How a utopian designer created the office cubicle

04/29/2014 |

In the 1960s, designer Robert Propst came up with the "Action Office," a set of modern, modular furniture designed to make workers happier and more efficient. The set gave rise over time to the office cubicle, although cubicle farms were often built without the aesthetic and ergonomic sensitivity that marked the Action Office. "Not all organizations are intelligent and progressive," Propst said. "Lots are run by crass people who can take the same kind of equipment and create hellholes."

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