The Office Edelman: Edelman works boutique chic

The reception of Edelman's London offices feels more like a boutique hotel lobby than a PR agency. So it comes as no surprise when president and CEO EMEA Robert Phillips admits he 'borrowed' the design from the bar of London's Haymarket Hotel.

Edelman's: stylish reception
Edelman's: stylish reception

The makeover took place in 2008 as Edelman, Spook and JCPR moved in together. Phillips says the theme was 'British eccentricity with a global accent', adding that the aim was to design a space 'for the conversation economy to flourish'.He believes the space has increased productivity. 'Putting the digital guys front and centre was important. I also love the references to Monty Python, Sid James and even Les Dawson. Above all, I love that the CEO's office is right in the middle of the action.'

Edelman was listed in The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For last weekend.

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