Office spaces are places for getting work done. We’ve seen more than our fair share of offices over the years, and most are plain and boring. But you spend a massive proportion of your life there, so it goes without saying that where you work really matters.
As these examples show, our workspace can be quirky, artistic, colorful and truly inspiring, complete with beanbags, slides and pool tables.
Here are 18 of the planet’s most beautiful workspaces to inspire your office makeover. Not surprisingly, many of these are in Silicon Valley.
Bahnhof is a Swedish Internet provider whose office is built into a former nuclear bunker in Stockholm. The cavern-like office, designed by Albert France-Lanord (A)rchitects, looks a whole lot like a Dharma Initiative building from Lost. The walls are the natural granite of the Vita Berg Park.