10 Office Design Tips to Foster Creativity

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Let the Inmates Run the Asylum

Allowing your employees to bring in personal items, family photos (or even their dogs), costs nothing--and provides instant benefits. Not only do these artifacts brighten up a dull office but by letting your team be themselves at work "you really start to build a community," says Kuske. "People act much more natural, which of course is really good for innovation and creativity. When you build trust in relationships and comfort, people will take risks."