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Chicago Ansarada Office

Our dream office this week was developed by Sydney-based firm Those Architects. The spacious loft-like office belongs to Ansarada (a growing young tech company) and spreads across an 880 sqm area on the fifth floor of an old warehouse. The old materials, exposed bricks, posts and beams are still present and mixed with modern details and materials. A giant black box volume sits at the center of the space and defines the three zones of the office, it is detailed with hundreds of thousands of peg holes that enable the staff to utilise the entire surface for creating a message, an artistic expression, or hanging a coat. Other features include a dining zone, gaming area, ultra refined meeting rooms, work and recreational spaces, plus a full scale baseball batting cage complete with pitching machine!

Also check out the SRAM office in Chicago is a bike commuter´s dream




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MINIMALIST AQUARIUMS | BY BIORB | Image

MINIMALIST AQUARIUMS | BY BIORB

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HAND-PAINTED SCULPTURES | BY PLASTIC CELL | Image

HAND-PAINTED SCULPTURES | BY PLASTIC CELL

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RETRO PATENTS

There is a new trend in turning old technology into decorative art that hangs on your wall. Framed Tech pays homage to the biggest tech icons such as outdated gadgets and vintage consoles by disassembling them and laying all parts out in an ultra-organized fashion, creating modern works of art. Another like-minded company is Retro Patents, which sells limited edition vintage patent prints that helped shape the technology, design and gaming industries. There beautifu...
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