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Gentlemen’s Club Office by SHH

Pool tables, free beer and “casual everyday” dress code may have become the desired and appropriate work environment in many companies, but for some, a gentlemen’s club atmosphere works better. London-based architecture and design firm SHH created this elegant office in London for an international investment company. The offices are located in a five-storey Georgian townhouse connected to a two-storey mews by a partially covered walkway. Several marble-inlaid fireplaces, marble mosaic floor tiles and beautiful ceiling cornices were kept from the previous occupants but the rest underwent a thorough modernization.

The resulting milieu is imposing and somewhat intimidating. Its dark, black-and-white photography vibe harkens back to some secret storied past, yet the contemporary treatments, especially the dramatic lighting pieces return the thoughts back to today. Some of the light fixtures are by Modular and Foscarini and the statement chandeliers were custom-designed by Michael Anastassiades. Custom-work, limited-edition pieces and classic furnishings such as Eames Lobby chairs accent each space, giving stunning jolts among the calm opulence.

A Gentlemen’s Club Office, London by SHH, via: The Cool Hunter


Monday, February 7th, 2011


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One Response to
“Gentlemen’s Club Office by SHH”

  1. Erik Says:

    I don't love all of it, but it's definitely an interesting office.

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