30 April 2008

Working at Home

This is the second book on the interior design of working office space I have recently consulted as research for a move of office premises. Like the first, Working Spaces, it offers a powerfully stimulating set of examples, generated by people with imagination, flair, and in some cases, courage. If the selection of examples are typical of interior design today, the cities pushing this trend are New York, London, Berlin, Barcelona, and Tokyo. And the fashion is for old industrial spaces preserved for their high ceilings, big room spaces, and vast windows. In each case they have been transformed by adding luxury furnishings, yet the original features have been preserved - so that there at first appears to be a tension between domestic and commercial purposes... Read more >>


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