Don’t Ya Wish Your Office Looked Like This…?

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12th May, 2011

When the online cityguide MyLittleParis released these photos of their offices in Montmartre in Paris, I won’t pretend I wasn’t a tad bit jealous. A teeny weeny bit green with wild envy. But not to the point where I wished them ill-will or anything crazy like that, even if they happen to be my giant Paris guide competitor. Good for them, smug sons of bi… 

Oh look at that, they even have their own chef..

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Here are Some Other Inspirational Offices to Make You Drool…

SELGAS CANO (ARCHITECTS), MADRID

Iwan Baan’s design for Selgas Cano architectural practice in Madrid is a wonderful woodland building with the staff’s workstations situated below ground level under a glass canopy.

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GOOGLE, Zurich

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A Blogger’s Home Office, Somewhere in the United States

Blogger Kathy Sierra bought this 1966 Airstream trailer to help her get away from the distractions of home.

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PALOTTA TEAMWORKS, Los Angeles

Event planners for fundraisers, Pallotta Teamworks asked Clive Wilkinson Architects to create a one of a kind office on a budget of $40 per square foot. And they got what they asked for. This entire office is made out of shipping containers that are stacked on top of one another. The shipping containers were painted in various colours to add a bit of flair to the workspace.


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MACQUARIE INVESTMENT BANK, Sydney

Investment banking doesn’t need to be boring..

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RED BULL OFFICES, London

Employees use slides to go from floor to floor…

Ping Pong in the meeting room…

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OGILVY & MATHER’S GUANGHZOU OFFICE, China



This advertising firm won China’s Most Successful Design Award 2008.

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And err… Here is my own little summer workspace I made earlier…

Yes, I’m not exactly employed I work from home.

I forgot to insert my laptop into this photo to demonstrate the ‘worky’ environment … Oh well.

AND LASTLY… An extract from the funniest guy on the web, The Oatmeal

WHY WORKING FROM HOME IS BOTH AWESOME AND HORRIBLE

Why it’s awesome….

Why it’s not so awesome… 




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