Contemporary office interiors

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about contemporary office interiors

Project • By Banker WireOffices

Rosenbad

Owned by the Swedish State, the Rosenbad is a historic building located in central Stockholm, specifically in the Norrmalm precinct. The building was designed in 1902 by Art Nouveau architect Ferdinand Boberg. This building features ornate sculptural stonework characteristic of the Art Nouveau style. Its name, which translates "rosen bath" in Swedish, reflects the elegance and artistic flair that define this architectural period. Banker Wire Banker Wire The building underwent renovation in the autumn of 2018 and was completed in 2023 to merge the historic architecture with modern decor. In collaboration with the talented team at Ahrbom & Partner, Pahlfer played a crucial role in bringing this ambitious project to fruition. Ta... More

Project • By Bean BuroOffices

Project E Beauty / Embracing Softness

“Inspiration for the design was drawn from elements of nature, skins, and softness, which informed the colour palette, rounded geometries, and unique details.” — Kenny Kinugasa-Tsui, co-founder of Bean Buro Bean Buro “This soothing narrative allowed the design to incorporate abstract wall patterns, custom door handles, and delicate touches of colour throughout the space.” — Lorène Faure, co-founder of Bean Buro Bean Buro The Brief: Sculpting a Comfortable and Inspiring Oasis We were approached by our client, Project E Beauty, to create a transformative workplace design that prioritised comfort, inspiration, and sophistication at their Hong Kong operational site. Located in an industria... More

Project • By Lapis BureauOffices

ATLAS office & workshop

Creativity meets efficiency, combining offices and workshop for the testing and assembling of different in-house engineered products.  Freeman Yeung Freeman Yeung Freeman Yeung A former logistic depot within an industrial hub, this double-height lofted space was the ideal location for our client to combine under the same roof their operational offices with a workshop where to test and assemble their products, hence having a proper headquarter where to meet clients and suppliers, optimizing their operations and logistics.  Freeman Yeung Freeman Yeung Freeman Yeung A customized container with glass partitions is inserted on the ground floor, not only it is used as a meeting room, but it becomes the he... More

Project • By Bean BuroOffices

Mangrove Garden

“Our design for this financial institution takes a progressive approach to workplace culture, aiming to blend natural elements with human-centred strategies, and prioritising well-being and hospitality.” — Kenny Kinugasa-Tsui, co-founder of Bean Buro HDP Photography HDP Photography “Materials and colours were carefully selected to establish a vibrant and dynamic atmosphere. The client’s iconic red colour is reinterpreted and paired with a wide range of hues in different elements, creating a space that challenges traditional corporate norms and inspires creativity.” — Lorène Faure, co-founder of Bean Buro HDP Photography Bean Buro has created a contemporary workspace for a lea... More

Project • By Lapis BureauOffices

BOSCH headquarter offices

Functionality and colorful aesthetics are merged creating an open workspace that inspires creativity, innovation, and collaboration in BOSCH Headquarter Office in Shenzhen, in line with the latest corporate guidelines and brand visual identity.    Lapis Bureau (LxB) Embracing Bosch's Brand Evolution Our interior design at the Bosch Headquarters in Shenzhen is not just a project; it's a bold statement that resonates with Bosch's commitment to innovation and excellence. We are proud to have been part of this transformation, aligning our design with Bosch's latest brand guidelines released in 2023. This visionary move encompassed updated visuals, logo, patterns, and color schemes, ensuring that the design reflects Bosch's... More

Project • By Banker WireOffices

Ilona Rose House

Ilona Rose House is a dynamic mixed-use development crafted by Soho Estates, offering a blend of office spaces, retail outlets along Charing Cross Road, and an inviting public courtyard adorned with restaurant and bar amenities. Banker Wire With a vision to imbue every corner of the building with warmth, vibrancy, and a reflection of the tenants' brand essence, meticulous attention was paid to renovating spaces that would welcome visitors and showcase the quality and dynamics of the offerings. At the heart of this endeavor lies the reception area – a pivotal space that sets the tone for the entire building, serving as a stage where impressions are formed and experiences begin. Banker Wire Intended to make a striking first... More

Project • By Banker WireOffices

The Stratton House

Resonate Interior Architecture, a leading firm renowned for its innovative designs, embarked on a remarkable journey to breathe new life into a Grade II listed building in Green Park, London. The once tired and run-down commercial space awaited a transformation that would elevate its stature and redefine its essence. Embracing the challenge, the team at Resonate Interior Architecture set out to seamlessly marry historic charm with contemporary functionality. Collaborating closely with Amron Architectural, Banker Wire’s UK representative, the team worked on a restoration that would honor the building’s heritage and infuse it with modern allure. Banker Wire A standout feature emerged from this teamwork – incorporating... More

