AirBnB’s 60Ft Wall Represents Team’s Shared Experiences

New York City-based artist Timothy Goodman was recently commissioned to help AirBnB develop a creative space in their new office. The company, a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world, wanted a concept that would fit and function well within their team culture.

Goodman was handed a blank canvas and left to his own devices to create something spectacular. So, the designer, illustrator, and art director spent two months planning and 2 weeks on site developing the 60-foot wall installation in the company’s San Francisco office.

Using 115 pieces of plywood leftover from the building’s construction, Goodman cut out square and rectangular shapes and covered them with white paint. He then worked with a team to securely fasten the wood in an organized pattern across the wall. Finally, he hand drew black and white illustrations that represent experiences the employees shared together over the years. The incredibly elaborate collection is an impressive display of memories transformed into playful illustrations.

Project Credits: Illustrator & art director: Timothy Goodman; Creative Director: Alexandra Anderson; Assistant: Ashley Fundora; Art Hanger: Kevin Early Taylor; Photos: Courtesy Airbnb
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via [Design Work Life]

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