A check by Urban of what is happening on Singapore's industrial interior design scene found several places that play around with workspaces.
These include a fashion retailer's office that boasts two trendy boutiques amid the filling cabinets, an online car marketing company whose office looks more like a bachelor pad, and a quirky advertising agency with a ceiling of test tubes.
'Office these days have evolved tremendously, it's not just where people work, it's more about people feeling at home.', says Shafie Latiff, director of local design firm BBFL.
This is why shared open spaces like large pantries and stylish lounges are increasingly in vogue, adds the 34-years-old, who counts Hong Leong Bank and French oil company. Motul as clients who have adopted this principle.