Hootsuite’s Vancouver HQ at 111 East 5th Avenue

Vancouver, BC • 27,000 square feet

From Amber Kingsnorth of Māk InteriorsHootsuite is a social media management platform that was founded in Vancouver by Ryan Holmes in 2008.  They have offices in 14 cities around the globe and employ over 1,000 people.

During the pandemic, Hootsuite reached out to Māk Interiors to reimagine their Vancouver HQ at 111 East 5th Avenue, partnering with Fusion Projects to execute this unique construction project.

Written by Māk Interiors

Design Approach

Throughout the space Māk Interiors layered soft seating for open break-out areas, lounges, and quiet work zones with bursts of colour as well as living walls and plants to purify the air and reinforce a connection to nature. To promote natural light in areas where windows were not accessible, they added intelligent skylight panels that mimic the suns movement. A wellness room was also added to the office program, functioning as a mother’s room, prayer space and isolation area for quiet moments. 

Overall Māk kept the architectural elements neutral, layering colour and texture to create a supportive space that provides moments of inspiration, wonder, rest, and restoration. 

Read more about Māk Interiors’ Hootsuite design here.

Project Partners

Design: Māk Interiors | Amber Kingsnorth LEED AP

Construction: Fusion Projects

Photographer: Upper Left Photography

Completed: 2021

About the Author

Māk Interiors

Mãk interiors is a full-service Interior Design studio in the heart of Vancouver’s Gastown neighbourhood. We are a group of passionate design professionals focused on creating thoughtful spaces, tailored to the people who use them. Our work focuses on great companies and people with a desire to create spaces that express their brand, culture or lifestyle in unique and meaningful ways.

We help companies support their teams, connect with their community, and work smarter.  And we create homes that are customized for the needs of you & your family, express your personal style and help you live better.

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