What the CEO’s desk says about this financial start-up’s ethos

There’s a reason you should see this picture of the CEO’s office, and it’s not just the fact that it gets perfect golden sunlight at 7pm in June.  This picture, by the way, is completely untouched.  As the instagrammers … Continue reading

Is going to business school worth it? A few thoughts on the occasion of graduation

Last month, our site’s founder completed the part-time MBA program at NYU while working full-time and blogging about inspiring office space as much as possible in whatever free time was left over. Here are her closing thoughts on business school. … Continue reading

Words to Live and Work By

Sometimes you need a pep talk. No matter how great your life is, no matter how beautiful your office is, no matter how important your job is, sometimes each one of us needs a pep talk to remind us everything … Continue reading

Happy 1st Birthday to Office Envy!

On the Friday of Memorial Day weekend 2011, at the airport,while perusing a copy of Inc Magazine, the nugget of an idea surfaced.  Wouldn’t it be interesting to see what other people’s offices look like? To see the spaces where … Continue reading

People whose offices we want to see

Since launching Office Envy we’ve been ushered into some very enviable offices both physically and virtually and seeing those interesting offices and meeting the people who spend their days there is fascinating to say the least. Seeing someone’s work space … Continue reading

The Home Office of a Loved One Lost

We usually like to keep it pretty professional here at Office Envy, but we also believe that every once and a while it’s a blogger’s prerogative to wax poetic about the things that mean a lot personally and so today we … Continue reading


Frequent readers of Office Envy know that we almost always write as we.But today I (I!) really need to break out and write as one…because this day is happening to just this one person, and because if the term day-cation … Continue reading

We’re getting a(nother) makeover

How does that old sing songy diddy go? First comes love, then comes marriage…? Well, in our hot-headed, serially entrepreneurial, act first-think later life, we have a version of the saying that goes like this: “First comes idea, then comes … Continue reading

We’re Baa-ack

Hello Desk-Setters! We’re back – and boy does it feel good. We missed you over the last couple of weeks- we really did. And we hope you’ll excuse the interruption that was the last three weeks whilst the Office Envy … Continue reading

Are We Thinking Too Seriously about What the Desk Set Is?

Over the last couple of days we’ve been thinking about what it means to be part of the Desk Set. What do members of this tribe have in common? Well, we show up at an office (most days) and we … Continue reading

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