Posts Tagged ‘California’

Suffolk Construction Offices by Steinberg Hart, San Francisco – California

June 29th, 2018

The crisp red hue and bold enveloping gesture of the “loop”—accented by glowing halo lighting fixtures and casual, flexible seating—serve the dual purpose of announcing the entry while providing a zone for intensified collaboration. In addition to the use of Suffolk’s signature red color, brand-driven graphics and messaging are subtly interwoven throughout the space.

Technology Company Offices by RMW architecture & interiors, Sunnyvale – California

June 21st, 2018

The created environment fosters nourishment and creative exchange that feels open and bright with intimacy and human scale. RMW’s approach maximizes an accelerated schedule, targets an efficient budget, is sustainable, and appropriate to the lifecycle of the project.

Gabi James restaurant by Blanchard Fuentes, Los Angeles – California

June 21st, 2018

Bronzed steel and white oak were selected as the primary architectural finishes for durability and a time-honored aesthetic. A large, multi-unit pocket door divides the main dining floor from the outdoor patio, while a seamless glass entrance is set back from the existing wall line.

Peninsula Optical by Framestudio, Oakland – California

June 14th, 2018

With back of house functions hidden behind a blind door, the sales space was divided into three zones: display and dispensing, lounge area, and a high end display area in the rear. The design incorporates a limited palette of materials: whitewashed oak, matte white corian, and grey felt tiles which clad the walls behind the iconic shelving system designed by Dieter Rams.

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture by LMS Architects, San Francisco – California

June 12th, 2018

LMSA transformed the interior volume into a new arts campus for SFAI which includes 160+ studios, public exhibition galleries, performance installation rooms, multipurpose teaching spaces, a black box theater, and a workshop/maker space.

Akerman LLP Offices by Wirt Design Group, Los Angeles – California

June 11th, 2018

Designers played with geometries of architectural elements against the grid of the ceiling. Glass, natural stone, glossy ceramic tile, pops of red and modern artwork, furnishings, and lighting contrast with the rawness of the exposed antique structure. Carpet and wood paneling add a sense of warmth to the minimalist space.

Gores Group Headquarters by Belzberg Architects, Beverly Hills – California

June 7th, 2018

By carving out a new atrium in the center of the main office building and adding an elegant, generous staircase, staff was drawn to use more active circulation spaces, increasing impromptu conversations and interaction.

Los Angeles Rams Headquarters by HKS, Agoura Hills – California

May 17th, 2018

Many of the Inglewood stadium’s key features are carried over to the office. Built-in-furniture, lighting, ceiling elements, epoxy flooring and faux-wood porcelain tiles are also borrowed from the stadium’s design to create a forward looking, industrial aesthetic.

Prologis Offices by Perkins+Will, San Francisco – California

April 14th, 2018

One of the most significant design features is the ‘living room,’ a large multi-use space that gives Prologis the flexibility to adapt the space for specific functions, including all-hands staff meetings, community and corporate dinners and events, and a casual social café.

Acne Studios store, Los Angeles – California

March 27th, 2018

It’s like walking into a David Hockney masterpiece, and as such the setting fully captures the vibe of Southern California. Additional furnishings and fixtures comprise of specially commissioned pieces by designer Max Lamb, ceiling lights by Paris-based designer Benoît Lalloz, and sleek metal shelving and clothing racks.

SciFi VC offices by Design Blitz, San Francisco – California

March 16th, 2018

Walls, ceiling, and flooring were removed to expose the natural raw materiality of the existing core and shell to showcase a classic, minimalistic, and sharp look. New steps and accessible ramp were added to improve the connectivity across the office.

Thick Research & Exhibition by Spinagu, Los Angeles – California

March 12th, 2018

Thickness is a constructive problem as much as it is a representational one. In our present day standards of construction, thickness has become synonymous with material offset due to the predominance of sheet material, as opposite to stereotomy, in which thickness is derived from subtraction and removal of mass.

Flight Club sneaker store by Slade Architecture, Los Angeles – California

March 1st, 2018

The store’s interior is simple with clean lines and a restrained material palette, putting the spotlight on the shoes. The changing materiality of the different display areas focuses the space on shoes that are especially noteworthy. The only furnishing in the space is a custom bench that incorporates angle try-on mirrors.

Kith store by Snarkitecture, Los Angeles – California

February 23rd, 2018

The store’s main area boasts a palette of concrete and brass furnishings and detailing, and has an inner sanctum that comprises of a glass-encased section where all the trophy shoes are presented.

TEN Office by Nadel Architects, El Segundo – California

February 9th, 2018

The newly completed office also highlights TEN’s desire to provide a nature-focused environment for employees by the addition of a multi-use patio accessible through a series of tall sliding glass panels. Offering a third place to collaborate, relax and experience a change of pace, the multi-use patio includes an outdoor kitchen, break area and landscaped recreation space.

Enlisted Design Office by Medium Plenty, Oakland – California

February 4th, 2018

The concrete bones of the old mercantile building provide layered rhythm & texture, juxtaposed with white planes sliding through the light-filled space. New elements & utilities were carefully choreographed to emphasize the monolithic impact of the newly-exposed structure.

VANS Headquarters by Rapt Studio, Costa Mesa – California

January 24th, 2018

Designed with workspaces for creative self-expression and ‘Off the Wall’ culture, the headquarters was made to embody the company’s evolution. As Vans’ longstanding design partner, Rapt Studio created the office to celebrate the four pillars of the Vans brand – Art, Music, Action Sports, and Street Culture and Fashion.

The Nomad Hotel by Jacques Garcia, Los Angeles – California

January 23rd, 2018

The guest rooms’ colour palette is drawn from the property’s fully restored gold and blue Italianate ceiling in the lobby, and each room is appointed with custom designed furnishings and original artwork from design studio Be-poles with many also featuring freestanding pedestal bathtubs.

Hungry Man Productions headquarters by FreelandBuck, Los Angeles – California

January 9th, 2018

The apparently random arrangement of white boxes are actually strategically placed to enhance interaction between certain employees while leaving common areas open.

Vans headquarters by Rapt Studio, California

December 28th, 2017

Street art plays an important role, with graffiti and illustrations hand-painted on walls in eating and lounge areas, alongside large photographs of skateboarding and underground concerts.