Google headquarters, London – Google's playful branding extends to its London headquarters, where designers created a cozy atmosphere that beckons employees to kick up their feet and relax. It's thought that inviting spaces, such as the so-called 'Granny Flat', above, will encourage innovation with its rocking chairs and floral print walls.
Google headquarters, London – Designers didn't want any particular aesthetic to dominate the building, so interiors move from quirky and colorful to sleek and stylish. The modern library, for instance, offers a tranquil atmosphere dominated by a circular sofa.
Red Bull headquarters, Amsterdam – Inside the bathrooms in Red Bull's Amsterdam offices, employees can see images of religious figures singing karaoke. The brand's youthful spirit also shines through in DJ booths, recording studios and crash rooms.
The Ubiquitous Manufacturing Company, Manchester – This digital advertising agency oozes Old World chic in order to contrast with its rivals, who tend to favor a sleek, steel aesthetic. The vintage leather sofa hints at the firm's focus on bespoke campaigns, while a digital fireplace adds a bit of whimsy.
Facebook headquarters, Palo Alto – For Facebook's HQ architects renovated an abandoned tech lab in the Stanford Research Park. The open floor plan is meant to invoke a shared living space. Work and play mingle at every turn, as seen with these DJ turntables, which are used during dance parties.
dtac house, Bangkok – The headquarters of dtac, one of Thailand's leading telecommunications companies, includes a running track that circles a concert space and an excercise room. The curving library, seen above, is a quiet space for contemplation and casual reading.
zbc Communication, Vienna – This 19th century interior smacks of a Gentleman's Club, but in reality it houses zbc Communication. The office and its six employees spread out over four former ballrooms. All desks are equipped with wheels so that the firm can host events or simply rearrange the seating plan.
Google Campus, Tel Aviv – Google's campus in Tel Aviv celebrates the local community with a series of themed rooms. Surfboarding culture is captured in a room filled with surfboards, while some of the corridors resemble the city's cobbled streets. The meeting area above is filled with orange trees, a symbol of the city.
Atlassian offices, San Francisco – Atlassian, the Australian software company, honors the idea of transparency with its glass offices in San Francisco. The central plaza above is used for socializing. For more formal gatherings, employees head to meetings rooms that pop with brightly colored carpets and furniture.
Urban Outfitters corporate campus, Philadelphia – The derelict warehouses that comprise Urban Outfitters corporate campus dovetail nicely with the brand's kooky fashion sense. Indoor walkways are lined with ponds and flowers to offset the industrial feel, and brightly-patterned chairs pop amid the gritty surroundings.