Last Updated on February 2, 2024
Most offices are boring and do not really have anything at all remarkable to them.
These offices have the standard beige colors and the standard office design with cubicles in one area and maybe some offices for the big bosses and a couple of plants here and there.
Most offices are often standard-looking and uninspiring—and that’s why these offices listed below are so remarkable for they really went all out and made sure that their office space was anything but boring.
The use of colors, textures, lights, and space are outstanding and they have set themselves as the benchmark for what stylish offices ought to look like.
Uber’s San Francisco Headquarters
Uber is a ridesharing service that is based in San Francisco, CA. They operate in multiple cities all over the world. Their offices have an open floor plan with lots of wood in the form of solid Hickory stations, maple veneered side panels, and maple and steel tables in the coffee bar, if this has made you want to drive Uber, get in contact with a company like Hire Brid & get started on your Uber journey today.
Beats by Dr. Dre’s Culver City Headquarters
This Company is a division of Apple Inc. and they produce high-end audio products. Their office has a very organic yet futuristic feel to it–as displayed by the numerous mirrors and patterns available.
They even refer to the one Building A as the “Mothership”. They also have a café, gym, and swing space in Building B. While Building C houses a state-of -the-art acoustics testing lab.
Airbnb’s San Francisco Headquarters
Airbnb is a website where people can go and look at listings for homes for rent in 33,000 cities in 192 countries. Their global headquarters has a very eclectic mix of designs but the overall theme is that the spaces in their 100-year old building make us of an open and airy feel. They make great use of colors, textures, skylights, and wall art to add spice to their spaces.
Evernote’s Redwood City Headquarters
This company specializes in designing a suite of software and services geared specifically for archiving and note-taking. Their office space reflects their culture: productive, comfortable, and collaborative.
It has a simple plan with lots of private spaces for large and small teams to work in and they make use of a warm color palette that is rich without being too decorative.
Treehouse’s Portland Headquarters
This is part of the global startup scene and is an online school that teaches students how to make apps. Their offices in Portland showcases walnut standing desks, a screening area, communal eating space, ping pong table, and a production studio they use to make films of their courses.
Google’s Dublin Campus
Google is the largest search engine company in the world as they are known to provide a host of other products and services. Their Dublin Campus is stunning. It makes use of dazzling contemporary design concepts and use primary colors found in their logo. Their furniture-as-art design concept results in wide open spaces that never look spare.
Rdio’s San Francisco Headquarters
This is a music company based in San Francisco, CA. The company employs less than 150 people and yet they vow to make music fun again. Their offices have a design that is taken from their branding style. It has a contemporary yet industrial feel to it with steel and concrete flourishes all over the space.
Yelp’s London Office
Yelp is a popular review site where people can post reviews about restaurants, pubs etc. Their London office is designed to be an efficient and inspiring work place.
It has a friendly, urban design that is still professional complete with two large open work spaces and an open kitchen. Music is played throughout the building. There are ping pong tables for the staff as well as a bevy of technology solutions. It also has formal offices at the back of the building.
Envato’s Melbourne Headquarters
This is a privately held company that that is based in Australia. They specialize in the promotion, start-up, and operation of a number of online market places that excel in the trade of goods from independent sellers.
Their offices are design to mirror the creativity of the company as it features, among others, abstract seating pods resembling a tree that grows through all three levels of the building. All in all, it has a very warm and innovative feel to it.
Medium’s San Francisco Offices
This company is a blogging platform that is based in San Francisco, CA. The whole office has an open plan with an airy feel to it. It almost looks like an industrial warehouse with its exposed walls, pipes, and ducts. And yet, everything looks very chic and put-together at the same time.
Mapbox’s San Francisco Offices
This company is a cloud-based platform where users can go to design and publish interactive maps on the web. Their office in San Francisco features large open spaces with lots of polished wood, light, and comfortable furniture. They also have smattering of color in the form of contemporary artwork all over their offices.
Autodesk’s Beijing Office
This is an American multinational software company that produces software for use in the fields of engineering, architecture, construction, media etc.
Their office has bench-type work stations and very minimal furniture. They chose low-profile desks with no partitions to make communication easy among their staff. They rely on natural light for most of their lighting which results in lots of savings.