Années folles, meaning the “crazy years,” refers to the bohemian lifestyle that emerged in France during the 1920s. The movement encouraged artists, intellectuals, and activists to mingle and debate, so it's no wonder WeWork modeled their first Parisian location after this collaborative style.
“We used materials that alluded to
The office space opens to a grand atrium with 22-foot ceilings serving as the central meeting point for members and guests. While
La Fayette, located in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, employs three types of work spaces: the soft seating area, the main pantry, and the nooks.
The soft seating area features coffee tables, leather sectionals and lounge chairs by MUUTO Oslo. This area is surrounded by bespoke desks by Very Good and Proper that are topped with library-style desk lamps.
Green and white tiles cover the main pantry, which is defined by a custom brushed brass cantruss that provides statement shelving. On the opposite side, horseshoe banquettes with chestnut brown leather seats and teal velvet backs offer more seating.
The jewel-tone palette continues into the semi-private work nooks, painted with Art Deco geometric patterns and accented with brass, gold, and wood. The booths are upholstered in rose and emerald green velvets and raspberry leather, making for the coziest secret work spot.
While WeWork has over 150 locations in 15 different countries, La Fayette's truly stands out, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to go remote, move to Paris, and start living — and working — your best life.
From: ELLE Decor
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