Does Our Environment Affect The Way We Work?

Out of Office

Companies are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of healthy work spaces. International corporations such as Google and Facebook have pioneered a new way of working in open, flexible workspaces which break away from the traditional ‘cubicle’ style. Dutch designers KNOL wanted to test just how much our surroundings impact on the way we work, and how we feel when we work.

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Smartphone Zombies, Please Stay Out Of The Fast Lane

Cellphone Lane

Using a smartphone changes your behavior in public space. This leads to tensions and strange, sometimes even dangerous situations — not only on streets and in bicycle lanes but also on sidewalks, according to the makers of the National Geographic series Mind over Masses. That’s why they wanted to find out what would happen if they created a dedicated zone for smartphone zombies on the sidewalks of Washington DC.

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