This Hedge Fund commissioned DRC Group for the complete design and fit-out of a dealing room and back offices in their newly acquired West End workspace. The Managing Director wanted a design inspired by his love of the mountains – Engadine is the mountain valley in Switzerland where the iconic winter sports village of St. Moritz can be found.
Location is very important to hedge funds, but a seemingly ideal West End office space may not have the infrastructure for communications, air-conditioning and welfare facilities that are required to support a growing business. Engadine Partners was a start-up, so they hadn’t been involved in the planning of an office layout before. DRCG were able to work with the client and overcome these challenges within an incredibly short six-week window.
A state of the art, modern office environment was delivered on time and on budget. A logo device inspired by the mountain tops of Engadine was used as a bold feature in the reception area and as a subtle motif throughout. A clean, wintery palette of white, grey and blue was adopted, most notably in a stylish, stained glass partition wall featuring an eye-catching, Mondrian-style design. Warmer tones were incorporated through the use of wood and dark colours. Mountain photography was used to comp
DRCG have the passion and experience to bring your brief to life and create a workspace that expresses your values while still being productive and comfortable. Our client was delighted with this unique office environment inspired by the familiar mountain tops from his Alpine home.
Dorothy Straw, Office Manager