Located in a defunct Brooks Brothers headquarters on Broadway, AOL Venture's new NYC office epitomizes Silicon Alley chic. Evocative design elements include vintage billiards tables, worn Oriental rugs, and exposed brick. (Designer: Keegan Vance Forte)
PSFK Consulting Team noticed that businesses are embracing a more communal approach to office design as a way to cater to the shift toward mobile work styles and to encourage greater workplace transparency. By removing walls and cubicles in favor of more open floor plans, businesses are hoping to stimulate productivity and innovation in a communicative environment where spontaneous interaction.