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Tom Mark Henry’s latest: Into the core of Ebonex

Forever the challenger of unorthodox layouts, Tom Mark Henry ignores the status quo of workplace design and crafts a project of dynamic beauty.

Tom Mark Henry’s latest: Into the core of Ebonex

With north harbour-facing views of the Sydney skyline, Ebonex Australia wanted a workplace that spoke for its brand. A workplace that embraced and embellished the location it was at.

And for the digital currency exchange company, Tom Mark Henry absorbed its client’s brief and begot a thrilling design – stemming from the lead designer, Carla Matias’ vision. The workplace’s building is curved, offering unorthodox layouts, yet the design works cohesively with the floorplan, maximising the view and making the harbour the hero of the space.

Even then, it’s hard to pinpoint a hero of the space. For example, the office’s entrance embodies the entire design: warmth and openness. In the art of minimalism, soft blues and pinks, the colours of Ebonex’s brand, bounce around the space. Brass and stainless steel further luxuriate the palette and guide you seamlessly through the workspace.

The floorplan is reminiscent of a vortex, riding from the core space to the outer rooms with the windows framing the delightful view. The wall’s curves create an illusion of depth and guide your eyes across the area.

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Tom Mark Henry designs Ebonex

Executives have first dibs at the north-facing offices, and the recording studio, meeting room, and mother’s room are at the heart of the floorplan. Being placed in the centre brings together the forward thinkers and young team together, diversifying their workplace. And to the south lies the seminar and boardroom, which embrace the entirety of the design’s colours and texture.

But throughout, pod-like meeting desks, kitchen, bar, and waiting area flow between each other – an underlying message that speaks of collaboration and connection. Much of Tom Mark Henry’s interior design comes from this message, and for Ebonex, these little touches catch your eye. One of the most prominent yet easiest to miss is the lighting design.

Tom Mark Henry designs Ebonex

Linear pendants and ceramic wall lights highlight the space and make the materiality of the space pop. And the lighting specifications both accentuate and offset the curves of the building’s layout and design.

With Ebonex’s design as proof, make no mistake that Tom Mark Henry tackles workplace design head-on, producing designs of the utmost beauty.

Tom Mark Henry
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Photography
Damian Bennett

Tom Mark Henry designs Ebonex

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