Revolut is one of the current leaders in the FinTech market and has grown substantially since being founded in 2013. The company required a fresh new space that would go hand in hand with the new direction that the brand was moving towards. The new premises, located in Canary Wharf, resides in the same building as one of ThirdWay’s CAT A + B projects completed last year for Digital Shadows.
The brief encompassed an Italian-chic style that boasts raw yet sophisticated elements. The colour scheme primarily consists of black and white to further enhance the industrial aesthetics, whilst pops of colour, incorporated into furniture and fabrics, refine the design.
The ceiling was left exposed to promote the building’s core and sprayed black in the breakout area, deliberately allowing the space to differentiate and separate from the rest.
Including fun elements to the newly designed office, that would align with the new direction that the brand was moving towards, was a key part of the project. A number of bespoke neon signs were installed that were made to stand out by being set and bordered in unique concrete blocks. A feature wall made out of newspaper cuttings from global influential leaders and inspirational people acts as a distinct backdrop to the ‘Never Settle’ neon sign in the breakout area.
Other key parts of the project include black metal Crittall windows throughout, a large breakout area to act as an event and entertaining space, a high-bench reception desk, a substantial kitchen area with a large breakfast bar and flexible furniture to allow parts to be multi-functional.
Lead designer, Rameez, expressed how much the branding brings the space to life and that the client truly understood the importance and value that it can bring to a project.
Key features: large black wooden dividers, track lights in the breakout area, unique lights in the lift lobby, Revolut card vending machine dispenser in the lobby, plants, display areas, set banquet seating, multi-functional spaces.
Lead designer – Rameez Raja
Furniture – Tribe
Photography – Tom Fallon