Located inside Facebook‘s New York headquarters and opened on May 21, Instagram’s now has its own floor and currently employs 290 people.
And while the office is similar to many other tech spaces in that food and drinks are free, what sets Instagram’s office space apart is its Insta-worthy interiors and conference rooms that come with unconventional names like All Black Everything and Accidentally Wes Anderson.
Greetings: Instagram’s new offices in New York have an impressive Digital Greeting Wall, which features screens with rotating Stories and posts from the app’s 800 million users
Jewel in the crown: One of the space’s biggest statements in the office space is The Dome, a rainbow prism room featuring an overhead lighting grid, making it perfect for photos
Perfectly posed: Eva Chen (pictured left with model Liu Wen), who is head of fashion at Instagram, has been using the dome to take perfectly posed pictures, as has her colleague Ginny Nam (right)
‘We wanted to create a space that was focused on form and usability versus a concept that was over-designed,’ Kitty Bromhead, Instagram New York’s culture lead, told Refinery29.
There’s also a Digital Greeting Wall that features screens with rotating Stories and posts from the app’s 800 million users.
However, one of the space’s biggest statements is The Dome, a rainbow prism room featuring an overhead lighting grid that can be customized to create an interactive experience.
Based on the ‘Dichroic Geometry concept’, a two-colored glass NASA and the Department of Defense created in the 1950s, Instagram’s dome is described as a ‘content dream’ that appears ‘as a jewel in its surroundings’ by Bromhead.
The other jewel in the crown is the Donatella Versace designed mini conference room.
A-list love: Originally built in 2015, many stars have been snapped inside the petite confines of Instagram’s mini conference room, which has been given a Versace makeover by Donatella herself (pictured with Instagram’s head of fashion Eva Chen)
Tea party: Kristie Dash (center in picture on left) who looks after beauty and lifestyle partnerships at the app has also posted pictures of the tiny room to Instagram (pictured with models Lulu Bonfils and Stella Duval)
Honor: The Donatella Versace designed mini conference room was created to honor in honor the designers International Award at this year’s CFDA Fashion awards
Feature wall: A giant ‘F’ crafted from Beanie Babies is another quirky interiors focal point within the Facebook office, which is where the new Instagram space is located
Standing at just five and a half feet wide by four and a half feet tall, Instagram’s miNY conference room is the smallest space in the office but is already one of its most photographed.
Built in 2015, several A-listers have been snapped sitting inside it’s petite confines with Eva Chen, head of fashion at the app.
However, the space has recently been given a glam Italian makeover and the walls, floor, chair, couch and tea set are now covered in the designer’s signature ornate gold pattern, in honor of Donatella’s International Award at this year’s CFDA Fashion awards.
Elsewhere, the office boats a living plant wall that spans the height of two floors and is the perfect backdrop for #ootd snaps.
And the office’s eating spaces have also been carefully curated with maximizing their Instagram potential in mind.
The Frozen Palm restaurant serves free juice and 20-plus flavors of gelato throughout the afternoon and evening, and also features gold gilding and art deco signage, while The Thirsty Flamingo is a self-serve bar that is free and open all day long.
Backdrop: The office also boats a living plant wall that spans the height of two floors and is the perfect backdrop for #ootd snaps
Ornate: The Frozen Palm features gold gilding and art deco signage
Treats on tap: The space also serves free juices and over 20 flavors of gelato from 1pm each day
Oh happy day: Forget happy hour, The Thirsty Flamingo is a self-serve bar that is free and open all day long
Usability: Kitty Bromhead, Instagram New York’s culture lead, also revealed that they wanted the space to be functional rather than over designed