From the Resene Total Colour Awards gallery — Wellington
The feature colours were selected from either end of the wide gradient palettes offered by the Six Star brand guidelines.
Six Star is the new hospitality scholarship programme. As 'overseer' of the Philanthropic Fund, this budget-conscious client wanted a financially accountable and practical fit-out that would make a bold modern statement. This had to embrace the principles of hospitality that Six Star represented by functioning also as a comfortable and well appointed entertainment space.
The fit-out is designed to grow from a single person operation to eventually becoming the hub of a larger office, The meeting space is also currently shared by other tenancies on the floor. This is achieved by sliding divider walls that can extend or shut off the meeting room from the second space (currently used as an office).
The feature colours were selected from either end of the wide gradient palettes offered by the Six Star brand guidelines. These rainbow gradients include softer colours but the stronger colours were picked out to give punch to a relatively simply fit-out. With the majority of the fit-out being deep internal space, these colours added brightness. The vibrant colours are anchored by charcoal greys and silver accents for a gender neutral environment.
Colour and privacy are afforded by translucent films applied to internal windows. Resene's wide range of colours allowed Interact to match a palette with the Oracal and Melteca/Formica products.
Furniture selection was by the client with the assistance of Interact. Although the furniture was for the most part secondhand, modern pieces were selected to tie in with the colour scheme of the Six Star office.
Architectural specifier: Babbage Architecture
Building Contractor: Naylor Love
Painting Contractor: Craig McIlroy Painters & Decorators Ltd
Photographer: Marina Mathews Photography
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