Top Stories workspaces
You don’t have to live large or have a huge garage to get your DIY on, but apartment dwellers and people in small spaces can often find it challenging to find room for tools or a flat space to work. This space-saving workbench handles both, and it’s easy to build yourself.
Dear Lifehacker, I read somewhere recently that a creative workspace can lead to higher productivity and wanted to know if it’s true. See, I work in a boring office job (it pays the bills) but I’m a creative type at heart. My question is, how can I add creativity to my corner of a boring workplace to inspire myself (preferably without getting in trouble)?
Google’s Sydney HQ is fairly impressive, but it can’t boast giant waffles hanging from the ceiling or a caravan-inspired meeting space. For that, you need to head to its Amsterdam office.
Today’s featured workspace is meticulously designed, elegant in its grey, white and red colour scheme, and incredibly slick — just like a great iOS or Mac app. It’s the home office of Mark Jardine, who runs Tapbots (the company behind Tweetbot) with his business partner Paul Haddard.
Indie video game designer Michael Kelley, of Nickel City Pixels, has an unusual, somewhat Frankensteinish workspace. Yet it’s set up for optimum productivity, which Kelley walks us through in this video tour.
Lifestyle Working’s multi-tenant office building in Melbourne’s Docklands offers an unusual combination of green design (including solar panels you can buy individual strata titles for), high-speed broadband and an on-site garden where tenants can grab herbs and fruit for their lunch. Check out the facilities in this photo tour.