Air Up Offices – Munich

INpuls designed a Munich-based project inspired by Air Up’s product, featuring acrylic furniture and custom designs reflecting innovation and creativity through color, scent, and spatial arrangement zones.

  • Client Air Up,
  • size 38,061 sqft
  • Year 2023
  • Location Munich, Germany,
  • Industry Food / Beverage,
  • The concept for this project was derived from the colorfulness and material of Air Up’s product. Air Up encourages drinking clear water while still experiencing fresh flavor. Their drinking bottle is complemented by various scent pods, which, through scent alone, manage to simulate different flavors. The interior of the building also reflects innovation and ingenuity in the young company. Creativity is stimulated through flexible and playful work.

    Throughout the building, one finds acrylic furniture that recalls the translucent character of the bottle – it was custom designed by the INpuls team for this project.

    The ground floor belongs to the Break Out Zone. In this zone, the AirUp drinking bottle, is interpreted. Designed modules, for example, resemble the mouthpiece of the bottle and serve as seating and a meeting point for colleagues.

    Creative, playful work is discussed in the Idea Hub. All senses are addressed here. Colorfulness becomes a theme in this area, creating exciting spatial situations through color blocking. In theory, all five rooms could be traversed consecutively in a workshop.

    The Room of Contact serves for inspiration and includes an oversized seat cushion. In the Room of Sound, people sit across from each other at a square, low table and can confront each other with their new ideas. The Room Scent is for calming down and allowing thoughts to circulate. The Room of Analysis encourages agile work and brainstorming through its proportions and large writing board. The Room of Taste can be individually configured for different work situations in small groups.

    Different areas in the company require different working methods. These are defined depending on the arrangement of tables and curtains. The workspace is divided into various areas.

    The Thinking Zone allows for quiet work. Telephone booths are used for phone calls. The Talking Zone is designed as a four-person bench. Brief exchanges are allowed here. In the Collaboration Zone, work can be done together in groups at a large table. Many calls are made in the Infinite Mumbling Zone. Therefore, the work islands are shielded with acoustic walls.

    Design: INpuls
    Photography: Schramm und Graf Fotografie