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Spicebox Office by Nendo

The office of this Tokyo-based digital agency goes out of the box to deliver an element of surprise.

Spicebox Office by Nendo


June 26th, 2013

Nendo Spicebox

Nendo has designed a new office for Spicebox, a Tokyo-based digital agency that works across strategic planning, interactive promotion and creative digital marketing.

Nendo Spicebox

Taking their cue from the firm’s name, which symbolises an ability to deliver surprise and delight “like a variety of stimuli that comes tumbling out of a box”, Nendo has designed seven box-shaped meeting rooms of different sizes around the 997sqm office, all of which are entered by way of a wall that has been ‘flipped open’.

Nendo Spicebox

The idea goes further. Each meeting room opens in a slightly different way to connect the interior and exterior areas.

Nendo Spicebox

In addition, the entryways deliver a unique spatial experience in which each box reveals itself as you walk around the room. They also carve out semi-private communication corners where discussions can occur, and functional elements can be kept out of sight.

Nendo Spicebox

Nendo studio says that “the idea was to make not only the boxes’ interior but also the area around them into an active office environment where people can easily work and interact”.

Nendo Spicebox

Photography by Daici Ano


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