Micro macro takes a look around an inspirational workspace

We love taking a look into the creative domains of workplaces.  Today we’re e-traveling to Phoenix Arizona where we get to peek at Upward Projects HQ (or, The Lab as they fondly refer to it). Upward Projects creates inspired restaurants that are connected to the communities they serve. You can learn more about them and their awesome concepts here!

If you have an interest in Midcentury Architecture you’re in for a real treat!  The Upward Projects Lab is hosted in an Al Beadle (American modernist architect) building with the original floors still intact. They’ve paid homage to this fact by keeping the decor sleek, and of course, midcentury modern.

It’s clear that this company really values collaboration – they’ve designed an open concept workspace with plenty of standing desk room for those who get a little antsy during the day. As an open plan design, they’ve kept a nice balance by ensuring employees have a dedicated space they can call their own with plenty of room to meet, collaborate, and flex their muscles. 

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Many impromptu meetings take place at the bar facing the entrance (right), as well as Friday night happy hour- (they are a restaurant company after all with their Pizza concept right next door). 

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My favorite features in this workspace are the massive magnetic moodboards they’ve installed in front of each work station. They are great for inspiration, or to show off your work like awesome designer Marisa does (left)! Each person gets to design their own little corner of the office. It’s a great way to celebrate individuality!

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Overall we love this hub for their dedication to collaboration and creativity, with a midcentury flare. 

Do you think your office or home workspace is superfresh? Shoot us an email at with the subject line, “Office Crush” and your space just might feature as our next office inspiration. Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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