Posts Tagged ‘California’

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.

JLL Office, by ID Studios, La Jolla – California

March 16th, 2017

Commercial real estate services and investment management firm, JLL turned to ID Studios for its expertise in corporate workplace strategy & design when contemplating its new office location in San Diego.

Aesop store by Tacklebox, San Francisco – California

March 16th, 2017

Copper was chosen in reference to the stills used to produce whiskey at the A P Hotaling warehouse – once the West Coast’s largest whiskey repository – in which the store is located. Two of these are wash basins, which feature in most Aesop stores to allow customers to test the different skin products.

Kendo office by Garcia Tamjidi Architecture Design, San Francisco – California

March 15th, 2017

We imported a retail look to energise the Kendo team, who’d been crammed into tiny offices that didn’t suit either their needs or the company vibe,” said the designers. The offices occupy a full upper floor of high-rise building in Downtown San Francisco. After exiting the elevators, the hall opens onto a reception and show area to one side.

SASB Office by FENNIE+MEHL, San Francisco – California

March 10th, 2017

FENNIE+MEHL was asked to make the new office communicate SASB’s commitment to sustainability and corporate transparency while fitting the work style of a staff intently focused on complex data analysis. The plan focused solely on finishes, furniture and visual artifacts.

The Vine Coworking Office by LPA Inc., Irvine – California

March 9th, 2017

The new vision reflects the creation of specific environments for the unique mix of tenants that currently inhabit the marketplace. While the spaces are designed to reflect a fresh modern aesthetic, they also incorporate a timeless approach to design which strongly relates to the original architecture of the building as well as the changing marketplace.

Dongpo Kitchen by CallisonRTKL, Los Angeles – California

March 7th, 2017

An eclectic mix of furniture further contributes to a relaxed ambience, and abstract Chinese paintings behind the bar as well as a fixture comprised of large paintbrushes dangling from the ceiling serve as unique references to Dongpo’s life and work.

Shinola store by Little, Los Angeles – California

February 16th, 2017

Known for its luxe leather goods and watches, this 4,484 sf Shinola store also offers two other exciting concepts within its space: 1) Saved Tattoo is located in the back of Shinola helmed by renowned NYC tattoo artist Scott Campbell and 2) Di Alba, an Italian inspired cafe.

Oracle Office by RMW architecture & interiors, Santa Clara – California

February 10th, 2017

The project team designed flexible work environments to accommodate the preferences of its multigenerational talent, 70% now enjoy open workspaces on with natural light and campus views, while 30% have internal private offices with frosted window-facing walls.

ForeScout Office by FENNIE+MEHL Architects, San Jose – California

February 2nd, 2017

Having acquired a new headquarters, FENNIE+MEHL was asked to create an environment that supported both the streamlined, controlled and secure nature of what ForeScout does while inviting everyone who comes into contact with the space to feel a creative vibrancy and collaborative vibe.

Roberts Pavilion by John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects, North Quad – California

January 26th, 2017

The dynamic geometry makes it a thrilling object of curiosity on an otherwise mostly uniform campus. But this is a living object, full of surprises at every turn and inviting, flexible spaces of repose as well as spontaneity.

Lobbies by Tighe Architecture, Los Angeles – California

January 9th, 2017

The panels are affixed to walls and ceilings. In the lobby areas, they extend beyond the front door to form dramatic exterior canopies. White LEDs shine through holes in the metal panels. The patterning was inspired by raindrops in one building and a network of highways in the other.