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4 of the trendiest co-working spaces in the country

The coolest designer office spaces to work from right now

By Amy Saunders  | July 30, 2019 | Small Spaces

Working outside of the traditional office environment and completing tasks on the move has become so mainstream that the coolest designer co-working spaces have been popping up around the country. Although designed for work, these spaces are also so much more the average office space. Take a look at the four trendiest co-working spaces in the country below.


Inner City by Ideas Cartel

Inner City is Ideas Cartel’s office space and coworking element which was established in Cape Town in 2013. The idea behind it was to offer scalable workspace solutions to entrepreneurs, start-ups and larger scale businesses, with a selection of office space solutions and memberships at various locations in Cape Town.

The Inner City offices feature design elements such as deep button Chesterfields and handmade desks and allow clients to curate their own office spaces according to their needs. What makes Inner City extra special is that they provide additional elements to their clients such as exclusive member lounges and bars, like the Founders’ Lounge at their Loop Street venue.

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Glee At Work

Cape Town’s Glee At Work is a trendy co-working space that has been designed and built by Glen and Fee Ainsworth in partnership with local carpentry talent, Bheki Dlamini. The pay-as-you-go co-working space offers clients a flexible payment plan that works for entrepreneurs, start-ups or freelancers.

The working spaces boast a rainbow of playful colours and eye-catching artwork. The façade of glass lets in natural light which is perfectly accompanied by furniture, interior walls and ceilings made of timber. Indoor plants bring an extra natural edge and lightness to the office giving it more of a hotel feel than that of a corporate environment.

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Workshop17 Firestation

Located in Rosebank, Gauteng Workshop17 Firestation is situated around a fully functioning fire station in an existing heritage building that is full of character.

Situated on the 10th floor of the building the space features dedicated offices with hot desks and lounge areas, a café and meeting rooms.  Workshop17 Firestation is the most popular location of the group and the co-working spaces feature modern furnishings and contemporary art splayed across the walls.

Work & Co

Based in the Cape Town city centre on Bree Street, Work & Co is a collaborative workspace that caters to a community of entrepreneurs, small and medium sized enterprises, remote teams and freelancers.

Work & Co is said to provide the comforts of home, the energy of a coffee shop, the creativity of an Atelier and the technology of a professional office all in a trendy and stylish environment. And we find it hard to disagree.

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Great things never come from comfort zones... except for this one! #workandco #coworking #capetown

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