15 Killer Offices by Tech Companies

20Feb

The Architecture. The construction. The systems. The layout & design inside. A new office encapsulates everything that makes software development happen. Here are 15 killer offices created by companies in the business of software & tech (in no particular order).

15. Twitter San Francisco, California

Somehow they managed to make their office as 'cute' as their website.

Twitter office

Twitter office

Twitter office

 

Images by Dustin Diaz via Officesnapshots.com

 

 

 

14. Blizzard Entertainment Irvine, California

The most killer office in Cal ? The pics speak for themselves. This where the magic happens: from WarCraft, StarCraft, Diablo and a brand new IP still in secrecy.

Blizzard office photo

Blizzard office

Blizzard office

via Blizzard.com

 

 

 

13. Campaign Monitor Sutherland, Australia

In 2008 the Freshview team, makers of Campaign Monitor, set out to create the ultimate office for startup developers. Then in the summer of 2010, they got another new office. Here it is.

Campaign Monitor office

Campaign Monitor office

Freshview office

   

via Campaign Monitor

 

 

 

12. Groupon Chicago, Illinois

Yada yada yada, Groupon is hugely successful - ok now checkout Micheal's room!

Groupon office

Groupon office photo

Groupon office

 

Images via Businessinsider.com

 

 

 

11. Dropbox San Francisco, California

Dropbox has grown to become one of the top companies to come out of YCombinator. Their brand new office in downtown San Fran is proof.

Dropbox office

Dropbox office

Dropbox office

via Dropbox and TechCrunch

 

 

 

10. 37Signals Chicago, Illinois

The 37Signals team went with an 'inwardly focused' office layout for their new office; freshly built in summer 2010.

37Signals office

37Signals office

37Signals office

   

via 37Signals

 

 

 

9. Autodesk Waltham, Massachusetts

A company that makes architectural software should have a pretty damn good office.
They do.

Autodesk office

Autodesk office

Autodesk office

Taken by Jeff Goldberg at Esto Photography

 

 

 

8. Netflix Los Gatos, California

Unlimited vacation time. All the stock options you want. Movies all day. And yes, a really killer office. Who wouldn't want to work here?

Netflix office

Netflix office

Netflix office

via HackingNetflix

 

 

 

7. Skype London

The Skype London office is a comfortable, classy place. Thing seem pretty laid back... do they even get anything done here!

Skype office

Skype office

Skype office

via Officesnapshots.com

 

 

 

6. Zappos Henderson, Nevada

This company is awesome. Employees can do whatever the hell they want. They have even wrote a book about it. If you're wondering what all the fuss is about, take a look.

Zappos office

Zappos office

Zappos office

via officesnapshots.com

 

 

 

5. Mozilla Mountain View, California

Just because your business is based on open source software doesn't mean you can't have a ballin' office. Especially when you're as successful as the Mozilla team.

Mozilla office

Mozilla office

Mozilla office

via officesnapshots.com

 

 

 

4. Etsy Dumbo, Brooklyn

The artsy, crafty company has - not surprisingly - an artsy, crafty office. Even their business metrics are surrounded by vintage themes!

Etsy office photo

Etsy office

Etsy office

via Ty Cole

 

 

 

3. Teehan+Lax Toronto, Ontario

An interactive design studio based in Canada, the team recently celebrated their 8th year in business. Their new office is below.

Teehan+Lax office

Teehan+Lax office

Teehan+Lax office

via Officesnapshots.com

 

 

 

2. Adobe Waltham, Massachusetts

California based Adobe recently expanded into Massachusetts with this brand new office.

Adobe office

Adobe office

Adobe office

   

via Officesnapshots.com

 

 

 

1. Pixar Emeryville, California

This is a company in the business of film; but first and foremost they are in the business of imagination. Their office has been designed to nourish & develop it.

Pixar office

Pixar office

Pixar office

via Veerles Pieters, Lisa Diaz

 

 

 

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