The entire perimeter on the upper floors is open office allowing daylight and views to the maximum amount of people, including those in the offices which have full glass fronts. Exposed ceilings at circulation and backlit tessellated feature ceilings allows for a more dynamic feeling in an otherwise ordered plan and also serves as wayfinding.
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Housed in a spectacular Grade II-listed Georgian building, originally the city’s County Chambers, the space is blessed with 20-foot-high ceilings and swathed in plenty of natural light. With such a spectacular space to begin with, Amanda was keen to keep as much of the building’s original character as possible.
Original timber flooring, ornate structural columns and expansive timber trussed ceilings are back on show and provide an elegant and timeless backdrop to the modern fit out within. Due for completion in the coming weeks, WSP’s new Adelaide home will provide an open, informal and functional studio space for the growing engineering firm.
Designed as an undulating wooden tunnel, swelling surfaces create a variety of display areas providing shelving and integrated lighting. Where the form of the rolling walls and ceilings refer to the surfer on the ocean waves, the materialization evokes the environment of surfing on the land: skateboarding.
The entire place was devised by the corporative colors and the brand image is around the walls and glasses. The circulation areas are matched by the accents on movement through the floor, while an industrial concept is managed on the ceilings showing the technical installations achieving a taller space and better natural illumination.
Not your average restaurant, not your average customer. With leather marbled surfaces, pony hair on the bar façade, and Tuscan plastered ceilings, you know there is a level of investment that has not gone unnoticed. Jackson Wynne was commissioned to capture the look and feel of this environment and translate it into a distinct brand.
The new platform of Orange is located in a 5,000 square meter building that houses 800 workers in the industrial park Holy Spirit, in Oviedo. In just four months, 3g office had completed the work, adapted the existing building reusing part of the infrastructure and equipped it with the more efficient lighting systems and facilities.
The former boiler room of the Lebanon Mills jewelry manufacturing complex in Pawtucket, RI is transformed into a sleek, modern graphic design office and private residence. The space – featuring 30′ high ceilings and the remnants of the original boiler room configuration – required a visionary approach, and the final product is a vision of spare, minimalist elegance.
Stand’s main design icon was the archway that lies on through stand area from begining to the end. Floors and ceilings of this arch was covered with NG Kutahya Seramik’s tiles, so everywhere was an exhbition area. All exterior columns surrounded by big transparent stars made up of Serge Ferrari textiles and led wall washers. These details reflected Kutahya’s ‘bright future’ expectation.
The suite’s cherry wood panel walls contrast with the modern clean white and glass partitions and polished concrete floors. The ceilings in the main studio were opened up to emphasize the loftiness of the space and to expose the concrete beams above. The office features an open collaborative plan with minimal private offices.
The geometric spatiality results from strong diagonals, composing furniture that accentuates the tension points. Lighting has also a strong presence in the space emphasizing the design lines and contributing for the different atmospheres: one more electric dynamic for the working areas and another more Zen and relaxed for the spa.