EMEA Flooring Case Studies

Take a look at our collection of project stories by company and location. Learn how customers are using our flooring solutions to give the foundation to interior spaces and to support people within them.

Case Studies from the United Kingdom & ROI

Design+Build fit-out specialist Tetris UK was challenged with creating design continuity in an open-floor concept for the Daiichi Sankyo pharmaceutical company HQ in Uxbridge, London.

AIS Workspace created a workplace in London, UK that would support and improve the organisational capabilities of The Children’s Society, all while echoing the philosophy and values of their organisation.

New Dublin office base reflecting Pinsent Masons' vision to be an international market leader in the five global sectors in which they specialise.

This project was a complete transformation for Salon Supplies head office in Southampton, UK, as the building was in need of modernisation. The commercial offices were moved from the first floor to the second floor, and the first floor became the salon furniture showroom space for trade clients.

Design firm Interaction worked on the Pinesgate project in Bath, UK for client Redde Northgate plc. The brief was to inject back some life into what was an unoccupied building in order to secure potential new tenants.

Grant Thornton’s new building is located in Dublin’s City Quay. The eight-storey-over-basement block of 10,960sqm is one of the largest in the docklands and is the new flagship headquarters for the firm.

The Auxiliary collection was the go-to choice for UK flooring contractors Selby Contract Flooring for its client Newbury Electronics. Selby took a client brief for an eye-catching design in this leased office space.

The site of Covault’s office rental and co-working facility in Bath Street, Glasgow comprises a stunning office building of traditional masonry construction by John Baird circa 1833-1839, forming part of a similar terrace of properties.

Located between King Street and Market Street in Manchester, Bloc is a very contemporary office and co-working space, and is Bruntwood Works latest Pioneer building with a focus on wellness, work-life-balance, and productivity.

The Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS) moved into new office space at 206 St Vincent Street in Glasgow, across the building’s ground and first floors.

Shaw Contract’s carpet tiles feature in the exciting fit-out of the #RockMe Trading Floor at the HALO project in Kilmarnock, Scotland. This new facility provides various flexible workspace solutions within a thriving community where small businesses can grow, scale, co-create and develop.

Three of Shaw Contract EMEA’s carpet tile collections were specified in JLL’s new Canary Wharf office. One of the most sustainable buildings in the UK, the new office features Shaw Contract’s Auxiliary, Rapid Select and Simply by Nature collections, all of which are Cradle to Cradle Certified and made in the UK, in the company’s carbon neutral manufacturing facility.

A stunning combination of carpet tile styles from a range of Shaw Contract’s EMEA collections are teamed with Unite LVT in a stylish office refurbishment at one of Fisher German’s UK locations.

British Heart Foundation in Greater London House is a cardiovascular research charity in the United Kingdom, who wanted to renovate some of the areas and merge various offices to maximise the estates efficiency.

When the latest in the line-up educational sites developed by the Mead Educational Trust, Castle Mead Academy needed a flooring solution for its 1,200 place eight-form entry school, Shaw Contract’s Auxiliary carpet tile collection was the ideal product.

Leading flooring contractors Loughton Contracts working with major office fit-out specialist Overbury turned to IOBAC MagTabs as an adhesive-free solution.

For this Ashby de-la-zouch, UK-based design firm it was important to ensure practicality for the occupants as well as creativity to inspire both employees and customers.

The objective, to reinvent an existing building for it to become an innovative mix of offices, co-working space, conference and meeting facilities: to breathe new life into an aging asset.

Case Studies from Middle East & Africa

For Nestlé Headquarters in Dubai, the client wanted a vibrant new office that reflected a "passion for nutrition, health, and wellness”.

Designed and built by KPS World, with project management firm Savills Middle East, the R.J. O’Brien & Associates brokerage and clearing firm in ICD Brookfield Place, located in the central district of the DIFC (Dubai International Financial Centre), Dubai.

Located in the heart of Tel Aviv, the Dropbox Office was designed by Setter Architects with contracting firm A. Weiss Construction. It showcases Shaw Contract's Dye Lab and Off The Grid carpet tile collections, supplied by our Aligned Dealer B.A.S - Building & Architectural Services.

