Posts Tagged ‘California’

Fred Segal store by Brand Studio Caa-Gbg, Mike Mankin and IMA Architects, Los Angeles – California

October 20th, 2017

The multi-brand partners and brand shops at the new Fred Segal store include multi-line men’s shop Hartel, the women’s equivalent Collective, Atelier & Repairs, The Pancake Epidemic, and Framed Ewe.

Airbnb US Headquarters Expansion by Airbnb Environments Team and WRNS Studio, San Francisco – California

October 14th, 2017

The Environments Team translated this new feature into a physical space by assigning each floor to a different city: Buenos Aires, Kyoto, Jaipur and Amsterdam, styling each one of the floor’s cafes in relation to that city, the color, patterns and materials reflecting the local culture.

eBay Office Cafeteria by Gensler, San Jose – California

September 19th, 2017

Bringing food truck culture inside, food areas are pushed out and pulled in so that employees can weave in and out of the space and discover the variety of cultural cuisines. Picnic tables, an ice cream cart, concrete blocks and string lights create an ambiance of the outside brought in.

Acne Studios, San Francisco – California

September 12th, 2017

Jonny Johansson, is similarly minimalist to the brand’s newest generation of retail spaces, and has been given subtle site-specific tweaks to lend it a distinctive edge.

In Situ restaurant by Aidlin Darling Design, San Francisco – California

September 5th, 2017

Once inside, an informal standing and sitting lounge area is envisioned as a shared living room for the street and museum. Toward the back of the restaurant, a quiet formal dining experience is supported by a more intimately scaled and acoustically muted space.

“Healing pavilion” by Ball-Nogues Studio, Los Angeles – California

September 5th, 2017

The pavilion was created using 2,793 linear feet of 2-inch diameter mild steel tube. In total, 352 individual components were precisely bent with a computer numerically controlled rolling system. Together, the tubes form an occupiable structural shell with no extraneous elements.

Color Camp by Weekday Studio & J Byron-H, Los Angeles – California

August 30th, 2017

Color Camp by Weekday Studio & J Byron-H, Los Angeles – California

Argonaut Office by Huntsman Architectural Group, San Francisco – California

August 30th, 2017

With creativity as its driving force, Argonaut’s new headquarters needed to embody the same spirit and soul embedded in its creative process. Such a space was found in a former music venue, the historic Avalon Ballroom, which during San Francisco’s famous late 60’s counter-culture, hosted legendary music performers, including The Grateful Dead, The Doors, and Janis Joplin.

PAUSA Restaurant and Bar by CCS Architecture, San Mateo – California

July 20th, 2017

The design of PAUSA is meant to evoke a modern Italian experience with crafted materials and sophisticated lines within an open and light filled space. Large sliding doors and sidewalk dining welcome passersby to join the convivial bar atmosphere or stay for a meal.

Xoom Offices by Huntsman Architectural Group, San Francisco – California

July 1st, 2017

The visual design direction reflects Xoom’s position in the marketplace: established, global, yet accessible. Two juxtaposed material palettes express the space’s natural and contemporary style. Inspired by international craft, the use of olive ash veneer, wool felt, and woven area rugs bring a sense of warmth to the public areas.

Beauty Bakerie Store by Mindful Design Consulting, San Diego – California

June 24th, 2017

The interior designer used a fresh and vibrant palette of pink, turquoise, and brass metal, then allowed this mix to stretch from pastel to bright tones, creating a place that looks cheerful and playful, yet not overwhelming.

RTA Melrose boutique by Dan Brunn Architects, Los Angeles – California

June 22nd, 2017

Customers can relax on the semi-circular shaped bench below the tree and look up through the skylight, which offers glimpses of palm trees outside from some angles. “An interior garden contributes calm and brings a mannered sense of nature into the scene,” said the studio. “The tree is planted under a skylight that mirrors the turf/bench circle and filters sunshine into the space.”

Brick and Mortar Ventures Office by Blitz Architecture + Interiors, San Francisco – California

May 24th, 2017

Blitz was tasked with creating a clean and minimal look while conquering the challenge of maximizing the intimate space to fit a conference room, coffee bar, work stations and reception area.

Canopy Coworking Space by Yves Béhar and Amir Mortazavi , San Francisco – California

May 18th, 2017

Delivering an elevated design aesthetic, a sophisticated membership program, and a concierge-style amenities program, CANOPY’s first location is now open on bustling Fillmore Street in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood.

Alexandria Real Estate offices by M Moser Associates, San Francisco – California

May 15th, 2017

A mix of collaborative settings – fireplace lounge, library, café – were reinterpreted from residential space types. A layered arrival and entry experience reflects their brand and creates a welcoming area that didn’t exist before.

3.1 Phillip Lim store by Kate McCullough and MR Architecture + Decor, Los Angeles – California

May 15th, 2017

Largely defined by free-standing partition walls and transparent strip-curtains, the space is furnished with carefully selected contemporary furniture pieces. A beautifully exposed vaulted wooden roof ties in all sections of the store.

Apple store by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Palo Alto – California

May 8th, 2017

As one moves from the front room to the back, the atmosphere changes to a feeling of enclosure. The ceiling gives way to a tremendous glass roof, sunlight plays along the floor, and the sounds of customer activity quiets down. Dedicated to service, training and accessory retail display, the sense of privacy supports the company’s ambition for a place of gathering and learning.

Headspace office by Kelly Robinson, Santa Monica – California

April 10th, 2017

The brand exudes a whimsical, colorful, and playful tone, while it’s founders appreciate clean and minimal design. Culture manager Tom Freeman expressed a strong desire to bring the outside world indoors in a meaningful way, working as much as possible with elements of nature.

Bone Kettle restaurant by Arthur Page Company, Pasadena – California

April 9th, 2017

A mural by famous Los Angeles-based artist Cleon Peterson known for his thought-provoking and visually-stunning paintings that often depict subtle messages on both society and culture, is showcased in the dining room.

Kapor Center for Social Impact by Fougeron Architecture, Oakland – California

April 4th, 2017

This circular volume carries an open stair upward through the building’s original three floors to a fourth-floor addition and organizes the spaces within, linking floors and connecting a range of workspaces. Throughout the building, the circular volume acts as an organizing and integrating principle.