Commercial office design

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about commercial office design

Project • By Bean BuroOffices

Warner Music Hong Kong / Music Box

Warner Music Hong Kong 2.0“Music Box” “An objective we successfully achieved in this project was articulating various acoustic solutions for this music-filled workplace and allowing it to be agile and flexible.” - Lorène Faure, co-founder of Bean Buro “The mood & feel concept was to create a higher sense of hospitality, well-being, and collaboration ability via state-of-the-art acoustic and IT solutions for a high degree of agility and a variety of work settings.”- Kenny Kinugasa-Tsui, co-founder of Bean Buro Bean Buro The Brief: An evolved workplace for an advanced companyWarner Music has returned to Bean Buro to design a new office for their growing team in Hong Kong, as the team... More

Project • By Conexus StudioOffices

Doctor Anywhere

Tech-led healthcare company Doctor Anywhere (DA) enlisted Conexus Studio to design and build their Singapore headquarters with the aims of implementing an innovative hybrid workplace strategy that would suit their growing team. A key priority was creating an environment where employees could thrive, fostering productivity, creativity and community among team members whether they're on-the-go or at locations across Southeast Asia. Kelvin Cuff The industrial-chic interior design utilises raw materials and exposed ductwork that give the office a gritty sensibility, while at the same time providing a blank canvas for the innovative work that happens there every day. This juxtaposition of the raw and refined, combined with its unobstructed... More

Project • By Steven Leach GroupOffices

Office Design - Asahi Group

As the Platinum Winner of Muse Awards, Asahi Group was aiming to establish a main hub for their business activities in Asia Pacific. Asahi Group Hong Kong office is a brand new Design and Build office project that occupies a total of 5,047 square feet across the bustling metropolitan area in Hong Kong. The main design theme was to showcase Asahi Group’s strong branding identity across the office space. By incorporating detailed observations and approaches, this office design allowed concepts to be pushed and new design ideas to become a reality.  Steven Ko One remarkable feature of the office would be the World Map at the reception area of the office. Steven Ko Steven Ko The World Map was composed of hundreds of... More

Project • By Steven Leach GroupOffices

Tomofun Furbo Dog Camera

The success of technology companies in recent years comes down to the passion and drive of the founder along with the superb dedication of the start-up, with everyone working towards a common solution. At Tomofun, the goal was to solve a very specific problem that pet owners faced each day and the team let loose their creative ideas to become a global market leader focused on the unique needs of dogs. One of the pioneer products on the market, the “Furbo Dog Camera” is the #1 best-selling pet camera on Amazon in the US, Canada, UK, and Japan. The learning curve is steep – but the work is exhilarating and the aim is to bring innovative products to pet lovers of the world. SLA Taipei SLA Taipei Our SL+A design tea... More

Project • By Bean BuroOffices

Luxury Retail Academy

“A key factor of the mood and feel for this project was to elegantly strike a delicate balance of a soothing natural architectural setting, while at the same time injecting just the right amount of colour to create an encouraging learning environment.” - Kenny Kinugasa-Tsui, co-founder of Bean Buro Bean Buro “Our concept was to create an agile and comfortable environment for learning about the retail trade. We believe users would be much more encouraged to interact in the training environment if they feel relaxed.” - Lorène Faure, co-founder of Bean Buro Bean Buro The Brief: Bean Buro was appointed by one of the world’s leading luxury goods groups to design a retail academy in Hong Kong. O... More

Project • By Alcove Design ConsultantsOffices

Sterlite Power, Gurgaon

Client Brief and Expectations:  Sterlite Energy Limited (SEL) is an energy company focused on development and operation of power plants in India. SEL is a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources PLC. It is headquartered in India and wanted their new facility to communicate a clear sense of reliability for the country within a co-existential environment which they believe is a key to sustainable tomorrow. One of the key client briefs was to communicate this transparent sense of reliability which strengthens their systems and helps preserve diversities within the organization. Anand Photography Challenges: To connect a massive floor plate and provide uninterrupted vistas, across the floor allowing fluid and yet strong constantly strength... More

Project • By A&M ARCHITECTSOffices

Office Complex in the heart of Athens

Following ZOIA’s invitation to submit a design proposal in a closed competition between well-known Greek firms, A&M was selected to carry the radical renovation of a 4-storey office building on Vasilissis Amalias Avenue in the heart of Athens. With the aim of incorporating a contemporary face to a building that communicates with the Historical Center of the city along with all the surrounding archaeological monuments, a new façade was designed to coexist harmoniously with the location’s rich history and its surrounding historical elements. Originally constructed in 1977, the property consists of 4 stories and 2 basement levels and rooftop with a panoramic view to the city.  A&M Architects With A&M&r... More

