Ad giant Saatchi & Saatchi designed its new Bangkok office on a transit theme, and with local tastes in mind. The front desk, which doubles as an espresso bar, earned the receptionist the nickname Bus Driver.   

Photograph by Olivier Laude for Bloomberg Businessweek

Ad giant Saatchi & Saatchi designed its new Bangkok office on a transit theme, and with local tastes in mind. The front desk, which doubles as an espresso bar, earned the receptionist the nickname Bus Driver.   

Photograph by Olivier Laude for Bloomberg Businessweek

All Aboard

Front Desk
Front Desk

Ad giant Saatchi & Saatchi designed its new Bangkok office on a transit theme, and with local tastes in mind. The front desk, which doubles as an espresso bar, earned the receptionist the nickname Bus Driver.   

Photograph by Olivier Laude for Bloomberg Businessweek
Monster Wall
Monster Wall

The “monster wall,” with its arch shaped like a dinosaur skeleton, is for pinning images.

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Bookshelf
Bookshelf

The monster wall's jaws serve as a bookshelf for Regional Creative Director Joel Clement.

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Cloud-Shaped Table
Cloud-Shaped Table

The three creative directors sit at a long cloud-shaped table in the open.

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At the Tail End
At the Tail End

The tail end of the monster wall.

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Train-Car Booths
Train-Car Booths

Used for meetings or meals, booths modeled after train cars line the hallway.

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Pink and Green
Pink and Green

The space is awash in lime green and bubble gum pink.

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Boardroom Table
Boardroom Table

The boardroom table, named the Tour de France, can be divided for smaller meetings.

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Hazard Stripe Motif
Hazard Stripe Motif

The black-and-yellow hazard stripe motif is meant to resemble No Parking markings around Bangkok.

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Trophy Table
Trophy Table

Award trophies don't sit in a display, but on a centipede-like table.

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