Making an Interior Design Statement

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Project:

Shake Shack Headquarters

Location:

New York City

Design Team:

Michael Hsu

Product Specs:

Type 75 Desk Lamp

Originally Published:

Michael Hsu Office Design worked with Uhuru Design’s furniture division for unique custom furnishings.

Challenge: 

Founded in 2004, Shake Shack owns, operates and licenses more than 180 Shake Shack restaurants, known as “Shacks,” in the United States and internationally. Here guests enjoy modern day versions of roadside burger stand fare—delicious burgers, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, crinkle-cut fries, shakes, frozen custard, beer, wine and more.

Criteria: 

Michael Hsu Office of Architecture has recently designed the interior of Shake Shack’s new Varick Street headquarters, working in close collaboration with Uhuru Design’s bespoke contract furniture division for unique custom furnishings.

Solution: 

Uhuru Design’s live-edge walnut slab reception desk is a statement piece indicating entry to a unique work environment. Their Minim benching system in white oak and black steel provides over 200 seats, each workspace uniquely lit by an Anglepoise Type 75 desk lamp.

Uhuru Design also provided custom conference and breakout tables, as well as the iconic Shake Shack chairs and stools that can be seen throughout. Michael Hsu Office of Architecture carefully selected other furnishings to complement a myriad of various office functions, including comfortable sofas and chairs for lounging in the large common area designed to capture the feel of Madison Square Park, Shake Shack’s first location.

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