Small is beautiful--and efficient. These freestanding pods, domes, and workstations are so artfully designed and ecologically sound that one might wonder: Is this the future of work?
Turns out, the future of the cubicle isn't very square at all. Some of the coolest small-office spaces in the world--for the workplace or the home--have indoor plexiglass spheres that dampen phone-call noise or outdoor polygons with triangular windows.
Here's a look at all nine of Inc.'s favorites.
CAROLYN CUTRONE is a staff reporter for Inc. She has previously worked at Business Insider and GQ. @carolyncutrone