Office spaces are places for getting work done. We’ve seen more than our fair share of offices over the years; most are plain and boring. But you spend a massive proportion of your life there, so it goes without saying that where you work matters.
These examples show that our workspace can be quirky, artistic, colorful, and genuinely inspiring, complete with beanbags, slides, and pool tables.
Here are 21 of the planet’s most beautiful workspaces to inspire your office makeover. Not surprisingly, many of these are in Silicon Valley.
Bahnhof is a Swedish Internet provider whose office is built into a former nuclear bunker in Stockholm. The cavern-like office, designed by Albert France-Lanord Architects, looks a whole lot like a Dharma Initiative building from Lost. The walls are the natural granite of Vita Berg Park.
04. Stone Harbor
06. Selgas Cano Architecture
11. Pallotta Teamworks
13. Level 5
15. Kui You Film Productions
16. Inventionland Design Factory
18. Missing Link
20. Alfa Bank
A work environment that is cluttered and ugly will distract employees from doing a great job. A beautiful workspace like these inspiring examples can improve employee output significantly. Share these cool offices with others below.
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