Jay-Z Taps Jeffrey Beers for the Musician’s Roc Nation Offices in Chelsea

The logo for Paper Planes, Roc Nation’s apparel line, is affixed to the walnut-paneled end wall in the ground-floor lobby. Photography by Eric Laignel.

At the Roc Nation headquarters in Chelsea by Jeffrey Beers International, walnut planks form flooring and the treads of the floating switchback staircase connecting two of the office’s four floors. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Nick Cave’s Soundsuit is among the blue-chip art owned by Jay-Z, founder of Roc Nation. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A storefront system of anodized steel with flush glazing articulates offices on floors six through nine. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A Roy Nachum mixed media hangs in the stairwell. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The social media room is encased in a plaster sphere with walnut millwork. Photography by Eric Laignel.

In Roc’s private reception area on the sixth floor, Niels Bendtsen swivel chairs face a sofa by Ueli Berger, Elenora Peduzzi-Riva, Heinz Ulrich, and Klaus Vogt. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A Timothy Oulton sofa in a lounge. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Another Nachum piece in an executive’s meeting room. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Reception’s Mickalene Thomas. Photography by Eric Laignel.

An executive’s office custom desk. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The Paper Planes logo in the label’s showroom. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Zanele Muholi’s artwork in the building’s entry. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A cus­tom sofa and the work "Alone, Together II" by artist Eddie Love in an executive office. Photography by Eric Laignel.

An audio room’s custom sofa and table. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The rooftop’s concrete pavers and seating by Harrison and Nicholas Condos. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Buffed concrete flooring leads to an office for an executive of Armand de Brignac Champagne, another of Roc Nation’s brands. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The social media room’s walls feature a bank of monitors and faux-leather paneling flanking sofas by Lorella Agnoletto and Stefano Spessotto. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A leather-covered sofa anchors the CEO’s office. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A desk by Paolo Cattelan and a Christian Rosa painting outfit the office of a music-division executive. Photography by Eric Laignel.

A Basquiat appoints the sport-division president’s meeting room. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The main conference room centers on a custom table composed of five slabs of Nero Marquina marble, ringed by Eames chairs. Photography by Eric Laignel.

The same A65 partition system used for office fronts separates the Paper Planes work area and showroom. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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