Miami’s office market continues to be dependent on coworking firms to fill their spaces, but some landlords are concerned that their absorption rate is becoming too much.
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Robert Godinho, founder of international film production collective White Balance, has an innovative cabin his team can use to their full advantage.
The office has a “no door policy” to make him accessible to all employees and has a minimalistic design complete with a large window that provides plenty of natural light.
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“The cabin was designed to be minimalistic yet warm,” said Godinho. “Minimalism helps in keeping founder of White the mind clutter free.”
After a cup of tea, the team gets together for their daily meeting.
On his desk you can find a Rubix cube, dark chocolates, hand sanitizer, cologne and a boarding school reunion souvenir, which he says is one of his most prized possessions.
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