Jan Lecompte

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10 Inventions That Shaped The Workplace

From cubicles to comfy chairs, these innovations had a lasting impact on office life.<p>1. Otis Elevator, 1857<p>The Otis Elevator Company installed the first public version of its newfangled invention inside New York department store E.V. Haughwout, which helped convince people it was safe to use.<p><b>The</b> …

Moleskine Has Opened A Cafe. Doodlers Welcome

The famed notebook maker’s latest creativity-celebrating venture revolves around coffee.<p>Tucked inside every Moleskine notebook is a slip of paper that tells the brand’s history. Picasso, Hemingway, and Matisse famously sketched, wrote, and mused in generic black notebooks made by a small …

Jan Gehl: “Architects Know Very Little About People”

Danish urban planner and committed pedometer user Jan Gehl is an expert in creating “cities for people.” Following a recent talk he gave on …

4 Reasons You Should Consider This Alternative Office Design

One CEO found that giving employees the power to choose their workspace is just what he needs to make them more collaborative and creative.<p>Sometimes building a new headquarters is especially difficult. When my company, a global 1,000-person professional learning platform called GLG, was in the …

Brainstorming Doesn’t Work; Try This Technique Instead

Ever been in a meeting where one loudmouth’s mediocre idea dominates? Then you know brainstorming needs an overhaul.<p>Brainstorming, in its current form and by many metrics, doesn’t work as well as the frequency of “team brainstorming meetings” would suggests it does.<p>Early ideas tend to have …

A Futuristic Office Design To Combat Your Constant Distraction

Fluidly move from space to space, if people around you get too chatty. Need to have a focused business meeting? Take a screen-free stroll on the meandering walkway on the office perimeter.<p>Most of us hate open offices because of the inherent distractions, but it isn’t necessarily that much easier to …

Dynamisch kantoor

Een dynamisch kantoor integreert meer beweging en minder zitten in de lay-out van de kantooromgeving. Verschillende taken gebeuren in verschillende …

Webinar Recap: Office Design and How People Work

The office is no longer a singular, monolithic place where everyone is working at the same time in the same space. Work and place are becoming two …

Check Out The Awesome Creative Workspaces Of Co.Design Readers

Last week, we asked you to tweet us photos of your cool work spaces. We hoped that your creative nooks would inspire others, in the same way that these workspaces of 14 leading creative minds inspired us. The article featured shots from photographer Todd Selby’s latest coffee table book, <i>Fashionable</i> …