04 Apr 2011

Russell Investments' new space brings new workplace culture. The global financial services firm Russell Investments was looking to create a networked work environment that would enable ideas to be exchanged more quickly around the world. The process included the relocation of its headquarters from Tacoma to Seattle, Washington, and the migration from a traditional office/cubicle standard to an

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04 Apr 2011

Red Bull's latest music academy, intended to function as a forum for the exchange of ideas. The term "Wings" is a universal metaphor used by many cultures to signify elation, freedom and release from earthly bonds. For Red Bull, "wings", are a metaphor for a drink that "revitalizes the body and mind". The notion of "wings", suggesting movement, freedom and revitalization, combined with Red

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WAN Editorial

14 Mar 2011

Welcome to the first WAN Interior and Design Awards, in recognition of the very best interior and design projects from around the world. The elite panel of judges, Claire German, Managing Director of Chelsea Harbour Design Centre; Richard Doone, Director of Paramount Architects and Design;Chrystina Schmidt, Creative Director of Skandium; Victoria Redshaw, Managing Director of trend forecasting

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Facet Studio

09 Feb 2011

3 functions, 2 characters, 1 irregular office space This challenging project is mitigated by creating spaces within space using two opposite joinery boxes. Facet studio were requested to design a space, which would be accommodating for the co-existence of businesses with very different natures - graphic designer studio, beauty consultation room, and graphic design school. Although,

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The Light Wall


08 Feb 2011

Working with Jump Studios, a London-based architecture and interior design practice, acrylicize reimagined the ‘visitor experience’ at marketing and communications agency The Engine Group’s West End HQ. The brief was to revive an existing shelving unit with an installation that visually demonstrated the energy and diversity of the Engine brand; one that would stand out as the

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