Tag Archives: workspace

HOW Design Live News: Studio Tours 2.0

If you’re packing your bags in anticipation of HOW Design Live next month, you should consider signing up for a Studio Tour—if you haven’t already. Two separate tours on Friday, June 24 (morning and afternoon sessions) will each visit 6 design/interactive/ad agencies in Chicago. Not only is the Studio Tour an inspiring peek into...

HOW Design Live News: Studio Tours

We’ve just announced the lineup for the popular Studio Tours at HOW Design Live in Chicago. The morning and afternoon tour sessions always sell out quickly, and they give conference-goers a tour of some of the coolest creative workspaces in the city. It’s a great source for ideas and inspiration for your own office....

Staying healthy at your desk

Just 4 hours of sitting can take a toll on your body. Yes, I know you’re on deadline, but risking an injury is not worth it. Whether you like it or not, take a 5-minute break every few hours. Check the mail, wash dishes, get a glass of water—whatever gets you up and moving....

Business in the Front, Party in the Back

What does the workspace for Chicago-based ReadySetMAKE have in common with the mysteriously coveted mullet? “Business in the front, party in the back!” say Jesse Hora and Abby Wynne, the creative design team specializing in art direction, print design, lettering and illustration. “We live and work in our space,” says Abby. The creative team...

Eight Hour Day Visits Hatch

As part of their very cool, year-long journey around the U.S., design duo Eight Hour Day visited Hatch Design while they were in San Francisco. Thanks to our friend Brent Couchman, we were able to visit one of our favorite studios: Hatch Design in San Francisco. Co-founded by Joel Templin and Katie Jain, this...

Turn Up The Volume

This morning, Felt&Wire offers a peak into the offices of San Francisco-based Volume Inc. Part of our design philosophy (and partial source of the Volume name) is that there are “different volume levels for everyone” — that each project demands its own unique voice, form and style. We’ve had over 40 different people work...

Peeking in Windows

For as long as we can remember, the Workspace column has been one of the most popular sections of HOW. I think it’s because designers love to look at the environments that inspire other creatives. The HOW Conference Studio Tour is kind of like Workspace in real life: You get to walk through these...