Fire Resistant treated . Equinox . Fawn. Magnolia & Oatmeal Supplier: Thrifty Soft Furnishings Pty Ltd 68 Langdon Rd WINSTON HILLS 2153 Postal Address: PO Box 189 WINSTON HILLS 2153 Contact: Phone: 9674 1077 Fax: 9674 2077 7 .

Supplier: ` All Protection Tinting 13 Avon Rd NORTH RYDE 2113 Contact: Tel: 9889 2300 Fax: 9889 1605 Supplier: ` Austratint 41 John Radley Avenue DURAL 2158 Contact: Tel: 9651 1888 Fax: 9887 5777 8 .3 Window Tinting Standard Specification: … OFM approval for reflective bronze/grey solar film on external windows not Block Out Film.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 3.0 Window Coverings 3.

4 Curtain Dry Cleaning Supplier: New Life Dry Cleaners 392 Victoria Road.0 Window Coverings 3.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 3. GLADESVILLE 2111 Contact: Phone: 9879 0718 Fax: 9879 0729 9 .

Contract) 296 Princes H’way SYLVANIA 2224 Contact: Phone: 9544 7066 Fax: 65810844 10 . standard size 1200 x 900 mm … Optional sliding glass lockable case. aluminium framing. Supplier: Krost Business Furniture 645 King Street ST PETERS 2044 Contact: Phone: 9557 3055 Fax: 9557 3013 Supplier: BCR Holdings Pty Ltd (Govt. wide range of colour selection.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 4. standard size 1200 x 900 mm.2 Pinboard Standard Specification: … High density self-recovering cork.4m high vertically Sliding double whiteboards in teaching spaces.1 Whiteboard Standard Specification: … Omniplate Porcelain on Steel.3 Noticeboard Standard Specification: … Front runner fabric or velcro. 4. … Optional sliding glass lockable case.6m wide x 2. Aluminium Framing MU standard Size 1200 x 900 mm … OFM approval only for 3.0 Wall Furnishings 4. 4. aluminium framing 12 colour selection.

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 4. Supplier: U-Rect-It Pty Ltd 19 Pine Road FAIRFIELD 2165 Contact: Phone: 9632 5766 Fax: 96811730 11 . Supplier: Screen Technics P O Box 745 MOSS VALE 2577 Contact: Phone: (0248) 69 2100 Fax: (0248) 69 2123 4. ST. colour . 12-14 Severn St.oyster grey or merino white standard size 1200 mm or 914 mm wide x 315 mm deep. Contact OFM for approval if fixing shelves to lightweight framed walls. MARYS 2760 Contact: Phone: 9833 7444 Fax: 98337888 4. MU standard size 1800 x 1500 mm.5 Shelving Standard Specification: … Metal Wall (single or double slot) Strip Shelving.0 Wall Furnishings Supplier: Charles Tims Pty Ltd Unit 3.4 Projection Screen Standard Specification: … Hanging or tripod screen.

5.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. contract) 96 Canterbury Road Bankstown 2200 Contact: Phone: 9780 2222 Fax: 9793 3152 Supplier: Krost Business Furniture 645 King St St Peters 2044 Contact: Phone: 9557 3055 Fax: 9557 3013 12 .1500 long x 600 deep (2 seat). chrome steel legs. metal framing on 4 powder coated metal tubular legs.1.0 Furniture 5.1. sled base.2 … CHAIRS Hobnob side chair no arms. polypropylene seat shell.1 Classroom Standard Specification: 5. stackable.750 long x 600 deep (1 seat) Laminate top with PVC edging. . Supplier: Sebel Furniture Ltd (govt.1 … TABLES Proteus table .

