“People have a general fatigue about how corporate brands have been expanded across the globe. There is a sort of cookie cutter mentality. An office might open in London or Mumbai or San Francisco and they all look the same. They are not sensitive to the region they they’re in, to the local needs of the employees and the customers… This is changing now.”

Watch Valerie Casey from The Designers Accord talk about the future of the workplace.

Image: A Google employee demonstrates the use of the mini-putt green on the balcony at the Google office in Toronto, November 13, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinc