Singapore, 9 October 2023 – Unispace Group has announced Tim Larson, currently Design Principal at its experiential design agency Downstream, will be heading up Unispace’s Asia business.
Tim has played an instrumental role in building and establishing the Downstream business, headquartered in Portland USA, over the last 27 years and has delivered work for clients including Microsoft, KPMG and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He has led the firm’s work in experiential design and user-activated environments, pioneering new approaches in innovation spaces, technology labs, visit centers, retail stores, sports and entertainment venues and public space communication technology.
In his new role as Unispace Managing Director, Asia & Chief Creative Officer, based out of Singapore, Tim will focus on accelerating Unispace’s and Downstream’s growth in the region.
Global workplace strategy, design, and construction firm Unispace has offices across Asia including Singapore, Hong Kong and Bangalore in India. Asia represents a significant growth market for Unispace Group, and the regional team has delivered workplace projects for clients including Trip Advisor, NielsenIQ, and Vayner Media.
Unispace Group acquired Downstream in 2021; the firm has delivered industry-leading spaces that integrate interactive digital and physical experiences in global tech hubs, flagship retailers, major sports venues, education spaces, and other public and private destination environments around the world.
Steve Quick, Global CEO, Unispace shared: “Tim Larson has been an invaluable asset to Unispace Group – his innovative thinking and dedication have helped shaped Downstream into the thriving global business it is today, delivering exceptional experiences for our clients. Now, as Tim pivots to Managing Director, Unispace and Chief Creative officer in Asia, we’re excited to witness him spearhead the expansion of the Unispace and Downstream brands within the dynamic Asia market.”
Tim Larson, Unispace Managing Director & Chief Creative Officer, Asia said: “I’m excited about this new chapter within Unispace Group. Asia is a region close to my heart, after having worked closely with clients and colleagues here for several years. It’s a fast-evolving market, where we have seen strong return to office trends. Businesses are also eager to adapt to and learn about the latest workplace trends creating work environments that will accelerate the employee experience and contribute to people and business success.”