In Mocean Group, a privately owned leader in swimwear design and manufacturing, worked with The Switzer Group to transform their relocated offices at 463 Seventh Avenue into a unique and branded showpiece for their swimwear and a highly functional production facility.
Various special elements were incorporated in order to achieve this including digital and art imagery reminiscent of water, the strategic insertion of a large skylight above the interconnecting, sculptural stair, and a custom reception desk made of Corian with soft undulating curves reminiscent of the ocean. The stretched, high gloss ceiling system gives a calming sense of the sea and the custom-made translucent, wavy glass wall displayed behind the reception area gives the sense of water. Earthy sand tones were selected for the flooring along with an aqua/green palette and modern, nautically themed furniture.
The public showcase areas include the reception area, multiple showrooms and a generous roof garden ideal for entertaining. The light-filled interconnecting stair joins the two floors, and the back-of-house environment includes workstations, private offices, flexible collaborative spaces, and pattern and sewing rooms.
New York, New York
Translating the experience of the ocean, sand, air and blue sky to a Manhattan showroom to convey the brand’s essence.