Emco Investments Ltd. is located on the 5th Floor of the Emco Building in the beautiful Fraser Valley. Our goal was to help our client furnish this impressive and expansive west coast inspired private office and boardroom. Our desire was to source furniture that would suit our clients tailored taste and appreciation for quality. The Steelcase “Think”chairs, Coalesse “Bindu” guest and executive seating were not only refined and masculine but the leather detailing offered a luxurious contrasting texture. One of our favorite final touches was the lighting – in particular the Foscarini “Twiggy” floor lamp. This turned out to be a warm and welcoming office without the typical corporate atmosphere.
460 Group of Companies is a full service real estate brokerage company located on Vancouver Island. Area3 Design Studio was hired to design the head office in Nanaimo. The 3828 square foot office is shaped like a right angle. It was a challenge to accommodate 44 desks, 3 private offices, 1 boardroom, 1 small meeting room, kitchen/break-out area, mail/copier room and reception with waiting area. We worked with Heritage Office Furniture to provide furnishing in the office. The client wanted a clean contemporary office space that is bright with punches of colour. Area3 took inspiration from the company’s logo colours; Red for the real estate division and blue for the property management division. Blue is a quiet yet calming colour therefore we used this as the accent in carpet tile, seat fabric in the boardroom chairs and tasks chairs. Red is vibrant and energetic so, we used this accent in the small meeting room and kitchen area. The reception area has a large desk and unique back wall with the company name and recessed linear LED lights in the wall panel. The project was completed by April 2014 and the client and the sales agents are thrilled about their new office space. We at Area3 were invited to join their grand opening and are proud of our collaboration with 460 Group of Companies.