workspaces

The 'Perfect' GTD Desk

RestartGTD’s Bill Meade obviously thinks a lot about GTD (Getting Things Done), and so his workspace has been adjusted and updated over the years for the most productive workflow. This is the latest iteration.


How To Set Up Triple Monitors For Super-Widescreen Gaming

Using more than two monitors used to be a luxury for those with the biggest PC-building budgets. These days, large, high-resolution displays are affordable, and graphics cards are more powerful than ever. If the thought of gaming (or working) on three displays at once entices you, here’s how to make it happen.


The Woodsy Workspace

Scenic wallpaper always seemed sort of hokey to me, but this workspace suggests that a strategic use of a mural in a small space could really transform a room.


The Mid-Century Modern Workspace

Reader H D loves technology, but also loves that mid-centry modern aesthetic — so his workspace features both.


The Airbnb Call Centre Does Not Look Like A Call Centre

Think “call centre” and you usually think long hours in drab cubicles. The call centre for Airbnb is nothing like that — there are shared desks and lots of meeting areas.


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.