World's Coolest Offices: Best Use of Products

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Best Use of Products: Adidas by Kinzo in Germany

One of the core tenets of adidas, the sports equipment retailer based in Germany, is the idea of "team." So with that notion in mind, KINZO architects designed a unique modular furniture system and interior offices that are literally built to help collaboration. "All parts are functional and aesthetically designed to work together: furniture that works as a team," KINZO designer Chris Middleton says. "Knowing that adidas's designers, product developers, distribution and marketing strategists work together in teams, we have created a system which can accommodate all the necessary products and working materials, from filing systems to sweatpants or soccer balls." (Continued)