workspaces

Wrist Rests Are For Your Palms, Not Your Wrists

Think wrist rests are supposed to support your wrists while typing? Ergonomics experts caution that using this accessory can actually increase stress on your wrists and possibly lead to developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Yikes.


The Aussie Developer Van Workspace

Australian developer David McKinney built the Product Hunt app in a very unusual workspace: a custom-fitted van.


End Every Workday With A 10-Minute Cleaning Session

It can be tempting to drop everything and get out of the office as soon as the workday ends, but that abrupt end doesn’t make it easy to pick up where you left off. Take a few minutes to clear your desk so you’ll start the next day organised.


Bird-Themed Meeting Rooms And Plenty Of Food: Inside Twitter HQ

Fancy working for Twitter? Its San Francisco headquarters stick with the company’s ornithological theme, with meeting rooms and restaurants named after birds. And like any Silicon Valley firm keen to retain staff, there’s a lot of free food on offer.


Why Office Design Still Has A Long Way To Go

With all the chatter about beautiful office design, it would be easy to assume workplaces have come a long way from the days of the cubicle farm. But recent research has shown this may not actually be the case.


The Open, Communal Movember Office

Open offices aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, but Movember’s open office matches the organisation’s values and purpose.


The Aviation-Themed Workspace

This is no ordinary desk. Instead, it’s a painstakingly-built aluminium-covered desk designed to have an aerodynamic look.


The Calm And Collected Workspace

Here’s a traditional workspace with personality. From the great wood desktop to the starfish pulls, it’s the little details that make this office look pulled together.


Vinomofo HQ Is An Open-Plan Office Filled With Wine

As you’d expect, there are bottles of wine everywhere in the inner Melbourne headquarters for online wine retailer Vinomofo . The bottles provide a nice contrast to the modern industrial vibe of the open-plan office, complete with a serious coffee machine and, naturally, a bar. Check out our gallery of pictures.


The Murphy Bed Workspace

Here’s a great idea if you have an office that also doubles as an occasional guest room: Use an integrated Murphy bed to camouflage the bed part.