Infor, the third largest business enterprise software company in the world, relocated its headquarters and customer sales center to New York. The space was designed to capture Infor’s forward-thinking workplace style, creating an office that fosters impromptu encounters through an open plan setting with ample teaming and collaborative areas.
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Jeffrey Inaba’s firm INABA was commissioned by Red Bull Music Academy to transform four floors of a vacant building in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood into a model learning environment. INABA has used dramatic walls and lighting to create unique collaborative work areas in place of the traditional classroom.
The entrance to DIFFA’s Dining by Design 2013 represents the journey of an AIDS victim; illustrated metaphorically through the “light at the end of the tunnel” that DIFFA’s efforts provide. Through the use of perspective, one is naturally drawn into the show as they experience an array of mirrored light bulbs incased in a dark envelope
The main sales floor is enveloped in neutral colors: creamy floors paired with an array of medium-dark and light woods used throughout fixtures and displays. Red, neon signage in the shape of Levi’s iconic logo above the cashwrap draws wandering eyes to a focal point; and creates a warm, intriguing glow that bounces off the darkly painted ceilings and down to merchandise below.
In addition there were many areas where the reuse, recycling and relocation of furniture, glass systems and materials was used to meet a fast track construction schedule and the need for an expansive workspace environment. The use of simple elements such as glass, steel, wood elements, marker board and painted gypsum board were predominately used throughout the space.