Press: Future offices will look like… your living room?

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From Ladders:

The pandemic has altered the future of work — and that includes not only how and where we work, but also what our spaces look like.

Workspace creators One Workplace and office furniture company Steelcase are reimagining the office with WorkBetter Lab, a new “living laboratory” in downtown Seattle.

What does a “living laboratory” look like?

Wondering what that entails? Part laboratory, part creative space, WorkBetter Lab is a showroom that was created to give employers an example of what workplaces could look like in a reality where workers’ expectations have drastically shifted. Think the comforts of home meet the perks of being at the office. So mid-day naps might not be off the table just yet.

“After more than a year of working from home, employee expectations of their work experience have changed. This means employers must create an experience that’s fundamentally different and better than the workplace they left,” said Kathleen Selke, co-founder and vice president of sales at One Workplace brand Porter, in a press release.

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