"Going to work" means a lot of different things to a lot of different people, but for most of us? Welp, it probably involves lots of sedentary hours sitting with pretty poor posture at a desk that's not quite the right height, staring and staring and staring at a screen. But! The times, they are a-changin', and employers — and designers — are recognising that there's lots more to a day in the life than sit, stand and coffee break.
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Don't you wish your office cubicle were like this? A nice wooden desk and a comfortable chair in a peaceful, fresh garden, just a few steps away from your kitchen and bedroom. I can imagine working there, sipping some lemonade on a perfect summer's day, going to the big chair by the fountain to read something or have a cat nap from time to time.
Sometimes its hard to keep your desk clean and tidy. It turns out men seem to find it a bigger problem, because a recent study suggests that men have far, far dirtier desks than women.
You might have projects to do, but you don't have the space to dedicate an entire room to them. That doesn't mean you can't spread out; this foldable workbench gives you room to do so, without sacrificing sturdiness.
If you're low on the corporate ladder at work, you're probably stuck under a bank of fluorescent lights without a window in sight. But with Fraunhofer's new LED enhanced ceilings, a beautiful sky view doesn't require a corner office.
Tired of having to remember how many cubicles in from the edge of the cluster yours is? Give your space some flair with this great weekend project from This Old House.
Matthew Hoffman restored a '70s era Airstream trailer and hid the office in the kitchen. A restaurant-style booth makes for both a great working space and a place to eat.