the reception area of Mohr Capital's Dallas headquarters
Seating by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and Arhaus rug on a Restoration Hardware rug greet arrivals at reception.

Perkins&Will Strikes a Balance for Mohr Capital’s Dallas HQ

When real estate investment firm Mohr Capital needed a new home in Dallas, Perkins&Will had a tall order: translating the firm’s Texas-sized identity into a compact (for a company of their size) 11,000-square-foot space. The key, says Ariel Lumry, project designer, “is balance, stemming from the use of the space continuing through to the finish palette and application of finishes.”

But first things first. “The space serves a group of employees that spans multiple generations,” she says, “and needed to reflect both the professional nature of who Mohr Capital is as an organization, and simultaneously feel tied to the Mohr family.” The team divided up the space relatively evenly, with 55% for private offices, and the rest in open plan workstations and public and collaborative zones. A logo wall brands the lobby, made of locally-sourced Texas limestone, while a gallery wall at the entrance to the break room hosts Mohr-inspired memorabilia and artwork. Operations nod to sustainability, too, reducing the new headquarter’s water use by some 30%.

Materials strive for harmony as well: walls in private offices merge Arbescato Silver, Silverwave, and Fantasy Blue Marble, all bookmatched at horizontal axes. The central hallway navigates between floor-to-ceiling glass and open workstations with sit-to-stand desks and natural light, beneath a ceiling of slatted wood which follow the window line at both ends to join a wooden aisle. Lobby ceilings, meanwhile, are custom coffers, painted in the brand’s signature navy blue, acting like a deep sky stretching above fifty linear feet of custom planters. And custom screens define zones while acting as wayfinding, separating both the lobby and main conference room, and areas of the break room. “We developed a design aesthetic and palette that is both elegant and welcoming,” Lumry says, “professional while being warm. Modern but timeless.” And unmistakably Mohr.

Inside Mohr Capital’s Dallas HQ Designed by Perkins&Will

the main corridor of Mohr's Dallas headquarters with oak flooring
The main corridor is floored in Woodwright European White Oak, with an open plan office featuring Miller knoll stations and seating and Shaw Contract carpet tile.
the reception area of Mohr Capital's Dallas headquarters
Seating by Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams and Arhaus rug on a Restoration Hardware rug greet arrivals at reception.
the main conference room illuminated by chandeliers at Mohr Capital in Dallas
A custom Statement Furniture table defines the main conference room, illuminated by Lodes chandeliers; the seating is by Keilhauer.
the CEO's office at Mohr Capital
The CEO’s office includes an Article sofa, custom Statement Furniture table, Miller Knoll side table, and a Magnolia Home rug.
a private office inside Mohr Capital, with glass walls
A Nucraft desk and guest seating by Paul Brayton furnish a typical private office.
a gallery off the breakroom inside a real estate investment headquarters
Art in the gallery just off the breakroom represents different aspects of the Mohr family’s home state of Indiana; the custom banquette bench is by AF Home Interiors, and the flooring by Dekton.
a modern breakroom with views of Dallas
Williams Sonoma Home dining tables and chairs gather in the breakroom, beneath a ceiling in custom color Armstrong tiles within custom millwork frames.
a breakroom with a kitchen island
The breakroom’s kitchen includes a Menu pendant above an island topped with Quartzite, with Arhaus stools and a Kohler sink and faucet.
Project team
Perkins&Will: Ariel Lumry; Makena Rhodes; Brigitte Preston; Anne Kniffen; Jason Dowling
Project sources
Structuretone Southwest: Contractor
LUM Lighting: Lighting Designer
Purdy McGuire, Inc.: MEP Engineer
GL Seaman: Furniture Dealer
Craig Bull with Mohr Partners: Project Manager

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