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use of colour, details and furniture selection. “An emphasis on white and light-toned wood species evokes the Scandinavian feel. This is reinforced through environmental graphics that showcase images of Norway. The columns on each floor are wrapped with graphics of birch trees. These are shown in different seasons on each level and act as wayfinding elements, so visitors know where they are at a glance.” The overall green and blue colour scheme is based on DNV GL’s corporate identity. The layout of the desking also facilitates easy 98 SEARCH | SAVE | SHARE AT trendsideas.com staff connection. Low partitioned workstations create an open-plan workplace that allows lines of sight right across each floor. Meeting rooms, quiet rooms and utility areas are located at the core to maximise natural daylight on the desk surfaces. The 120º workstations are used instead of benching to define individual wor