If you’re like most employees, you get to enjoy a traditional, beige cubicle among a farm of traditional, beige cubicles. If you’re really lucky, you might get an upgrade to gray. Woohoo! Seriously, though, most of today’s office designs run to the humdrum variety, completely focused on utility and cost savings. While everything might match, it really doesn’t inspire grand ideas or great creativity.
Glassdoor recently identified 10 spaces that go beyond the traditional idea of office space and provide a functional, yet unique, space for employees to work. From an indoor slide to tabletop trivia games, check out these 10 hip office spaces. All photos were provided by employees who shared them on Glassdoor.
Hip Office Spaces
Click through for 10 spaces that go beyond the traditional idea of office space and provide a functional, yet unique, space for employees to work, as identified by Glassdoor.
According to the employee who shared this photo, a repurposed bank vault now serves as a meeting room for the retail mortgage lender based in Detroit, Mich.
Work hard, play hard. This indoor slide at TOMS makes the quirky retailer’s office practically a playground.
Square’s San Francisco, Calif. office comes equipped with robots that allow remote employees to wheel around the office as well as attend meetings.
AOL’s Dulles, Virginia office café sports simplistic, vibrant space-saving furnishings that fit neatly into the walls.
At Citrix’s Santa Clara, Calif. office, “The Server Room” is a place for designers to take a break from technology, recharge, and find some peace and quiet. The employee who shared this photo describes the room as the place “where creativity happens.”
What would a beer headquarters be without a bar? Heineken employees have their own swanky bar to enjoy a draft at work.
Red Frog Events
This outdoors-themed office comes complete with its own camper and rocking chairs to meet, strategize, or just catch up with a colleague.
The campus landscape at Red Ventures includes fire pits, bocce ball courts, a putting green and lots of seating areas.
You may remember the short animated film from Pixar featuring two desk lamps. In honor of this iconic film, one of the lamps now stands in front of one of the company’s offices, and even lights up at night.
A typical office at Riot Games is usually filled with Rioters getting their game on whenever they need a quick break from work.