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Creative & Modern Office Designs Around the World

Creative & Modern Office Designs Around the World
Gone are the days when offices were typically cubicle, surrounded by white walls and lit by white fluorescent lights. Thanks to corporate giants like Google and Pixar that have demonstrated tremendous success despite their unconventional workplaces, more people are embracing the idea that creative work environment helps stimulate minds and inspire innovation. From simply ditching the crisp white walls for graphical wallpapers to a total overhaul of the office layout, we are all trying to break the mold and introduce a unique working environment to the team, and hopefully inspire some genius ideas along the way. So if you are trying to inject some personality into the place you spend your daily 9-5, how about getting some cue from the creative giants themselves? Google (Zurich, Switzerland) Facebook (Palo Alto, California, USA) Skype (Tallin, Estonia) Digg (San Francisco, USA) Twitter (San Francisco, USA) Swatch (Zurich, Switzerland) General Motors (Detroit, USA) Other Companies Creative Office Related:  SNCF PROJECTESP

Summer House / General Architecture Architects: General Architecture Location: Nannberga, Sweden Project Architect: Erik Persson Design Team: John Billberg, Fabian Blücher, Josef Eder, Olof Grip Area: 76 sqm Year: 2011 Photographs: Mikael Olsson Constructor: Ingemar Johansson, Rita Bygg Client: Erik Persson From the architect. We found a small granary for sale outside Borlänge, in the Dalarna region of Sweden. It was a modest construction in design and dimensions, but expressed an uncompromising constructive attitude that interested us: Timbering as pure tectonics, materialized as a precise joining of individual elements that form a coherent unity. The house was taken apart and moved to an old pasture along the shores of Lake Hjälmaren, a few kilometers from Arboga. The interior walls of the upper floor were designed as floor-height trusses, spanning between the perimeter walls. The project has, despite its small scale, served as a discussion of construction and architecture at our office.

4 Tips For Your Office's Interior Design A lot of information about you as a person and a boss and the kind of business you deal in reflects from the kind of interiors your office has. To create a positive impression on clients and other visitors, as well as a nice environment for the staff, classy and modern furniture should be used. The design of your office can subconsciously affect the mood and productivity of your employees. It is only now that companies are realising the potential of great interiors and have now began utilising it. Here are some tips you can use while making the office snazzy: Furniture which blends: An office will not be an office without any furniture. Colour Scheme: Colour combination is important in your home as well as your office while doing the interiors. Bathrooms: This is an important yet understated part of a company setup. Lighting: Last, but not the least, the lighting of any company plays an important part in its overall look. This guest post is authored by Ruth Kenny.

Coworking - Miejski Punkt Kultury PREXER-UŁ Przestrzeń Miejskiego Punktu Kultury Prexer-UŁ, to trzy oddzielne sale i korytarz. Jedna z sal, to Galeria Prexer (która może służyć jako sala konferencyjna), dwie pozostałe to coworking - przestrzeń do pracy, nauki, zabawy dla Ciebie. By wykorzystać obie sale optymalnie, podzieliliśmy je na Przestrzeń Cichą i Miejską Przestrzeń Kreatywną. Czym różnią się te sale? Sala 605 kiedyś służyła jako zwykła sala wykładowa. My postanowiliśmy przekształcić ją w przestrzeń do pracy wspólnej, głośnej, grupowej. Poza blatem, w pomieszczeniu znajdują się dwa duże stoły do pracy kreatywnej (wspólnej, bądź indywidualnej). Oprócz blatu i stołów w przestrzeni znajdziesz regał z książkami oraz kąt wypoczynkowy - wygodne fotele, stoliki, codzienne gazety, konsola do gier, rzutnik... Miejska Przestrzeń Kreatywna jest do Twojej dyspozycji od 12:00 do 18:00. Coworking do pracy cichej jest dostępny zarówno w opcji dziennej, jak i pod wynajem na dłużej - w abonamencie na miesiąc, trzy miesiące, bądź pół roku.

Inside Sony Music Office in Madrid C’est à Paseo de la Castellana, en plein coeur de Madrid, que la firme d’architecture anglaise AECOM a conçu les nouveaux bureaux de Sony Music, avec des touches de couleurs vives et un style plus moderne. Le bâtiment comprend un auditorium dans lequel des concerts, brainstormings entre collègues et événements festifs peuvent avoir lieu. " La Maison de la Salamandre " Publié pargeka post non vérifié par la rédaction 11/06/2010 à 19h14 - mis à jour le 11/06/2010 à 20h19 | vues | réactions Et tout d'abord.... une musique d'ambiance, "Satanique" !!!! Un immeuble à Paris dans le 7 ème arrondissement... 29, AVENUE RAPP.. Un architecte, Jules Lavirotte... qui n'a jamais habité l'immeuble... ( tout comme Dieu, propriétaire d'un "immeuble" grandiose dont il n'a jamais été locataire )... Impressionnant !!! Pourquoi "Salamandre" ?? la poignée !!! et de chaque coté... gauche... droite.... Mais ce n'est pas tout..... Le portail...... regardez bien la porte centrale... et les deux fenêtres au-dessus... le symbôle phallique est évident.... au dessus, à gauche une femme ""Eve"".. à droite, un homme "Adam"... au milieu un buste de femme un ""boa"" (peu visible ici... mais croyez moi sur parole)... La représentation de la ""genèse""... !! un peu plus haut... symbolique également.... Sur le vitrail... la présence du serpent.... comme un "végétal"....

