Workplace & Office

The perfect workspace can make all the difference when defining the right live/work balance for your lifestyle. Take a look at these examples of modern office spaces that maximize both productivity and comfort.

An Austin Midcentury Welcomes a Discreet Home Office Addition
An Austin Midcentury Welcomes a Discreet Home Office Addition
From the outside, you would never know this flexible working/entertaining space even exists.
By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo - a month ago
Two Rammed-Earth Buildings Host a Sustainable Live/Work Space For a Colorado Artist
Two Rammed-Earth Buildings Host a Sustainable Live/Work Space For a Colorado Artist
Serving as an art studio/residence for artist Rebecca DiDomenico, Swoon Art House has been built from 100-percent renewable resources.
 - 2 months ago
Rising Woodworker Aleksandra Zee Carves Out an Earthy Oasis in the Bay Area
Rising Woodworker Aleksandra Zee Carves Out an Earthy Oasis in the Bay Area
We pay a visit to the Oakland, California, home and studio of rising artist Aleksandra Zee, who shares how warm, natural hues and pieces by local makers spark her own creative...
 - 2 months ago
Dusen Dusen's Brooklyn Studio Is a Playground of Color
Dusen Dusen's Brooklyn Studio Is a Playground of Color
"I've personally always been so drawn to color," Van Dusen says.
 - 2 months ago
Will Your Next Office Come on Wheels?
Will Your Next Office Come on Wheels?
From autonomous cars to rolling, connected office pods, the future of work is likely to be increasingly mobile—think BYOD on steroids.
 - 2 months ago
This Tiny Home and Writing Studio Was Invented For a Children's Author
This Tiny Home and Writing Studio Was Invented For a Children's Author
The newest model from New Frontier Tiny Homes was designed for bestselling author Cornelia Funke, and is now available for $125,000.
 - 2 months ago
From Drab to Dreamy: 8 Ways to Upgrade Your Workspace
From Drab to Dreamy: 8 Ways to Upgrade Your Workspace
Don't settle for a gray cubicle—these tips will help you dress up your desk for style and functionality.
 - 2 months ago
6 Ways to Turn Your Home Office Into a Distraction-Free Zone
6 Ways to Turn Your Home Office Into a Distraction-Free Zone
If you thought being productive at home was just another oxymoron, think again. Here are six tips for creating a focus-friendly home office.
 - 3 months ago
6 Co-Working Clubs Catered to Women That Radiate Good Vibes and Beautiful Designs
6 Co-Working Clubs Catered to Women That Radiate Good Vibes and Beautiful Designs
Workspaces that harness community, collaboration, inspiration, and success—what's not to love?
 - 3 months ago
Feast Your Eyes on Washington D.C.'s Newest Co-Working Space For Women
Feast Your Eyes on Washington D.C.'s Newest Co-Working Space For Women
Located in the lively area of Georgetown, The Wing's latest outpost is a medley of bright colors, unique furniture, luxe fabrics, and quirky accents.
 - 3 months ago
These Modern Artist Studios in the Connecticut Countryside Radiate Inspiration
These Modern Artist Studios in the Connecticut Countryside Radiate Inspiration
Two free-standing studios provide a distraction-free setting for an artist-in-residence program in the countryside of Connecticut.
 - 3 months ago
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Wonderful Workspaces
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Wonderful Workspaces
Whether you work from home or simply require a focused zone, it's vital to have a space where your creativity and productivity can flow.
 - 3 months ago
A Shipping Container Prefab Lab Is Built in Only 4 Hours
A Shipping Container Prefab Lab Is Built in Only 4 Hours
A two-story prefab made of shipping containers offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on this college campus.
 - 4 months ago
Architect Gert Wingårdh Builds a Dazzling Emerald Office in a Swedish Cemetery
Architect Gert Wingårdh Builds a Dazzling Emerald Office in a Swedish Cemetery
Replacing a former administration center that was non-accessible, Wingårdhs develops a prefabricated, low-impact solution that reflects its garden surroundings.
 - 4 months ago
A Venice Beach Abode Becomes a Chic Coliving Space Where Everything's For Sale
A Venice Beach Abode Becomes a Chic Coliving Space Where Everything's For Sale
Two forward-thinking companies collaborate on a project to transform an unassuming L.A. property into a blend of retail, work, and relaxation.
