Nothing ventured, nothing gained
Reads a quotation on one of the solid brick walls of the new 5000 sft snazzy office of Bangalore-based messaging app Lookup.
The words in their brevity sum up the ambitions of Lookup, whose CEO Deepak Ravindran has stated in clear words at the time of their Series A fundraise, “We want Lookup to be the Google equivalent for finding products and services offline.” No wonder with their new office space, they are climbing up the charts in being as dynamic and cool as their idol Google.
Lookup’s new office has been designed by Bhumiputra Architecture, headed by principal architect Alok Shetty. The office has been designed by Shwetha Devidas and Aditi Mukherjee from the Bhumiputra team while the interiors have been done by Sendil Kumaran of Circumpunct Interiors. The design of the 5,000 square feet office completed in about 4 months is based on one core principle- the requirement of flexible, open work spaces for a young, dynamic team. And it is this vision which is reflected in the minimal yet confident and most importantly, an efficient new office.
The most noticeable thing about the office is that it has only two meeting rooms-a CEO meeting room and a conference room. Rest, the entire workplace is designed to follow a philosophy of flat hierarchy. Says Deepak,