Rolls Royce Office Design and Fit Out

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Office Design & Build in the Automotive and Aerospace Sectors

Dr. Greg Dooley - Design and Build Specialist

Dr Greg Dooley

Digital Marketing Manager

Content Specialist in Office Design & Build

Corporate Identity and the Importance of Office Design

In an age where brand identity permeates every facet of a business, the automotive and aerospace sectors stand as shining exemplars. These industries, deeply rooted in innovation, precision, and grandeur, understand that their office spaces are not just functional environments, but powerful embodiments of their ethos. A meticulously crafted office design in these sectors not only serves as a hub for creativity and collaboration but also as a tangible representation of the brand’s legacy, ambitions, and commitment to excellence.

The automotive and aerospace landscapes are replete with companies that have shaped history, defined eras, and inspired countless dreams. As such, their office environments must transcend the mundane; they need to echo the spirit of excellence that these brands represent. Whether it’s the sleek elegance of an automotive giant or the futuristic appeal of an aerospace innovator, the design of their office spaces must be a mirror to their identity, offering a glimpse into the heart of what they stand for. In essence, the confluence of aesthetics and functionality in these sectors becomes an art form – one that tells a story, evokes emotions and inspires the workforce every single day.

Design and Build of High End Reception Area at Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance

Rolls Royce & Partners Finance

Nestled in the heart of London’s SW1, the Rolls Royce & Partners Finance office spans an impressive 8,000 sq. ft. of meticulously designed space. With state-of-the-art furniture selections and a stunning fit out, it stands as a paragon of luxury and functionality.

For a brand as iconic as Rolls Royce, designing an office was no small feat. The objective was twofold: firstly, to create a space befitting a world-leading brand, one that has become synonymous with luxury, precision, and innovation. Secondly, to ensure that every design element within the office space resonated with the technological prowess and unparalleled quality that Rolls Royce represents.

Design Highlights:

K2 Space’s approach was rooted in elegance and sophistication. High-quality materials became the linchpin of the design narrative. The inclusion of black glass imparted a sleek, modern appeal, while white marble evoked timeless luxury. Timber floors added warmth, grounding the space with an organic touch. A masterstroke in design was the incorporation of Crittall glazing. Its industrial charm not only elevated the overall aesthetic but also played a pivotal role in optimising natural light, casting the entire office in a serene, luminous glow.

Unique Spaces:

First impressions matter, and the reception area is nothing short of breathtaking. Dominated by full-height graphics, it crafts an imposing yet inviting entrance, paying homage to the brand’s illustrious heritage. Meanwhile, the kitchen and breakout area have been envisioned as sanctuaries of relaxation. With high benching designed for informal meetings, it fosters a sense of community, allowing staff to congregate, collaborate, or simply unwind.

Design and Build of Black Bespoke Teapoint at Rolls-Royce Partners Finance in London

They passed a tough tender process and were chosen against strong opposition. We couldn’t have been happier with them. They made what could have been a very stressful time-pressured project a complete joy! K2 were friendly, professional, and helpful, going above and beyond at every turn and continuing to offer aftercare or advice to this day.

Ben Hoar, Operations Director

Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance

Toyota Financial Services HQ Office Fit Out

Positioned in Epsom, the Toyota Financial Services HQ unfolds over a vast 20,000 sq. ft. area, spanning two floors and housing more than 200 dedicated staff members.

The design & build project came with its unique set of challenges. Foremost among these was the requirement to carry out a full-scale refurbishment in an occupied, operational space, ensuring minimal disruption to the day-to-day activities of the workforce. In parallel, the design had to encapsulate the dynamism of the Toyota brand, moulding a vibrant, interactive environment that fosters collaboration.

Design Highlights:

The design trajectory adopted by K2 Space was a harmonious blend of functionality and aesthetics. Open-plan workstations were interspersed with well-appointed meeting rooms and dedicated collaboration zones. The overarching design principle was to foster an ambience of comfort, encouraging staff to engage, interact, and innovate freely within the space.

Unique Spaces:

Echoing the verve of the Toyota brand, bold reds, reminiscent of the automaker’s signature hue, were judiciously interspersed throughout the space. The design ethos was punctuated with two standout features: a whimsical “treehouse” styled meeting room offering a refreshing divergence from the traditional, and a “garage” inspired collaboration space, seamlessly integrating the automotive spirit of Toyota.

The transformed Toyota Financial Services HQ emerges as a paradigm of thoughtful design, not just catering to the brand’s identity but also emphasising employee comfort and collaboration. The space stands as a testament to how meticulous design can invigorate a workspace, enhancing productivity, and brand resonance.

Toyota boardroom

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