The topography of Shopify Montreal is be a microcosm of the terrain that surrounds it. The space roots itself in a series of spatial rhythms, offset by unexpected apexes that emphasize relationships between the ground and sky. Climbing is a frequent theme, inviting users to discover spaces to tuck away or be on display. It is through the movement from one to the other that users will experience the true topography of their spaces seamlessly transitioning from private to public, ground to apex. Views of the surrounding Montreal landscape will be optimized to reconnect users to the outside environment. These views will be framed by casual and open spaces where individuals can reflect introspectively or discuss ideas in a group setting; taking advantage of naturals light and the active environment beyond the glass.
Common spaces are designed to invite creative adaptation, allowing users to host meetings, hear lectures or work independently all in the same space. As designers, we design for the the scenarios we anticipate, but provide the opportunity for those which have yet to be fathomed. Through the exploration of these, in addition to a plethora of other layers, the topography of Shopify Montreal is the result of many moments that work together to form a landscape for interaction.