Humble Homes Tiny Writer's Studio in London is a Wood-Clad Haven | Humble Homes This tiny writer’s studio in London has been designed by WSD Architecture for an author and illustrator in Hackney, London. The studio was created not only to serve as a functional workspace for the author, but also to reflect their passion for children’s literature and mythology. WSD Architecture attempted to incorporate a sense of playfulness into the studio – they designed it to act as a “fairy-tale hut at the bottom of the garden where the client could retreat and immerse himself in his work.” The main elements that help to create the “fairy tale” atmosphere are composed of the back-lit cedar and shingle cladding, log store, and the wood burning stove. The interior of the writer’s studio is full of natural light due to the large window openings. The minimalist palette helps to create a space which is void of distractions. The asymmetric roof allowed the designers to incorporate a large north-facing skylight that sits directly above the illustration desk.

10 Office Design Tips to Foster Creativity On vacation, would you ever choose a hotel with fluorescent lighting and drab grey rooms? The answer is obvious. But plenty of small-business owners forget simple things when it comes to office design. Allowing your employees to bring in personal items, family photos (or even their dogs), costs nothing--and provides instant benefits. Let your team pick personalized coffee mugs, items on their desks, and how they create. Think you need one desk per team member? Channel your inner urban planner and think in terms of zones. Density counts--and not just for efficiency's sake. Buzz is great for collaboration, but what about if someone needs to hunker down and concentrate quietly for a few hours? Align your space with your brand and culture through the use of iconic objects. It's tough to really design your own office for the lean start-up years, which are often spent in shared offices, co-working spaces, or coffee shops. How do you choose the environment that's best for your team?

Pixar Headquarters and the Legacy of Steve Jobs The first office ever posted on Office Snapshots was Pixar’s Emeryville headquarters – and is naturally one of the most popular. It is a place where, just by looking at it, one can tell that creativity abounds. After 5+ years of studying, posting pictures of, and writing about office design – it seems like a good idea to take an in depth look into just what makes their office space so special. A New Campus Vision The story behind Pixar’s headquarters starts in 1999 with Steve Jobs. As Pixar’s CEO, Jobs brought in Bohlin Cywinski Jackson – famously known for designing Bill Gates’ Washington residential compound – to flesh out his vision for the campus, which was planned to hold up to 1000 employees. According to Jobs’ recent biography, the headquarters was to be a place that “promoted encounters and unplanned collaborations.” Jobs also strived for a campus that stood the test of time. The Atrium and Unplanned Collaborations And did it work? Jobs’ Meticulous Eye for… Steel Beams?

Hakanaï par Adrien M / Claire B Hakanaï est une performance chorégraphique d’une danseuse évoluant dans un volume d’images en mouvement. Nous devons cette incroyable performance au duo Adrien M / Claire B. Dans la langue japonaise, Hakanaï définit ce qui est fragile, évanescent, transitoire, entre le rêve et la réalité. Les images sont animées en direct, selon des modèles physiques de mouvement, au rythme d’une création sonore également interprétée en direct. Pour en savoir plus sur Adrien M / Claire B, cliquez ici Photos © Romain Etienne Pin It Pin It Pin It Pin It Pin It Pin It Pin It Pin It

Nombre d'or Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La proportion définie par et est dite d'« extrême et moyenne raison » lorsque est à ce que , soit : lorsque . est alors égal au nombre d'or. Le nombre d'or est une proportion, définie initialement en géométrie comme l'unique rapport entre deux longueurs telles que le rapport de la somme des deux longueurs ( ) sur la plus grande ( ) soit égal à celui de la plus grande ( ) sur la plus petite ( ) c'est-à-dire lorsque . Ce nombre irrationnel est l'unique solution positive de l'équation . soit approximativement[1] 1,6180339887. Il est érigé en théorie esthétique et justifié par des arguments d'ordre mystique, comme une clé importante, voire explicative, dans la compréhension des structures du monde physique, particulièrement pour les critères de beauté et surtout d'harmonie ; sa présence est alors revendiquée dans les sciences de la nature et de la vie, proportions du corps humain ou dans les arts comme la peinture, l'architecture ou la musique. , où