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Our Top 8 Offices Around the World

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Introduction

In today’s fast-paced and ever-evolving work environment, the design of office spaces plays a pivotal role in enhancing productivity, creativity, and overall well-being. As advocates of exceptional design and craftsmanship, we’ve scoured the globe to curate a collection of our top 8 offices around the world.

From the bustling metropolises of New York and Tokyo to the serene landscapes of Scandinavia, these spaces are more than just workplaces—they are a testament to the power of innovative design and thoughtful craftsmanship. Each office featured in this list showcases a unique blend of style, comfort, and functionality.

Join us as we take a visual journey through these inspiring spaces. Whether you’re seeking ideas for your own workspace or simply appreciate the art of interior design, these office environments will inspire and captivate.

1. ‘Barbarian Groups Office’ in New York

Area: 23,000ft
Location: New York, USA

The Barbarian Group, the internet advertising company, is situated in the heart of vibrant New York City. The interesting design of the flowing table demands your attention, which they refer to as the ‘endless table’. Its idea behind it was to unite all of their employees. The architect firm Clive Wilkinson who did the design described the table as an ‘electrical wire’, connecting a community.

The oak finished flooring compliments the captivating structure of the walls with their rolling hill design, which heightens the effect of the interesting design of this office. The functionality of having the seating spaces integrated into the walls makes it evident that the designers were going for function as well as aesthetic.

2. Huckletree, Kensington, London (Cirque Project)

Area: 14,000ft
Location: Kensington, London

Huckletree in Kensington is an office share-space, and collaborative hub. Situated in affluent West London, Cirque Furniture worked to ensure the shared office would promote both productivity and collaboration, perfect for any working professional.

The space comes with top amenities, including; a beautiful rooftop terrace, member’s lounge and a barista bar. The use of vibrant colours throughout the space brings the office to life.

They are looking for members now so visit their website here to enquire: https://www.huckletree.com/hubs/kensington

3. Crew Collective – Montreal, Canada

Area: 12,000ft
Location: Montreal, Canada

Located in a heritage building that was once the Royal Bank of Canada, the Crew Collective is now a beautiful office space which includes an open co-working space, modern meeting and conference rooms, and private offices.

Built around the wonderful Cathedral-style architecture, this workspace is now a fantastic hub for professionals to work together and collaborate. With a number of open spaces and private areas with separate booths, it must be a hugely inspiring and motivating environment to get work done.

4. WeWork La Fayette – Paris

Area: 27,000 sqm
Location: Paris, France

Nestled in the bustling heart of Paris, the co-working WeWork space at 33 Rue la Fayette offers a vibrant and innovative environment for professionals from various industries. This modern office spans multiple floors, providing a mix of open-plan workspaces, private offices, and versatile meeting rooms. Designed to foster collaboration and creativity, the space features contemporary décor with sleek furniture, ample natural light, and greenery to create a refreshing atmosphere.

In addition to its central location, 33 Rue la Fayette boasts a range of amenities tailored to enhance productivity and well-being. Members can enjoy high-speed internet, fully-equipped conference facilities, and comfortable lounge areas perfect for informal meetings or relaxation. The building also includes a café that provides the perfect spot for casual networking or a quick break. With its blend of functionality and style, this co-working space stands out as a premier destination for professionals seeking a dynamic and supportive work environment in the heart of Paris.

5. MYO – Bankside, London (Cirque Project)

Area: 46,000ft
Location: Bankside, London

This is one that we at Cirque Furniture sourced the furniture for ourselves from a variety of 35 different suppliers. The successful completion of this project was done alongside Loop Interiors International for this private flexible office company – Myo at The Forge in lively Bankside, London.

Encompassing 46,000 square feet, with over 600 workstations integrated into the space,there is a spread of collaborative stations throughout the office. Plenty of foliage and colours encourages creativity and productivity.

6. Creative Lounge, MOV – Hikarie Building in Shibuya, Tokyo

Area: 172 sqm
Location: Tokyo, Japan

The Japanese culture is known for its use of high technological integration, and the same can be said for their offices. The Creative Lounge MOV at the top of the Hikarie Building in Shibuya, Tokyo is not different from this expectation.

The open lounge features a variety of locations to sit and work with colleagues. Each space offers a different working setup catering for different needs. There’s everything from large couches to seats along a counter, long tables and sofas – the abundance of plants, exposed ceilings and timber floors gives it a polished feel, which we love.

There are also meeting rooms with capacities of 10 and 24 are available to rent, along with a library service on offer in the office share space.

7. Wittywood, Barcelona

Area: 3,600 sqm
Location: Barcelona, Spain

In the heart of Barcelona’s innovative 22@ District stands Wittywood, Spain’s pioneering office building constructed entirely of wood. Spanning 3,600 sqm, with 2,476 sqm dedicated to office space, Wittywood sets a new standard for sustainable office design. This groundbreaking sustainable project showcases how wood can be a viable and eco-friendly alternative to traditional building materials.

Designed with cutting-edge technology, Wittywood is a testament to the future of office construction. As the first of its kind in Spain, it not only offers a unique and inspiring work environment but highlights the importance of eco-conscious design in the modern world.

8. reMarkable, Oslo, Norway

Area: 19,000 sqm
Location: Oslo, Norway

Nestled in Majorstuen, Oslo, the headquarters of Norwegian tech innovator reMarkable redefines office space with a unique blend of modern and classic aesthetics. The office spans eight floors, featuring a central campus library with arched wooden bookshelves under a 7-metre vaulted ceiling, reminiscent of an old train station. This thoughtful design by Grape Architects includes a spiral staircase leading to a mezzanine gallery, while various ‘Rooms to Think’ offer employees themed spaces such as a Nordic cabin or a spaceship for focused work and creative brainstorming.

Prioritising employee wellbeing, reMarkable’s workspace includes an indoor ‘Zen Garden’ with open bench seating, houseplants, and a ridged carpet that looks like raked sand, as well as a shared roof garden. Weekly ‘Zen’ sessions allow employees a morning without meetings or computer monitors, fostering a distraction-free environment. Natural light floods through large windows, enhancing the earthy palette of browns, greys, and greens, making this office a serene haven that encourages quiet reflection and big ideas.