Istanbul-based design firm, Escape from Sofa was commissioned by Onur Group, to design their new offices in Ankara, Turkey.

Designed and built by Çuha Mimarlık in collaboration with Nar İç Mimarlık, the Komtaş Business Solutions office in Istanbul, Turkey features an eye-catching installation of our Assembly carpet tile collection.

Roy David Architecture (RDA) was commissioned to design the space in a manner that would continue the language of the 'ROOMS' brand while embracing the culture and identity of the city Modi'in, reflecting the fast-paced, uprise movement of the city alongside its historical gems.

Located in Dubai Innovation Hub, this office for a pharmaceutical innovator was designed by SAY Studio with the project management led by Turner and Townsend, and contracting work by KPS World.

JLL MENA were assigned the task of designing the new headquarters for Al Tayer Stocks in Business Bay. The process started with workplace strategy, followed by design and implemented through change management.

Technology distributor Ingram Micro commissioned Spacewell Interiors to convert a warehouse space into an operational and functioning office in Dubai’s JAFZA district.

The fit-out of new workspaces for a leading tech company in Israel create a light-filled, warm environment. Located in the business district of Tel Aviv.

The new 23,000 sq ft office for leading Japanese pharmaceutical company, Takeda, blends traditional Japanese aesthetics with modern, data-driven efficiency to create a stunning contemporary office, anchored in its local environment.

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with offices in more than 70 countries. In preparation for a return to work post-pandemic, the design team focused on creating a more agile workplace for its base in Dubai.

Housed in a seven-storey standalone building located at Dubai Hills Business Park, the new du headquarters spans 140,000 square feet of highly specified office and recreational space.

Bright, flexible and welcoming define the office environment of the new Ubisoft gaming studio in Abu Dhabi.

For the refresh of LinkedIn’s MENA headquarters at Business Central Towers in Dubai, SAY Studio drew inspiration from the diverse landscape and history of the city.

Case Studies from Continental Europe 

Law firm Stek Advocaten's new offices are located in the historic Hirsch building, in the heart of Amsterdam on the Leidseplein.

Insurance company NN Group commissioned design firm MádiLáncos Studio to create an agile workspace for their offices in Hungary, Budapest.

The HUF Romania team wanted, first of all, to maintain the German character of the company, and a unifying look, characterised by the focus on a simple design, a professional atmosphere, clean lines and the preponderance of neutral colours.

Nowy Styl Group, an international furnishing and design company, wanted to unite their three offices in Krakow, Poland under one roof and create an innovative design for their new headquarters.

Designed and built by Project1, the client's brief for the Nagarro office in Romania was to bring elements of nature within the office space.

HDI Global SE, a designer of tailor-made insurance solutions and specialist in industrial risks, moved its headquarters to the Trinity building in La Défense.

Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) is a global biopharmaceutical company with offices in Hungary. In 2021, BMS opted to move to a new office location in order to have a workspace that would support new ways of working.

OTP Bank, a leading company in the Hungarian banking sector, and one of the oldest, wanted to expand its Budapest headquarters. Our ComfortWorx™ backing solution on carpet tiles from our Haven and Living Systems collection were specified for this exciting project.

Hotel Warszawianka is a high-end hotel located 30 km from Warsaw, Poland. Near Lake Zegrzynski, the project has 300 rooms, a huge conference space of over 3000 square meters, 45 meeting rooms and 4 restaurants.

The Romanian offices of worldwide marketing services firm, McCann, are located at One Eliade Tower. This listed building referencing Bucharest’s industrial heritage was the starting point for designers Corvin Cristian Studio and where they found inspiration.

JDE Peet's is an international Dutch company that owns coffee, tea and hot chocolate beverage brands. For its office in Prague located in Park View building, JDE wanted to create an office space that would reflect both their brand identity and products.


Real estate development, management and consultancy, BAM Group worked with designers Pivot270 to jointly realise a stylish and contemporary office space at its headquarters in Budapest, Hungary’s Duna Tower.