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5.2 “classroom chairs” or task chair (operator) as per 5. metal framing with cable ducted tray Supplier: R E Batger P/L 5 Ferndell Street South Granville 2142 Contact: Phone: 9632 5599 Fax: 9632 2283 … CHAIRS Hobnob side chair as per 5.1 … TABLES 1200 long x 900 deep (single) 1800 x 900D (double) Laminate top with PVC edging. 13 .2.1.0 Furniture 5.2 Computer Room Standard Specification: See attached drawing U-02953/C for computer room layout on page 14 5.3.4 “standard office desk chair”.

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 14 .

3 Standard Office Standard Specification: See attached drawing U-08050A for standard office furniture Page 19 5. See supplier List A pages 20 & 21 … DESK desk with slab ends.3.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. 900L x 600W x 710H x 25mm Thick (L or R return) Optional 45 degree splayed corner. workstation 1950L x 1800L x 750W x 710H x 25mm Thick Laminate finish with PVC edging. See Supplier List A Pages 20 & 21 15 . Colour to match workstation/desk. 1800L x 750/900W x 710H x 25mm Thick (desk).1 … WORKSTATION/Desk & Return desk with slab ends. no drawer 1800L x 900 x 710H x 25mmThick (for PC use) 1500L x 750W x 710H x 25mmThick (not for PC use) Laminate finish with PVC edging. See supplier list A pages 20 & 21 … MOBILE DRAWER UNIT 2 drawer + 1 filing lockable cabinet. size to fit under desk or workstation. no drawer. Laminate finish with PVC edging.0 Furniture 5.

back pitch. See Supplier List A Pages 20 & 21 5. medium back height See Supplier list B Page 22 16 .3.2250H x 25mm Thick Centre fixed + 4 adjustable shelves Laminate finish with PVC edging. medium back height See Supplier list B Page 22 … CLERICAL CHAIR with arms.2 … BOOKCASE 900W x 300D (or 350) x max. back pitch.3 … MEETING TABLE 1200 diameter x 25mmThick bench top.3.0 Furniture 5. laminate finish with PVC edging See supplier List A Pages 20 & 21 5.4 … DESK CHAIR Task chair – operator chair No arms. chrome/powder coated base.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5.3.

3.7 … CUPBOARD double swinging metal doors optional. 1980 high. See Supplier List C page 23 17 . 5. cantilever or sled base AVAILABLE UPHOLSTERY “Cord” by -Living Fabrics “Pioneer” by -Macquarie Textiles “Atlas. open shelving with no doors max.3.6 … FILING CABINET metal vertical 2/3/4 drawer Lateral metal filing cabinets 2/3/4 drawer See Supplier List C page 23 5.3. 2175 high or optional waratah tambour doors max.0 Furniture 5. 1990 high.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. max. Monument. Empire” by -Laine See Supplier List B page 22. Plaza” by -Instyle “Monte Carlo.5 … VISITOR CHAIR Optional arms.

2 or 4 door.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. metal See Supplier List C page 23 5.9 … MOBILE SHELVING Powder coated metal.3. See Supplier List C page 23 Note: contact OFM for approval of compactus location in upper floors for structural load impact assessment 18 .8 … LOCKERS single.3.0 Furniture 5. standard colour options.

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 19 .

Desk. Sebel Furniture Ltd 96 Canterbury Rd Bankstown 2200 Phone: 97802222 Fax: 9793 3152 3.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. Coffee Table. Meeting Table. Sylex Ergonomics 4 – 6 Bentley Street Wetherill Park 2164 Phone: 97564988 Fax: 97564991 20 .0 Furniture SUPPLIERS: List A Workstations. Bookcases. Conference Table Credenza 1. Krost Business Furniture 645 King Street St Peters 2044 Phone: 95573055 Fax: 95573013 2.

53-55 Liverpool Street Sydney 2000 Phone: 9264 9003 Fax: 9264 1441 6. 75 King Street.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. SYDNEY 2000 Phone: 9279 3333 Fax: 9279 3366 21 . GGI Office Systems Pty Ltd P O Box A1122 Sydney South 1235 Level 1. Street Furniture Australia Pty Ltd 92 Buckland Street Alexandria 2015 Phone: 9310 1488 Fax: 9318 1343 7. Charles Tims Pty Ltd Unit 3/12-14 Severn Street St Mary’s 2760 Phone: 98337444 Fax: 98337888 5. Formway Furniture Pty Ltd Level 1.0 Furniture SUPPLIERS: List A (cont) 4.

