Inside The Creative Office Cultures At Facebook, IDEO, And Virgin Airlines | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

Creative spaces aren't the only thing that help foster creativity at work - but they sure do help! It's interesting that Facebook recognises that the creativity involved in the work of most people there is intangible, and that having physical, tactile pieces of art around the place helps people to interact with that creativity.

Celebrating individuality is certainly way up there in fostering creativity...what is creativity if not individual. Some people aren't going to like it. That's ok. This Virgin employees expression of creativity (pictured) is fun, irreverent and, I suspect, helped delayed passengers flying to Washington wait with a smile on their faces.

Fostering a culture of creativity requires courage. A heap. Letting go of control is a big thing - not for the faint-hearted.