Inspiration
Why the elemental workplace is not (only) about beautiful design

Beauty can be hazardous. In 1817, the French writer Stendhal experienced the symptoms of what we now know as the psychosomatic condition hyperkulturemia on a visit to the Italian city of Florence – as he later wrote “life was drained from me. I walked with the fear of falling”.

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Inspiration
A Round-the-World Summer Tour of Earth’s Best-Designed Offices

Nothing says more about how much a company values its employees than how its offices are designed. Our whirlwind global tour takes you to twelve stunning offices, including visits to Tel Aviv, Milan, Bangkok, Sydney, Paris, L.A. and Wrocław.

Corporate Culture / Inspiration
How Corporate Architecture Can Save A Company’s Culture

If new office worlds and coworking spaces are more than beautiful surfaces, then it takes depth: new furnishing concepts must reflect company culture and corporate DNA – with wrong furnishing concepts there is a threat of loss of corporate identity

Inspiration
LinkedIn’s multicultural office concept: One story, four tales

An office design template with six communal areas that transfers LinkedIn’s values into four different countries and cultures

Inspiration
New Ways of Working: AXA Begins Company-Wide Office Remodeling Program

One of Europe’s leading insurers is working to reconfigure old work routines while utilizing open-plan designs and creative spaces to nurture innovative ideas and speed up decision-making processes.

Inspiration
Kick it like Google

No one expects their place of work to be like an adventure playground. But managers have recognized the need to offer staff more than an ergonomic desk and decent coffee.

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Flower Power

Why we should surround ourselves with lemon balm and a hunter’s robe.

Inspiration / Recommendations
The ideal office incorporates eight zones

Each is tailored to a different aspect of the work environment.