B2B businesses were usually deemed to be dull and boring, and noone really hears much about their offices. IndiaMart however is different. This 20 year old marketplace for retailers, manufacturers and exporters believes in being a “people first” company, and their fun, colourful office represents that philosophy well.
Tolexo has just turned two and moved into a swanky new office. Located in Sector 22, Noida, the office is spread across 24,000 square feet.
The used two wheeler ecommerce marketplace CredR has an office that represents its product – bikes and scooters – as a part of the office with elan. We got a sneak peak at the space, and here’s all the lowdown you need to know and the photos you need to see.
This amazing space is the recreational centre at the Infosys Development Campus, located in the SEZ area, Hyderabad. The Hyderabad campus houses 8,000 employees (or “infoscions”, as Infosys terms them) has training facilities with on-campus accommodation for 700 students. There are two large food courts, the obligatory cricket ground, mini-golf and all kinds of recreational facilities for the employees. Infosys is known for its sprawling, vast campuses full of amenities and facilities.
Indian offices are pulling out all stops to turn a boring office into a creative, fun looking office. And while contemporary furniture and state of the art accessories are one way, more often than not, the walls are cruelly left out. Not at these offices though. Along with other ways to do up the office, they have turned walls into focal points with beautiful wall murals, paintings and other art. In fact, in a way, how interesting the walls are at an office can define how fun that office really is. After all, the writing’s on the wall.
Here’s a look at 21 examples of stunning wall art at offices in India.
While hundreds of swanky offices may have cropped up in the recent past in India, it’s companies like Google that gave rise to the modern office with the perks of a 5 star hotel. Getting a job at Google is no mean feat, but the lucky ones that do, get to call this their workplace.
Coworking is an upcoming concept in India and is catching up pretty quickly. As a bootstrapped startup or freelancer, it’s very hard to find an affordable place to work and grow your business. Especially in a city like Mumbai where commercial real estate prices can be sky high, coworking spaces make a lot of sense. This is where Mumbai Coworking Spaces comes in. It offers an affordable working space to startups, entrepreneurs, freelancers, etc.
In the fast, hurried metropolis of Bangalore, time can be the most precious resource one has. This cafe has literally set the store by it. At the Dialogues cafe in Koramangla, Bangalore, you don’t pay for the food you eat – you just pay for the time you spend there.
On a busy workday, against the cloudy skies, we decided to give it a try and instead of ordering the lunch in, walked up to the cafe.
Parkar Consulting group has created a workplace of, by and for the employees. More specifically, HR and work policies at Parkar are formulated by their own staff based on collective recommendations. In a deviation from the monotone colours of most Technology Consulting workspaces, Parkar’s vibrant office space radiates the work ethos, values and preferences of a young workforce.
When a company that helps you connect with professionals, and get jobs in companies you see yourself working at, turns into a desirable place to work at, itself, it’s deadly combination. And professional networking site Linkedin with its new office is doing just that. After we took you on a tour of the fun Mumbai office of Facebook, here’s another Fortune50 company showing us how it’s done.