|||||||||3M’s various buildings now overlook a pedestrian area that was once a car park|The plaza planters and walkways are transformed by LED rope lights at dusk|The tangram-inspired design uses 3M’s reflective tape, used for road markings|Illuminated ceilings in softly rounded shapes give a retro-futuristic look|Collaboration hubs have touch-screen tables and walls, and soffit display|Streamlined Corian furniture, like the reception desk, features throughout|Bright, pebble-like seating fulfil’s 3M’s aim to be more informal and less beige|A new steel staircase, one of two inserted to aid circulation between floors||
13 Oct 2014

3M HQ: no sticking to the past

Words by Dominic Lutyens

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