Strategy

Interactive: How the space can boost your work

The quest for productivity persists—and so does the research seeking the optimal work environment. Here’s the latest on how workspace can help us get more done.

Office design rules, like fashions, change with the temperament of the times. Our workspaces have gone from wood-panelled private offices and Scotch breaks to airy open concepts and cappuccino bars. Still, the quest for productivity persists—and so does the research seeking the optimal work environment. Here’s the latest on how workspace can help us get more done.

Illustration by Remie Geoffroi; interactive by Trevor Melanson