Architectural Digest

Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi Create the High-Design Answer to Shared Work Space

Their latest project takes on an area in which many renowned designers and manufacturers have dabbled: the workplace. From Robert Propst’s original cubicle design for Herman Miller in 1960 to the open-concept offices of the Silicon Valley set favored over the past ten years, the workplace has proved fertile ground for design concepts aiming to increase productivity and happiness in varying degrees. This month Behar and Mortazavi debuted Canopy, a coworking space, in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood. The workplace, which Béhar designed with partners Amir Mortazavi and Steve Mohebi, focuses on form and function through the lens of high design, and furnishings by Joe Colombo, Herman Miller, and Vitra fill the sun-soaked space. The design will host Canopy’s concierge-style workplace program, which costs members anywhere from $650 to $5,500 monthly, depending on the plan. READ MORE

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