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Inspiration: Airbnb International Offices

We love to be inspired and thought we’d share some of our biggest inspirations with you. Corporate interior design is moving into a realm where there are no boundaries. Its inspiring, exciting and it is so much more than just “being out there” or being conformed to rules. There is a psychology behind what people need in order to be at their best and be the most productive.

This week our chosen inspiration is the Airbnb International Offices.

Airbnb’s offices are all intended to reflect the online rental company’s ‘belong anywhere’ ethos, and each interior has been created in collaboration with local design studios.  The offices feature areas modeled on Airbnb apartment listings from around the world and include a variety of adaptable spaces.

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PHOTO SOURCE: Dezeen.com



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Advanced Health – new Hospital in Panorama

Upstart Office was recently appointed to furnish the new Advanced Health Hospital in Panorama. Working closely with interior designers WRKSHP, this is the second hospital to be completed in this year.

The new look and feel of the hospital moves to take it away from the lifeless atmosphere traditionally found in hospitals. This has often created a sense of dread when visiting a doctor, so it was important to create an updated space that promotes positivity and good energy.


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Your personal office space:

You spend 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, and approximately 50 weeks a year in your office. A Large company means large numbers of people passing you by every day. Some days you can’t tell today from yesterday.  Sound like you?

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Breaking News

We have just been appointed as interior designers and suppliers of a 1500 seater call centre in the Western Cape! Watch this space.

Fresh Gold has moved in

Stylish, contemporary, earthy and organic – check out the new look we recently created for fruit export company, Fresh Gold. We also helped them to move from their old building in Montague Gardens to an exciting new space in the Durbanville wine growing area, with lovely views of the surrounding vineyards.

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Our new Biscuit Mill home

We recently moved into our spacious new offices at the Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town and we absolutely love it here. “It was time for us to spread our wings and find somewhere bigger and better”, says Sonet. “We love the Biscuit Mill – it has a great history of reclaiming abandoned spaces and giving them a new lease on life, of supporting design and the crafts and nurturing up-and-coming talent. These are all ideals and beliefs shared by Upstart Office.”

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