Sturdy Seating Systems (desk/visitor chairs) 95 Gow Street Padstow 2211 Phone: 97903500 Fax: 97071081 4.0 Furniture SUPPLIERS List B Desk/Visitor/Boardroom/Lounge Chairs 1.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. Stem Industries Pty Ltd (desk/visitor chairs) Unit 4/21 Chester Street Camperdown 2050 Phone: 95501399 Fax: 95501251 2. Camatic Seating Pty Ltd 70 Mullens Street Balmain 2041 Phone: 9810 2255 Fax: 9810 2099 22 . Krost Business Furniture (visitor/b’droom/conference lounge chairs) 645 King Street St Peters 2044 Phone: 95573055 Fax: 95573013 3.

Lockers. Statewide Office Furniture Pty Ltd 6-8 Garema Circuit Kingsgrove NSW 2208 Phone: 97503677 Fax: 97506889 3. ABAX Systems Unit 7. Caringbah 2229 Phone: 95260555 Fax: 95251980 2. Cupboard. Wetherill Park 2164 Phone: 1300 300 369 Fax: 5.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. Mobile Shelving.0 Furniture SUPPLIERS List C Filing Cabinet. Dexion 87 Mars Road. CSM Office Furniture Solutions 49 Cawarra Rd Carringbah NSW 2229 Phone: 9540 2111 Fax: 9524 2066 4. Brownbuilt Pty Ltd (state contract #299) 3 Box Road. 1 Cowpasture Place. 1. Lane Cove 2066 Phone: 9425 3200 Fax: 9425 3299 23 .

Hanna's Upholstery Unit 6. Refurbishment.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. Complete Office Refurbishment 8 Box Rd Taren Point 2229 Phone: 9540 5510 Fax: 9540 5520 24 .0 Furniture SUPPLIERS List D Re-Upholstery. & Polishing Existing Furniture 1. 108 Ballandella Rd Pendle Hill 2145 Phone: 9636 8311 Fax: 9636 8039 2.

slab ends. 2250H x 25mm Centre fixed + 4 adjustable shelves Timber veneer finish See Supplier List A Pages 31 & 32 25 . slab ends. no drawer 2100L x 900W x 710H x 33mm 1800L x 900/750W x 710H x 33mm timber veneer finish See Supplier List A Pages 31& 32 … MOBILE DRAWER UNIT 2 drawer + 1 filing lockable cabinet timber veneer finish See Supplier List A Pages 31 & 32 5. 5.2 … BOOK CASE 900W X 300 or 350D X max.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5./Centre/Office Standard Specification: See attached drawing U-08049A Page 28 For furniture layout.4.1 … WORKSTATION open desk. no drawer 2100L x 900/750W x 710H x 33mm (desk) 1200L x 600W x 710H x 33mm (L or R return) Optional 45° splayed corner workstation 2100L x 2100L x 750W x 710H x 33mm Thick.4. Timber veneer finish See Supplier List A Pages 31 & 32 … DESK open desk.0 Furniture 5.4 Professor/Head of College/Division/ Dept.

5 … DESK CHAIR Executive chair with arms.4 … COFFEE TABLE Rectangular. See Supplier List A Pages 31 & 32 5.4.4.3 … MEETING TABLE 1200 diameter x 33mm or 25mm bench thickness with chrome or powder coated base. round.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5.6 … VISITOR CHAIR With or without arms executive visitor chair See Supplier List B Page 33 26 .0 Furniture 5.4.4. medium or high back See Supplier List B Page 33 5. square timber veneer finish See Supplier List A Pages 31 & 32 5.

