Unsupported browser

You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Sign up for an Award

Participate with your entry in one of our professional or student awards.

Sign up for an award

Sign up for a Profile

Create your own profile and publish it in the iF WORLD DESIGN GUIDE.

Sign up for a profile

Learn more:

iF SOCIAL IMPACT PRIZE

Present your project for free and win your share of EUR 50,000 in prize money.

Publish your project

Detsky Mir headquarters

Detsky Mir headquarters
Detsky Mir headquarters

Children's World or Detsky Mir is the largest children's goods retailer in Russia. With expansion came a desire to modernise the work environment, and the company relocated to a former factory that would facilitate an open layout.
Two central ideas characterise the project: distorted proportion and the workplace as a board game. The board game proved to be a fruitful analogy for conceiving the office layout. Its constituents of field, grid and playing figure characterise various typologies of space. Recognisable symbols of Detsky Mir such as its logo colours, shop windows and toys become functional objects.

VISIT WEBSITE
Profile