June 2, 2015

That’s Entertainment: 5 California and NYC Companies Shine Spotlight on Design

California and New York companies shine the spotlight on design.

1. Firm: 
Felderman Keatinge Associates

Project: Legendary

Location: Los Angeles

Standout: Godzilla, 9 feet tall in foam and resin, stands watch over his film, TV, and comics confreres amid an otherwise restrained studio’s white and walnut

2. Firm: TPG Architecture

Project: Condé Nast Entertainment

Location: New York

Standout: Call them break-out areas, or call them lounges—they’re filled with a never-want-to-leave combo of Arne Jacobsen–esque chairs and elongated sofas.

3. Firm: Mancini Duffy

Project: A+E Networks

Location: New York

Standout: The hub for 10 television channels, sharing two connected buildings, is a triple-height atrium conference center with bleacher seating.

4. Firm: Gensler

Project: Smashbox Studios

Location: Los Angeles

Standout: A warehouse conversion comes fully loaded, with an array of shooting venues, lounges both edgy and intimate, and even rooms for theatrical makeup.

 5. Firm: Studios Architecture

Project: Pandora Media

Location: Oakland, California

Standout: The letters of the word radio, outlined in LEDs, house booths for the café—just one way this tech company pays homage to music’s analog past. 

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