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Vocon Completes a Redesign of its Cleveland Headquarters

05.08.19 | By
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Architecture and design firm Vocon became their own client when they recently redesigned their headquarters in the heart of Cleveland. The company has called the 15,000-square-foot, two-story building home since 2005, but have grown to employee over 180 people. The massive growth required a renovation to accommodate everyone within a flexible, more open workspace, so they took the opportunity to take their offices in a completely new direction.

The ground floor welcomes guests and employees with a reception area and lounge, while acting as the building’s activity center. The upstairs houses a large cafe and workspace section, along with conference rooms and various spots to work.

‘Crush it Every Day’ is displayed on a vertical wall of fresh, green moss for inspiration, reflecting on the company’s ethos.

The use of color and playful elements, like a collection of PEZ dispensers and a Brady Bunch-like display wall of employee photos, keep the atmosphere energetic and inspiring.

Natural light was an important element in the new design to encourage wellness.

There’s a state-of-the-art virtual reality room that allows the company to show clients visuals of their projects.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.