Polish architect Mateusz Baumiller has merged deep-pink partitions, velvet furnishings and wood furniture to melt the economic shell of this artistic workplace in Warsaw.
Housed in a former navy warehouse from the 1930s and based by three artistic manufacturing firms – Analog/Digital, Menu and Photoby – Clay.Warsaw serves as a office, studio, shoot location and occasion venue.
Native architect Baumiller, who was tasked with overhauling the constructing, mentioned he wished to retain its loft character whereas making a “homely” atmosphere.
“The idea grew out of the founders’ a few years of expertise in artistic manufacturing and follows their agency perception that an inspiring work setting is likely one of the keys to fruitful collaboration amongst their producers, artists and shoppers,” defined Baumiller.
“Because of this, Clay.Warsaw breaks inflexible studio and workplace conventions by merging capabilities with a heat and cozy environment, which fosters creativity, promotes innovation and encourages collaboration on numerous ranges.”
Baumiller has due to this fact preserved and restored a number of of the constructing’s unique options, such because the tiled checkerboard ground and structural columns.
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Places of work and studios have additionally been fronted with Crittall-style glazed doorways to subtly improve the warehouse really feel. The doorways will be pushed again and to permit the workrooms to stream into the adjoining social areas.
Workspaces are furnished like home interiors with a mixture of up to date and classic design items.
A majority of the furnishings, which incorporates cozy velvet sofas, rounded poufs and wire-frame lounge chairs, has been sourced from Polish designers and types.
Partitions have been painted a muted shade of pink, whereas components just like the kitchen cabinetry and desks are crafted from wooden – a tactile distinction to the constructing’s different glass, steel and cinder block surfaces.
An abundance of recent Polish artwork, leafy crops and books have additionally been sprinkled all through the house so as to add to the cosy, home environment.
The workplace’s facilities embody a restaurant house, three kitchens – together with one with restaurant-grade tools for skilled use – and a snug shopper lounge.
There’s additionally a convention room, a library with a curated number of albums and magazines, in addition to wardrobe and make-up rooms.
Mateusz Baumiller has beforehand labored alongside Mamastudio to develop the interiors for Autor Rooms, an “unpretentious” boutique lodge in Warsaw which showcases furnishings and artwork items from a roster of native design expertise.