JWT Amsterdam Office Design by Alrik Koudenburg and RJW Elsinga


Alrik Koudenburg and RJW Elsinga have produced the JWT Amsterdam Office. JWT Amsterdam aims to ‘Seriously Surprise’, plus it does, within the time you enter. Exciting points lie in wait all over each corner. Whether it’s the upside-lower castle at reception, the greenhouse gathering living location with large plants, the architectural shrub sculptures, or even the drawings from painters just like the Dutch collective Kamp Horst or even the Norwegian Anders Rockum.

It just doesn’t cease. As a man for the place you wish to travel and look at. Discovering funky Skype units, Amsterdam Canal home cabinets or even the report of Holland’s most significant writer, made from his Wiki-page text. The inside of properly demonstrates the organisation’s motto.


On staying commissioned, design and style officer Alrik Koudenburg teamed on top of design-artist RJW Elsinga. Together the duo performed services on setting up a beautiful room of just about 2000sq meters, practically all custom-designed. The inside WOW effect, is made with graphics, like logos each department, various special home furniture and specials just because the 2.6m large cardboard bunny to property the office’s numerous awards.

Completing it are classics like the Eames, Friso Kramer, lights by Louis Poulsen, Tom Dixon – and as well the fabulous Moroso ‘Soft Wood sofa’ and Driade ‘Nemo’ skin chairs.


JWT Amsterdam, direct by Ralph Wisbrun and creatively by Bas Korsten completely reorganized the business previous to their large progress. Believing that our sophisticated world phone calls for any whole new method of working, they tore down the traditional agency composition and created a brand new a. With 2 leaner, meaner and much more agile departments: Think, Do and Make.


For ‘Think’ Koudenburg & Elsinga created an inspirational garden, exactly when a can speculate approximately and permit views circulation openly. The space comprises of a library plus a podium overlooking the Leidse Square. ‘Think’ is a place wherever strategies are devised and plans made, according to strategy, engineering and connectivity. — For ‘Do’ a metropolis establish was created, which purposes obtaining a hectic beehive where JWT employees arrange the idea, getting it done using a business of concept manufacturers, online- / activation- / and print producers. — ‘Make’ believes like a satisfied factory, being inside a innovative toolbox, where digital craftsmen and the ladies take the suggestions to lifetime. It is made of your studio for (online) design, visualizing, motion picture making, etcetera. The enormous CMYK dyed robot cabinets (2.80m high) keep the whole thing good and tidy.


Concept/Design: Alrik Koudenburg & RJW Elsinga

Photography: Kasia Gatkowska

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