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Why to Pick Local Coworking Over WeWork

Why to Pick Local Coworking Over WeWork

When you work at a local coworking spot like Createscape over a WeWork, you are supporting small business in the community and getting a personal connection with the owners. We are celebrating Austin Coworking Day on September 27 with free coworking and a party with barbecue, drinks, and live music.

A Lesson in Creativity from Screenwriter Mike Rich

A Lesson in Creativity from Screenwriter Mike Rich

Finding time for your passion project or next big thing can be difficult when you are also working full time on something else. Recently I had a dialogue with screenwriter Mike Rich who shared some insight on scheduling creativity into your day.

New Mediterranean Food, Right Next Door

New Mediterranean Food, Right Next Door

Native Grocery next door is fully stocked with great local selections of everything you could want, and the management is so nice and always open to suggestions of new items to carry in stock. They’ve had great homemade tacos since around the time they opened in early 2018, but not many know that they also just recently started a brand new Mediterranean menu as well.

Hey, What's the Deal with Printers?

Hey, What's the Deal with Printers?

Printing at Createscape may be an easy, streamlined process since we use the cloud-based ezeep app, but have you ever wondered why home printers and so many other printers are extraordinarily bad at what they do? In this article, we take a deep look at the mysteries of printers.

It’s OK if Work is Ruff

Dogs at the office are a stress reliever for everyone. Need proof? In 2018, BusinessInsider.com wrote about a study that looked at whether office pets reduce stress levels and boost productivity.

Unwind During the Work Day

Coworking is a great way to help you strike a more comfortable balance in your work life because you can be at the office for eight hours -- or even 10 hours -- and still carve out some me-time and heart-healthy, non-work-related breaks. Chatting with other Createscape members is a great way to reduce anxiety and also refresh your creativity. Here are some ways to unwind during the work day:

This History of Coworking

The word “coworking” was established in 1999 by Bernard De Koven. He wrote, “When I coined the word coworking, I was describing a phenomenon I called ‘working together as equals.’” In 2005 the first official coworking space was opened in San Francisco by a computer programmer named Brad Neuberg. The office, which didn’t seem to have a name, was inspired by hackerspaces of the mid to late 1990s.

Office Features with the Wow Factor

Office Features with the Wow Factor

This recently published Inc magazine video is about ways businesses can optimize their office environments to help workers achieve peak productivity. How does Createscape measure up? Let’s see…

Balancing Work and Fun in the Summertime

More than anything, having a place like Createscape to go to in the summer allows me to keep a clear focus on work versus play. So to those of you coworking with us in June: come for the cool air-conditioning, stay for the great people!