Last week I was extremely fortunate to have been able to visit one of my all time favourite companies. I had spent countless thousands of hours using their services and they brought much enjoyment and socialising to my life a few years back.
Many of the walls in their office are decorated with Valve game themed murals, all of which are pretty entertaining if you know their games.
Who needs marketing when you have this kind of coverage and your fans spreading the word.
I took the opportunity to also visit Seattle as I was staying in Bellevue for the trip.
The Seattle public library also had some really interesting architecture but what peaked my curiosity more was the view from the inside.
The latticed framework is a welcome change to perpendicularity in buildings.
There is a heavy emphasis on typography and colour with all signage and decorations set in Futura and luminous colours sporadically placed around.
The ceiling reminded me of a psychiatric ward. In a good way. If that’s possible.
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