It’s hard to find the perfect workplace, and much of what makes a workplace “perfect” depends on the nature of the work being done. A quiet, secluded office devoid of any distractions might be perfect for powering through mundane, repetitive work. But it wouldn’t necessarily lend itself to creativity.
While public spaces may be prone to distractions, some argue that places with high levels of activity may be effective locations for creative work. “Pablo Picasso, JK Rowling, Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, Bob Dylan—whether they’re painters, singer-songwriters, philosophers or writers, people across nations and