“Instead of sticking to classic orthogonal planning, we cranked everything askew,” Burry explains. Walnut ceiling slats and runs of workstations are arrayed diagonally, directing eyes to Hudson River views through full-height glazing. Said workstations are height-adjustable via a hand crank that the designer says “had the right industrial feeling so it doesn’t look like typical corporate-tech office furniture.”
Leaning more residential is the wedge-shaped lounge bordered by mid-century-esque custom cabinets at every floor’s center. “We wanted to make the space feel like Samsung,” says company retail designer Eslam Khalil, “without slapping the logo everywhere, or deploying supercrazy colors or features like slides.
That’s just not Samsung.” The office is, however—to a T.