With office design so closely linked to business outcome, this author is concerned that designers “understand the importance of creating workspaces that get people’s juices flowing.”  It’s not about a functional desk or a creative conference room, but rather “the whole experience of being in this workplace and thinking through every step of a daily routine.”

The author interviewed several leading architects about offices that they designed to support and influence creativity, with a focus on the principles they followed to achieve their stellar results.  The article ends with a list of six tips for designing offices that inspire creativity.

Source: Jay W. Schneider, Building Design & Construction (Chicago); Mar, 2007

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