Thomas J. Lipton, Inc.
PROJECT MISSIONSelect a firm to design a new entrance and lobby for Lipton’s existing world headquarters. A competition was held among five prestigious interior design firms. The winner would be awarded the commission for the design development and construction documents for the entire space and other major areas in the building.
CLIENT GOALSLipton’s headquarters had to represent Lipton’s premier position in the tea industry; represent the yachting interests of their founder, Sir Thomas J. Lipton; welcome their visitors and provide building security. The new entrance had to bring visitors immediately into the building to keep them out of the winter wind and cold.