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.

Dwell Moves Into Canopy, the Chic Co-Working Space by Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi
Dwell Moves Into Canopy, the Chic Co-Working Space by Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi
Canopy Jackson Square is the second San Francisco outpost of a venture by designers Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi, and co-founder Steve Mohebi.
- 2 years ago
An Experimental Micro-Office Glows Like a Lighthouse in L.A.
An imaginative design/build firm challenges its skill sets by crafting an experimental and modern office in an industrial pocket of Los Angeles.
An Award-Winning Writing Studio Hides Quietly in Texas
Marked by elegant simplicity, this steel-clad writer’s studio and hunting lookout effortlessly blends into a rocky slope in the Texas Hill Country.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Enviable Home Offices
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Enviable Home Offices
Any one of these modern home offices and workplaces is perfect for studying, reading, and getting work done.
- 2 years ago
ASH’s Homey New Office in the Hamptons Inspires Creativity
When ASH Staging opened a second office in the Hamptons earlier this summer, it blurred the lines between work and relaxation.
7 Effective Ways to Soundproof Your Home Office
Block out noise and distraction by soundproofing your home office.
A Shipping Container Turns Into a Backyard Architecture Studio
Built for $200,000 and lowered into place by crane, a compact cargotecture office perfectly slots into an architect’s backyard.
Budget Breakdown: A Bay Area Warehouse Becomes a Live/Work Space for $124K
A Bay Area producer and community organizer converts a run-down warehouse in Oakland into her dream house for $124,093.
An Art Studio With Mirror-Like Glazing Floats Over a Desert Wash
In Paradise Valley, a contemporary art studio provides an inspirational workspace with minimal landscape impact.
A 1920s Masonry Garage Is Reborn as a Flexible Live/Work Space
Big Space, Little Space by design duo Davidson Rafailidis builds on the structure's past, leaving the interiors raw and encouraging imaginative reuse.
A Tiny Florence Flat Is Reborn as an Architect’s Live/Work Space
A Tiny Florence Flat Is Reborn as an Architect’s Live/Work Space
An architect revamps a 1970s Florence apartment, turning it into her chic, functional home and office.
- 3 years ago
An Austin Midcentury Welcomes a Discreet Home Office Addition
From the outside, you would never know this flexible working/entertaining space even exists.
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.
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...
Dusen Dusen's Brooklyn Studio Is a Playground of Color
“I've personally always been so drawn to color,” Van Dusen says.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Venice Beach Abode Becomes a Chic Co-Living 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.