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This Giant Wave-Like Super Office Desk Seats 125

When it was time for the NYC ad agency, Barbarian Group, to design a new office, they wanted to do something different. The agency wanted something more open, less inhibiting. So architect Clive Wilkinson built them an "endless table." Read More >>

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Here's How Google Installed a Monorail In Its Australian Offices

Do you ever joke around with your coworkers about how cool it would be to build desks out of old cars or have meetings on a houseboat? Maybe not, but if you work at Google, you might want to start—because they might actually make your weird office dreams a reality. Read More >>

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Inside Google Japan's Lovely, Bizarre, Hair-Covered Offices

Google’s company policy requires that each office reflect some of the local colour of the city around it: Google Zurich has ski gondolas, Google Pittsburgh has steel mill photos, and so on. That policy results in designs that sometimes border on twee (see: Google London's gratuitous Union Jacks), but sometimes, it ends up being brilliant in a campy sort of way. In the case of the company's new Tokyo offices, it’s the latter. Read More >>

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The Most Insane Tech Offices in the Heart of London Will Make You Hate Your Slide-Free Workspace

In amongst London's towering sheet glass and crumbling limestone, some of the craziest, whackiest and clearly loonytunes offices are hiding out. Although these look amazing fun, I can't honestly imagine any serious work getting done in a treehouse. And dear god, the slides. Can you imagine the risk assesements? Read More >>

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Google's Offices Have Awesome Secret Rooms Hidden By Swiveling Bookshelves

Google's New York City office has something that every office in the world needs: secret rooms hidden by swiveling bookshelves. If you're not in the know, you wouldn't know it existed. But if you do have Batman access at Google, you can pull the correct book and expose a whole 'nother world. Or something like that. Read More >>

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I Would Actually Live In Skype's Awesome New London Office

OK, so Microsoft isn't quite Google when it comes to crazy offices, but Skype's new London HQ still looks pretty rad, in an I-would-actually-like-to-live-there kinda way, rather than a place that simply makes you ask, what the hell have they been smoking? Read More >>

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Thieves Target Microsoft's Office... But Only Steal Apple Gear

A report in a local paper covering the Palo Alto area of San Francisco makes embarrassing reading for Microsoft, claiming thieves broke into its campus and stole... five iPads. Read More >>

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With This Swing Table in the Office, Work Becomes Play

It's hard to get excited about another drawn-out business meeting. Stiff chairs. A circle of equally bored faces. Maybe your leg falls asleep from all that sitting, and then what? You jiggle it silently in your seat and stumble gracelessly on your way out the door. Read More >>

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Take Note: 5 Social Media Mistakes Not to Make at Work

Forbes has a very on-point list of the top 5 social media mistakes to stop making at work. A lot of it is pure common sense, but we still think a mini-tute bears repeating! Here are our reasons for why you really ought to heed Clay's (and Pirc's) advice. Read More >>

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Google's Newest London Offices Look Like the Ultimate Bachelor Pad

We peered into some of Google’s fancy London Victoria offices last year, but now an undercover snooper has managed to worm their way into Google’s new, still under construction, Central St Giles Googleplex. What the mole found was Star Trek-inspired tables; airlock-style doors; a whole bunch of awesome sofas; cubbyholes galore, and a roof terrace to absolutely die for – hot damn I’d want to live there, let alone work there. Read More >>

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Google's London Victoria Office Resembles a Tron-Themed Bachelor Pad

We've all seen evidence that Google's working environments aren't your typical grey-box cubicle affair, but its latest refit to the fourth floor of its London Victoria office takes the biscuit. From an indoor park to write-anywhere-walls, sofas and deck chairs, Level 4 has to be one of the coolest places to work on the planet. Read More >>

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Designer Sheds Make For Less Depressing Cubicles

Working in a shed doesn't sound like an upgrade from a depressing cubicle. But the spired roof of this Tetra-Shed will make it feel like you work in a private alpine lodge, even without a fireplace or comfy bearskin rug. Read More >>

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An Unearthed, Hand Drawn Sketch of Apple's 70s HQ

Long, long before the company dreamt of an office building from space, Apple occupied a far more modest compound — so much so that it could be sketched by hand. The floor plans were recently rediscovered. Read More >>

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