Headquarters / Showroom CAIA Cosmetics / CJ Studio
Photo: Emil Fagander
Manufacturer: Artek, Farm living, Glass Italy, Hey, La Cividina, mass production, Occhio, VitrA, Andreau World, FLOS, Friends and founders, Mobel Copenhagen, Ogeborg, Swedes
Charlotta Skog, Jonna Flordal, Alva Karasalo Dahlbäck
A description of the text provided by the architect. CJ Studios has transformed the entire floor of an office building in the 1970s into a showroom, headquarters and studio for CAIA Cosmetics, a Swedish make-up and skin care brand. Interior design represents CAIA and focuses on creating an extraordinary candy-colored yet professional space to enhance the brand’s experience. The color palette and concept are inspired by the company’s identity, products and visual language.
The program is divided into two parts. Showroom part with photo studio, styling and make-up station, room for content creation, and lounge. The interior of this part of the space is white, sharp, calm and crisp, except for the bright pink dressing room and the white oil oak ground table specially designed and manufactured for this project. .. For photography.
The second part is an office space with 4 meeting rooms, 2 open office spaces, a kitchen, a lounge, and 2 offices. This area occupies about two-thirds of the 660-square-meter space and is separated from the showroom and studio by a generous and cozy entrance lounge. The meeting rooms come in individual color schemes of pastel green, blue, purple and silver.
Certain colorful objects and elements throughout the office, not just these rooms, have a scenic atmosphere and stand out, in contrast to the otherwise minimalist yet sharp interior. The idea is that the interior acts as the background of the product, demonstrating the creativity of the office.