Posts Tagged ‘California’

Bluebeam office by DES Architects + Engineers, Pasadena – California

September 21st, 2014

To anchor each floor, wine-bar-inspired common spaces provide areas for both informal and formal interaction. Retro-style, pendant lights act as visual markers to identify a variety of collaboration areas from the bright, velvet seating pods to the long, communal work tables.

Vara office by Studio O+A, San Francisco – California

September 16th, 2014

Some of the wood from the original building was recovered and re-purposed to accent the finishes of the public areas—a continuity that illustrates the increasingly important aesthetic of employing historic contexts to define contemporary spaces.

Cooper office by Boor Bridges Architecture, San Francisco – California

September 13th, 2014

This extremely fast-paced interior tenant improvement became an exercise in targeted architectural interventions. We took advantage of the open ceilings and floor plan to create flexible team workspaces, while updating finishes, materials and selective lighting.

M Moser Associates’ office, San Francisco – California

September 9th, 2014

Floors are surfaced with characterful reclaimed teak. Furniture is a play in contrasts: rustic benches sit adjacent to a contemporary Castelli lounge, while pristine white glass accents blackened steel legs.

Never Built: Los Angeles exhibition by Clive Wilkinson Architects, Los Angeles

September 2nd, 2014

The unified experience is conveyed through creating a single large (though complex) space, with the museum’s back room reinforced as an annex space by painting it black and designating it as a dark room for showing exhibits in low light, and for projecting 3D “fly-through renderings” designed for the show by Shimahara Illustration.

Vans California collection store display by Caterina Guerrieri, Buenos Aires – Argentina

August 29th, 2014

Store display design for Vans Argentina of the California Collection.

DPR Construction office by FME Architecture + Design, San Francisco – California

August 29th, 2014

FME Architecture + Design has recently completed the design of a new office for DPR Construction, which is slated to be San Francisco’s first Net Zero Energy office.

Aesop store by Brooks + Scarpa, Los Angeles – California

August 25th, 2014

They have used 6-inch round cardboard tubes to construct the partitions and furnishings throughout with the warm, neutral palette complimented by recycled paper counter tops, vintage style product testing sinks, and the original natural concrete floors of the historic 1929 structure left intact.

DIRECTV headquarters by AECOM, El Segundo – California

August 13th, 2014

The campus program includes an executive suite, offices, dining facilities, media exhibition and expansive gathering space, health & wellness amenities, as well as extensive flexible work space which allows employees to work in various settings independently or in teams.

Capital One Labs office by Studio O+A, San Francisco – California

August 12th, 2014

Color was just one aspect of a playfulness that extends throughout the design. Responding to the client’s request that the new space include a place to rest, O+A went beyond a soft couch to create an elevated sleeping nook that is one of the central features of the space.

Gensler’s office, Newport Beach – California

August 4th, 2014

Gensler’s Newport Beach office fuses elements of the modern beach house and the Pacific outdoors to provide a rich variety of work settings, with a residential feel. Based on Gensler’s extensive workplace research, the daylight-filled office incorporates all four work modes—focus, collaboration, learning and socialization—to create an energetic, next-generation workspace.

PagerDuty offices by Studio Sarah Willmer Architecture, San Francisco – California

August 2nd, 2014

The all-hands space, a generous and flexible area at the heart of the office, functions as a break room, dining room, and public event space, while the neighboring kitchen allows for quick set-up, cleanup, and access for gatherings.

Please Do Not Enter luxury retail and exhibition space, Los Angeles

July 28th, 2014

This is somewhere between a luxury boutique and a gallery, stocking one-of-a-kind, hard-to-find and limited edition items of swanky swag curated by Parisian art lovers Nicolas Libert and Emmanuel Renoird.

Blind’s office by Shubin + Donaldson Architects, Santa Monica – California

July 26th, 2014

The entry sequence is initiated by the insertion of a warm Ipe wood-lined portico leading to a darkly rendered upper level lobby where lace patterned panels and molding coincide in juxtaposition to polished concrete and blackened steel plate.

IRO, Venice – California

July 19th, 2014

The space incorporates elements of exposed brick painted white, marble imported from Italy, glass and metal materials and recessed lighting. All of which complement the collection seamlessly.

Elasticsearch office by Garcia Tamjidi Architecture Design, Los Altos – California

July 14th, 2014

A fully transparent boardroom is centrally located to separate the focused engineering teams from the active sales and support teams. Perimeter meeting rooms and breakout areas act as stop-and-go spaces for collaboration, while the open plan maximizes on the high ceilings and natural lighting.

The Line Hotel by knibb design, Los Angeles – California

July 10th, 2014

The Line Hotel by knibb design, Los Angeles – California

Hightail office by Geremia, San Francisco – California

July 8th, 2014

Some of my favorite design elements are the art installation we created out of hundreds of paper airplanes, and the custom bar we built to create both a coffee shop and a happy hour sort of vibe.

Dropbox headquarter by ASD, San Francisco – California

July 6th, 2014

Dropbox headquarter by ASD, San Francisco – California

West Elm home furnishings store by MBH Architects, Alameda – California

July 4th, 2014

A loft area at the center of the store is used for special retail displays. The interior of the rotunda houses the Design Lab, an interactive space where customers get to engage with West Elm products and choose finishes and fabrics to customize their furniture.