Diversity in contemporary design elements, including the use of interface’s nature-inspired carpets helps create a natural collaborative work environment at Citrix Systems’ new office in China.


Modern office design now takes inspiration from social spaces such as cafes, clubs and parks – places where chance meetings and open discussions happens naturally. In a work setting, these spaces help to flatten hierarchy and stimulate creativity and collaboration. Design firm Steven Leach & Associates (SL+A) based in Seoul, Korea, were briefed to create such a space for Citrix Systems’ new research and development centre in Nanjing, China.

The variety of room types and requirements spread across different floors was an interesting challenge for SL+A. Their solution combines contemporary elements such as accent walls, colourful loose furniture, exposed concrete, brick, wood and metal finishes with Interface’s unique line of nature-inspired modular carpet add fun and energy…


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