6 of the Coolest Office Spaces in PortlandLast Updated: January 5, 2018
Portland, Oregon’s largest city, is a beautiful urban area reflecting the environmentally-conscious attitudes of its residents and civic leaders. The city also boasts some of the coolest office spaces on earth, such as these half-dozen standouts.
THE largest city in Oregon state, Portland is one of the most environmentally conscious locations in earth. It is notably walkable, and boasts a large community of cyclists, farm-to-table dining, an expansive public transportation network, and upwards of 4,000 hectares of public parks. The city also has an amazing range of beautiful offices, many of which are repurposed from older buildings. Here are 6 of Portland’s coolest office spaces.
1. The Good
THE GOOD, is an interactive design agency based in Portland. Its handsomely spacious headquarters are an inspiring, clutter-free environment for design professionals. A former railroad storehouse, the office is dominated by neutral colour schemes, wooden beams, and stylishly punctuated by carpeting and classic Eames furniture.
PORTLAND-based software developer Panic, which specialises in apps for Macs, iPads and iPhones, has an office every bit the intuitive, slick equal of its products and services. The incredible headquarters has a vibrant colour and lighting scheme and a spacious open plan layout.
3. FINE Design Group
BORA Architects designed the spacious, contemporary office space for the Portland-based web agency, FINE Design Group. With large, white collaborative spaces and pastel-coloured office cubicles, these headquarters provide the ultimate in convenience and inspiration for employees.
FIELDWORK Design has developed a beautiful, new office design for photo editing app developer BeFunky in an industrial bow truss warehouse in NE Portland. There is an abundance of features in this Portland coolest office spaces standout, including 3,000 square feet of open office, a conference room, a whiskey lounge and a kitchen meeting area.
THE event-planning web engine company ImpactFlow has another of Portland’s coolest office spaces. The headquarters, designed by Weedman Design Partners, reflects all aspects of the business brand. The office has spacious open areas, inviting collaboration and teamwork between employees, softened by classic furnishings, funky decor, and arcade game machines.
ARCHITECTURAL hardware company Krownlab’s headquarters is both a practical and functional production and manufacturing hub, but also a spacious, uncluttered and beautifully decorated area that facilitates collaboration and inspiration for new ideas. Its standout features include a glazed-in conference room, and numerous nooks to allow employees work in a space most suited to their particular tasks. Manufacturing and prototyping is carried out in a retrofitted, soundproofed shipping container that can be moved to facilitate office reconfiguration.