Facebook HQ Commissary

A look inside the corporate cafeteria by Roman and Williams

Coinciding with the official release of “Roman and Williams Buildings and Interiors: Things We Made,” we are now able to publish previously unseen photos of new additions to the Facebook main office. The center, designed by the interior design duo, acts as a 24-hour cafeteria and social space for the 6,000 employees. With the goal of transforming the corporate headquarters—which was bought from Sun Microsystems—into …

Things We Made

First look at the new book by Roman and Williams, showcasing a decade of interior design

Even if you’re unfamiliar with interior design powerhouse Roman and Williams, there’s a good chance you know their work. The Standard Hotel, The Breslin, The Ace Hotel, The Standard Grill, Stumptown Coffee, The Dutch, The Boom Boom Room—countless iconic NYC locales bear the mark of Roman and Williams’ protean design aesthetic. Those unfamiliar with these spaces will at least recognize their work from the elaborate …

Ptch

A social app mashes content into dynamic slideshows


 A newcomer to the cutthroat world of social media backed by DreamWorks, Ptch sources content from popular services like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram, giving users the chance to remix media to their heart’s delight. The idea is to create “snackable media” by mashing up text, video, images and audio into 60-second slideshows or videos. The personalized one-offs can then be broadcast across channels, …