the TMZ workspace in LA, a 9,000 square-foot newsroom by rapt studio the TMZ workspace in LA, a 9,000 square-foot newsroom by rapt studio
jul 20, 2014

the TMZ workspace in LA, a 9,000 square-foot newsroom by rapt studio

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom
all images courtesy rapt studio

 

 

 

san fransisco-based rapt studio has designed the celebrity-influenced workspace for entertainment news company TMZ in los angeles. built around a 9,000-square-foot newsroom, the office serves to connect the hollywood brand and culture to its environment. meant to look like an empty warehouse, the space is built using materials such as plywood, corrugated metal, concrete walls, creating a cultural experience for employees.

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom

the space is built using materials such as plywood, corrugated metal and concrete walls

 

 

inside, the TMZ brand is expressed physically and visually, using pieces like a graffitied version of the hollywood sign and a map of LA highlighting the thirty-mile zone (TMZ) of hollywood-based studio. replica bombs hang over the lunchroom in reference to the company’s signature style of news reporting. 

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom

the workspace is built around a 9,000-square-foot newsroom in los angeles

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom

the office serves to connect the hollywood brand and culture to its environment

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom

a map of LA highlighting the thirty-mile zone (TMZ) 

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom

emeco navy chairs are fitted inside the communal eating space

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom

rapt studio designs TMZ office in LA, a 9,000-square-foot newsroom

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