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Vans Headquarters
Costa Mesa, CA

Industry: Apparel
Design firm: Rapt Studio
Photography: Eric Laignel


To create a space with a physical identity that reflects the maturity of Vans without diluting its youthful essence. To embrace the classic Vans brand heritage with a spirited mix of new and vintage designs.


182,000 sq ft including 550 workstations, lounge areas, collaborative nooks, design studios, mock retail spaces, product presentation areas, as well as a library featuring vintage Vans artwork, photography, and shoes. Courtyard patios on two levels provide space for socializing and company events.


Custom "Deck" workstations co-designed with Pivot and MTRL, incorporating locally sourced work surfaces, with SitOnIt Novo task seating in a selection of custom colors. Two floors of ancillary furniture including classic mid-century designs and eclectic vintage furniture pieces.