September was full of articles about design trends for the office, culminating in the publishing of Inc.’s list of the world's coolest offices of 2015. What do you think is the biggest office trend right now? What makes an office “cool”? Share your opinion in the comments below. 

World's Coolest Offices

In its 5th year, Inc.’s coolest offices recognizes forward-thinking design and research-backed space planning. Browse the 30 honored spaces. Do you agree with their choices?

See Inc.'s coolest offices.

What’s Next for Office Design?

As part of Inc.’s “world’s coolest office” feature, they’ve identified the newest and coolest trends in office design. Creatively incorporating greenery into the office, smarter technology, flexible places, and custom touches top the list of trends.

Read about the trends.

Does the Unassigned Workplace Help or Hurt Workers? 

Office plans are moving towards open and unassigned workplaces, but the research behind this setup is in its infancy. Design strategist Brady Mick shares insight and stories into this trend and what it means for the workplace.

Learn about the 100% unassigned workplace. 

Maximize Interaction in the Office to Boost Creativity

Designing the office for “chance” encounters between coworkers can encourage collaboration and creativity, the Guardian reports. Carefully designed floorplans encourage interactions between staff, and the more staff encounter one another, the more productive and creative they can be together. 

Read the full story on designing floor plans to encourage interaction. 

Creative Design Solutions for the Open Office

An open office environment provides more opportunities for staff to interact and collaborate, but it can also increase distractions. Fast Company talks about five trends that make the open office more comfortable for all.

Learn 5 fixes for the open office