The functional scheme of the equipment for the realized space is based on requirements and close cooperation with the Idea Delivery Lab (IDL) client. The interior is designed for a combination of two services. Space is a service for customers, an above-standard working environment, that can be rented together with a portfolio of professional consulting services in the field of innovation. The main idea of the concept is to create a quality working environment for clients and to offer consulting services in the number of experts from IDL. The space supports the different stages of the individual’s working day and the needs of innovation teams. It is designed to increase creativity, help to maintain the pace of work and, finally, create a community of personalities and experts in different fields.
IDL Arbes was designed as a fully serviced working and community space in a well-accessible location of Prague. The whole space is designed in a multi-zone arrangement. It consists of an open coworking space, which is a place for the work of individuals or small teams. The dominant feature is atypically designed work benches with integrated living trees. Furthermore, there are smaller closed offices adapted to the work of innovation teams and startups, which can be very easily edited and individualized according to the company identity of the teams. Enough meeting rooms with audiovisual equipment are included in the space. A professionally equipped laboratory for user testing is also available for innovation teams. Comfortable Focus zones are designed for focused work with the possibility of small video conferences or operational meetings. Soundproofed telephone rooms provide enough privacy for phone calls or individual video conferencing. The relax zone is a well-equipped café area and self-service zone, complemented by alternative high seating and bar tables. The premises have a large roof terrace with a beautiful view of the historical part of Prague.
The space is situated on two floors 5np and 6np of the Arbes Palace with a total area of 850m2. All furniture elements except the seating furniture are designed by IO Studio. The furniture construction inspired by nature remain visible and it forms the main artistic and expressive characteristic o the space. Doors are made of spruce wood that has waxed bleached surface. The floor has carpet in natural brown shade. The atypically designed furniture is made of bleached birch plywood. The confection seating furniture has wool fabric in natural pastel shades. Pure white space makes to stand out atypically designed organic furniture.