You’ll Wish You Worked in One of These Offices
Companies prove that workspaces can be even more fun, cool, and stylish than home.
Published Dec 14, 2016 5:00 AM
There are countless drab offices out there, but amazing office spaces are not easy to come by. So if you often spend your Monday morning dreaming you were anywhere other than your gray cubicle, this is the inspiration you need.
Lighting is a huge factor in the overall feel, and the right colors can make an office an outstanding place to work. And then, of course, there’s the furniture. Fun furniture can easily take an office from entry level to executive. When making suggestions for your space, present your boss with these stylish options, and tell her you won’t have to spend your lunch hour drooling over Pinterest.
One of the smartest and most convenient companies around, Uber, claims this office as their home. While we are having a hard time unlocking our gaze from the chairs, the lighting is equally fantastic. This ultra-cool space matches the brand’s message. Board meetings are no longer boring when they are held here.
This office gets extra credit not only for its amazing furniture, but also for having great bones. The industrial vibe on Urban Outfitter’s campus is unbeatable. Free People, a URBN brand, claims this studio space as home. The chairs practically reveal which brand the building belongs to. Bright and bohemian, these chairs are unbeatable, and the prints are reminiscent of their iconic apparel.
There is simply no denying that Cisco offers their employees a cool workspace. This vibrant office looks more like a tropical oasis than a place to crunch numbers. The furniture within each sculpted pod is pretty on point. We can picture ourselves sitting under this shelter and cranking out some serious trend reports. The cozy chairs and faceted side table create a look that we would like to emulate in our own home.
Guts & Glory
Artwork is equally as important as office furniture. These quirky portraits lead you down the stairs into a fun and modern workspace. Guts & Glory, a design studio, features a modern meeting table as well as a comfortable lounging space. Meticulously styled, this space shows off the company’s personality and purpose. We simply cannot decide which we want for ourselves more: the atomic chandelier or zebra rug.
Margaret Elizabeth Jewelry
Is it any surprise that this studio belongs to the always stylish Margaret Elizabeth Jewelry? The brass chairs and lighting immediately make us think of a jewelry box filled with golden goodies. The plant life helps keep this space serene—a plus for any workstation.
Danish Fashion and Textile Association
If blush were the standout color of 2016, this is the standout office. This chic space screams “fashion forward.” This Danish Fashion and Textile Association office is everything we imagine a designer’s space to be. By far, the hardest part about working here would be resisting the urge to walk out with one of those amazing chairs tucked under your arm.Is it any surprise that this studio belongs to the always stylish Margaret Elizabeth Jewelry? The brass chairs and lighting immediately make us think of a jewelry box filled with golden goodies. The plant life helps keep this space serene—a plus for any workstation.
Leandra Medine, of Man Repeller, is lucky to call this office her own. This space exudes a cool girl vibe, much like Leandra herself. When thinking about creating a comfortable office space, a designer must first examine the person and what is important to them. This designer did just that, making this a space that truly reflects the personality of its inhabitant. We can totally see Leandra sporting the apparel equivalent of those amazing chairs.
New Relic’s San Francisco office is the epitome of cool. This bright, loud space is sure to energize all of its employees. Even on the dreariest of days, you would have a hard time staying glum in this space. The fruit-colored chairs and ottomans are enough to put a kick in anyone’s step.
Stylish shoe brand Soludos claims this office. The space is fresh and crisp with playful bohemian pieces throughout. There is no shortage of unique pieces in this Montauk inspired office. The most important quality of this brand’s space is that it mirrors their own designs. Each piece relates back to the shoes Soludos offers. Everything is the space is carefully considered, which always makes for the best furniture finds.
Google’s London office is absolutely extraordinary. Here, you can pick your favorite color and slide into the booth of your choice. These luxe tufted nooks make for way better workstations than traditional desks.