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Physical Density: When Innovation Happens in Coworking Spaces

by Caligater ~ December 13, 2010 ~ 0 Comments

So, what does a (physical) space of innovation really look like? It looks a lot like a coworking space…and here’s why.

Working Alone and Together

by Community Contribution ~ December 10, 2010 ~ 0 Comments

By Rachel Botsman In 2005, Brad Neuberg was a thirty-one-year-old freelance open source software programmer living in San Francisco. He had just left a tech start-up to work for himself. Neuberg enjoyed working from home, yet the experience was also isolating. He tried the de facto techie office, a coffee shop, but found it too […]

Coworking: Road Trip to Ikea

by Community Contribution ~ December 9, 2010 ~ 3 Comments

By Angel Kwiatkowski I recently saw a picasa album of coworking spaces and about 80% of us furnished our spaces with Ikea wares. I dug up this post for you about our epic trip to Ikea and thought you would enjoy reading about (or commiserating) with our experience. Road Trip To Ikea: #rt2i Day 1: […]

Global Coworking Survey

by Community Contribution ~ December 9, 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Dear Coworking Community, My name is Lukas De Pellegrin and I am a student of architecture at the Technical University of Berlin. I am currently working on my diploma thesis, which is focusing mainly on Coworking. Right now I am working together with Carsten Foertsch of, an online magazine about coworking and other new […]

3 Ways To Cultivate A More Vibrant Coworking Community

by Beth Buczynski ~ December 8, 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Just like you can’t just toss a sack of seeds into the dirt and expect to get a garden, you can’t sit in your seat with your headphones on, waiting for the community to nurture you.

3 Coworking Questions: Answered

by Community Contribution ~ December 7, 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Angel Kwiatkowski, Madame of the Cohere Coworking Community, was recently asked to answer the following questions about coworking… Original Story: at Rise of the Cubicle Farmer. “Rise of the Cubicle Farmer is a 25 45 60 day Road Trip devoted to capturing the stories of remarkable misfits who have managed to use technology to share their art with […]

Two Ways to Be A Coworking Alchemist

by Caligater ~ December 6, 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Coworking is an alchemy of sorts: it takes independent people (who may work on wildly different projects and often do wildly different things) and puts them together in one physical space.

3 Things Windows 7 Can Teach Us About Coworking

by Beth Buczynski ~ December 1, 2010 ~ 0 Comments

By Angel Kwiatkowski Microsoft recently released a series of commercials intended to extol the virtues of Windows 7, Windows Live, and “the Cloud.” Although they might not have intended it, I think this commercial includes some interesting commentary on the evolution of work that is rather pertinent to the coworking community. Watch below and I’ll […]

Story-Telling – An Easy Way to Build Community

by Caligater ~ November 29, 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Stories can also enhance the connectedness of coworking communities. We all have stories—whether our own personal story or the story of our business. However you’re involved in coworking, tell your story. Here are a few suggestions.

3 Reasons To Give Thanks For Coworking

by Beth Buczynski ~ November 24, 2010 ~ 0 Comments

As you gather with family, relax, and gorge yourself on delicious food this week, consider some of these blessings, and offer thanks to the community that provides them.