If you see a need for something, then why not just figure out how to fill it? Lauren Cunningham did just that when she created Austin’s co-working space, The Commune. There’s a twist, though. It’s specifically designed and outfitted for local creatives and artists.[Read more…]
A new co-working space is coming to downtown Austin. This one is different from what you may be used to, though. It isn’t a hub for tech entrepreneurs or Internet startups. The Refinery, which will officially open its doors in fall 2017, is a co-working space and studio for Austin’s artists and other creatives. [Read more…]
Working from home seems pretty glamorous: controlling your own hours, guiding your own fate, wearing nothing but sweatpants.
Take it from someone who has lived that life, though. The shine wears off pretty quickly, and the walls can seem to close in around you. It can become lonely, and you can become nocturnal and a hermit.
Enter co-working spaces. Austin has experienced an explosion of them as digital professionals, startups and entrepreneurs seek enjoyable ways to work among others. Community and collaboration are everything–the cornerstones of the co-working way of life.
I recently spent a day working in a space that takes these cornerstones and adds a third: innovation. [Read more…]
If there are two things Austinites love, it’s coffee shops and working from home (or at least not working in a stuffy office). Some local business owners have figured out a way to combine the two. Check out these five co-working spaces in Austin.