Project • By McIntosh Poris AssociatesOffices


Co.act enlisted McIntosh Poris Associates (MPA) to design a welcoming open office that encourages walk-ins and “spontaneous social collisions.”  Housed on the ground floor of a building constructed in 1896, the design sensitively respects the historic fabric of the building by preserving and highlighting many original architectural elements through a contemporary renovation that references the past.  The design of Co.act focuses on spatial flexibility, offering users a mix of workspaces and amenities, while allowing opportunities for the space to adapt over time.  Open and private areas throughout provide a variety of zones for work and presentations.  Amenities include a pantry, a mother’s room, a bike... More

Project • By Sempergreen®Offices

Beringea office

The Beringea office in London has undergone a major refurbishment designed by Mowat & Company The aim of the renovation for the venture capitalist company is to establish a nature to human connection. It was extremely important to turn the traditional office into a hub that creates a sense of calm, warmth, openness and belonging. One of the important aspects that contributed to this matter, is the installed living green wall. This provides a pleasant working environment, it contributes to a more positive state of mind and improves productivity. Caption Green environment promotes a healthy indoor climate and increases productivity In high-pressure work environments, living walls can increase a feeling of well-being, as greenery o... More

Product • By MILTMiltDesign 2.0

MiltDesign 2.0

MiltDesign 2.0 glass partitions represent the latest trend in elegant space division. Current interior design is increasingly using just glazed walls as partitions. They are a clean, timeless solution and protect against unwanted noise. More

Project • By Alcove Design ConsultantsOffices


India’s first listed power sector infrastructure investment trust. Established to own and operate power transmission and renewable energy assets in India.   Client Brief: Design an Office for this young company that meets with their current and future requirements and exudes their image appropriately to its internal team and the outside world. Yamini Krishna Photography Yamini Krishna Photography Client Expectations:  Raw, Rustic and yet Elegant design with a clear hint of company’s true business and values communicated aptly across the entire office space. Yamini Krishna Photography Challenges: Design challenges were addressed well by the experienced design team. It was the pandemic that hit just... More

Project • By VicousticShowrooms

Schallmeister Office Showroom

From a workspace to a living place, these office installations show the wide assortment of applications that acoustic treatment developed by Vicoustic can have. The diversity of applications of Vicoustic solutions is well expressed in the Schallmeister GmbH's HQ, in Herten, Germany. From the entrance with stairs on the ground floor to the meeting room and managing offices on the first floor, passing by the printer/media place, all the way the employee offices to the kitchen/social area and even in the bathrooms. Caption "Vicoustic has really improved the room acoustics in our rooms enormously", says Daniela Dohle-Raffalzick, from Schallmeister. "After optimization with Vicoustic, voices sound much more direct and also the reverberati... More

Project • By Alcove Design ConsultantsOffices

IIFL Cafe/Gym Mumbai

Millennials today are extremely particular about their health and wellbeing. Providing a work-life balance is key to retaining these talents, and that is how the management team at IIFL along with Alcove focused on providing a space that communicates the company’s focus on the wellbeing of their employees. A Health Café and Gym on the same floor were born out of this ideology.  Caption A full-fledged gym with modern equipment’s, well designed changing and shower area including a personal trainer, ensures that taking care of individual’s health while working at the organization and reaching at work or leaving from work at any hour is no more of a concern for the end users anymore. Such approach breaks the... More

Project • By Alcove Design ConsultantsOffices

IIFL Business Centre

All companies aspire towards creating an impactful space where one can host their client’s or anyone who visits the company but has no reason to be on the work floor, and in the process experiences the ethos of the company with an impact that has extreme recall value.IIFL having their own building in the most sort after localities in the city of Mumbai had the privilege of seeking this opportunity while renovating their premise. IIFL Business centre is a result of that thought process.  Caption Entire space got designed as an elite art gallery, wherein wide corridors and quiet waiting lounges with many enclosed rooms formed the structure of the floor. As soon as one got out of the elevator, they would be greeted with a meet... More

Project • By Alcove Design ConsultantsOffices

IIFL Mumbai Office

IIFL office in Mumbai was designed as a single unit building which houses hundreds of its employees within one space and brings out a sense of pride of associating with a company that breathes and exhales uniqueness.  Caption Design of the interiors not only provides unique ideas in planning, it also provides unique approach in usage of material and engineering solutions that optimize the performance of the building as a whole. Caption As soon as one leaves the ground floor which is largely a public area and takes the floor up in the elevator, one opens up into an area which is a semi-public space that gives an opportunity of various casual gathering and collaboration on a community table and a barstool arrangement provided... More