While the workplaces of Google and others from Silicon Valley have served well as design inspiration, organisations are now exploring a more customised approach to office design in a bid to foster creativity and increase productivity.

According to a 2010 IBM survey of more than 1,500 CEOs from 60 countries and 33 industries worldwide, “chief executives believe that – more than rigor, management discipline, integrity or even vision – successfully navigating an increasing complex world will require creativity.” Five years later, creative employees continue to be…