If you’ve visited the newly reinvented 7th floor of our NYC headquarters this week, you’ve probably noticed the bold black-and-white artwork that has been hand-drawn in the elevator bank and along the hallways leading to our brand new Wellness Studio, our shiny new Print Lounge and of course the Lodge, our steadfast cafeteria. The work was done at the hand of one Shantell Martin, an artist known for her stream-of-consciousness drawings across unconventional canvases — from walls to cars, faces and more.
We chatted with Shantell to learn more about the project and what she hoped to bring to this heavily trafficked common space. She told us that the message running through this particular work is all about individuals coming together to be better, healthier, more positive, and then collectively building something greater. What a lovely message to walk by every day. You can watch this super cool time-lapsed video of her working on the 7th floor (courtesy of Scratch), above, and read our full conversation, below. Read More