Creative Review and Allied London have conducted an extensive survey into the link between the workplace and creativity. We asked our readers to tell us about their current workplaces and what they want from the workplace of the future: is it natural light? Different spaces for different tasks? How important is it to be in a location with other creative companies? What are the barriers to doing better work: distraction? Tech? The results & analysis are contained in a special report which you can download here: essential reading for anyone running a creative team
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