One of the guys on our team (who will remain nameless) thought it would be cool to have one of these in our new office at some point.
What is it? An “urban public urinal.”
Creative? Sure. Functional? I think so… Necessary? Hmm…
There are a lot of creative offices out there and you see new images nearly every day; it’s ultimately going to make the effort to craft a new office space for my team a lot harder!
But it’s still a fun process. Here are 5 examples from very famous people that might inspire you:
If you’ve ever met Mel McGowan in person then you can agree with me: He’s intensely smart (in an almost scary way) but insanely humble.
I was able to catch up with him briefly over Catalyst and got a few copies of his new book Design Like God Gives a Damn.
We’re giving away 2, all you have to do is comment below with something as witty as his title and you’ll be entered in to win.
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This is Elevation Church in North Carolina, the second fastest growing church in the US. I was there for Grand Opening shooting photos for my brother’s company Visioneering Studios, who did the architecture.
This was in a strip mall (I belive an old K-mart). The idea is that the church should be more approachable and accessible in the community.
It got me thinking and questioning. What makes a church approachable? and what does that even mean?
I always love checking out the offices of the organizations and people I respect. I think it shows who they are as an organization, their culture, and their philosophy when it comes to creating attractive, functional, and productive work environments.
It also gives me ideas about what mine will look like when I get through designing it.
Check out 37signals’ new digs:
I had the pleasant experience of hanging out with Mel McGowan yesterday afternoon for a light chat and a good cup of coffee.
For those that don’t know, Mel is one of the founders and key principals at Visioneering Studios, a creative architectural powerhouse.
Although they are the largest firm that services ministries and churches, they do much more than that for much larger organizations and businesses like the Hotel Current: