In the past, work has shaped the way we live. In the near future, the way we live may shape the way we work. Workspheres confronts the design demands of the ever-evolving work environment. Featuring design products, prototypes and models, this exciting book introduces work concepts by internationally recognized designers who address the needs of specific work scenarios, among them the nomadic office of a business traveler; the domestic office; the virtual office of the Internet age; and more traditional offices in setting expressly geared up for group interaction.
Workspheres was published in conjunction with the ground-breaking exhibition currently at The Museum of Modern Art. Essays by an international group of design experts explore such themes as individuality within a corporation; the impact of digital technology on the organization of time and schedule; and the economic significance of flexible and customized work configurations. Copiously illustrated with 262 color and 21 b/w illustrations, this is a source book of ideas on a subject of wide popular interest.
Year of Design2001