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Modern Animal
by Design, Bitches

Photo by Tim Hirschman

Design, Bitches has designed Modern Animal in California, United States.


This project is a veterinary clinic designed to be a great place to work where the entire experience of visiting an animal clinic – from entry to treatment – has been equally considered.

"We eliminated the barrier between the front customer areas and the back of house using materiality, spatial adjacencies and natural light to blur the line between traditionally separated zones," said Design, Bitches.

The comfortable, warm and colourful details found throughout the clinic from the reception and waiting area to the exam rooms, treatment and staff work and lounge spaces draw influence from the easy casualness of the California lifestyle.

The scale and proportion of the spaces have been designed with thoughtful attention to reducing discomfort and encouraging conviviality. The material palette has been carefully selected to be durable, cleanable, highly functional and beautiful for the intense and personal use of the Modern Animal space.


This project has been longlisted in the leisure and wellness interiors category of Dezeen Awards 2022.

Designer: Design, Bitches

Project: Modern Animal

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