Office design: could outdoor offices become a reality and more…

Is this what your office will look like in 2 years? Photo: via shutterstock.com

Is this what your office will look like in 2 years? Photo: via shutterstock.com

It can be difficult to sift through the mass of information generated each day on the subject of office design. Whether it is an emerging office design trend, a new take on the future of work or even a new piece of furniture, the pace at which the information is put out into the world is hard to keep up with. So if you are just looking for a monthly snippet into the world of office design, then look no further because below we have curated, just for you, the three best stories we have seen on the web this month. Enjoy!

  1. Are outdoor offices the next revolution? – via The Washington Post. “If inflexible buildings are holding us all back, then maybe outdoor office space is the answer.”
  2. Lessons on designing for creativity from 16 of the world’s coolest offices – via Fast Co Design. “The big challenge with a lot of creative studios is that they started with a small group of people, and as an agency grows to 10 or 20 people, suddenly you have people with different creative processes.”
  3. 7 Factors of great office design – via The Harvard Business Review. “Smart companies understand that workspaces are a business tool. An office environment reflects and reinforces a business’s core values, through the placement of different teams and functions and design elements that reflect culture, brand, and values.