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ARCO

AWESOME NEW CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT CENTRE

​RFD were commissioned by Arco to deliver their new 13,000ft2 customer engagement centre in the city. The project was designed to deliver a high tech hub for their new venture. Developers Allenby commercial were again instrumental in assisting with delivering the awesome project for Arco.

ARCO  - interior design and architecture
ARCO  - contemporary office fit out
interior design and architecture

Branding and image

​RFD were also commissioned to extend the Arco brand representation within the interior design scheme with new graphics, artwork and associated safety concepts including arrows, chevrons, materials and safety hatchings associated with the trades and industry.

contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO

Meet me in the yellow room

​Simple colours and a relaxed play on the safety industry was the design concept which works great and has some fun quirky zones to work and meet.

ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture
ARCO  - interior design and architecture

Modern working

Benches, writable walls and raw materials were all featured in the spaces

interior design and architecture
ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture
ARCO  - interior design and architecture

coffee anyone

semi enclosed coffee points and mid height working tables were introduced for flexible working

interior design and architecture

NUMBER ONE NATIONALLY FOR SAFETY

As market leaders Arco offer the widest range of PPE in the UK. Their National Distribution Center holds an impressive 22,000 products and have a network of over 40 branches which cover the UK and Ireland.

contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO

Exposed ceilings

​Part of our interior architecture design was to expose the ceilings some of which were a concrete soffit and some apexed which we twinned together in two separate zones.

contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO
ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture

Cool meeting spaces

Enhance company culture with engaging meeting environments

interior design and architecture
ARCO  - interior design and architecture
ARCO  - contemporary office fit out
interior design and architecture

INNER CITY GARDEN

Part of the concept was to create a botanical inspired garden zone away from the main industrial office space this included an outside space and a green feature wall opposite a 5 metre long breakfast bar.

contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO
ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture
ARCO  - interior design and architecture

gaming zone

The cafe space features x3 consoles, table football and a table tennis for fun times by the staff

interior design and architecture
contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO
ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture
ARCO  - interior design and architecture

Botanical benefits

Indoor plants rid the air of bacteria and chemical compounds… and improve people’s moods

image consultancy

​Part of the Red Frog brief was to update the Arco image internally to their staff and stakeholders in line with the brand core values. We did this by enhancing and developing their corporate guidelines with some new concepts.

ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture

glass boxes

full colour architectural glass meeting boxes were designed in the scheme to add colour

interior design and architecture
ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture
ARCO  - interior design and architecture
ARCO  - contemporary office fit out
interior design and architecture
contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO

TAKE A SEAT

Benches and flexible workspaces were introduced within the interior design for laptop working and fast meeting zones.

contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO
ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture
ARCO  - interior design and architecture

comfy zones

Boss design cocoons and Lyndon furniture was specified and supplied in the scheme

interior design and architecture
ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture
ARCO  - interior design and architecture

acoustics

acoustics are becoming ever increasingly important so RFD now professionally assess each office interior design

contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO
ARCO  - interior design and architecture

Flexible workspaces

Seating options provide space for collaboration and concentration

interior design and architecture
contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO

PLANT WALLS

instead of stud walls or glass we fabricated bespoke planters to act as a semi acoustic wall feature which worked great and brought fresh life into the industrial office design​

ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture

plant life

Biophilic design has now been recognised as a wellbeing enhancer in offices so we added some plants!

interior design and architecture
contemporary interior architecture, interior design and architecture for ARCO

TEAM EFFORT

​Excellent project to work on with a very successful client ARCO and one of the city leading developers Allenby Commercial. Watch the full video on our video page.

ARCO  - contemporary interior architecture
ARCO  - interior design and architecture
ARCO  - contemporary office fit out

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