Nokia's Colorful Silicon Valley Office

Finnish mobile giant Nokia’s colorful outpost
The reception area. Touchscreens scattered throughout the office track Nokia's social media buzz Photograph by Tim Griffith for Bloomberg Businessweek

Since 2010, Nokia has closed its five satellite offices in the Bay Area and relocated the employees—mostly workers from research and development and marketing—to a gleaming five-story building in Sunnyvale, Calif. There, amid Nordic modernity, they enjoy a shape-shifting office: Fewer than 10 of the 500 employees have a permanent workspace.

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