Peaceful Productivity

Making the workplace relaxing is a priority for modern work styles
Implications - The workplace is often associated with stress and negativity, but this stands to change with innovations that help alleviate the pressure of hectic workplace environments. These innovations range from privacy pods that allow workers to achieve peace and quiet and connect freely friends and loved ones, to desks with built-in sleeping areas so sleep-deprived consumers can squeeze in a quick nap. While stress can be a motivational factor in productivity, it's usually the calm and peaceful mind that will deliver the best work.
SCORE: 8.1
This Quarter and Hot Top 6 Examples: 136,793 Total Clicks Oct 11 - May 14
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Doze-Friendly Desks - '1.6 sm of Life' Accommodates a Career and Catnaps in the Same Space
SCORE: 7.3
Viral 53,943 Clicks Pub: Oct 10, 11
Doze-Friendly Desks
'1.6 sm of Life' Accommodates a Career and Catnaps in the Same Space
George Costanza would have been thrilled with this project entitled '1.6 sm of Life,' providing a much more comfortable setup for sleeping on the job. The piece first appears to be an attractive but otherwise… [More]
Badass Scorpion Workstations - The MWE Emperor 200 is Geeky with Attitude
SCORE: 6.4
Hot 50,928 Clicks Pub: Jan 28, 12
Badass Scorpion Workstations
The MWE Emperor 200 is Geeky with Attitude
Whether you're a tech person or not, the MWE Emperor 200 is extremely impressive. The MWE Emperor 200 is simply badass. The scorpion-like design gives it a dangerous predatory look and it has a futuristic… [More]
Nest-Like Meeting Rooms - Planet 3 Studios' New Meeting Room Resembles a Bird's Nest
SCORE: 8.2
This Year and Hot 2,429 Clicks Pub: Mar 18, 14
Nest-Like Meeting Rooms
Planet 3 Studios' New Meeting Room Resembles a Bird's Nest
Planet 3 Studios from Mumbai designed a wooden pod structure that resembles a birds nest to be used as a meeting room in a local sales office. The space provides a private meeting area and the... [More]
Corporate Hammock Hangouts - Google Pittsburgh Office Provides Workers with a Net-Like Resting Area
SCORE: 6.2
Warm 24,000 Clicks Pub: Jan 12, 12
Corporate Hammock Hangouts
Google Pittsburgh Office Provides Workers with a Net-Like Resting Area
When designing an ideal workspace, the notion of including a hammock probably ranks high as a desired feature, and that’s exactly what Strada has provided for the Google Pittsburgh office. But Strada wasn’t… [More]
Suspended Swing Tables - The King Arthur Round Swing Table Adds a New Dimension to Furniture
SCORE: 6.6
This Quarter and Warm 2,227 Clicks Pub: May 5, 14
Suspended Swing Tables
The King Arthur Round Swing Table Adds a New Dimension to Furniture
The King Arthur, round swing table is adding some fun back to the boardroom, or whatever room it’s placed in. This table features a metal circle, held together by four bars that are attached... [More]
Wavy Student Lounges - The Svet Vmes Architects Firm Designed This Modern Student Lounge
SCORE: 6.7
This Year and Warm 3,266 Clicks Pub: Jan 19, 14
Wavy Student Lounges
The Svet Vmes Architects Firm Designed This Modern Student Lounge
Recently the Svet Vmes Architects design firm was challenged to create a relaxing student lounge space for a school in Ljubljana. The end result was a white room filled with wavy green furniture and... [More]