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History of The Cubicle

If you have ever wondered where the tiny box that you spend eight hours a day comes from then make sure to check out our awesome infographic on the history of the cubicle. According to our research, the dreaded box that stifles your creativity and keeps your mind wandering was actually designed to do exactly the opposite. Designed to decrease the distraction that plagued the majority of open-office settings, the office cubicle was Robert Propst’s attempt to create an environment more suitable for fostering creativity and productivity. An evolution of Propst’s action office, today’s modern cubicle only vaguely resembles the primitive and clunky design of the original Action Office.

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History of the Cubicle