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Herman Miller refreshes Harry’s New York City office into a bright, collaborative open-plan space

Posted in Design, Offices
By Sam Bathe on 2 Jul 2015



Hip shaving brand Harry’s have tasked Herman Miller to refurbish their New York City headquarters, producing an open-plan space any cutting edge tech company would be proud of. The office is part of Herman Miller’s Living Office concept, a study in furniture design to foster connectivity and collaboration, featuring the casual meeting rooms and an open co-working area, complete with a razers on every table. The spaced is finished with stylish, modern furniture throughout, playing nicely against exposed brickwork on the partition walls. Show the rest of this post…






Office Envy: Adobe Campus

By Sam Bathe on 11 Jan 2013

Adobe have lost a bit of their sparkle over the last few years, and while Creative Suite is the go-to design software, the frailties of Flash Player hasn’t done them any favours. Their office, however, is right up their with the best across tech and agency spaces. Design firm Rapt Studio were behind the reinvention, tasked to create a space that reflects innovation and dynamism, including a full-sized basketball court, gym, rock climbing wall plus the standard games room and cafeteria. Splashes of colour from Pantone give it an extra lease of life too. We’re jealous.

Office Envy: Instrument, Portland, Oregon

Posted in Architecture, Offices
By Sam Bathe on 8 Nov 2012

VSCO take a tour of the wonderful Portland offices of digital agency Instrument. Show the rest of this post…

With the desks in simple lines rather than disruptive cubicles, much of the office is the expansive open space as its core, home to a table tennis table, a bunch of sofas and a couple of meeting rooms. The line between serious and playful is trodden with care and attention to detail, while the space maintains a suave feeling of sophistication throughout.

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