Office Space Designs – 8 Amazing Cardiff Workspaces
As a major UK business hub, Cardiff, the Welsh capital, is home to some of the most distinctive offices in the British Isles, designed by supreme interior and exterior designers.
AS THE capital and largest city in Wales, Cardiff is also the country’s premier commercial centre, and so it boasts a high proportion of creative office space designs among its buildings.
The city includes such attractions as Cardiff Bay, The National Museum and Bute Park. A quarter of Cardiff’s workforce is employed in in financial and professional services, while another quarter work in public administration, education and health.
Many famous interior designers have worked on offices in the area, which owned by some of the UK’s biggest companies. Here is a representative sampling reflecting the creativity and inspiration underpinning the most striking office space designs in the Welsh capital, some of the finest anywhere in the UK.
1. Life Sciences Hub Wales
THE Life Sciences Hub Wales is a nerve centre for the life sciences sector, including academic and healthcare organisations, businesses, expert advisers, clinical and funding organisations. The centre aims to encourage collaboration, investment, commercialisation and ongoing business growth and success. Created by Paramount, the area is designed to bring people together and co-operate in a positive environment.
2. Cardiff Creative Quarter
THE Cardiff Creative Quarter has an emphasis on light, spacious and communal areas. It offers creative spaces for all shapes and sizes of business, and many large customers, such as urban planners The Urbanists, are based there. The various suites and spaces throughout the Creative Quarter are excellent areas and inspiring workplaces for customers who wish to avail of them.
ADMIRAL has a firm emphasis on enjoyment in their workplaces. The Admiral ‘Ministry of Fun’ provides light-hearted relief from employees’ daily routines. And the Cardiff office also includes a ‘going out’ room, an area for staff who are preparing for a night out, to relax and socialise.
4. Paramount Interiors
INTERIOR design specialists, Paramount Interiors, turned their proficiency to their own unit in St Mellons, transforming an old space into an inspiring office that includes a corporate side and a hub for staff. The 14,000 square foot complex includes a gym, café bar, quiet room and beautiful gardens.
5. Capital Law
THE offices of commercial law firm, Capital Law, inject a dose of vibrant energy into the heart of Cardiff’s financial services area. The predominantly open-spaced workplace instils a healthy, relaxed atmosphere where employees will be more productive.
POPULAR branding agency Stills transformed The Old Coach House in Sophia Gardens into a beautiful workplace, inside and out. Examples of the company’s expertise in visuals and design are evident throughout, with smart layouts and appealing branding, as seen in the picture above.
7. Alert Logic
SPACE & Solutions designed cloud security company Alert Logic‘s Cardiff-located offices, creativing a colourful and energetic feel to the workspace. The 10,800 square foot office is laid out to a chronologically-inspired design theme that’s based on Alert Logic’s achievements and history.
KPMG appointed Paramount to design its corporate headquarters in Cardiff Waterside. The primary goals of the construction were to achieve convenient, open space to benefit staff and to create client meeting facilities aligned with KPMG’s expectations as a successful and high-profile corporate consultancy.