March 17, 2016

4 Tech and Finance Companies Rock Out at the Office

Four tech and finance companies rock out at the office:

1. Firm: AECOM
Project: Microsoft
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Standout: Embossed ceramic wall tiles replicate Antoni Gaudí’s reliefs on local sidewalks, while the tile colors allude to the Mediterranean, also nearby.

SurveyMonkey by Tim Murphy Design Associates. Photography by César Rubio.

2. Firm: Tim Murphy Design Associates
Project: SurveyMonkey
Location: Palo Alto, California
Standout: Pebble-shape ottomans by Ichiro Iwasaki are the perfect complement to the flowing rivulets CNC-milled into reception’s walnut canopy and wall.

Yelp by Studio O+A. Photography by Jasper Sanidad.

3. Firm: Studio O+A
Project: Yelp
Location: San Francisco, California
Standout: Lengths of textiles, draped overhead in the lounge, combine with a Bosphorus-blue wall, behind a coffee bar, to evoke the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul.

Potamus Trading by Elkus Manfredi Architects. Photography by Garrett Rowland.

4. Firm: Elkus Manfredi Architects
Project: Potamus Trading
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Standout: A graffiti mural says “urban jungle,” its most conspicuous residents being painted fiberglass renditions of the hippopotamus in this brokerage’s name.

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