When online ‘prop tech’ start-up PEXA brought its three separate offices and over 200 staff together into a new futuristic workplace in Collins Square, Melbourne they employed Futurespace to ensure collaboration was at the heart of the new space.
PEXA was ranked as the fifth fastest growing tech start-up in the Deloitte 2016 Technology Fast 500, achieving an impressive revenue growth of 7116 percent. Design director at Futurespace Gavin Harris says, “PEXA wanted to move into a space that would encourage staff to socialise and to create positive energy. We did this by designing the space around a central café zone, which acts as the thoroughfare for both sides of the office, showcasing the vibrancy and creativity that is at the core of the PEXA brand.”
In areas with high activity (such as the reception, kitchen, meeting and collaborative spaces) bold colour blocking was used in the finishes and materials to contrast against the neutral work areas. Colour was combined with natural timbers, patterned flooring and the greenery of the building’s central void to signify the energy at the core of the PEXA brand. Blue and green tones were used to signify creativity, intelligence and imagination.