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Image credit: Dezeen

Digital marketing agency for interiors and design find its home at Second Home

After deciding to form Contrasto to help interiors and design businesses to grow their brand online, we knew that the next thing was to find a place that could represent our identity and values. In other words, we were looking for a setting where design and creativity collided and an environment that could inspire us and encourage collaboration.

We visited various offices around London, but most spaces seemed to have no soul or character, needless to say, we felt disheartened. Everything changed, however, as soon as we discovered Second Home.

We were walking down Hanbury Street and all of a sudden, we were greeted by this enormous orange façade made of plastic. We stepped into this quirky building and what we found was pure joy. Creativity felt contagious. When we saw all the design elements surrounding us, we quickly knew that our journey was going to start here.

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Second Home was conceived by José Selgas and Lucía Cano, the Spanish architects behind the 2015 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion.

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Image credit: Iwan Baan via Dezeen, 2015 Serpentine Gallery Pavillion

Once a carpet factory, the office block is located a stone-throw away from The Old Truman Brewery in Spitalfields. We instantly thought that visiting London Design Fair is not going to be so difficult this year. London Design Festival we are ready for you!

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Image credit: London Design Fair (2016 edition)

The office or creative hub as we like to call it is also the perfect representation of biophilic design. Here are some of our favourite areas:

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Let us know what you think and feel free to come and say hi when you are next in the area. Our address is 68-80 Hanbury Street. See you soon!