D&R Headquarters – Istanbul

  • Client D&R,
  • size 23,680 sqft
  • Year 2015
  • Location Istanbul, Turkey,
  • Industry Film / Media / Publishing,
  • OSO Architecture has developed the new offices of D&R located in Istanbul, Turkey.

    The office has a staff consisting of 190 personnel, which whole areas of the office spaces were placed into three different floors. Highly compact and designed in accordance with an intense requirement program, the spaces have been generally planned in an open-office construction to relieve the intensity and at a directly accessible position.

    The business field of the company is basically selling the whole products of cultural, art and entertainment concepts. Which means company is selling all kind of books and music products, moreover electronic equipment and toy on their own stores and their own internet platforms. In this sense, they have a quite young and dynamic staff integrated with the digital environment. Moving from this point, the interior concept setup is designed to be matched with the general characteristic of the office and the personnel profile. Accordingly, the modern and contemporary design language as adopted is blended with the color use, and vitality and dynamism are brought to the interior spaces. Moreover, there is a reception wall and a reception desk that shapes the first impressions of the users and visitors about the brand at the entrance hall of the office.

    In the design of this wall and desk, which were inspired from the books and letters. At the office where the general layout setup is planned as an open office, the recreation areas such as coffee break points are integrated into the open office. Thus, it is encouraged to increase the internal communication at the office and to trigger the creative ideas.

    In general sense, matching and integrating this office space designed with their own company identity, field of business, and user profile are determined as a basic design problem, and thus, it is aimed to bring sense of belonging to the space.

    Design: OSO Architecture
    Design Team: Okan Bayik / Serhan Bayik / Ozan Bayik / Kardelen Alptekin / Tuğba Kılınç