Seagram's Martini: EnTrust Capital's Headquarters Shakes Up A Midtown Landmark

Ceiling panels of mirror-polished stainless steel reflect paneling in polyester-resin lacquer in the office area at EnTrust Capital, designed by Gensler and William T. Georgis Architect. Photo by Eric Laignel.

In the reception area, Joris Laarman tables and a custom leather-upholstered sofa meet Jacques Gardel chairs. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Antonio Citterio chairs surround a custom back-painted glass tabletop in the boardroom, which also features a Jenny Holzer oil on linen. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Reception’s hanging screen in laser-cut, mirror-polished stainless steel is by Mark Fox. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Flooring is tinted micro-topping. Photo by Eric Laignel.

In the managing partner’s office, Laarman’s desk faces Oscar Niemeyer’s chairs, Michele Oka Doner’s?custom table, and a? custom rug in wool and silk. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Charles Hollis Jones stools sit near a custom gilded table, a collaboration with artist Nancy Lorenz, in the lounge. Hanging against its Macassar ebony paneling is a mixed-media work by George Condo; the neon sculpture outside is by Doug Aitken.Photo by Eric Laignel.

The office area’s lacquered storage runs 50 feet long. Photo by Eric Laignel.

An oil?on canvas by Cornelius Völker in the managing partner’s private meeting room. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Damien Hirst’s mixed-media work in reception. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Thomas Grunfeld’s taxidermy sculp- ture in the managing partner’s office. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Per the Landmarks Preservation Commission, the aluminum-and-acrylic ceiling must remain unadorned within 15 feet of the building perimeter. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Zaha Hadid designed the door pulls for the office area’s storage. Photo by Eric Laignel.

A marker and colored pencil drawing by Michael Scoggins hangs opposite the pantry, lined in Brazilian marble. Photo by Eric Laignel.

Custom desks were built from solid-surfacing. Photo by Eric Laignel.