Smart Wires


Durham, North Carolina

Project Type

Interiors, Office


42,138 Square Feet

Design Services

Architecture, Brand Experience, Engineering, Interior Architecture

Smart Wires relocated their HQ from Northern California to Durham, NC to benefit from local economy, gain access to talent and provide a better quality of living to their current and future employees.

Using Smart Wires’ tag line “Reimagine the Grid” as a starting point, the team established an overall concept of “Disrupt the Grid” to align their mission and values with the architecture and design. The fully integrated design team developed a variety of workspaces including private offices and workstations, support spaces, and lab space focusing on R/D and testing that features High Current Testing Bays, Server Room, Machine Shop and Configurable Test Cell Zones.

“Working with the Little team was a great experience from start to finish. I always felt like our opinion as the client was front and center and they brought us along every step of the way and took time to ensure we had a good grasp on our options and what the impact was of the decisions we made. The final product blew us away and is better than we could have imagined.”
Shannon Ross

Chief People Officer