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6 Home Office Organization Ideas

If there’s one room in the house that can get messy fast, it’s the home office. It’s a magnet for all sorts of papers, even in the digital age. Electronic devices and wires can end up accumulating in heaps. Books may get strewn about in piles. All in all, many …

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Historic Chapel in Belgium Converted into Architecture Office

This historic chapel in Belgium was recently converted by Studio klaarchitectuur into an unconventional office space. Dubbed Waterdog, the project aims to transform architecture work into an almost spiritual experience.“Due to the chapel’s status as a listed building, the renovation project was bound by several limitations,” the architects said. “For instance, …

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Why do people still commute to an office?

Writing in the Pacific Standard, Greg Rosalky asks Why do we still commute? Why, in this age of internet and computers, do we still go to offices? He discusses Norman Macrae of the Economist, writing in 1975 about the impact of computers on the office. Once workers could communicate with …

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Open office or private office? It depends

A new approach from Steelcase suggests that it could be a little of both.Whenever we write about open offices, I get serious pushback from writers of words and writers of code, who complain that they work better in private offices. My arguments that open offices are better for the exchange …

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IBM to homeworkers: Get back to the office. Now.

Four years ago, we wrote Yahoo to homeworkers: Get back to the office. Now. There was widespread outrage at this order. In Quartz it was described as “the worst decision Marissa Mayer has made in her tenure as Yahoo CEO.” Now Yahoo is sold and Marissa is gone. Now the …

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2017 Home Organization Challenge Week 11: The Office

Welcome back to the Home Organization challenge. We are almost finished! This week, we’re cleaning out the home office (or space where you pay your bills, etc). If you are new to the challenge, join us this week and complete the first 10 challenges when you have the time. Let’s get started. …

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