Everything But The House / Office Headquarters
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Scope: Full Architectural Services
Everything But the House, a first of its kind online marketplace for estate sales allowing sellers to maximize on their full earning potential, has grown from 2 to 650 employees since 2008. In desperate need of new office space, that showcased the company and the goods they auction while attracting/retaining top talent, GBBN was asked to provide a flexible workplace in their new downtown Cincinnati headquarters.
The space provides several working environments to accommodate different types of work modes. The spaces vary from “heads-down” enclosed huddle rooms, to open, casual “living room” style meeting spaces. The open plan furniture system includes sliding doors to provide visual privacy when required or to give the non-verbal cue that "serious work" is occurring. Full glass fronts in every private office foster team work and transparency.
For fun and socializing, the centrally located café with large island provides an area for employees to gather and enjoy a meal, have a quick meeting or enjoy a beer after a long day. The neutral design palette allows EBTH to rotate stock from auctions, showcasing the diversity of the clients, items and cities they represent. The dynamic, active workplace has a large board room and two smaller meeting rooms and the space is flooded with natural light.