Fit-out for media company Fairfax creates colour-coded zones according to noise levels
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This activity based workplace for Fairfax Media divides up the two floors according to their uses and noise levels – Resene paints were used to delineate the colour-coded zones
When leading media group Fairfax consolidated to new premises, the fit-out reflected an exciting, activity-based workplace with flexibility at its heart.
A key part of the office design by TSE was the creation of sound-appropriate zones on both floors – designated according to areas of use. The zones are identified by their tell-tale colours appearing on doors, lockers and as furniture accents.
On the lower reception floor, for example, the louder red zone – signified by Resene Salsa – includes the cafe, kitchen, call centre and editorial department. Around this area lies the medium-noise yellow zone, with workstations and meeting spaces – in Resene Galliano. The outer edges of the floor are designated the quiet zone – in green Resene Seagrass – where workstations are located with pods that provide privacy and acoustic dampening. All these staff-orientating colours pop against neutral white walls in Resene Half Merino.
For details, visit a Resene ColorShop, freephone 0800 RESENE (737 363), online:www.resene.co.nz
First published date: 21 June 2017