10 Office Design Tips to Foster Creativity

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Cultivate Buzz

Density counts--and not just for efficiency's sake. "Think about when you go to a restaurant with your husband a second couple comes and they put them in the booth right next to you. What do you do with your voices? You get quieter until the restaurant gets busy and noisy. Offices are the same way. If you keep a lot of energy and people in the space, everyone is free to talk, interact, because the background noise--the buzz--gives them privacy," says Kuske.