This full floor work space was designed for the oldest insurance company in France. A very specific brief had been put together by the client which required to design a “peaceful, see-through & fresh” space that would not only respond to contemporary work practices but also allow new, and at times unexpected, team interactions.
We opted for materials that are not commonly thought of for work spaces and tried to use them sensibly to establish a core identity, combining wood, carpet & glass partitions. Pine was the wood of choice because of its very imperfections.
Centrally located on the floor plate are “program islands” which allow existing structure to be concealed, create storage & a variety of other programs such as reception desk, stand-up meeting rooms and storage.