Project • By MR StudioOffices

Life Emotions Office

Situated within Taguspark, a prestigious science and technology park in Portugal, this showroom and office space has been meticulously crafted to reflect the ethos of Life Emotions, a dynamic and forward-thinking company. Spanning 80 square meters, the office features a striking double-height ceiling enclosed within a modern structure of concrete and glass. ©Mauro Motty ©Mauro Motty ©Mauro Motty At the core of this project lies the vision to craft diverse spaces with distinct functions that seamlessly interconnect and harmonize.With the multifaceted demands of the building in mind, the office design ingeniously incorporated a mezzanine level. Here, it was allocated different spaces with specific purposes, the... More

Project • By OSO ArchitectureOffices

Esalco Logistics

OSO Architecture provided design and build office fit-out service for Esalco Logistics company in Istanbul, Turkey. This office is located on 2 floors with a total area of 900m2 and was designed for a company with a staff of 70 young and dynamic people. The most essential aspect of the company, which reflects on all its employees, is that it has a young and dynamic structure. Accordingly, the most important concept decision was to design the company's new office to represent these qualities. Therefore, designs that will increase in-office communication and interaction, the use of color, and different side designs that support the work areas constitute the main setup of the office systems. Gürkan Akay Gürkan Akay G&uum... More

Project • By The Design GroupOffices

OLX Group in Poznan, Poland

How to encourage employees to return to the office after a period of remote work? How to create for them a space close to a home office setting? How to take care of the ergonomics of work, and yet arrange a place where they feel at ease? Almost like at home? The OLX Group has created such a place for their employees. Meanwhile, the office project was completed by The Design Group studio.  W środku The OLX Group is based in the Marathon office building in Poznań. Previously, it already occupied the 4th and 5th floors of the building, but due to its continued growth, it decided to lease more spaces. Thus, in the middle of 2021, the investment project was launched to adapt floors 2 and 3 to the company’s needs, too. It was a s... More

Project • By A.J ArchitectsOffices

New Fangled Office

An office space that feels bespoke to you, your culture, and the people who work with you. A chartered accountant's firm creatively, commercially, and culturally adorns an impeccable, seamless experience both spatially and experientially—modern, luxurious, leaning tech, but functional and never complicated. A.J Architects The office is located in a commercial complex in Chamrajpet, Central Bangalore. One of the main challenges was zoning the space to achieve maximum efficiency and ample light and ventilation. As the director wanted, a modern minimalistic working space and ample storage space were two primary criteria in the brief. The operable windows being only on one side of the office space was an enormous challenge for the d... More

Project • By Bean BuroOffices

Warner Music Singapore / Music by the Bay

“To make the most of the generous view of iconic Marina Bay in the open plan workplace, we ensured the design maximised views out, allowing the majority of the workforce and visitors to enjoy the scenery.” - Lorène Faure, co-founder of Bean Buro Daniel Koh “The key was to strike a delicate balance of creating a very strong company identity through the use of colours, gentry, signages and still ensuring the workplace is a comfortable and soothing work setting.” - Kenny Kinugasa-Tsui, co-founder of Bean Buro Daniel Koh Daniel Koh The Brief: Adapting the ‘DNA’ for a humanistic spaceWarner Music appointed Bean Buro to design a new workplace for their operations in Singapore. The brie... More

Project • By Alcove Design ConsultantsOffices

360 ONE

Client Background: 360 ONE is an Indian wealth management firm, headquartered in Mumbai, India. The company has a presence in 7 countries and 23 locations in India. Michael Diakov Photography Client Brief: Create an office with a defined and distinguished area that visually segregates the client hosting area and meeting rooms from the rest of the office and yet allows a visual connection to express the stability and force that works to manage the wealth of their client.  Employees of the office should take pride in their work, stay focused and inspired at all times. Michael Diakov Photography Client Expectations:  A world class office wherein 360 ONE’s esteemed clients could be hosted to strengthen their rela... More

NewsSpecification • 29 Jan 2023

10 vibrant pouffes adding a touch of comfort to workplaces

The workplace doesn’t have to be a place of total austerity. In fact, a few well-chosen pieces of furniture can make all the difference in transforming it into a space of comfort and productivity. Pouffes are the perfect addition to any office.   These vibrant and soft pieces of furniture are not only visually appealing, but they offer a great way to relax and take a break from the desk. Not only that, but they allow people to move around the office, choosing the ideal spot for their work activities. Available in a range of sizes and styles, pouffes are extremely handy and can easily be tucked away under a desk or table when not in use.    From classic designs to eye-catching colours, these pouffes are sure to make... More

NewsSpecification • 4 Jan 2023

10 innovative modular lighting systems transforming office interiors

Lighting plays a vital role in designing workspaces, impacting the people who use the space visually, mentally, and biologically. It has the potential to enhance the emotional connection with the space, reduce fatigue and stress, improve alertness and productivity and promote a balanced state of mind.    In an ever-growing need for a healthy work environment that prioritizes its users, reflects company values and adapts to the changing requirements and styles, lighting design determines the efficiency of the workplace. Modular lighting systems can uplift the furniture in a room and set the mood for the entire area, in addition to optimizing the amount of natural light in the room.   From a lighting installation of geometr... More