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In this episode, Jake Nickell, CEO of Threadless, gives us some tips on creating a cool space. Threadless is a global community of artists creating design based artists like t-shirts, hoodies, iphone cases and more. The community is made up of over 300,000 artists worldwide submitting designs, 3.5 million members and sells millions of t-shirts every year.

 

5 tips for companies that want to create a cool space from Jake Nickell, CEO, Threadless:

1. Don’t overdesign your space

2. Give your teams budgets to make the space themselves

3. Create “inspirational pockets”

4. Space acoustics matter

5. Invite visitors to come into the space

 

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