Empire” by Laine. Monument. Plaza” by Instyle “Monte Carlo.4.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5.0 Furniture 5. 27 .7 … LOUNGE CHAIR See Supplier List B Page 33 AVAILABLE UPHOLSTERY: “Cord” by Living Fabrics “Pioneer” by Macquarie Textiles “Atlas.

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 28 .

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5.1 … CONFERENCE TABLE Timber veneer or laminate finishes with chrome or powder coated metal base.5 BOARDROOM/MEETING ROOM 5. See Supplier List A Pages 31 29 .0 Furniture 5.5.

0 Furniture 5.5 See Supplier List B Page 32 30 .5. timber veneer or laminate finish See Supplier List A Pages 31 5.5.2 … CREDENZA Sliding/swinging doors.3.3 BOARDROOM CHAIR Timber/metal frames. fabric as per Government Contract List Item 5.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5.

Sylex Ergonomics 4 – 6 Bentley Street Wetherill Park 2164 Phone: 97564988 Fax: 97564991 4. Coffee Table. Sebel Furniture Ltd 96 Canterbury Rd Bankstown 2200 Phone: 97802222 Fax: 9793 3152 3.0 Furniture SUPPLIERS: List A Workstations. Charles Tims Pty Ltd Unit 3/12-14 Severn Street St Mary’s 2760 Phone: 98337444 Fax: 98337888 31 . Bookcases.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. Krost Business Furniture 645 King Street St Peters 2044 Phone: 95573055 Fax: 95573013 2. Conference Table Credenza 1. Meeting Table. Desk.

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5. Krost Business Furniture (visitor/b’droom/conference lounge chairs) 645 King Street St Peters 2044 Phone: 95573055 Fax: 95573013 3. Camatic Seating Pty Ltd 70 Mullens Street Balmain 2041 Phone: 9810 2255 Fax: 9810 2099 32 . Stem Industries Pty Ltd (desk/visitor chairs) Unit 4/21 Chester Street Camperdown 2050 Phone: 95501399 Fax: 95501251 2. Sturdy Seating Systems (desk/visitor chairs) 95 Gow Street Padstow 2211 Phone: 97903500 Fax: 97071081 4.0 Furniture SUPPLIERS List B Desk/Visitor/Boardroom/Lounge Chairs 1.

360 litres 5.0 Furniture 5.1 … MICROWAVE OVEN Panasonic medium size Approx. Front Control White. 4 radiant hotplates Approx.3 … BAR FRIDGE t Kelvinator or Westinghouse bar Approx 140 litres 5.6 KITCHEN WHITEGOODS Standard Specification 5.6. Size: 518W x 301H x 407D 5.6.Size: 540W x 1065H x 630D 33 .4 … STOVE/COOKER Chef Benchline Electric Upright Cookers with Conventional Oven.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5.6. 32 Litre White Approx.6.2 … REFRIGERATOR Kelvinator 2 door frost free Approx.

5 … RANGEHOOD Chef Retractable 600W. Approx.Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5.0 Furniture 5.7 … WASHING MACHINE Simpson 8 kg (Family size) 34 .6. Size: 180H x 597W x 6306D 5.6.6. Size: 825H x 600W x 580D 5.6 … DISHWASHER Simpson Approx.6 KITCHEN WHITEGOODS 5.

Macquarie University Furniture & Furnishings Handbook __ 5.0 Furniture Kitchen Whitegoods Suppliers List Supplier: 1. Electrolux Home Products (Simpson/Kelvinator/Westinghouse) 175 Bonds Rd Postal Address: Locked Bag 3 Riverwood 2210 Riverwood 2210 Name: Govt Order Mobile: Commercial Section Phone: 1300363672 Fax: 1800 115 533 2. Panasonic Australia Pty Ltd Austlink Corporate Park Postal Address: PO Box 505 1 Garigal Rd Frenchs Forest 2086 Belrose 2085 Name: Govt Sales Section Mobile: Phone: 99867400 Fax: 99867600 35 .