Unispace was tasked to create an area for Mediterranean Transport Firm to replicate their firm values at their new workplace in New York Metropolis, New York.

MSC, a world chief in container transport, was trying to improve their New York office to raised convey their world position within the transport and logistics sector and showcase their progressive concepts and evolutionary considering within the trade.

Wanting their new house to raised replicate their values of belief and group and spotlight their Italian household heritage, MSC sought to implement innovation and adaptability, utilizing their high-end Montreal workplace as inspiration.

With out requirements to stick to, the Unispace design group began from scratch – discovering that the essence of MSC’s new office was meant to be a blended house of conventional and progressive methods of working, whereas showcasing the vibrancy of their model. They need to not solely impress shoppers however present a transparent concept of who they’re – personal, family-owned, and targeted on connections.

The design group carried out a number of visioning periods with the MSC group to get a way of their feel and appear. They wished the house to be consultant of their Italian roots, so a European aesthetic was adopted within the NYC house. They opted for marble finishes and daring coloration statements in addition to outlined what a “fashionable” office meant for them – a mix of personal workplaces and versatile, collaborative house.

The outside convention room lies adjoining to the multipurpose room offering extra areas for entertaining visitors and inside features similar to coaching. Open workstations with pure lighting and metropolis views join workers and welcome collaboration.

The customized entry into the café units the stage for an area of camaraderie and group socialization. Its dimensions mirror that of an MSC transport container and its pantone is the precise coloration of their yellow containers and model.

As a result of pandemic, midway by the venture the initially deliberate two-floor design/construct was lowered to 1 ground, requiring a redesign of the house to accommodate a bigger variety of folks in a smaller footprint. Regardless of the potential for setbacks with the pandemic and redesign, the Unispace group delivered the venture every week sooner than scheduled, assembly each the imaginative and prescient and objectives set out by the MSC group.

Design: Unispace
Pictures: Chris Cooper