Archive for: 2012

This is the new European HQ of Chartis Insurance. The office is located in St Pauls London, and makes use of both open plan and cellular work spaces. Some parts of the office look a bit “old school”, but on the whole it is colourful and bright! With offices fully glazed and internal to the floors which creates a light,...

This is the Shanghai office space of Electronic Arts, also known as EA. EA is an American developer, marketer, publisher of video games. EA was founded in 1982 by Trip Hawkins, the company was a pioneer of the early home computer games industry and was notable for promoting the designers and programmers responsible...

This is the new London office space of YouTube. The space was designed by the architectural firm PENSON, who incidentally also worked on Google’s offices in London.   The space is creative, funky and full of coworking areas – one would expect nothing less from a company owned by google! That said, YouTube’s...

This is the New York office space of  S.W.I.F.T (Conceptual Design). It was designed by the firm M Moser Associates, which has been designing offices around the world for almost 30 years.  Deep neutral tones give the office a very calm and elegant look, with the spiral stair case featuring prominently. This look...

I am sure we all know by now that sitting at a desk all day is bad for one’s health. It has been mentioned time and time again, in a number of different articles. I am assuming that it MUST be true at this point. Actually, I am a true advocate for standing while working. I have been using a standing desk for over a...

This is the coworking space of the Kyoto Research Park Machiya Studio.  Machiya is the Japanese word meaning townhouse; the space opened in 1999 and is located in the Nishijin District of Kyoto. The office is quite unusual as the architecture is very traditional, the marriage between modern concept (i.e. coworking)...

M Moser Associates recently consolidated four distinct offices in Malaysia into one office space for Ogilvy & Mather. The move amalgamates 260 employees into an office which occupies 9,700 sq ft of prime real estate in Kuala Lumpur. The goal of the new space was to be collaborative, idea-centric and discipline-neutral...

Mobilesuite Coworking in Berlin is a highly communicative and attractive coworking space right in the middle of Berlin’s vibrant Prenzlauer Berg district. The space makes use of clean lines and bright colours, giving the coworking space in Berlin a light and airy feel. Coworking allows freelancers to finally leave...

Kronjylland Savings Bank is based in Denmark, their HQ is a large  monolithic structure with an industrial vibe to it. The inside of the office space is very nice, clean and modern as one would expect from a company such as this. However the cool thing about this project is not the inside, but the outside. The whole...

Otkritie Securities Limited is the London based subsidiary of OTKRITIE Financial Corporation, one of the leading financial services providers in Russia. The fit out of this London office space is in a spectacular location, the views over the City of London are just great.  An outside terrace on the trading floor...