Workplace

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about workplace

Project • By Bean BuroOffices

L'Oréal Hong Kong Workplace

“One Hong Kong” L’Oréal Workplace   “We were inspired by the sociable and transient street cafes of Paris. Parisians would gather at the thresholds between inside and outside - to see and be seen. The urban narrative became a metaphor for this highly collaborative workplace." - Lorène Faure, founding director of Bean Buro   “The main strategy was to utilise the staircase as a ‘magnet’ to bring people together, around which social spaces, meeting spaces and departmental neighbourhoods are constellated." - Kenny Kinugasa-Tsui, founding director of Bean Buro    A forward-thinking client brief   L’Oréal, the world’s largest personal care... More
Interior Design, Boardroom
Interior Design, Working Space
Interior Design, Meeting Room
Interior Design, Office
Interior Design, Common Area Working Space

Project • By dwp | design worldwide partnershipOffices

McKinsey & Company

The largest consulting group in the world are ‘passionate about innovation and impact’. They recently established a hub in Bangkok to expand their digital capabilities. dwp created a sleek, professional office in rich materials including marble and natural timber. Double glass partitions are effective for both sound-proofing the meeting and collaboration rooms as well as for heat-resistance and insulation. Design elements were inspired by a traditional Thai house with sashes of timber on the wall and the ceiling. Strips of inlaid gold give a dynamic, luxurious feeling and is reflected with strip-lighting design. Warm wood provides a welcome to guests. The final look is corporate, professional, sleek and timeless. More
Interior Design, Common Area
Interior Design, Reception
Interior Design, Cafe
Interior Design, Office
Interior Design, Boardroom

Project • By dwp | design worldwide partnershipOffices

Hilton Worldwide Regional Headquarters

dwp were invited and selected to provide the concept design services for Hilton Hotels & Resorts Regional Headquarters located in Level 4, Dubai Internet City. The 2,156sqm space was required to feature a president office, internal offices, conference rooms, huddle rooms and a number of hot desk seats and workstations, plus cafe and reception areas. dwp’s primary aim of the design was to reflect Hilton’s brand and vision whilst designing spaces that suit the working lifestyle of today’s Hilton Team. The spaces designed by dwp successfully allow for flexibility and transformation of use, fostering increased interaction and collaboration between employees; whilst the welcoming reception area provides a true Front of Hou... More

Project • By Trzop ArchitekciOffices

Ogilvy

The Trzop Architekci studio created an elegant, open space for Ogilvy’s team, a workspace enabling free interpersonal communication, leaving employees a sense of intimacy at the same time. When advertising agency Ogilvy decided to relocate their team, it was clear that the future space must support the creative way of thinking. The former vodka factory “Koneser” now houses under its roof a clear, concentration conducive office – an aspect that is particularly important in the creative industry. Architects decided to put in the project very subtle elements in the flagship red color of the agency – ceiling installations in the conference room, an armchair placed in the central point of the office, and a large la... More

Project • By HEDOffices

Logicalis Regional Office

Logicalis, is an international IT solutions and managed services provider that designs, builds and supports ICT solutions for customers throughout Europe, North and South America, and Asia Pacific. HED provided architecture and design services for their new workplace environment in Bloomfield Township. This new office space provides Logicalis an opportunity to program and design a workplace that best leverages the Detroit real-estate environment. More

Project • By HEDOffices

Tyler Technologies Headquarters

For more than 30 years, Tyler Technologies (formerly known as New World Systems) has provided solutions for Local Government and Public Safety agencies and their specialties include software, hardware, training and support.  The company is privately held and employee-owned, and has reliably and organically grown to more than 400 employees without mergers or acquisitions common in the industry. To ensure a proper environment for future growth and to enhance its ability to serve and innovate for the needs of the marketplace, Tyler Technologies purchased a building and renovated three floors.  The renovation allows the company to address changing technologies and workplace expectations, attract and retain top talent, and host clients... More

Project • By HEDOffices

Meritor

Meritor, with a portfolio of products in the trucking and defense industries, recognized that the design of its workplace could perform as a key strategic asset to help it achieve and sustain a leading competitive position in its marketplace. The new design attracts top talent and engages them in product development teamwork in entirely new ways like enabling agile organization of product teams; supports teams with new technologies, tools and other workplace assets and infrastructure; makes a place for the product in all stages of development.  The project evolved from initial conversations with company executives using simple thumbnail diagrammatic sketches into interviewing a large cross-section of the staff and observing the current... More

Project • By HEDOffices

ShopperTrak Headquarters

No matter how well-defined an organization may be, we’ve found that the process of making vision visible always adds a new layer of clarity. Consensus. Color.For retail analytics firm ShopperTrak, partnering with HED to design their new Chicago headquarters in the landmark Willis Tower became the catalyst for a deeper conversation about who they were, and who they wanted to be. Where they’re going as a company. How they differentiate and define themselves.Through our intensive visioning process, close collaboration and clear understanding of needs and goals, we helped ShopperTrak refine their vision for a space that would, in turn, solidify their vision—and reflect their evolution—as a company. International. Inventive. Industry-founders an... More

