The 18 Coolest Offices of the 100 Best Companies

Google Coolest offices 2016
A moose sculpture hangs on the wall while an employee works near a fireplace in a common area of Google Canada's engineering headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, on Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. The 185,000-square-foot facility currently houses over 350 employees from Google's Canadian development team. Photographer: Cole Burston/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Photograph by Cole Burston — Bloomberg via Getty Images

It’s not just the stellar perks, rich benefits programs, and a strong commitment to great workplace culture that keep employees happy at Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Some also have amazing offices that inspire them to give their best every day. Here’s a look at a few fun and unusual office spaces.

Activision Blizzard (ATVI)

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100 Best Companies rank: 77
Video games are the name of the … err… game, at this Santa Monica-based developer of gaming software.


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100 Best Companies rank: 2
This Sheboygan, Wisc.-based insurance company has a rock wall. And a ferris wheel. And the tallest flag pole in the U.S.

Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE)

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100 Best Companies rank: 87
Employees get a great view of Silicon Valley from the headquarters of this San Jose-based maker of design software.

Autodesk (ADSK)

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100 Best Companies rank: 54
Employees use treadmill desks at the offices of this design software maker in San Francisco, Calif.

Capital One Financial (COF)

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100 Best Companies rank: 88
This is not your father’s banking company.

Cisco Systems (CSCO)

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100 Best Companies rank: 82
The onsite health center at the maker of routers and switches for networks.


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100 Best Companies rank: 58
The Fairfax, Va. headquarters of this screen printing T-shirt company has an outdoor terrace.

GoDaddy (GDDY)

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100 Best Companies rank: 95
Go karts go “vroom vroom” at GoDaddy’s headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

Google (GOOG)

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100 Best Companies rank: 1
A moose sculpture hangs on the wall of this swank space at Google Canada’s engineering headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario.

Hyland, creator of OnBase

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100 Best Companies rank: 48
Who WOULDN’T want to play volleyball at work?

Intuit (INTU)

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100 Best Companies rank: 34
Developers of Turbo Tax, QuickBooks, and Mint take time out of the busy workday for a stress-relieving game of ping pong.

Navy Federal Credit Union

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100 Best Companies rank: 44
Natural light helps illuminate the open floor plan at the world’s largest credit union.

O.C. Tanner

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100 Best Companies rank: 61
Murals inspire creativity in the Salt Lake City offices of this creator of employee recognition programs.

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

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100 Best Companies rank: 91
The offices of this San Francisco-based law firm are anything but stodgy and have the look of a tech start-up.

Quicken Loans

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100 Best Companies rank: 5
A repurposed bank vault now serves as a meeting room at this Detroit-based online mortgage lender.

Riot Games

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100 Best Companies rank: 39
Video game characters are on display at the Los Angeles offices of this game developer.

Salesforce (CRM)

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100 Best Companies rank: 23
The sleek and modern offices of Salesforce’s San Francisco headquarters have glass walls and screen displays.

VMWare (VMW)

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100 Best Companies rank: 40
The Palo Alto-based maker of virtualization software has a 105-acre campus with more than 1,500 trees, including an oasis of 75 palm trees and a skyway.

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