 - 4 months ago
This Stunning Studio in Rhode Island Is a Creative's Dream
This Stunning Studio in Rhode Island Is a Creative's Dream
After living on the road for numerous years, a young artist uncovers an inspiring studio in Rhode Island.
 - 4 months ago
Tour Frank Lloyd Wright's Spectacular Desert Retreat and School in Arizona
Tour Frank Lloyd Wright's Spectacular Desert Retreat and School in Arizona
A masterful extension of the desert landscape in Scottsdale, Taliesin West is a living memorial to the inspiring life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright.
 - 4 months ago
A Peek Inside Brooklyn's Latest Co-Working Space Dedicated to Women
A Peek Inside Brooklyn's Latest Co-Working Space Dedicated to Women
The Wing opens its latest co-working location in the waterfront neighborhood of DUMBO, converting a former factory into a chic community hotspot.
 - 4 months ago
A Quirky Micro-Office Hides Behind a “Hairy” Facade
A Quirky Micro-Office Hides Behind a “Hairy” Facade
A tiny, distraction-free workspace is concealed behind a mysterious “hairy” exterior with no discernible entrance in Nottingham, England.
 - 5 months ago
A Spanish Architect Converts a Cement Factory Into a Breathtaking Home and Headquarters
A Spanish Architect Converts a Cement Factory Into a Breathtaking Home and Headquarters
With La Fábrica, architect Ricardo Bofill reimagines a ruin from Barcelona’s industrial age.
 - 5 months ago
A Washington Horse Stable Becomes a Flexible Artist's Studio
A Washington Horse Stable Becomes a Flexible Artist's Studio
This 760-square-foot stable outside Seattle was converted into an artist's studio, guest bedroom, and more.
 - 5 months ago
Meet Downtown Seattle's Newest Landmark: The Amazon Spheres
Meet Downtown Seattle's Newest Landmark: The Amazon Spheres
Move over Space Needle—here come the Amazon Spheres.
 - 5 months ago
A Crafty Triangular Addition Carves Out Office Space in a London Backyard
A Crafty Triangular Addition Carves Out Office Space in a London Backyard
Yellow Cloud Studio invents a triangular, glass-and-plywood extension that turns an awkward backyard space into a light-filled home office.
 - 5 months ago
Forget Coworking—These Coliving Spaces Let You Travel the World For $1,800 a Month
Forget Coworking—These Coliving Spaces Let You Travel the World For $1,800 a Month
Roam is a company that blurs the boundaries between work, travel, and adventure while providing comfort, community, and spaces for productivity.
 - 5 months ago
Bainbridge Island Architect Jim Cutler Has Found the Perfect Pencil
Bainbridge Island Architect Jim Cutler Has Found the Perfect Pencil
The Louis Kahn–trained architect and lifelong tinkerer tells us about the tools he can’t work without.
 - 6 months ago
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Mini Copper Desk With Leather Sling
Dwell Made Presents: DIY Mini Copper Desk With Leather Sling
Build your own lightweight, versatile desk out of copper pipes using this step-by-step video and guide.
 - 6 months ago
8 Live/Work Spaces We'd Move Into in a Heartbeat
8 Live/Work Spaces We'd Move Into in a Heartbeat
These dynamic live/work spaces bring together the home and office for the best of both worlds.
 - 6 months ago
Writers Work in Mobile Studios at This Incredible Residency in Massachusetts
Writers Work in Mobile Studios at This Incredible Residency in Massachusetts
Inspired by literary greats from the Berkshires, five mobile studios comprise The Mastheads, a progressive writers' residency that's now taking applications.
 - 6 months ago
Without a Buyer, This Frank Lloyd Wright Building Will Be Destroyed in 3 Days
Without a Buyer, This Frank Lloyd Wright Building Will Be Destroyed in 3 Days
The Lockridge Medical Center will be demolished on January 10, 2018—and it will be the first viable Wright design to be lost in over 40 years.
 - 6 months ago
A London Couple's Backyard Studio Is Clad in Sustainable Cork
A London Couple's Backyard Studio Is Clad in Sustainable Cork
A musician-and-seamstress couple commission a shared workspace in their elegant garden.
 - 7 months ago