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The 15 Coolest Offices in the World

The 15 Coolest Offices in the World
May 5, 2021 gnuworld

Most small businesses can’t compete with the tech giants and creative firms that design truly innovative office interiors. That doesn’t mean you can’t take a little inspiration from 15 of the coolest offices in the world.

For most of us, the office is a functional space. This view is changing. Many companies now understand that the work environment makes a big difference to staff productivity and mental health.

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Our pick of the 15 coolest offices in the world

It’s increasingly common to see offices that incorporate stunning décor, beautiful works of art and murals, entertainment areas for staff, meditation spaces, comfy pause areas and gyms or wellness centres. Here are 15 of the most imaginative.

Corus Quay, Toronto, Canada

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Source: Friedman Real Estate

Corus Quay’s amazing waterfront office-block has several eco-friendly features, including a stunning five-storey green wall and a three-storey slide in the atrium. The décor is brightly coloured, the space is well lit and the boardrooms are shaped like hockey rinks.

White Mountain Office, Stockholm, Sweden

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Source: Friedman Real Estate

How many offices can say they’re built in a former nuclear bomb shelter? White Office Mountain is located 30 metres underground, but it’s anything but gloomy. It has indoor greenhouses, a huge saltwater fish tank and two submarine engines for generators.

Selgas Cano, Madrid, Spain

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Often featured on best-office lists, Selgas Cano is a timeless design. The partially-interred architect office boasts stunning forest surroundings that are brought right into the minimalist interior through a full-length window and skylight.

Inventionland, Pittsburgh, USA

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Inventionland is a huge, multi-themed invention factory that boasts state-of-the-art sound, video and animation studios, as well as fully-equipped workshops for prototyping. The 15 themes include pirate ships, racetracks, tree houses and a castle.

Comvert, Milan, Italy

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Comvert’s offices were created from an abandoned cinema. The venue provided plenty of overhead space to install a full-size indoor skate bowl. We’re not sure how the staff manage to resist skating all day, but it’s sure to get the blood pumping.

TBWA Hakuhodo, Tokyo, Japan

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Source: Business Insider

Tokyo-based ad agency TBWA Hakuhodo wanted to help its employees connect with nature while being stuck indoors at work. The office features beautiful indoor lawns for lounging, meditating and reading during downtime. Perfect for unwinding.

Dtac HQ, Bangkok, Thailand

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Dtac HQ is huge and sprawling, so the company wanted to create a space that epitomised its signature “play-and-learn” approach. The office space has indoor soccer, table tennis, a running track, collaborative spaces and a huge circular library amphitheatre.

Lego, Billund, Denmark

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Lego’s offices could never be boring. Its colourful and brightly lit office space is set up so that anyone can play with the Lego any time. This helps the staff brainstorm and collaborate on new product designs in a comfortable environment. And, of course, there’s an epic slide.

Zynga, San Francisco, US

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Source: Friedman Real Estate

Zynga’s headquarters are dog-friendly. Need we say more? Well, its staff also enjoy food stations and a full-scale gaming arcade in the basement. Its décor features neon tunnels and signage with directional arrows to keep movement flowing.

The Toms, Los Angeles, US

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Source: Business Insider

Apart from coveting the gorgeous blue slide, you might be a tad jealous of The Toms dog-friendly policy. The well-lit interior also features wood embellishments that make it feel welcoming and warm. Motivational signs finish the look for an encouraging and creative space.

Pallato Teamworks, Los Angeles, US

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Working with a limited budget, charitable fundraiser Pallato Teamworks used shipping containers to create offices and meeting rooms inside a large warehouse space. Despite its trendy and futuristic look, the design was cheap to create and run.

Spencer Ogden, London, UK

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Spencer Ogden’s open-plan office space features agile working zones and a large breakout area. The British-themed and brightly coloured décor is tied together by the predominantly Astroturf floor. The office space features a diner-style kitchen and plenty of natural light.

JoyTunes, Tel Aviv, Israel

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Source: Inc.com

Joytunes makes an app to teach piano playing, so it’s unsurprising that music is the theme of its office space. The fully-equipped music stage is available to all staff for performances, jam sessions and video shoots.

Ogilvy & Mather, Jakarta, Indonesia

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Source: Business Insider

Ogilvy and Mather’s Jakarta office boasts a number of unique features, but none as innovative as the stairs that serve triple duty as a staircase, seating area and slide. There’s also a pool table and sleep pods.

Trend Micro, Cairo, Egypt

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Source: Inc.com

Converted from a three-storey university, cybersecurity company Trend Micro’s office theme pays homage to the culture and history of Egypt. The décor features ancient writings carved into marble. It also has a cybersecurity museum, tying the past to the present.

K-Mark

At K-Mark, we can’t turn your office into one of the coolest in the world, but we can manage it. We specialise in managing office facilities for medium to large companies. We also manufacture an extensive range of high-quality office chairs. Contact us for more information or to discuss your needs.