Rdio’s San Francisco Headquarters
This is a music company based in San Francisco, CA. The company employs less than 150 people and yet they vow to make music fun again. Their offices have a design that is taken from their branding style. It has a contemporary yet industrial feel to it with steel and concrete flourishes all over the space.
Yelp’s London Office
Yelp is a popular review site where people can post reviews about restaurants, pubs etc. Their London office is designed to be an efficient and inspiring work place. It has a friendly, urban design that is still professional complete with two large open work spaces and an open kitchen. Music is played throughout the building. There are ping pong tables for the staff as well as a bevy of technology solutions. It also has formal offices at the back of the building.
Envato’s Melbourne Headquarters
This is a privately held company that that is based in Australia. They specialize in the promotion, start-up, and operation of a number of online market places that excel in the trade of goods from independent sellers. Their offices are design to mirror the creativity of the company as it features, among others, abstract seating pods resembling a tree that grows through all three levels of the building. All in all, it has a very warm and innovative feel to it.
Medium’s San Francisco Offices
This company is a blogging platform that is based in San Francisco, CA. The whole office has an open plan with an airy feel to it. It almost looks like an industrial warehouse with its exposed walls, pipes, and ducts. And yet, everything looks very chic and put-together at the same time.
Mapbox’s San Francisco Offices
This company is a cloud-based platform where users can go to design and publish interactive maps on the web. Their office in San Francisco features large open spaces with lots of polished wood, light, and comfortable furniture. They also have smattering of color in the form of contemporary artwork all over their offices.
Autodesk’s Beijing Office
This is an American multinational software company that produces software for use in the fields of engineering, architecture, construction, media etc. Their office has bench-type work stations and very minimal furniture. They chose low-profile desks with no partitions to make communication easy among their staff. They rely on natural light for most of their lighting which results in lots of savings.