New Home & New Plants for Whitespace


Norloch House was built in 1983 as a church hall for St Cuthbert's Parish Church. Coverted in to offices in the late 80's it is now home to Whitespace following their recent move.

At the foot of Edinburgh Castle, it is in the centre of everything and with a refurbishment in keeping with the requirements of the new tenants, this historic building is the perfect blend of the old and the new.

Whitespace are a creative and digital agency with many great clients and needed to create a space where they could host clients and house their 80 fun and imaginative staff. After totally reinventing the office Whitespace were recommended GP Plantscape by interior designer, Jordan at HK Survey and Design, to help them add some finishing touches.

Using a mixture of low level foliage we planted up some white cabinet toppers to allow the interior plants to create functional and space conserving displays. In keeping with the interior (and the company name!) the white displays are mounted on to filing cabinets. This benefits in that they can be used in the open plan offices to create smaller areas for staff to work in. Not only do the plants create a physical barrier that doesn’t seem as confining as a wall, the plants also reduce noise pollution within the office.

The minimalistic plant displays fit in perfectly with the surroundings and offer a clean look, whilst giving all of the health benefits that plants have to offer. Most importantly this includes plenty of fresh and clean air to allow The Whitespacer’s creativity room to breathe.

"Once the plants were installed, we had some members of staff complaining of, in their own words, "plant envy" since everyone wanted some!" Emma Jardine @ Whitespace


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