Dear Lifehacker, I read somewhere that a creative workspace can lead to higher productivity and wanted to know if it's true? 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)?
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Reader Jason submitted this desktop to our Featured Workspace Show-and-Tell Pool on Flickr, and this dual desktop, triple-display workspace gets a lot done in a modest space. One quick switch and he goes from his Mac to his PC. Here are some more photos.
We've highlighted a bunch of multi-display setups recently, but this single-panel workspace from reader Wayne shows off that one display — especially when it's huge — can be just as good looking as several. He submitted his setup to our Workspace Show and Tell Pool, and here are some more photos.
Lainz's setup is unique in a few ways, one of which that he has a pair of speakers mounted to monitor arms just above his displays. Really offers that whole surround sound feel. Beyond that though, the setup has a few more neat surprises in store. Here are some more photos.
scruffycoxendale's home office is more than just one desk with a computer on it, although it's definitely nice. A quick look around the room shows off some other great gear, including a lovely record collection, a media server for the house, and more.
Redditor zbeegniev just finished updating his workspace, and the results look pretty sharp. It's clean, that monitor is well mounted to the wall, and oh hey — the PC is actually built into the desk. Here are some more photos.
Most students have to muddle by with the desk and furniture from their parents, but redditor themachu wanted something a little more personal. He grabbed an IKEA desk, stained it himself, and put together this sharp looking bench, topped with a Linux PC.
Redditor Tech__ just set up a new workspace, and it's gorgeous, blue, and behind the scenes connected through Google fibre. We're pretty sure they also work at Google. Let's look at some more photos.
Re_on has a gorgeous, huge window with a lovely view...so he set up his workspace right in front of it. It's beautiful, simple, and despite the lack of curtains, not a bad place to work. Let's check out some more photos.
Taengo0 loves their headphones, and this silver, dual-display workspace alongside three pairs of really good headphones is proof positive. The whole setup is clean and good looking, but those headphones are the star of the show (although the PC over there looks beautiful too.
Redditor Chuckles17 just finished setting up his workspace, and the end result looks great. Check out this short video tour above, and some more photos of the triple-monitor setup — and a second workspace off to the left — below.
Redditor chinatownrocks just built their first PC, and put together their first workspace! You wouldn't know it by looking at these photos though — everything just works, and it's a great package to inspire your own space. Here are some more photos.
We've featured workspaces in small spaces before, but reader Edrei's space is impressively small, but simultaneously has a ton of great gear in it. Three monitors, an adjustable mousepad and writing surface, and even some bias and keyboard lighting — it's all in there, somehow. Here are some more photos.
Redditor musaffa1 wanted a space where the whole family could spend some time together, and the family that games and works together is a family who stays together. He came up with this family-wide workspace, and it looks great.