||||||||||||||||||A dimly lit bar under the atrium sparkles with platinum disks|Music House, as it’s known, occupies the former home of EMI|“Make it cool” was the brief for Warner’s Kensington offices|The custom-made light in the lobby incorporates 80 light bulbs and 28 retro microphone|Graffiti Life’s mural makes reference to WM veterans Led Zeppelin|For evening events, the furniture can be easily pushed aside|A number of planters have been incorporated into the design to keep the air fresh|The zinc patchwork bar and subdued lighting demarcate the bar area from the cafe in the atrium|The service entrance is elevated by music-themed graffiti|The gallery was designed to feel like a nightclub|A VIP area off the gallery features lighting within mesh cages|The Atlantic floor incorporates touches of orange to tie in with its logo colour|Orange rope used to create a space divider on the Atlantic floor|The Parlephone floor uses a neutral colour palette to allow staff to personalise their areas|The Warner Music in-house photo studio|Contemporary furniture lessens the corporate feel in a meeting room|Woods Bagot sourced a large amount of the furniture from Ebay and similar sites||
15 Apr 2015

Woods Bagot designs “cool” HQ for Warner Music

Words by Miranda Fitzgerald

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