Project • By HEDOffices

Keyence Corporation

Keyence, a leader in the factory automation industry, needed a new headquarters that would support its growing workforce and evolving organizational structure. The new headquarters should emphasize creativity, confidentiality and collaboration, and prioritize the egalitarian power structure central to the company’s lean process. A key tool in showcasing products and attracting and retaining new talent, the space should also reflect and reinforce Keyence’s brand and company culture.HED’s design approach met each of these criteria. Positioned on two floors and connected by a custom blackened-steel and ash staircase, the renovated interior is divided into public and private spaces. Public spaces include a welcoming reception, large, open-plain... More

Project • By Bartoli DesignOffices

Bartoli Design's workplace

A complete renovation, signed by Bartoli Design, for the headquarters of an associated professional firm. The architects envisioned a project to meet the needs of style and use, to guarantee the well-being of employees and visitors, with a comfortable welcoming environment. Inside a 1950s building, Anna and Paolo Bartoli started from the merging of two adjacent apartments, a total of 320 square meters; then, they focused on redefining volumes, in order to eliminate wall irregularities, and on the succession of spaces, designing solutions to combine efficiency and usability and creating this workplace with the same care used to design a house. After the renovation, Bartoli Design gave identity to the spaces creating a bright, contemporary... More

Project • By GenslerOffices

Davis Wright Tremaine Headquarters

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, recognized as one of the most innovative law firms in the world, sought Gensler’s expertise in the site selection and design of its new headquarters in downtown Seattle. The firm sought a new space that would support its commitment to openness, collaboration, and excellence while allowing for the flexibility and efficiency that modern legal practice demands. A lease of eight floors in an iconic new tower was the perfect fit.Our team worked with Davis Wright Tremaine to explore the latest advances in legal workplace design and leveraged Gensler research to inform thoughtful, data-driven decisions. Together we created a space that is welcoming for clients and inspiring for the firm’s lawyers and staff. Office sizes... More

Project • By AlignOffices

Australian financial services company

For its second project for an Australian financial services group, align was briefed to design 13,745 sq ft of new working, meeting, presentation and break-out space across 1.5 storeys of its client’s City of London offices to meet a period of sustained growth and house three company divisions, totalling 150-170 people. The brief was to include integrated, but differentiated, zones that worked within the existing building and encompassed requirements for biophilia, agile working and staff wellbeing.The client’s Head of Infrastructure Technology and Business Services - EMEA, commented: ‘Our objective here was not to just fit-out the space in line with the rest of the building, but to use people-centred design to challenge our thinking and cr... More

Project • By KrageljOffices

A NEW OFFICE FOR A GAMING COMPANY

For this project, Kragelj's task was to create an Imaginative workplace where great ideas turn into reality. The design team had to refresh and renew part of the offices in Crystal Palace, the tallest office building in Slovenia. The work-spaces needed a fresh look, one that inspired collaborative work, agility, loyalty, and attracted talent from around the world. Also, it needed to be an extension of the company’s brand and values. The Slovene unicorn company had a clear goal in mind: to create an office where people want to be. It needed to be a vibrant office, one that by its very nature inspires creativity and dynamic social interaction, and supports the employees’ freedom to work whenever and wherever they want. In line with its brand... More

Project • By FVAOffices

Savills Hanoi

Located at 41A Ly Thai To Street, Sentinel Place is a Grade A high quality office development in Hanoi's central business districts. Just a stone's throw from famous landmarks such as Hoan Kiem Lake, the Sofitel Metropole Hanoi, and the State Bank of Vietnam, Sentinel Place owns the most convenient access to different areas of the city. Boasting approximately 7,042 sqm commercial space, this place offers nine storeys with three basements. In 2011, the building won the Asia Pacific Property Award for "Best Office Development in Vietnam". Savills Vietnam has been managing the Sentinel Place's property since its completion and requested FVA to design the 6th floor to become the Savills office in Hanoi. The design concept is a bright and m... More

Product • By EMKOMultifunctional Pill

Multifunctional Pill

The Multifunctional Pill works great in the treatment against clutter and messy environments. The Pill is a round cabinet that works fixed to a wall and can instantly transform into a fully-functional working place, a dressing table, or even a bar!Attach it at standard table height, a bit higher or a bit lower – it’s your choice. The shelving system inside is designed with the idea to allow the user to change and adapt it easily: it can fit a laptop, standard files, catalogues, books or any other personal belongings.Furthermore, the Pill comes equipped with sockets and the option of integrating LED lights. The materials and the fittings used into manufacturing are providing a reliable desk transformation and tabletop stability. Pill suits p... More