Pinterest is now one of the most popular social websites and it has quickly gained fame and followers, which allowed it to rapidly grow from a small company to one with hundreds of employees. As a result, the need for a headquarters became apparent.
The Pinterest headquarters is located in San Francisco. It’s in a warehouse that has been restored and it has a strong industrial feel although it was transformed. The concrete walls and the exposed beams are visible throughout the space. The whole building is very open and there are not many private workspaces. It’s basically one huge work area where employees can interact, brainstorm and feed each other’s creativity.
The large open plan also includes some enclosed spaces so there’s a nice dynamic and balance throughout. The headquarters is designed to house up to 300 employees but if the company will be developing as quickly as it is until now we’ll soon we writing about a larger building.Was designed with help of three firms, All of the Above, First Office and Schwartz and Architecture. It’s amazing how much it has grown from the original 13 people.
What’s nice is that the playful spirit and personalized elements have been preserved and they are now part of the headquarters’ design. It’s a space that really captures the whole dynamic of the company and represents it in a very simple and basic manner.