A Colorful Revamp At Refinery29 HQ

Photo: Courtesy of Claire Esparros/Homepolish.
With 1 billion page views a year and a demographic that includes any and every fashion-conscious human in your life, Refinery29 is a big, bubbling mass of stylish people, creative content, and ideas for home, clothes, news, and life in general. We partnered with them and AllModern to spruce up a lonely corner in their FiDi office, and, honestly, we were just as excited to inject some Homepolish into the space as we were to hang out with their rad employees. Working with creative director Piera Gelardi was a miniature lesson in how Refinery29 operates: Her vision is strong, but she loves hearing new ideas.

The space under the stairs had basically become a dumping ground for old DIY projects and props — a general eyesore (Piera's word!). Our proposal transformed the area into a meeting space, library, and place to hang art and mood board images. This was very much a collaborative project between Noa Santos, Justin DiPiero, and Piera, and because color makes Piera happy, we made sure to include bold hues in all aspects from the rug to accessories. Click through the slideshow to see the transformation.

Don't miss Piera's interview, either! She dishes on inspiration, her favorite color, and her grandma's house in Maine.