Shopify Toronto

M-S-D-S Studio

19 Dec 2014

M-S-D-S Studio recently began the design of e-commerce software brand Shopify's Toronto office. 18,000 sq. ft of the building, a 100 year old brick warehouse, has been completed, with an additional 10,000 sq. ft under development. The project was designed around the client's core values of transparency and the open exchange of information. To this end, a floor plan was designed that separates

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Astor Hellas HQ


15 Dec 2014

Astor Hellas, a leading wholesale international trading company, approached Greek design studio MALVI to create their new headquarters in Thessaloniki. They desired an office space to unite all of the brand's functions, in an open environment which would reflect both their values and their brand position. On the reception floor, office space is minimal so as to accommodate visiting partners and

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Enzo Office Gallery

Ogawa Sekkei

12 Dec 2014

Japanese architect Ogawa Sekkei has created a gallery and office/living space, renovating a rental property located near to the central area of Gifu city by Nagara River. As the property is rented, the renovation had to focus on wall, floor and ceiling finishes as opposed to changing section plans to create new spaces. It was decided that the first floor would act as the gallery, for the

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The End of Sitting

RAAAF [Rietveld Architecture-Art Affordances]

11 Dec 2014

The End of Sitting is an art installation at the crossroads of visual art, architecture, philosophy and empirical science. In our society almost the entirety of our surroundings have been designed for sitting, while evidence from medical research suggests that too much sitting has adverse health effects. RAAAF [Rietveld Architecture-Art Affordances] and visual artist Barbara Visser have

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Innocean Headquarters Frankfurt

Ippolito Fleitz Group

05 Dec 2014

The internationally operating advertising agency Innocean with headquarters in Korea has moved into new European headquarters in Frankfurt am Main. A flexible and modern work world was created for the young, design-conscious company by Stuttgart-based studio Ippolito Fleitz Group, which fits the different work zones within the agency. Dynamism and movement are key features of the design, which

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