• Monday, 21 January 2019

Spring Place Unveils Highly Anticipated Beverly Hills Location

LOS ANGELES: Spring Place, a collaborative workspace and social club located in New York City's TriBeCa neighborhood, announced today the opening of its second location.

Tucked between the Peninsula and the Waldorf Astoria hotels, Spring Place Beverly Hills will serve as a hub for SoCal's entertainment, fashion, business, and artistic industries.

Spring Place was founded in Manhattan in 2016 as a gathering place for a sophisticated, international, creative, and entrepreneurial community, playing host to the biggest events on the annual cultural calendar - NY Fashion Week, TriBeCa Film Festival, and the Independent Art Fair. The club's members and founders include top fashion, arts, and entertainment leaders such as Irina Shayk, Alessandra Ambrosio, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri, President & CEO of CFDA Steven Kolb, Revolve CEO Michael Mente, and others.

Since opening, the club has developed a strong reputation for combining the hospitality of a members' club with world-class workspace and office suites, offering a unique set of opportunities for professional development and personal transformation. Co-founder Francesco Costa's vision is to provide a place where members can effectively work as well as entertain, dine, and attend evening events.

"People come here to work during the day, but we are able to extend that," says Costa. "We wanted to create a space that serves our members in all areas of their lives—a space that's efficient and inspiring to work in, while offering the opportunity for social connection, networking, and culturally relevant and thought-provoking programming. Spring Place is uniquely positioned to offer the best of both elements."

Costa plans to expand globally, with Paris, London and Milan to follow Beverly Hills. "Spring Place was conceived for those who shape the business of contemporary culture, and with the thriving fashion and arts' scene in LA, it was the obvious location for our second US club," he says.

The design of the 40,000 square foot space, by wHY Architecture, combines Spring Place New York's brutalist vibe with a breezy and elegant mid-century modern aesthetic, bringing comfort and inspiration to the workspace. Similar to the New York club, the interiors blend vintage and contemporary pieces, including custom furniture by wHY's in-house Objects studio.

"Our idea for Spring Place in Beverly Hills was to fuse the best of east and west coast designs with a global sense of place. We wanted the experience to be full of lush plants and exquisite materials in a fresh indoor/outdoor atmosphere," said wHY's founding partner and creative director Kulapat Yantrasast. "The interior is layered with a mixture of vintage and contemporary design pieces, tied together by our own custom additions of humor and surprise. I wanted the approach to be eclectic, fun and personal; gathering inspiration and whim from lots of different sources, just in the way you might form your own personal collection over a fun lifetime."

The club, located at 9800 Wilshire Boulevard, boasts private offices, open hot desks, lounge, showroom space, phone booths, restaurant with a large, shady olive tree at its center, and a 6,500 square-foot event-friendly roof space overlooking the cityscape of downtown LA. The club will offer a full wellness program including mindfulness programming, specialized F&B offerings, and more. Similar to Spring Place New York, the Beverly Hills club will offer a diverse members' event program including talks, screenings, cultural events, workshops, and beyond, as well as culinary partnerships and pop-ups from internationally acclaimed chefs and restaurants.

For more information and to apply for membership, visit www.springplace.com.