10 Office Design Tips to Foster Creativity

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Don't Rush In

It's tough to really design your own office for the lean start-up years, which are often spent in shared offices, co-working spaces, or coffee shops. How do you know when you're ready to graduate to an office of your own? "One is stability. How much do you know about the business in a year or two or three?" Kuske says. "Two, how important it is for you to have your own culture and identity? Most businesses hit a point where being part of a big social network is no longer good because they need their own identity. Three is confidentiality."