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Arrow International Office Fitout


Taranaki Street, Wellington

The brief was to fitout a new office for Arrow International, occupying space on the ground floor of Te Aro Towers apartment building on Taranaki Street, Wellington. Arrow wanted open plan office space with hot desks upstairs with meeting rooms and conference rooms downstairs.

The inspiration for the colour palette was the client’s strongly accented brand colours. A simple background palette of neutral tones in Resene Merino and Resene Half Merino allowed for the maximum impact of the feature elements, the exposed structure and suspended staircase. The accenting of the exposed structural elements in bright red, was achieved with the use of Resene Pursuit. The steel staircase was made to stand out with the application of a metallic finish Resene Imperite I.F. 503 tinted to Resene Blast Grey 1, and accented with the Resene Pursuit on the stair nosings. These colours add edginess and interest to the light and open space of the lobby.

The colours were further picked up through the more subtle use of the Resene wallpapers, Pacifica, Bloomsbury House and Statements, in the meeting rooms and staff area. The colours were also highlighted in the furnishings of the entry lobby and the internal colour of the David Trubridge feature light fittings in the entranceway.

Resene Pursuit on stairs

Kitchen

Meeting rooms

Colour swatch
Resene Merino
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Resene Half Merino
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Resene Pursuit
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Resene Blast Grey 1

Architectural Specifier: Huw Parslow, Archaus Architects
Building Contractor: Arrow International
Colour Selection: Sarah Russell, Archaus Architects

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