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Tooth & Nail Records / Lead Pencil Studio

  • 01:00 - 14 July, 2010
Tooth & Nail Records / Lead Pencil Studio
Tooth & Nail Records / Lead Pencil Studio, © Ben Benschneider
© Ben Benschneider

© Ben Benschneider © Ben Benschneider © Ben Benschneider © Ben Benschneider +8

From the architect. The headquarters for Tooth & Nail Records was created within the interior of an existing commercial building atop Queen Anne Hill, a largely residential neighborhood that flanks Seattle's downtown to the North.  Organizing the office circulation spatially as well as the re-routed mechanical systems is a silver painted soffit running the length of space from the entry reception to the CEO's office toward the back of the office.  Working with relatively few perimeter windows, Lead Pencil Studio employed indirect illumination at every opportunity and fronted much of it in frosted glass to raise the ambient light level with a minimum of glare.

© Ben Benschneider
© Ben Benschneider

Nearly every detail in this office is custom fabricated from raw material including the flat bar relites, aluminum pendant up lights, steel casework, window gaskets and plywood built-in furniture.  Black walnut veneer is employed in several locations, but most interestingly, as a natural laminate over 1 inch acrylic workstations throughout individual offices.  Black walnut also re-appears as a singular slab salvaged from local windfall and in the face of the reception desk, which has a decorative CNC-incised pattern referencing audio equalizer graphics.

© Ben Benschneider
© Ben Benschneider
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giacomo abbà · January 01, 2012

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Inne Sidharta · August 27, 2010

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Micah dean · August 17, 2010

This is what I missed all summer http://www.archdaily.com/68422...

sir jorge · July 18, 2010

lived in queen anne for 3 years, and never knew!

Mary Middleton · July 15, 2010

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lit · July 15, 2010

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Katie Thorn · July 15, 2010

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maya · July 15, 2010

omg this is where they made some of my fav records.love the working environment

Jarrett Fuller · July 15, 2010

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DS26 · July 15, 2010

thought we&#39d share.. this absolutely stunning really rich juxtaposition of metal & wood.. could not even finish... http://fb.me/BJQNDBow

Micah dean · July 15, 2010
semper's sixth · July 14, 2010

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Christian Music Zine · July 14, 2010

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Kristna Childs · July 14, 2010

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Brandon Ebel · July 14, 2010

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A. Micah Smith · July 14, 2010

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Chase Bratton · July 14, 2010

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Gina Marr · July 14, 2010

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Billy Steele · July 14, 2010

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Jordan Butcher · July 14, 2010

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Chuck Anderson · July 14, 2010

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Ozmoto · July 14, 2010

Love the coffee table... wish I could see it in person

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