For a company that designs for relaxation, the workplace needs to reflect this ethos and feel like a natural extension of the office culture. Relaxound designs small musical boxes—inspired by birdhouses—that introduce the relaxing effects of audio therapy. So when the company tapped Ester Bruzkus Architekten (EBA) to design their new Berlin office space, the designers knew they wanted to invoke the same values of calm and collective community.
“To work in a relaxed way is part of the brand,” the designers observed in a press release. With many offices stereotypically carrying feelings of anonymity and anxiety in stark, endless floorplans, “the design of Relaxound’s workspace is intended to address why employees would want to come to their office at all,” said EBA partner Peter Greenberg. The office occupies only 5,000 square feet, but it’s full of nooks and crannies that offer visual as well as acoustical privacy and a gradient all along both spectrums.
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